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power plant

noun

  • (American English) power station
    Example sentences
    • It might be a pasteurisation system or hydro plant or a nuclear power plant or refinery or something.
    • In this article, we will examine how a nuclear reactor and a power plant work.
    • But the path of electricity from a power plant to your wall socket is a rather, well, circuitous one.

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