moving power

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At the further end the great churn could be seen revolving, and its slip-slopping heard--the moving power being discernible through the window in the form of a spiritless horse walking in a circle and driven by a boy.
Possessing coal, she always has the moving power at hand.
It was amusing, too, when we had dined, and rattled down a steep pass, having no other moving power than the weight of the carriages themselves, to see the engine released, long after us, come buzzing down alone, like a great insect, its back of green and gold so shining in the sun, that if it had spread a pair of wings and soared away, no one would have had occasion, as I fancied, for the least surprise.
You were the moving power of all this machinery before my birth; your stronger spirit has been infused into all my father's dealings for more than two score years.
" His voice was a mere breath yet every word came to Flora as distinctly as if charged with all the moving power of passion .
Transphorm: moving power electronics beyond Silicon limits.
But she argues that as a Christian convert, deeply aware of his fallen inability to apprehend truth and acutely sensitive to the compelling and moving power of the church's Psalms, hymns, and songs, he found himself involuntarily overwhelmed by precisely that sensuous temporal performance he was so suspicious of.
Mr Price said he wanted a future Wales to remain in the EU as a member state, saying Brexit only involved "moving power from one end of the Eurostar to the other".
There is, of course, some logic in trying to save money by moving power sector arrears from the balance sheet of the IPPs on to the balance sheet of government owned distribution companies.
I believe in moving power from the federal government to the state government.
In advance of the hurricane, Duke Energy is moving power utility crews and resources so they are pre-staged and ready to help restore power as soon as it is safe to do so.
The Ministry of Power has also extended help by moving power equipment like electricity meters, coils, transformers etc.