- cable for conducting electric power.
Origin of power cable
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for power cable
I checked the power-cable again and wiggled it and they went away.
This time, the case wouldn't snap shut just right, but the power-cable stayed in.
Every time I took my hand off the power-cable it lost contact and the computer started to complain about its battery.