Definition of power pack in English:

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power pack

Pronunciation: /ˈpou(ə)r pak/

noun

1A self-contained and typically transportable unit that stores and supplies electrical power.
Example sentences
  • This woman had a friend hook up a power pack from an electric fence to the windshield wiper.
  • As the batteries run low, patients simply strap on a power pack that recharges the batteries via radio waves beamed through their skin.
  • Get a few spare batteries or a power pack and you will not regret it.
1.1A transformer for converting an alternating current to a direct current at a different (usually lower) voltage.
Example sentences
  • Add lights as desired keeping total bulb wattage at or below the power pack's (transformer's) maximum output rating.
  • You could add a second transformer, splitting the load between 2 power packs, or purchase a power pack with a wattage rating high enough to handle the entire load.

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Syllabification: pow·er pack

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