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(Mechanical Engineering) a turbine in which the expansion of the fluid, often steam, is completed in a static nozzle, the torque being produced by the change in momentum of the fluid impinging on curved rotor blades. Compare reaction turbine
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|Noun||1.||impulse turbine - a turbine that is driven by jets direct against the blades|
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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