wind farm
noun Date: 1980 an area of land with a cluster of wind turbines for driving electrical generators

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  • wind farm — [ wınd ,farm ] noun count a place where WIND TURBINES are used for producing electricity from the power of the wind …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wind farm — UK US noun [C] ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES ► an area of land or sea where there is a group of wind turbines: »The project to be constructed off the coast of Cape Cod is the US s first offshore wind farm …   Financial and business terms

  • wind farm — [ˈwınd fa:m US fa:rm] n a place where a lot of ↑windmills have been built in order to produce electricity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wind farm — ► NOUN ▪ an area containing a group of energy producing windmills or wind turbines …   English terms dictionary

  • wind farm — n. a network of densely packed, high speed, modern windmills, for generating electricity * * * …   Universalium

  • wind farm — n. a network of densely packed, high speed, modern windmills, for generating electricity …   English World dictionary

  • Wind farm — Royd Moor Wind Farm in England …   Wikipedia

  • wind farm — noun a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity • Syn: ↑wind park, ↑wind energy facility • Hypernyms: ↑power station, ↑power plant, ↑powerhouse • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind farm — UK [ˈwɪnd ˌfɑː(r)m] / US [ˈwɪnd ˌfɑrm] noun [countable] Word forms wind farm : singular wind farm plural wind farms a place where wind turbines are used for producing electricity from the power of the wind …   English dictionary

  • wind farm — [[t]wɪ̱nd fɑː(r)m[/t]] wind farms N COUNT A wind farm is a place where windmills are used to convert the power of the wind into electricity …   English dictionary

  • wind farm — n. A collection of generators that convert wind power into electricity. Example Citation: The sandy shoals about two miles off Skegness beaches provide the ideal foundation for one of the world s first offshore wind farms, which will convert the… …   New words

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