Definition of Power user

1. Noun. (computing) a computer user who needs the fastest and most powerful computers available.

Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Computer User



Definition of Power user

1. Noun. (computing) A person who makes heavy use of computers, running many applications and doing complex work (as opposed to an ordinary user who tends to just run one application at a time and do simple work). ¹

2. Noun. (computing) A user of a personal computer who can utilize advanced and complex functions and programs which are outside the reach of normal users ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A computer user who seeks and uses products having the most features and the fastest performance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Power User

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power user (current term)
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Literary usage of Power user

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1. Power by Charles Edward Lucke (1911)
"So constantly high is the efficiency of these engines for all types and sizes, that, in spite of higher investment costs, they offer to the small power user ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1913)
"steel tower transmission line having two three-phase circuits, maximum loss not to exceed about 6 per cent, as the power was purchased by the power user at ..."

3. South African Journal of Science by South African Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"(c) The Power Distributor must incur heavy capital outlay in dynamos and distributing mains, which the power- user, employing his own direct power plant, ..."

4. Electricity in Factories & Workshops, Its Cost and Convenience: A Handy Book by Arthur P. Haslam (1909)
"Needs of Small power user—Electric Motors v. Gas Engines—Comparison of Cost ... Speaking generally, the term small power user may be given to the person who ..."

5. Transactions of the International Electrical Congress, St. Louis, 1904 by International Electrical Congress (1905)
"In the Lancashire and Yorkshire districts, however, there is the general condition that condensing water is not available to the ordinary power user, ..."

6. Transactions of the International Electrical Congress, St. Louis, 1904 by International Electrical Congress (1905)
"In the Lancashire and Yorkshire districts, however, there is the general condition that condensing water is not available to the ordinary power user, ..."

7. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1908)
"Hence the rapid and pronounced development of large gas engines has attracted considerable attention from the textile power user. That such an economical ..."

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