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wind power

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
1.
power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power.
Also called wind energy.
Origin of wind power
1900-1905
1900-05
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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

/wɪnd/
noun
1.
power produced from windmills and wind turbines
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