generating plant

An installation that produces electric current (see also current) for commercial sale. In the United States, most electricity is generated from fossil fuels; some is generated by nuclear reactors.


Nearby words

  1. generalized vaccinia,
  2. generalized xanthelasma,
  3. generally,
  4. generalship,
  5. generate,
  6. generation,
  7. generation c,
  8. generation gap,
  9. generation jones,
  10. generation x

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