Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Main"

The meaning of "Main" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does mains supply mean?
A: Mains supply probably refers to the source of electrical power. You connect one side of a circuit breaker to the mains supply and the other side to the load.
Q: What does mains supply
(if you can show me a picture of it I'd appreciate it). mean?
A: Mains electricity (as it is known in the UK; US terms include power grid, wall power, and domestic power) is the general-purpose alternating-current (AC) electric power supply.


mains supply- includes gas, electric, etc.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mains_electricity
https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mains-supply
https://www.collinsdictionary.com/us/dictionary/english/mains-supply
Q: What does main mean?
A: Do you have a sentence with it ?
Q: What does main mean?
A: Principal.
Q: What does mains electricity supply mean?
A: it's a company name

Synonyms of "Main" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between main and think ?
A: Think es pensar. Mind es mente. Mind tambien se usa como verbo, y significa tomarle importancia a algo. Por ejemplo:

I don’t mind doing the chores. = A mi no me importaría hacer los caseres.

Mind your own business!= Preocupate de lo tuyo (no de lo mio)!
Q: What is the difference between main and mane ?
A: Main, ex.: He is the main character.
Mane, ex.: Lions have really fluffy manes.

The pronunciation might differ just a tiny bit, but you don't need to concern yourself with it.
Q: What is the difference between main and mean and what does it mean? or go back on main street ?
A: Main - most important
The main doors were made of glass.
What's main for me is my education.
Mean - intend to convey or what you are trying to say
ex - What do you mean ?
which means What are you trying to say.
Q: What is the difference between main and chief ?
A: Chief is used to describe a leading person

E.g
The Chief inspector arrived and did not like what he saw.

Main is used for objects(sometimes for people)

E.g
The main power generator failed today
Q: What is the difference between "main" and "major" ?
A: Main is the central focus or object.
Ex: Although there are backup singers at the concert, the girl at the front is the main singer.

Major describes something that serious or important.

Ex: Using drugs is a major problem because it hurts the user.

Translations of "Main"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? main....
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Main thoda sa janta hu, lakin main thak jata hu
A: I knew less but i am tired
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? main
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? main
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? main
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Other questions about "Main"

Q: "We definitely for mains will have..."

Is this usage ok of "mains" when ordering food in a restaurant?
A: It’s a little awkward. I would say, “For our main course, we will definitely have ...”
Q: What does ''Main booster engaged'' means ?

I looked up ''engage'' in a dictionary, and found following meanings:

1 : promised to be married

2 : busy with some activity

In this case, meaning of 2 is used?
I thought ''Main booster engaged'' means main booster gets to ready, is it right?
A: Oh, I understand. Thank you!!
Q: the local mains supply went down does this sound natural?
A: @tazza-di-miele common, English is more beautiful than Portuguese. 😂
English sounds like music for my ears
I wish I we're north American
Q: (main) does this sound natural?
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Q: " The mains concerned " does this sound natural?
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