aeroderivative

adjective
aero·​de·​riv·​a·​tive | \ ¦er-ō-di-¦ri-və-tiv How to pronounce aeroderivative (audio) \

Definition of aeroderivative

of a turbine
: 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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First Known Use of aeroderivative

1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeroderivative

aero- + derivative entry 1

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“Aeroderivative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeroderivative. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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