A supplemental power plant that operates only when demand for power is high. These plants often run on natural gas.
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His most recommended plant was tree ivy—its juices sprayed up the nostrils.
There was Petr Miller, a forgeman from the Prague ČKD plant.
His first feature film, Jellyfish Eyes, debuted last year and was set in a town near a threatening nuclear power plant.
Same for driveway pavers and meat and poultry plant workers.
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As there are still many varieties of the plant grown in America, so there doubtless was when cultivated by the Indians.
The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.
The Smooth Naked Horsetail is a common plant, specially by the sides of streams and pools.
The relation existing between the balmy plant and the commerce of the world is of the strongest kind.
Tobacco is a strong growing plant resisting heat and drought to a far (p. 018) greater extent than most plants.