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wind turbine

noun [C] uk   us  
a tall structure with blades that are blown round by the wind and produce power to make electricity
Translations of “wind turbine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 風力發電機…
in Russian ветряная турбина…
in Turkish rüzgar türbini…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风力发电机…
in Polish turbina wiatrowa…
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