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hydroelectric
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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relating to the production of electricity by waterpower
  • A scheme to be formulated and submitted for approval to the harbour commissioners for the exploitation of white coal (hydraulic power), obtained by hydroelectric plant at peak of tide at Dublin bar or at head of water at Poulaphouca or Powerscourt or catchment basins of main streams for the economic production of 500,000 W. H. P. of electricity.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (73% in)

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