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Turbine

Tur´bine   Pronunciation: tûr´bĭn
n.1.A water wheel, commonly horizontal, variously constructed, but usually having a series of curved floats or buckets, against which the water acts by its impulse or reaction in flowing either outward from a central chamber, inward from an external casing, or from above downward, etc.; - also called turbine wheel.
2.A type of rotary engine with a set of rotating vanes, diagonally inclined and often curved, attached to a central spindle, and obtaining its motive force from the passage of a fluid, as water, steam, combusted gases, or air, over the vanes. Water turbines are frequently used for generating power at hydroelectric power stations, and steam turbines are used for generating power from coal- or oil-fired electric power stations. Turbines are also found in jet engines, and in some automobile engines.
Noun1.turbine - rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
blade, gas turbine, hydroelectric turbine, impulse turbine, reaction turbine, rotary engine, rotor, rotor coil, stator, stator coil, steam turbine, vane, wind turbine
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