Meaning of “wind turbine” in the English Dictionary

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"wind turbine" in British English

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wind turbinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɪnd ˌtɜː.baɪn/ us /ˈwɪnd ˌtɝː.baɪn/

a tall structure with blades that are blown round by the wind and produce power to make electricity

(Definition of “wind turbine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wind turbine" in Business English

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wind turbinenoun [ C ]

uk us NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT

a large tall structure with blades (= large, flat pieces) that are blown around by the wind producing electrical energy:

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)