wind power

wind power
Power harnessed from the wind.

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  • wind power — /wind/ power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power. Also called wind energy. [1900 05] * * * Use of the energy in winds to produce power. Though wind is irregular and spread out, it contains tremendous amounts of… …   Universalium

  • wind power — UK US noun [U] NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT ► electricity produced using wind turbines: »China could meet a significant portion of its electricity needs through wind power. → Compare SOLAR POWER(Cf. ↑solar power) …   Financial and business terms

  • Wind power — Wind power: worldwide installed capacity [1] …   Wikipedia

  • wind power — noun power derived from the wind (as by windmills) • Syn: ↑wind generation • Hypernyms: ↑alternative energy * * * noun : mechanical power derived from winds * * * /wind/ power derived from wind: used to generate electricity or mechanical power.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind-power — vėjo energija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Energija, susidaranti dėl atmosferos oro judėjimo. atitikmenys: angl. wind energy; wind power; wind pressure vok. Windenergie, f rus. ветровая энергия, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wind power — [ˈwɪnd ˌpaʊə] noun [U] electricity that is created using the power of wind …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • wind power — /ˈwɪnd paʊə/ (say wind powuh) noun electricity derived from the wind by a conversion process using turbines …   Australian English dictionary

  • wind power —   the generation of electricity by turbines which are turned by wind …   Geography glossary

  • Wind power in Texas — consists of many wind farms with a total installed capacity of 5,604.65 megawatts (MW) from over 40 different projects. [American Wind Energy Association (2008). [ U.S. Wind Energy Projects] ] Texas… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power in Australia — is clean and renewable and a typical wind turbine can meet the energy needs of up to 1000 homes. The technology is proven, fast to build and economical compared with other renewable energy technologies. [… …   Wikipedia

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