Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The power line and the high steel tower were hurtling at him.

In five minutes the power line had been cut and cables spliced to the ends.

He knows that you are chained close to the explosive and that it is rigged with a detonator, connected with the power line.

In point of fact, the charge is set with an interrupter detonator which will explode as soon at the power line is severed.

Under Johnny's direction, a crew of technicians ran a power line into the slightly-wrecked chicken house.

He crawled under the bench to where the power line for the light ran down the wall, and there connected them.

Apparently the power line to the ion-drive control board had somehow picked up the boys' scrambled conversation underwater.

He was responsible for maintaining generators, wells, pumps and doing the power line work.

Is there any power line passing within twenty miles of here?