Hydro meaning

hīdrō
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A place, such as a spa, where people can receive hydropathic treatments.
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Hydroelectric power.
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Hydroelectric.
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Hydroelectric power.
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A hydroelectric power plant.
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Hydroelectric.
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A hydroelectric power plant.
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Water.

Hydrostatics, hydrometer.

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Hydrogen.

Hydrochloride.

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(zoology) Hydrozoa.
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Containing hydrogen.

Hydrocyanic acid.

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A prefix that means: “water” (as in hydroelectric ) or “hydrogen,” (as in hydrochloride ).
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(uncountable) Hydroelectric power.
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(Canada, uncountable) Electrical power supply; specifically : electrical power provided by a utility (as a publicly-owned one)

I won't have lights until my house gets the hydro turned on.

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(chemistry) Hydrogen.
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(mineralogy) A hydrous compound.
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(UK, countable, dated) A spa.
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Origin of hydro

  • < Gr hydōr, water

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek hudro-, hudr- from hudōr wed-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ὑδρο- (hydro-), from ὕδωρ (hydor, “water")

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (hudōr, “water”).

    From Wiktionary