adjective \ˌhī-drō-i-ˈlek-trik\

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

Full Definition of HYDROELECTRIC

:  of or relating to production of electricity by waterpower <constructed a hydroelectric power plant at the dam site>
hy·dro·elec·tri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
hy·dro·elec·tric·i·ty \-ˌlek-ˈtri-sə-tē, -ˈtris-tē\ noun


International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1884


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