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cogeneration

[koh-jen-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌkoʊ dʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən/
noun, Energy.
1.
utilization of the normally wasted heat energy produced by a power plant or industrial process, especially to generate electricity.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; co- + generation
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British Dictionary definitions for co-generation

cogeneration

/ˌkəʊdʒɛnəˈreɪʃən/
noun
1.
another name for CHP
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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co-generation in Science
cogeneration
  (kō-jěn'ə-rā'shən)   
A process in which an industrial facility uses its waste energy to produce heat or electricity. Compare trigeneration.
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