cold-iron
 v.— «However, said Chavdarian, if the ocean-going ships that now call at the port are required to “cold iron,” that is, completely shut down all boilers while in port and rely on shore-side electric power for lights, heating, cooling and other needs, the ports will have to deliver a total of about 200 MW in 3,500-kVa increments to some 60 berths.» —“Air Plan Would Require Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports To Obtain 200 MW” Independent Power Report Apr. 21, 1989. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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