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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.
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hydroelectric

(ˌhaɪdrəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk)
adj
1. (Electrical Engineering) generated by the pressure of falling water: hydroelectric power.
2. (Electrical Engineering) of or concerned with the generation of electricity by water pressure: a hydroelectric scheme.
hydroelectricity n
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hy•dro•e•lec•tric

(ˌhaɪ droʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk)

adj.
pertaining to the generation and distribution of electricity derived from the energy of falling water or any other hydraulic source.
[1825–35]
hy`dro•e•lec•tric′i•ty (-ɪ lɛkˈtrɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi lɛk-) n.
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hydroelectric
Hydroelectric power uses the force of moving water to turn turbines. The turbines drive generators that convert the mechanical energy of moving water to electrical energy. Electricity is then changed by a transformer to the appropriate voltage and sent along transmission lines to consumers.

hy·dro·e·lec·tric

(hī′drō-ĭ-lĕk′trĭk)
Generating electricity through the use of the energy of running water: a hydroelectric power station.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hydroelectric - of or relating to or used in the production of electricity by waterpower; "hydroelectric power"
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Translations
كَهْرومائي
hydroelektrický
hidroelektromos
vatnsafls-; vatnsafls , orku
hydroelektrický
hidroelektrik gücüyle çalışan

hydroelectric

[ˌhaɪdrəʊɪˈlektrɪk] ADJ [power] → hidroeléctrico
hydroelectric power stationcentral f hidroeléctrica
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hydroelectric

[ˌhaɪdrəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk] adjhydroélectrique
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hydroelectric

[ˈhaɪdrəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk] adjidroelettrico/a
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hydroelectricity

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

a. hidroeléctrico-a, rel. a la electricidad y el agua.
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