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wind farm

 (wĭnd)
n.
An arrangement of windmills or wind turbines that generate electricity.
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wind farm

n
(Electrical Engineering) a large group of wind-driven generators for electricity supply
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Noun1.wind farm - a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricitywind farm - a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity
power plant, power station, powerhouse - an electrical generating station
wind turbine - a turbine that is driven by the wind
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