francis turbine

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Francis turbine (ˈfrɑːnsɪs)
 
n
a water turbine designed to produce high flow from a low head of pressure: used esp in hydroelectric power generation
 
[named after J. B. Francis (1815--92), English-born hydraulic engineer, who invented it]

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francis turbine

noun
a type of hydroelectric turbine 
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