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hydroelectric
The mechanical energy of moving water is transferred by a rotating turbine to a generator, where it is converted to electric energy and conveyed along transmission lines.

hy·dro·e·lec·tric

 (hī′drō-ĭ-lĕk′trĭk)
adj.
1. Generating electricity by conversion of the energy of running water.
2. Of, relating to, or using electricity so generated.

hy′dro·e·lec′tri·cal·ly adv.
hy′dro·e·lec·tric′i·ty (-ĭ-lĕk-trĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydroelectricity - electricity produced by water power
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
Translations
كَهْرُباء مائيَّه
hydroelektřina
vandkraft
hidroelektromosság
rafmagn
hidroelektrahidroelektrinis
hidroelektroenerģija
hydroelektrina
akarsudan elde edilen elektrikhidroelektrik

hydroelectricity

[ˌhaɪdrəʊɪlekˈtrɪsɪtɪ] Nhidroelectricidad f

hydroelectricity

hydro-electricity [ˌhaɪdrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪti] nhydroélectricité f

hydroelectricity

[ˈhaɪdrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪtɪ] nidroelettricità

hydroelectricity

(ˈhaidrouelekˈtrisəti) noun
electricity produced by means of water-power.
ˌhydroeˈlectric (-ˈlek-) adjective
hydroelectric power stations.
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