power up

power up
transitive verb phrase
1. (computing) 
a. encender 
My computer is not working. - Did you power it up?Mi computadora no funciona. - ¿La encendiste?
b. prender (Latin America) 
To find out what kind of BIOS you have, watch the top of your screen after powering up your PC.Para averiguar qué tipo de BIOS tiene, observe la parte superior de la pantalla después de prender la PC.
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2. (imperative) 
a. enciende (informal) (singular) 
Power up your computer before plugging in the speakers.Enciende la computadora antes de enchufar los parlantes.
b. encienda (formal) (singular) 
Power up the monitor, please.Encienda el monitor, por favor.
c. prende (informal) (singular) (Latin America) 
Power up your notebook and check that everything is working fine.Prende la notebook y comprueba que todo funcione bien.
d. prenda (formal) (singular) (Latin America) 
Power up your PC and enter your system password.Prenda su PC e ingrese su contraseña del sistema.
power up
transitive verb
[+computer etc] encender; conectar
Summer holidays are a prime time for video-making, so power up your nicads and start shooting Discovery's navigation system is being powered up today
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