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English definition of “turbine”

turbine

noun [C]     /ˈtɜː.baɪn/ US  /ˈtɝː-/
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 engineGenerating and pumping devices
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