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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

Full Definition of hydroelectric

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

hy·dro·elec·tri·cal·ly play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
hy·dro·elec·tric·i·ty play \-ˌlek-ˈtri-sə-tē, -ˈtris-tē\ noun

Origin of hydroelectric

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1884



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