- power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power.
Origin of wind power
First recorded in 1900–05
Also called wind energy.
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Examples from the Web for wind power
In no other part of the world is wind-power so extensively used.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
High ridges and eminences of all kinds will in the future be selected as the sites of wind-power and accumulator plants.
Wind-power, again, has been to a large extent neglected since the advent of the steam-engine.
The lack of streams and water-power is thus supplied by air-currents and wind-power.Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast
Samuel Adams Drake
There is also wind-power, now used to a limited extent by means of wind-mills.Boys' Second Book of Inventions
Ray Stannard Baker
- power produced from windmills and wind turbines
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