Curtis stage

noun
Cur·​tis stage | \ ˈkərtə̇s- \

Definition of Curtis stage

: a stage in the high-pressure section of a turbine consisting of two rows of impulse blades with intermediate reversing buckets

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History and Etymology for Curtis stage

after Charles Gordon Curtis †1953 American inventor

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“Curtis stage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Curtis%20stage. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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