turbine

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /'tɜ(ɹ)baɪn/ or /ˈtɜ(ɹ)bɪn/
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Noun[change]

Singular
turbine

Plural
turbines

  1. (countable) A turbine is a machine that uses the kinetic energy of a constant stream of liquid to move a shaft.
    The company uses a wind turbine to make the electricity they need to run their factory.

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