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noun as in motor

noun as in rotary engine

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At a length of 107 meters, each turbine blade is longer than a professional soccer pitch.

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Wind turbines in particular, despite the president’s claim, are a very safe form of clean energy.

That turbine harvests that energy, and some of that energy then fuels the low-pressure turbine, which powers the fan in the front.

The turbines would cost customers $300 million and generate 12 megawatts of electricity, enough to power only 3,000 homes with sustained winds.

If it all works out, the new turbines could produce as much as 33 percent more power and become practical in more places.

What if a wind turbine could help make an oil rig work more efficiently?

The title was On the Whirlwind During the Night of June 11– 12 (Sopra il turbine che la notte tra gli XI e XII giugno).

But he found work at Energetx, a wind turbine manufacturer in Michigan.

Similar incentives convinced Siemens to expand its wind turbine factory in Fort Madison Iowa.

Unfortunately for Crist, it will likely take a turbine engine to generate enough wind in his flagging sails to overtake Rubio.

The main condensers, with their circulating pumps and air pumps, were placed in the turbine room.

The remainder of the auxiliary pumps were placed in the reciprocating and turbine engine rooms.

The turbine is constructed on an axle made of a hatpin which runs through the top of the standards for bearings.

The impact of the escaping steam on the air sets the globe revolving, and the principle of the turbine engine at work is clear.

The main fact about the modern man as regards poetry is, that he prefers poetry that has this reserved turbine-wheel trait in it.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turbine, such as: appliance, diesel, generator, instrument, motor, and power plant.

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