follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

wind turbine

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
1.
a turbine powered by the wind.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for wind turbine
  • The basic principle of wind turbine operation is the conversion of the kinetic energy of moving air into electrical energy.
  • By using a single wind turbine alongside your solar panel, you have an insurance plan of sorts.
  • But after they survived their first year they moved forward in getting a wind turbine.
  • The basic components that make up a wind turbine have been costed-out for far longer than those making up a solar installation.
  • The only people receiving eye-watering profits from all this at present is the wind turbine industry.
  • Millions of people think about buying solar cells for their roofs, but far fewer would consider owning a wind turbine.
  • The energy will be provided courtesy of our photovoltaic array and wind turbine.
  • There are ten processors in the average wind turbine.
  • He hopes to install a wind turbine on the surface that would generate as much electricity as the company consumes.
  • We've been trying to create streamlined designs ourselves for structures such as wind turbine blades.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for wind turbine

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for wind

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends