Definition of gas turbine in English:

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gas turbine

Pronunciation: /ɡas ˈtərˌbīn/ Pronunciation: /ˈtərbən/

noun

A turbine driven by expanding hot gases produced by burning fuel, as in a jet engine.
Example sentences
  • Initially the pressure of the Zechstein gas would be sufficiently high pressure, at the well heads, to supply fuel gas for the compressor gas turbine.
  • Energy conversion systems based on steam turbines, gas turbines, high-performance automobile engines, and jet engines provide the technological foundation for modern society.
  • The product can be used as fuel in boilers, diesel engines or gas turbines, or as a source of chemicals for the production of pesticides, adhesives and other products.

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Syllabification: gas tur·bine

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