A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by
means of vanes called sails or blades. Centuries ago, windmills usually were
Windmills, also called wind turbines, are used for a wide variety of purposes,
which include pumping water, grinding meal into flour, generating electricity and
The terms wind energy or wind power describe the process by which the wind is
used to generate mechanical power or electricity. Wind turbines convert the ...
Primarily, they were used either for grinding grain or pumping water. http://
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Traditionally, the energy generated by a windmill has been used to grind grain
into flour. Windmills are designed by skilled craftsmen and can be constructed on
Windmills can be used to lift water from the aquifer to directly irrigate crops or to
pipe water from one location, such as a reservoir or pond, to a location where ...
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centuries, with the first windmill believed to used in Persia in the 9th century CE.
There are over 1000 windmills in Holland. Some are still being used for drainage,
such as one or two of the nineteen in Kinderdijk. The Molen de Otter, still in ...
We have been harnessing the wind's energy for hundreds of years. From old
Holland to farms in the United States, windmills have been used for pumping