Definition of Power line
1. Noun. Cable used to distribute electricity.
Generic synonyms: Cable, Line, Transmission Line
Group relationships: Grid, Power Grid, Power System
Definition of Power line
1. Noun. An electrical wire, cable or conduit, suspended in air by utility poles or transmission towers, or buried underground, used for the carrying of electricity either from a power source such as a generating station to a substation, or from a substation to a building such as a plant, commercial building or a home. ¹
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Literary usage of Power line
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1. Energy policies of IEA countries by Iea, International Energy Agency (1999)
"The map shows one high voltage alternating current (AC) power line of 750 kV ... J8 The power line is typical of the trade relationships prevailing in the ..."
2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"Points where load or feeder branches connect with power line. j. Places where there are spans of excessive length; river crossings, RR crossings, etc. k. ..."
3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"After the defendant commenced the erection of Its power line from Tallulah Falls to Atlanta, and after a large part of it was completed, and after the ..."
4. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1922)
"The high potential due to the power line is nearly the same for both ... (1) Excite a loop to represent a single-phase power line and measure the emf ..."
5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"It may be noted that the telephone insulation is subjected to high strains only when the power line is grounded or heavily unbalanced statically. ..."
6. Principles of Electrical Engineering by William Henry Timbie, Vannevar Bush (1922)
"A and B represent the line and return of a power line, x and ya pair of ... The current in the power line of Prob. 6-7 reverses 120 times per second from a ..."