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  • n. Alternative spelling of power plant.


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  • She's correct, it's a Mecedes product, I believe the powerplant is produced in Sweden to spec.

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  • Mated to that nifty powerplant is Suzuki’s QuadMatic CVT-type automatic transmission, which is actuated by a fender-mounted gate-type shifter and features high, low, neutral, and reverse.

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  • This 650 4×4 uses the same V-twin powerplant as its independently suspended brother, yet it’s fed by slightly smaller 32mm Keihn carbs.

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  • The Brute’s thirsty high-tech powerplant is fed by twin 36mm throttle bodies controlled by a 32-bit CPU.

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  • The powerplant was your basic small-block Chevy V-8, in 5.0L displacement 305, with 140 hp. » Counting my own ponies

  • Obama encouraged Congress to take advantage of $30 billion that had been fixed away to bail out Wall Street to begin a innovative package that offers economic to good sized corporations, which often the White Home calls the powerplant for occupation emergence. New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • The powerplant is a version of the hybrid in the Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne SUVs.

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  • The powerplant is a 1099cc V-Twin engine that produces 155 horsepower and 87.5 lb-ft of torque.

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  • Hamlet, which stands for human alpha-lactalbumin made lethal to tumour cells, is said to attack the 'powerplant' of cancer cells, killing them.


  • The 1. 4-liter 4-cylinder for the Volt will serve as the car's "range-extender" powerplant, meaning it will operate only when the Volt has exhausted the capacity of its lithium-ion batteries.

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