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"turbine" in British English

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turbinenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɜː.baɪn/  us   /ˈtɝː.baɪn/
a type of machine through which liquid or gas flows and turns a special wheel with blades in order to produce power: a steam turbine a turbine engine
(Definition of turbine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"turbine" in American English

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turbinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɜr·bən, -bɑɪn/
a type of machine through which liquid or gas flows and turns a special wheel with blades in order to produce power: a steam turbine
(Definition of turbine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"turbine" in Business English

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turbinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtɜːbaɪn/ PRODUCTION
a type of machine in which a wheel is driven by the movement of liquid or gas so that power is produced: A one-megawatt turbine can produce enough electricity annually to meet the needs of 700 households. a gas/water/wind turbine
(Definition of turbine from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turbine”
in Vietnamese tua bin…
in Spanish turbina…
in Malaysian turbin…
in Thai กังหัน…
in French turbine…
in German die Turbine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渦輪機,葉輪機,透平機…
in Russian турбина…
in Turkish türbin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 涡轮机,叶轮机,透平机…
in Indonesian turbin…
in Polish turbina…
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