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Noun: axial turbine
  1. An axial flow turbine operates in the exactly reverse of an axial flow compressor,
    "Whereas for an axial turbine the rotor is 'impacted' by the air flow, for a radial turbine, the flow is smoothly orientated at 90 degrees by the compressor towards the combustion chamber and driving the turbine in the same way water drives a watermill.";
    - axial flow turbine

Type of: turbine

Encyclopedia: Axial turbine