power cable

noun Electricity.

cable for conducting electric power.

Nearby words

  1. power base,
  2. power behind the throne,
  3. power brake,
  4. power brand,
  5. power broker,
  6. power chain,
  7. power cut,
  8. power dive,
  9. power down,
  10. power dressing

Origin of power cable

First recorded in 1900–05

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
  • I checked the power-cable again and wiggled it and they went away.

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