energy, as solar, wind, or nuclear energy, that can replace or supplement traditional fossil-fuel sources, as coal, oil, and natural gas.
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Origin of alternative energy
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby alternative energy
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It can buy your professional comeback—or help your bleeding-heart-liberal blogger daughter realize her alternative-energy dreams.
British Dictionary definitions for alternative energy
a form of energy derived from a natural source, such as the sun, wind, tides, or wavesAlso called: renewable energy
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