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View synonyms for wind power

wind power

[ wind pou-er ]

noun

  1. power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power.


wind power

/ wɪnd /

noun

  1. power produced from windmills and wind turbines


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Word History and Origins

Origin of wind power1

First recorded in 1900–05

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Example Sentences

Still, offshore wind is yet a small, relatively expensive fraction of total wind power worldwide.

He tried lobbying the university administrators to switch to wind power.

In early October, Florida-based NextEra, the world’s largest solar and wind power generator, saw its stock market value overtake that of Exxon Mobil.

From Fortune

Imagine it with zero gasoline-powered cars, and with more than four times the 1,200 gigawatts of solar and wind power capacity installed across the world today.

From Vox

Solar power is leading Turkey’s expansion of renewable energy and the IEA expects wind power to be an import contributor, too.

From Fortune

But, the presenter points out that their wind power development has leveled out for the last year.

It takes energy to make energy, and solar or wind power can make recovering fossil fuels less harmful to the environment.

DNV GL, a Norwegian environmental technology company, is working on a way to introduce wind power into off-shore oil production.

A successful version of this marriage is already up and running on land—except it uses solar power instead of wind power.

Airborne wind power has a couple theoretical advantages over old-fashioned windmills.

The advent of steam caused a cessation in the progress of wind power, and it was comparatively neglected for many years.

A company has been formed at Stockholm for storing wind power.

Because wind power proved rather uncertain farmers adopted the gasoline engine, usually a two horsepower engine.

It must have some other purpose, for the female lacks it, and she needs wind-power more than the male.

Electricity may be generated by water or wind power to great advantage, and conveyed to a distance for motive power.

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