Definition of power-driven in English:

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Operated or controlled by mechanical or electrical energy as distinct from manual labour: tractors and other power-driven machinery a power-driven saw
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  • In 1881 a factory employing 600 workers was constructed in Belfast, replacing hand-operated methods of production with power-driven machinery.
  • By the end of the 19th century the old manual processes had been replaced by mechanical production with power-driven machinery.
  • Kids under 18 cannot work in construction, or operate power-driven woodworking tools, circular saws or other similar machines.

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