from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having, operating on, or powered by high voltage.
  • adj. same as high-powered.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. vigorously energetic or forceful
  • adj. operating on or powered by a high voltage


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  • Delirious patients almost always have diffusely abnormal EEGs characterized by high-voltage slow waves delirium tremens is one exception in which low-voltage fast activity predominates 521, and cognitive testing reveals a diffuse performance deficit.

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  • Electrical lineman is yet another, particularly those skilled in stringing high-voltage wires across the landscape.

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  • Multinational power and automation technology company ABB today said it has secured a $71 million order from Steel Authority of India Ltd for supply of a high-voltage sub-station package to the steel major's Bhilai plant, in Chhattisgarh.

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  • Typically, he says, it takes eight to 10 years to plan, permit, and build a high-voltage transmission line.

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  • Exelon, Electric Transmission America, and American Electric Power have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a high-voltage transmission project that the companies say will become a significant backbone of the next generation transmission system in the Midwest.

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  • The 420-mile transmission line will boost the high-voltage system connecting Illinois to Indiana and through to the border with Ohio.

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  • Lunzua Power will construct the plants, which have a combined capacity of 247 megawatts, and a high-voltage transmission line to connect them to the national grid, Energy and Water Development Permanent Secretary Teddy Kasonso said.

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  • Hunter suffered his injuries from a high-voltage electrical wire following a 2001 car accident.

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  • The Leaf is capable of quick-charging using a high-voltage DC charger, providing an 80-percent charge in 27 minutes, but that entails buying the $700 additional port next to the regular one, which we highly recommend.

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  • Nissan and manufacturers of other all-electric cars -- Tesla Motors, for example, and Ford, which will roll out an all-electric Focus this year -- are gambling on a quick expansion of a nationwide high-voltage infrastructure: businesses, commercial parking lots and gas stations that will offer quick charges free or at a fee.

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