Definition of power line in English:

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power line

Pronunciation: /ˈpou(ə)r ˌlīn/


A cable carrying electrical power, especially one supported by pylons or poles.
Example sentences
  • A tent pole touched an overhead power line and they were electrocuted.
  • If it is dark, you may not be able to see the fallen power line that has electrified the puddle of water or the cracked tree limb about to crash down onto the sidewalk.
  • Voltage leakage detection requires a detector with a large-enough frame to straddle the electrical power line.

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Syllabification: pow·er line

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