Powerhouses

Buildings in which electricity or other forms of power are generated for the operation of machinery or vehicles, or supplying power to other buildings in a complex; distinguished from "power plants" which are complexes producing power on a much larger scale.

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powerhouses American English
powerhouse American English
engine houses American English
houses, power American English
power houses American English
engine-houses British English
power-houses British English
aggregaatgebouwen Dutch
aggregaatgebouw Dutch
centrales eléctricas Spanish
central eléctrica Spanish

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Buildings in which electricity or other forms of power are generated for the operation of machinery or vehicles, or supplying power to other buildings in a complex; distinguished from "power plants" which are complexes producing power on a much larger scale.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006366. The J. Paul Getty Trust.