wind farm

noun

: an area of land with a cluster of wind turbines for driving electrical generators

Examples of wind farm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2019, San Bernardino County Supervisors voted to ban the construction of large solar and wind farms on more than 1 million acres of private land. Melody Petersen, Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2024 But despite its significant defense manufacturing presence, the South Korean company has gone beyond what its former name of Korea Explosives Group suggests, moving further into the renewable energy industry through solar and wind farms and clean hydrogen technology. Chad De Guzman, TIME, 30 May 2024 Danish wind farm developer Orsted will pay New Jersey $125 million to settle claims over the company’s cancellation of two offshore wind farms last year — a little over a third of what the company once was required to pay. Wayne Parry, Fortune, 29 May 2024 Video of the direct hit on the wind farm near Greenfield, Iowa, showed frightening images of the violent twister ripping through the countryside, uprooting trees, damaging buildings and sending dirt and debris high into the air. Sean Murphy, Fortune, 23 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for wind farm 

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Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wind farm was in 1980

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“Wind farm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind%20farm. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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