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wind turbine

 (wĭnd)
n.
A turbine that is powered by the wind.
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Noun1.wind turbine - a turbine that is driven by the windwind turbine - a turbine that is driven by the wind
turbine - rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
wind energy facility, wind farm, wind park - a power plant that uses wind turbines to generate electricity
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Manufacturers are developing the next generation of wind turbines in the US and Europe.
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MP Simon Reevell has tabled a Commons motion on wind turbines.
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Like the beleaguered Cape Wind Project in Nantucket Sound, wind farms in Australia have faced opposition from communities that do not want their views disrupted by wind turbines.
The Pine Tree project will supply Los Angeles with power from 80 giant wind turbines in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The plan to build wind turbines in Sudbury may be a dream floating in the breeze unless the province comes through with some financial carrots for the developers poised to move ahead with the project.
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