Meaning of “hydroelectric” in the English Dictionary

"hydroelectric" in British English

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hydroelectricadjective

uk /ˌhaɪ.drəʊ.ɪˈlek.trɪk/ us /ˌhaɪ.droʊ.ɪˈlek.trɪk/

(Definition of “hydroelectric” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hydroelectric" in American English

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hydroelectricadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌhɑɪ·droʊ·ɪˈlek·trɪk/

of or related to electricity produced from the energy of fast-moving water:

a hydroelectric power plant

(Definition of “hydroelectric” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hydroelectric" in Business English

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hydroelectricadjective

uk /ˌhaɪdrəʊɪˈlektrɪk/ us

NATURAL RESOURCES producing electricity by using the power of fast moving water, such as from a river:

hydroelectric power
hydroelectricity
noun [ U ]

More than 80% of the power generated in the Northwest comes from hydroelectricity.

(Definition of “hydroelectric” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)