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turbine British & World English

A machine for producing continuous power in which a wheel or rotor, typically fitted with vanes, is made to revolve by a fast-moving flow of water, steam, gas, air, or other fluid

gas turbine British & World English

A turbine driven by expanding hot gases produced by burning fuel, as in a jet engine

steam turbine British & World English

A turbine in which a high-velocity jet of steam rotates a bladed disc or drum

wind turbine British & World English

A turbine having a large vaned wheel rotated by the wind to generate electricity

propeller turbine British & World English

Another term for turboprop.