- hydroelectricity noun
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- Generating electricity by conversion of the energy of running water.
- Of, relating to, or using electricity so generated.
- hyˌdro·e·lecˈtri·cal·ly adverb
- hyˌdro·e·lec·tricˈi·ty noun
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.
hydroelectric - Science Definition
low head hydroelectric power plant
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