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Tidal Power

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array
an arrangement of aerials spaced to give desired directional characteristics
axial flower water turbine
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bulb turbine
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deep water
Lake or pond below open water where no light reaches example organisms sharks, catfish, alligator gar, alligator, organisms often feed on dead organisms that seen from above
displacer
Measures its own buoyancy force
generator
engine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy by electromagnetic induction
grid
a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars
kilowatt
a unit of power equal to 1000 watts
kilowatt-hour
a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts operating for one hour
power
(physics) the rate of doing work
regular wave
sinus tachycardia
tidal current
the water current caused by the tides
tidal energy
The energy captured by transforming the wave motion of water into electrical energy using a turbine
tide
something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)
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