HyperDic: turbine

English > 1 sense of the word turbine:
NOUNartifactturbinerotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
turbine > pronunciation
Soundster'bayn
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English > turbine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningrotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate.
Partsblade, vaneFlat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
rotor, rotor coilThe rotating armature of a motor or generator
stator, stator coilmechanical device consisting of the stationary part of a motor or generator in or around which the rotor revolves
Narrowergas turbineturbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion
hydroelectric turbineturbine consisting of a large and efficient version of a water wheel used to drive an electric generator
impulse turbineA turbine that is driven by jets direct against the blades
reaction turbineA turbine with blades arranged to develop torque from gradual decrease of steam pressure from inlet to exhaust
steam turbineturbine in which steam strikes blades and makes them turn
wind turbineA turbine that is driven by the wind
Broaderrotary engineAn internal-combustion engine in which power is transmitted directly to rotating components
Spanishturbina
Catalanturbina

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