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  • noun A button of a computer, a video game console, or similar device, that when pressed, causes the device to be either shut down or powered up.


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  • MUMBAI – India's power ministry expects to get environmental clearance for a planned 4,000 megawatt project in Orissa state in the first half of February, Power Secretary P.

    India Power Ministry Expects Clearance for Orissa Project

  • NTPC has signed an initial pact with Bangladesh Power Development Board to form an equal joint venture to set up two 1,320 megawatt power plants in Bangladesh for about 140 billion rupees ($2.99 billion), India's Power Secretary P. Uma Shankar said Monday.

    NTPC Considers Stake Buys in Indonesia Coal Mines

  • There was great power in a painful death-something about a life being ended prematurely released incredible Power.

    Widows and Orphans

  • His analogies to the true nature of political power are embedded in his famous trilogy: The Ring of Power is, INVISABILITY.

    The Most Evil Corporations, Industries and Orgs

  • If what Partha Chatterjee said above is to be accepted then we must assume that land acquiring for construction of public sector power plant in Katwa, National Highway 34 expansion in North 24 Pargana and Power transmission pole erection at Rajarhat are not for the ‘greater good of the public.’

    Mamata Banerjee Needs Land for Railways

  • Leftists do not care how they obtain power only that they will be able to ensure they get to be the Ruling Elite amongst that Power.

    The Left Falls In Love With Profiling - Dan_McLaughlin’s blog - RedState

  • Monstruwacan; and he had trust in them and in my power; moreover, he also had belief within himself that some secret Power came out from the House of Silence.

    The Night Land

  • An awakening to the sacred level undergirding our principles and values would help empower the forces opposing the Rule of the Lie, the Lust for Power, the insatiable Hunger for Mammon that has taken power in America.

    A Discussion Question: What Kind of Sacred Principles Do We Need?

  • We add to Goldman's list a possible fourth holdup for Power-One--its recent acquisition of Magnetek's power electronics group, with products ranging from digital microcontrollers for motors to 50 kilowatt converters and including a custom AC-to-DC business, which will enable Power to compete head-on with the big three: Tyco, Emerson and Delta Electronics.

    Digital Power: Where's The Moolah?

  • Digital power can apply to any industry, and Power now reports over 70 design wins, some with top-tier vendors, spanning applications from wireless, networking, telecom and test equipment to aerospace, aviation and computing.

    Digital Power: Where's The Moolah?


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