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A turbine operated by highly pressurized steam directed against vanes on a rotor.
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(Mechanical Engineering) a turbine driven by steam
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a turbine driven by steam pressure.
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|Noun||1.||steam turbine - turbine in which steam strikes blades and makes them turn|
turbine - rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
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