water power

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water power (usually uncountable, plural water powers)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see water,‎ power.
  2. (uncountable) Mechanical or electrical energy derived from running or falling water; originally obtained from a waterwheel immersed in a stream; modern hydroelectric power is obtained from turbines fed from reservoirs
  3. (countable) A site capable of generating power or the right to use a site to generate power.
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  • (mechanical or electrical power derived from water): hydropower

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