Meaning of “power (sth) up” in the English Dictionary

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"power (sth) up" in British English

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(Definition of “power (sth) up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"power (sth) up" in Business English

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power (sth) up

phrasal verb with power uk /ˈpaʊər/ us verb [ T ]

[ I or T ] IT if a machine, computer, etc. powers up, or if someone powers it up, it is switched on or prepared so that it is ready to be used:

This computer only takes seconds to power up.

(Definition of “power (sth) up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)