aeroderivative

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adjective aero·de·riv·a·tive \¦er-ō-di-¦ri-və-tiv\

Definition of aeroderivative

of a turbine

  1. :  designed to generate power from the exhaust of a separate engine Aeroderivative turbines have higher efficiency than heavy-frame combustion turbines in this small size range. — Ann Chambers et al., Distributed Generation, 2001

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Origin and Etymology of aeroderivative

aero- + 1derivative


First Known Use: 1980


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