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[shuh-win-i-guh n]
  1. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada.
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Historical Examples of shawinigan

  • The pins for the Shawinigan line were boiled in stearic acid.

    Electric Transmission of Water Power

    Alton D. Adams

  • Thirty thousand horse-power is used in Shawinigan itself for the production of aluminum and carbide.

  • Ten years ago Shawinigan Falls was an almost unheard-of point in the wilds of Canada.

  • At this sub-station the 85-mile transmission line from the generating plant at Shawinigan Falls terminates.

  • White porcelain insulators are used to support the 50,000-volt Shawinigan line, and are of a recent design.