power cable

noun Electricity.

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

  • Every time I took my hand off the power-cable it lost contact and the computer started to complain about its battery.

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  • This time, the case wouldn't snap shut just right, but the power-cable stayed in.

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  • I checked the power-cable again and wiggled it and they went away.

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