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Noun: gas turbine
  1. Turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine

Derived forms: gas turbines

Type of: turbine

Part of: fanjet, fan-jet, fanjet engine, gas-turbine ship, turbofan, turbofan engine, turbojet, turbojet engine

Encyclopedia: Gas turbine