Definition of Mains. Meaning of Mains. Synonyms of Mains

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Definition of Mains

Mains
Mains Mains, n. [Scot. See Manse.] The farm attached to a mansion house. [Scot.]
Main
Main Main, n. [F. main hand, L. manus. See Manual.] 1. A hand or match at dice. --Prior. Thackeray. 2. A stake played for at dice. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given limits, as in the game of hazard. 4. A match at cockfighting. ``My lord would ride twenty miles . . . to see a main fought.' --Thackeray. 5. A main-hamper. [Obs.] --Ainsworth.

Meaning of Mains from wikipedia

- Mains may refer to: Mains electricity ("line power" in the United States) Mains power around the world Electricity transmission Public utility, "mains...
- Mains electricity (as it is known in the UK and Canada; US terms include grid power, wall power, and domestic power) is the general-purpose alternating-current...
- Mains hum, electric hum, or power line hum is a sound ****ociated with alternating current at the frequency of the mains electricity. The fundamental frequency...
- Mains electricity by country includes a list of countries and territories, with the plugs, voltages and frequencies they commonly use for providing electrical...
- common names include plug pack, plug-in adapter, adapter block, domestic mains adapter, line power adapter, wall wart, power brick, and power adapter....
- from a DC source or from an AC source such as the power mains. DC power supplies use AC mains electricity as an energy source. Such power supplies will...
- power utilization voltages and percentage tolerance vary in the different mains power systems found in the world. High-voltage direct-current (HVDC) electric...
- Niddrie Mains is an area of east Edinburgh, north of Niddrie Mains Road. The Mains refers to the farm of Niddrie which occupied the land on which the social...
- the development of semiconductor electronics), like a DC-DC converter. Mains power (called household current in the US) is universally AC. A common use...
- Auchencrow Mains, Blackadder Mains, and Hutton Mains. The usual form is "Mains of X", without the definite article "the", for example, "Mains of Hallhead"...
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