Meaning of TURBINE in English

TURBINE

tur ‧ bine /ˈtɜːbaɪn $ ˈtɜːrbən, -baɪn/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1800-1900 ; Language: French ; Origin: Latin turbo 'fast spinning movement, whirlwind' ]

an engine or motor in which the pressure of a liquid or gas moves a special wheel around

⇨ ↑ gas turbine , ↑ wind turbine

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