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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Powerful blues-based rock quartet from Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA, who sparked to life briefly in the mid-80s but disappeared just as quickly. With a line-up of Jack Hickey (guitar), John...

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Turbines

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Powerful blues-based rock quartet from Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA, who sparked to life briefly in the mid-80s but disappeared just as quickly. With a line-up of Jack Hickey (guitar), John...

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turbine

Overview page. Subjects: Physics — Environmental Science.

A device in which blades on a wheel are turned by the force of moving water or steam. The blades are connected by a shaft to a generator in order to produce electricity.

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turbine

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 170 words.

A machine used to generate electricity by the expansion of a gas or vapour at high pressure through a set

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turbine

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 39 words.

A machine that converts fluid energy into mechanical energy. The fluid energy is typically from wind or water, and imparts

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turbine

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology. 10 words.

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turbine

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 34 words.

A device in which blades on a wheel are turned by the force of moving water or steam. The blades

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turbine

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 34 words.

A device in which blades on a wheel are turned by the force of moving water or steam. The blades

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turbine

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 34 words.

A device in which blades on a wheel are turned by the force of moving water or steam. The blades

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turbine

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 30 words.

A turbomachine in which a rotor (turbine wheel) or impeller is caused to rotate and convert flow energy

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turbine

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 157 words.

A machine in which a fluid is used to produce rotational motion. The most widely used turbines are the steam

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