steam turbine


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steam turbine

n.
A turbine operated by highly pressurized steam directed against vanes on a rotor.

steam turbine

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a turbine driven by steam

steam′ tur`bine


n.
a turbine driven by steam pressure.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.steam turbine - turbine in which steam strikes blades and makes them turnsteam 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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