American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See power plant.
- n. One that possesses great force or energy: She is an editorial powerhouse.
- n. a team considered to be the best of its class
- n. a highly energetic and indefatigable person
- n. an electrical generating station
- From power + house. (Wiktionary)
“The social-networking powerhouse is a couple weeks away from unfurling new privacy settings that let users control who sees each piece of content they post to their profile.”
“ConAgra's plan to create a private-label powerhouse comes as cash-strapped consumers, battered by high unemployment and rising gasoline prices, are looking for ways to save money.”
“The supposed powerhouse is one of just two divisions in the NFL without a single team with a winning record.”
“No wonder we cant get government under control too many folks think two diametrically opposed entities, controlled by one financial powerhouse is gonna change things.”
“The press release issued by the travel guide company bestows yet another title: "Sequestered within four square miles, Yountville's prowess as a culinary powerhouse is unmatched"; the town boasts the largest concentration of Michelin stars per capita "on the planet.”
“(Meanwhile, China -- whose supplanting of the United States as the world's economic powerhouse is a major source of Tea Party concern, and understandably so -- is building a high-speed rail system likely to put this country to shame.)”
“The powerhouse is known for her trademark platinum blonde hair and crimson lipstick and always incorporates the vibrant shade into her wardrobe and makeup to help her achieve the classic “Hollywood glamour look.””
“A tease from Christina Aguilera: According to her website, ChristinaAguilera. com, a big announcement from the petite powerhouse is expected on Tuesday.”
“The main powerhouse has 18 Francis turbines each with a rated power of 715 MW.”
“But Scott was never particularly interested in powerhouse Southern California.”
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