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soft energy

noun

renewable energy

noun
1.
any naturally occurring, theoretically inexhaustible source of energy, as biomass, solar, wind, tidal, wave, and hydroelectric power, that is not derived from fossil or nuclear fuel.
Also called soft energy.
Origin of renewable energy
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • "That was the very most splendid thing for you to do," the girl said to him, with a soft energy of accent.

    Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield
British Dictionary definitions for soft energy

renewable energy

noun
1.
another name for alternative energy
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