AskDefine | Define mains

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. In the context of "mostly|UK": The domestic electrical power supply.
    I plugged it into the mains and it blew up!
  1. the pipes of a centralized water supply that transport the water to individual buildings

Translations

French

Pronunciation

Noun

mains plural
  1. plural of main

Extensive Definition

Mains may mean or refer to, or be a subject of:
See also:
mains in German: Netzspannung
mains in Dutch: Lichtnet
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