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steam turbine

noun
1.
a turbine driven by steam pressure.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
Related forms
steam-turbine, adjective
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Examples from the web for steam turbine
  • Their facility is strictly a steam turbine w/o thermal storage.
  • For example, both the feed pump and steam turbine are actually power-steering pumps used in cars and trucks.
  • The facility has a steam turbine generator as well as two turbine driven boiler feed pumps.
  • The more conventional approach is referred to as steam turbine repowering.
  • Exhaust heat from the combustion turbine is recovered and used to boil water, creating steam for a steam turbine-generator.
  • The steam turbine will drive an electrical generator that will supply additional electric power to the facility.
  • One method is to burn the gas in a boiler to produce steam, which is then used by a steam turbine to generate electricity.
  • Steam generated from the heat in the fluidized bed is sent to a steam turbine, creating a highly efficient combined cycle system.
  • One method is to burn the oil in boilers to produce steam, which is used by a steam turbine to generate electricity.
British Dictionary definitions for steam turbine

steam turbine

noun
1.
a turbine driven by steam
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