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noun Electronics.
  1. a device for converting the voltage from a power line or battery to the various voltages required by the components of an electronic circuit.
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Origin of power pack

First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for power pack

Historical Examples

  • His hand power unit was far too weak to overcome the pull of his power-pack, and he was rising faster and faster!

    Islands of Space

    John W Campbell

  • One was a very flat cone, much like a coolie-hat and hardly larger, with a sort of power-pack of coils and batteries attached.

    Operation: Outer Space

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • When he'd slung a power-pack over his shoulder and reached the airlock, there was still no sign of his late stowaway.

    Pariah Planet

    Murray Leinster


British Dictionary definitions for power pack

power pack

noun
  1. a device for converting the current from a supply into direct or alternating current at the voltage required by a particular electrical or electronic device
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