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hydroelectric

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adjective hy·dro·elec·tric \ˌhī-drō-i-ˈlek-trik\

Simple Definition of hydroelectric

  • : of or relating to the production of electricity by using machines that are powered by moving water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hydroelectric

  1. :  of or relating to production of electricity by waterpower <constructed a hydroelectric power plant at the dam site>

hydroelectrically play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
hydroelectricity play \-ˌlek-ˈtri-sə-tē, -ˈtris-tē\ noun

Origin of hydroelectric

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1884


HYDROELECTRIC Defined for Kids

hydroelectric

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adjective hy·dro·elec·tric \ˌhī-drō-i-ˈlek-trik\

Definition of hydroelectric for Students

  1. :  relating to or used in the making of electricity by waterpower <hydroelectric power>





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