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"turbine" in British English

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turbinenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɜː.baɪn/  us   /ˈtɝː-/
a ​type of ​machine through which ​liquid or ​gasflows and ​turns a ​specialwheel with ​blades in ​order to ​producepower: 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 ​gasflows and ​turns a ​specialwheel with ​blades in ​order to ​producepower: 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 Spanish turbina…
in Vietnamese tua bin…
in Malaysian turbin…
in Thai กังหัน…
in French turbine…
in German die Turbine…
in Chinese (Simplified) 涡轮机,叶轮机,透平机…
in Turkish türbin…
in Russian турбина…
in Indonesian turbin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渦輪機,葉輪機,透平機…
in Polish turbina…
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