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steam turbine

Line breaks: steam tur|bine

Definition of steam turbine in English:

noun

A turbine in which a high-velocity jet of steam rotates a bladed disc or drum.
Example sentences
  • They included a steam locomotive, a hydroelectric turbine, a steam turbine, electrical power lines and an airplane.
  • Instead of vaporizing water to produce steam to drive a steam turbine, the CCLC process vaporizes propane to drive turbo-expanders in a sealed closed loop system.
  • One blast hole near the steam turbine produced sharp slivers of steel on the outside, demonstrating how the powerful demolition charges cut through the hull like a hot knife through butter.

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