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wind turbine

noun [C]
 
 
a machine with long parts at the top that are turned by the wind, used to make electricityGenerating and pumping devices
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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