peak power

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun the point of maximum torque

Electronics

  • The maximum amount of power a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system utilizes for a given period of time.
  • The highest power level a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system can operate at safely.
  • The maximum output that a power supply can produce without immediate damage. Also called peak output (2), or peak power output (1).
  • The maximum amount of power a speaker can handle during peaks without immediate damage.
  • The maximum electric power required of a generating system, such as that needed to meet momentary periods of high demand.
  • synonympeak load
  • synonympeak output
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