water turbine

wa·ter tur·bine
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er tur-bin, -bahyn]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈtɜr bɪn, -baɪn/
    • /ˈwɔːtə(r) ˈtɜː.baɪn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er tur-bin, -bahyn]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈtɜr bɪn, -baɪn/

Definitions of water turbine words

  • noun water turbine a turbine driven by the momentum or reactive force of water. 1
  • noun water turbine A device that converts the energy of moving water, usually at a dam into rotary motion, usually used to make electricity. 0

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Origin of water turbine

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80

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water turbine popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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