waterpower

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wa·​ter·​pow·​er | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌpau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce waterpower (audio) , ˈwä-\

Definition of waterpower

1 : the power of water employed to move machinery
2 : a fall of water suitable for being used to move machinery

Examples of waterpower in a Sentence

Waterpower is a renewable source of energy.

First Known Use of waterpower

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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waterpower

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English Language Learners Definition of waterpower

: the power that comes from moving water and that is used to run machinery or make electricity

waterpower

noun
wa·​ter·​pow·​er | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌpau̇-ər How to pronounce waterpower (audio) , ˈwä-\

Kids Definition of waterpower

: the power of moving water used to run machinery

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