Crossword clues for hydroelectric
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. 1 that generates electricity by converting the energy of moving water 2 of or relating to the electricity so produced
adj. of or relating to or used in the production of electricity by waterpower; "hydroelectric power"
Usage examples of "hydroelectric".
South End of Bahr Assad Tabaqah Air Base, Syria Thursday, 9 March 1995 1130 Hours, Local While Newman and Samir were quenching their thirst and avoiding the Syrian Interior Ministry police in Dayr Az Zawr, General Komulakov and most of his combined force of retired KGB Department V thugs and PFLP terrorists were enjoying the relative luxury of a Syrian Air Force hangar at the military installation protecting the hydroelectric dam at the south end of nearby Lake Assad.
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center towered above the highway on concrete buttresses, like a hydroelectric project accidently constructed in the wrong place, appallingly large.
McGuire Nuclear Power Plant, built to supplement the older hydroelectric plant, sits practically next to the General Davidson monument and the Cowans Ford Wildlife Refuge, a 2,250-acre nature preserve.
The world population would have to be much smaller if it was to require no more resources--food, fuels, solar and hydroelectric energy, wood, ores, etc.
Yet, in a corner of his mind he thought: Glorious raini To a utilities man, rain, sleet or snow meant stored-up hydroelectric power for the dry season ahead.
Targets included electric power grids, nuclear and hydroelectric stations, the chemical and mining industries, the air traffic control system, the banking industry, the stock markets, hospitals, naval warships, supertankers, oil and gas pipelines, and the railroad system.
With only this library, a quick mind, and occasional assistance from a learned instructor, you could learn to establish and manage a bountiful farm, repair an automobile or even build one from the ground up (or a jet aircraft or a television set), design and erect a bridge or a hydroelectric power plant, construct a blast furnace and foundry and mill for the production of high-grade steel rods and beams, design machinery and 'factories to produce transistors.
Power for the city-in-a-building came from a combination of nearby hydroelectric dams and hot rock exchange generators, bore holes drilled ten kilometres down to tap the heat of the Earth's mantle.
It was quite a distance north of the ancient ruined city, and just north of the minesite was a hydroelectric dam.
Most of the food supply for Madison comes from this canyon system and that hydroelectric dam is critical to the whole region.
With the fall of night he found the valley, taking shelter in a deserted house which stood in the shadow of a great hydroelectric dam of still, slumbering waters.
At the lake's western end, where the Little Tennessee River flows into it, stands a big hydroelectric dam, 480 feet high, built by the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s.
A river now blocked with a hydroelectric dam had cut the gorge deep.
Across the narrow shoulder where the two descending streams had met now sat a small hydroelectric dam.
The Oldest One was like a hydraulic engineer transfixed at the base of a hydroelectric dam, watching a thin needle of water spurt hundreds of meters into the air, out of an almost invisible pinhole.