French translation of 'turbine'
Example Sentences Including 'turbine'
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Its steam turbines were no more expensive than those of its competitors.THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)
The reaction drives a steam turbine to produce electricity.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Tidal power uses turbines to convert energy from tidal movements into electricity.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Want a steady supply of green energy without installing a wind turbine on your roof?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Wind turbines and solar panels also qualify.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Within ten years all the other manufacturers of steam turbines had caught on and switched to the same system.THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)
Contrast this with a gas turbine engine, which runs at 90% efficiency.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Gas turbine engines can run on almost any liquid that will burn.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It relies on a whopping great wind turbine or power plant.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This can then be burned in a gas turbine to make electricity.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The other problem is that the cost of domestic wind turbines is still prohibitive.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Such schemes last for decades - far longer than solar panels or wind turbines - so they offer reliable green power.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The next step is a wind turbine.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The turbine had been installed for 13 months by the time it was finally switched off.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The turbines produce power for two electric motors that drive propellers as well as the ship and weapons systems.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The visibility of the solar panels or wind turbines made them proud to be pioneers.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
These can power petrol, diesel and gas turbine engines more cleanly than existing petroleum fuels.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They could also be suspended on wires and coupled with turbines to provide power.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They will be self-sufficient in energy using wind turbines and solar power.The Sun (2007)
It keeps the lights on when wind turbines are not turning.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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'turbine' in Other Languages
British English: turbine NOUN
A turbine is a machine or engine which uses a stream of air, gas, water, or steam to turn a wheel and produce power.
The new ship will be powered by two gas turbines and four diesel engines.
Translation of turbine from the Collins English to French
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