high-voltage high-voltage

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) operating on or powered by a high voltage
  2. (adj) vigorously energetic or forceful

Usage(s):

  1. It can't offer the high-voltage stars and sexy mass appeal that today's entertainment scene demands.
  2. Tasers are the only stun gun that can be fired from a distance, and they deliver a high-voltage electric shock that momentarily paralyzes victims but doesn't kill them.
  3. In doing so, he skirted classification--and high-voltage celebrity.

News

  1. James River named an endangered historic site

    National Trust fights Dominion plan for high-voltage lines WASHINGTON – The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the James River to its 2013 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, according to a release.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Daily Press

  2. Delmarva Power to hold meeting on power line project

    Delmarva Power Co. will hold a public meeting about its plan to rebuild a high-voltage transmission line that runs from Glasgow to Cecil County, Md.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The News Journal

  3. TREK, INC. Introduces Charged Plate Monitor with User-Friendly Features

    MEDINA, N.Y., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  TREK, INC. , a designer and manufacturer of high-voltage power amplifiers and high-performance electrostatic instruments, sensors and monitors, will introduce ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The initial explosions were the result of a combustion of high-voltage cable," Villaraigosa said. "But the explosion which destroyed the credit union and took the life of Firefighter Lovrien was the result of a confluence of events which...
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Antonio Villaraigosa Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. Van Tassel described the Integratron as a "machine, a high-voltage electrostatic generator that would supply a broad range of frequencies to recharge the cell structure."
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: George Van Tassel Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "The cut was not due a lack of power," Sioufas said, "but mainly due to mismanagement of the high-voltage grid."
    on Jul 12, 2004 By: Dimitris Sioufas Source: USA Today

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