Associations to the word «Turbine»

Wiktionary

TURBINE, noun. Any of various rotary machines that use the kinetic energy of a continuous stream of fluid (a liquid or a gas) to turn a shaft.

Dictionary definition

TURBINE, noun. Rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate.

Wise words

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