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1. turbine

noun. ['ˈtɝːbaɪn'] rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate.

Synonyms

  • stator coil
  • hydroelectric turbine
  • blade
  • reaction turbine
  • wind turbine
  • vane
  • impulse turbine
  • steam turbine
  • rotor coil
  • rotor
  • stator
  • rotary engine

Antonyms

  • stator
  • tail rotor
  • chopper
  • helicopter

Etymology

  • turbinis (Latin)
  • turbo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Turbine

  • combine
  • gantenbein
  • holbein
  • langbein
  • otterbein
  • rehbein
  • schiefelbein
  • ziegenbein

How do you pronounce turbine?

Pronounce turbine as ˈtərbaɪn.

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Sentences with turbine


1. Noun, singular or mass
The top of the shade is formed in the shape of a turbine.

2. Adjective
The best septic systems use turbine pumps, which are more reliable.

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