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wind power

[wind] /wɪnd/
power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power.
Also called wind energy.
Origin of wind power
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for wind power
  • Inevitably, people trying to understand the potential of wave energy try to compare it with wind power.
  • We will also have improved batteries and other methods of storing energy produced via solar and wind power.
  • wind power, meanwhile, has managed to stay out of the headlines.
  • The country uses its stash to power its own green leadership in wind power than other technologies.
  • They formed energy cooperatives and organized seminars on wind power.
  • New sources such as wind power have grown rapidly but are still a small fraction of total energy use.
  • Yet that is exactly what is required for distribution of solar energy, wind power, and other renewable sources of electricity.
  • Micro nukes are more reliable than wind power, cheaper than solar, and much easier to operate than conventional nuclear plants.
  • Solar power only works during the day and wind power is irregular.
  • Solar and wind power aren't nearly as cost effective or efficient as nuclear power.
British Dictionary definitions for wind power

wind power

power produced from windmills and wind turbines
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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