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1. A form of energy generated by the conversion of free-falling water to electricity.
2. The generation of electricity by using the motive power of water.
3. Relating to or producing electricity by the force of fast moving water; such as, rivers or waterfalls.

In many countries, hydroelectricity is the primary source of electrical power.

This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 93) hydro-, hydra-, hydr-, hyd- (page 6)