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2008-08-19 18:00:39

By Aled Blake WELSH POWER today announces plans to build a gas power station in north-west England. The Newport-headquartered energy producer says it intends building a pounds 600mcombined-cycle gas turbine north of Blackpool, similar to the power station it is developing at Uskmouth.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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