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Turbine

Turbine

WordNet



noun


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


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Noun



  1. 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

Noun


turbine

  1. whirlwind
  2. gust (of snow or dust etc)