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Turbine   /tˈərbaɪn/   Listen
Turbine

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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... between the Cooling Magazines and the granulating building on the same side of the canal as the former. It was a large brick structure provided with two hydraulic presses, cranes, and other appliances, with a turbine water wheel to supply the required motive power. After the discovery that the proper density could be better given to the powder cake, by using sufficiently heavy rollers during the incorporation, this department was used only for the ...
— History of the Confederate Powder Works • Geo. W. Rains



Words linked to "Turbine" :   vane, stator coil, rotor coil, rotary engine, stator, impulse turbine, rotor, blade



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