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Meaning of “wind turbine” in the English Dictionary

"wind turbine" in British English

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wind turbinenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​tallstructure with ​blades that are ​blown round by the ​wind and ​producepower to make ​electricity
(Definition of wind turbine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wind turbinenoun [C]

uk   us   NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT
a large ​tallstructure with blades (= large, ​flatpieces) that are ​blown around by the wind ​producingelectricalenergy: The wind ​turbines are visible on the horizon as you ​look out to sea.
(Definition of wind turbine from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wind turbine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 风力发电机…
in Turkish rüzgar türbini…
in Russian ветряная турбина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風力發電機…
in Polish turbina wiatrowa…
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