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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydro-electric  \Hy`dro-e*lec"tric\,  a.  [Hydro-,  1  +  electric.] 
  Pertaining  to  employed  in  or  produced  by  the  evolution  of 
  electricity  by  means  of  a  battery  in  which  water  or  steam  is 
  used 
 
  {Hydro-electric  machine}  (Physics),  an  apparatus  invented  by 
  Sir  William  Armstrong  of  England  for  generating 
  electricity  by  the  escape  of  high-pressure  steam  from  a 
  series  of  jets  connected  with  a  strong  boiler,  in  which 
  the  steam  is  produced. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hydroelectric 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  used  in  the  production  of  electricity 
  by  waterpower;  "hydroelectric  power" 




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