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gas turbine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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gas turbineˌgas ˈturbine noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 Tan engine in which a wheel of special blades is driven round at high speed by hot gases, producing a lot of power 🔊 the ship’s four gas turbine engines
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gas turbineSubcontractor, Woodward Governor, also provided an interesting display with the Netcon 500 gas turbine monitoring and control system.One of its most significant features is the choice of a gas turbine rather than internal combustion engine.The batteries are charged on-board by a small gas turbine auxiliary propulsion unit.The gas turbine also keeps the batteries topped up.
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