Definition of power-up noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpaʊər ʌp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpaʊər ʌp//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the moment when a machine is switched on and starts working Does the computer beep on power-up?
  2. 2[countable] in computer games, an advantage that a character can get if a player wins a certain number of points, for example more strength
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