hydropower

[ hahy-druh-pou-er ]
/ ˈhaɪ drəˌpaʊ ər /
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noun

hydroelectric power.

Origin of hydropower

First recorded in 1930–35; hydro-1 + power
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British Dictionary definitions for hydropower

hydropower

/ (ˈhaɪdrəʊˌpaʊə) /

noun

hydroelectric power
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Word Origin and History for hydropower

hydropower


n.

1933, from hydro- + power (n.).

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