thermal power plant


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thermal power plant

[′thər·məl ′pau̇·ər ‚plant]
(engineering)
A facility to produce electric energy from thermal energy released by combustion of a fuel or consumption of a fissionable material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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