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powerhouse

n. a very big strong person, usually a male. Ted is a real powerhouse. I’d hate to have him mad at me.
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Penny Marshall, regional director of ICE in the North East, said: "Forming the Northern Powerhouse Panel gives the ICE the opportunity to make practical and positive contributions to the future of infrastructure in the North East and Yorkshire.
Mr Wharton explained: "The Northern Powerhouse is the project of the Chancellor, one of the most powerful people in government in one of the departments that has most reach across all government departments and policy areas.
Powerhouse will be hosting a British Dragonboat Association (BDA) national league event on Sunday, June 15, and would be happy to accommodate corporate and/ or charity crews who may wish to enter as scratch teams.
The POWERHOUSE team will conduct these experiences state-wide via "mobile makeovers", as well as in predetermined locations throughout southern California.
The iBike POWERHOUSE is the only product that creates cycling plans customized to your fitness level and goals, and that automatically adjusts as you improve", said John Hamann, CEO, Velocomp.
Linc Energy's investment in Powerhouse is similar in many ways to the Company's previous investment in AFC (hydrogen fuel cell technology developer).
To the self-conscious, repressed, conventional white audience, Powerhouse seems to promise release.
Designed by Architect Karl Fischer with interiors by Andres Escobar, The PowerHouse will overlook the East River in burgeoning Long Island City.
Powerhouse continued to make losses, and at the beginning of 2006, PRG decided to close 35 underperforming Powerhouse stores, retaining 53 stores it hoped would enable Powerhouse to continue trading profitably.
All 50 UK Powerhouse stores have been shut - and 500 out of 650 workers laid off.
Union leaders said the decision to pull the plug on PowerHouse was a "devastating blow" to staff, who were told to go home after turning up for work.
Over the next few weeks the powerhouse lands and the intake infrastructure will be cleared.
There are some witty moments in the ``Pageant'' that Timbers stages at the Powerhouse Theatre.
Krefft, Powerhouse Partners: A Blueprint For Building Organizational Culture For Breakaway Results is a handy guide to structuring a strategic partnership, whether between businesses, within a project, or with an individual, and applying the Powerhouse Model to smoothly coordinate and maximize efforts.