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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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turbine

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 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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turbine

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 161 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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turbine

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 87 words.

Rotary device turned by a moving liquid or gas. A modern water turbine is like a many-bladed propeller and is

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water 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. 18 words.

A *turbine that is driven by a head of water; see Francis turbine and Kaplan turbine.

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shaft turbine

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 32 words.

A turbine, or part of a turbine, which transmits power through a shaft not connected to the compressor, such as

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Francis turbine

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 188 words.

A fully submerged radial flow turbine where the water flows inwards towards the centre. It is the most common turbine

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turbine runner

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 65 words.

The blades and their support structure within a turbine. Turbines consist of a set of curved blades designed to deflect

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tubular turbine

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 37 words.

A tidal-power turbine in which water flows through a turbine runner situated within a duct and connected by a long

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Straflo turbine

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 43 words.

A tidal-flow turbine in which the turbine runner is situated at the throat of a convergent water channel and acts

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