HyperDic: gas_turbine

English > 1 sense of the expression gas turbine:
NOUNartifactgas turbineturbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion
English > gas turbine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningturbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine.
Part offanjet, fan-jet, fanjet engine, turbojet, turbojet engine, turbofan, turbofan engineA jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
gas-turbine shipA ship powered by a gas turbine
Broaderturbinerotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
Spanishturbina de gas
Catalanturbina de gas

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