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hydro

Pronunciation: /ˈhaɪdrəʊ/

Translation of hydro in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural hydros)

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 countable/numerable (establishment) (British English/inglés británico) balneario (masculine), baños (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • In August 1857, the Furness Line opened which led to the building of more and larger hotels and hydros.
    • The treatments are available at Studios as well as at selected Salons and health hydros.
    • Programmes will prepare students for job opportunities in hotels, restaurants, lodges, conference facilities, theme parks, golf and country clubs, casinos, health hydros and airline catering companies.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (power) energía (feminine) hidroeléctrica
    Example sentences
    • In addition, the incentives for alternatives - such as hydro, solar, nuclear and - crucially biofuels - grow exponentially.
    • Most people who are off the grid (at least those living in the United States), rely on some combination of alternative energy such as wind, photovoltaic or hydro.
    • On the books at the moment, we have hydro, wind, geothermal, gas, and what are described as ‘various other options’ for new electrical generation in this country.

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