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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

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

Usage examples (38)
  • A turbine generator provides both heat and power.
  • This type of wind turbine is not widely used today.
  • Oh come now, a toy steam turbine is not the same thing.
  • A steam powered turbine is most efficient when run at close to full power. for more
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