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turbine

 
Noun turbine has 1 sense
  1. turbine - rotary engine in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid is converted into mechanical energy by causing a bladed rotor to rotate
    --1 is a kind of
    rotary engine
    --1 has parts:
     blade, vane; rotor, rotor coil; stator, stator coil
    --1 has particulars:
     gas turbine; hydroelectric turbine; impulse turbine; reaction turbine; steam turbine; wind turbine
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