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hydro-(word root) water
Examples of words with the root hydro-: hydroplane
n. pl. hy·dros
1. Hydroelectric power.
2. A hydroelectric power plant.
n, pl -dros
(Complementary Medicine) Brit (esp formerly) a hotel or resort, often near a spa, offering facilities for hydropathic treatment
(Electrical Engineering) short for hydroelectric
(Electrical Engineering) a Canadian name for electricity when it is supplied to a residence, business, institution, etc
(Electrical Engineering) (esp in Canada) a hydroelectric power company or board
n., pl. -dros,
1. hydroelectric power.
2. a hydroplane.
3. Brit. a spa offering hydrotherapy.adj.
4. of, pertaining to, or furnishing water, water power, or hydroelectricity.
a combining form meaning “water”: hydroplane; hydrogen.Also, esp. before a vowel, hydr-.
[< Greek, comb. form of hýdōr water]
a combining form representing hydrogen, used esp. in the names of chemical compounds in which hydrogen is combined with some negative element or radical: hydrobromic.Also, esp. before a vowel, hydr-.
1. A prefix that means:
2. Water, as in hydrolectric.
3. Hydrogen, as in hydrolectric power.