powerhouse

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noun pow·er·house \ˈpau̇(-ə)r-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of powerhouse

  1. 1a :  power plant 1b :  a source of influence or inspiration

  2. 2 :  one having great power: such asa :  one having great drive, energy, or ability a powerhouse rock bandb :  an athletic team characterized by strong aggressive play

Examples of powerhouse in a sentence

  1. The country is an economic powerhouse.

  2. Their company became a powerhouse in the video game industry.

  3. She's a powerhouse on the tennis court.

  4. This year's team is a powerhouse that's winning its games easily.

  5. Seaweed is a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals.

  6. He is a powerhouse of ideas.

1870

First Known Use of powerhouse

1870


POWERHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

powerhouse

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noun pow·er·house \ˈpau̇(-ə)r-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of powerhouse for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people or an organization that has a lot of power

  • : a person, team, etc., that has a lot of energy, strength, and skill

  • : someone or something that is full of a particular thing


POWERHOUSE Defined for Kids

powerhouse

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noun pow·er·house \ˈpau̇-ər-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of powerhouse for Students

  1. 1 :  power plant

  2. 2 :  a person or thing having unusual strength or energy



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