gas turbine

noun

Definition of gas turbine

: an internal combustion engine in which expanding gases from the combustion chamber drive the blades of a turbine

Examples of gas turbine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gazprom’s management blamed Western sanctions that caused a delay in the return of a key gas turbine from its scheduled maintenance in Canada as the reason for invoking the force majeure provision. Will Daniel, Fortune, 21 July 2022 Electrolysis, gas turbine energy conversion and salt cavern storage at scale have independently been implemented, but combining them has never been attempted. Forbes, 7 July 2022 Gazprom cited technical problems involving a gas turbine powering a compressor station that partner Siemens Energy sent to Canada for overhaul and couldn’t be returned because of sanctions imposed over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Gier Moulson, USA TODAY, 11 July 2022 The Intermountain Power Agency will draw on the stored hydrogen to convert back to carbon-free energy at its adjacent facility, a former coal operation that’s converting to an 840-megawatt hydrogen-capable gas turbine combined cycle power plant. Forbes, 7 July 2022 The funds from this agreement will go toward gas turbine and electrical and digital technology research, with most of the investment going towards Zucrow Laboratories. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 31 May 2022 The loan will be used to help build out the facility that will store and supply hydrogen to a 840-megawatt IPP gas turbine that will initially run on 30% hydrogen/70% natural gas starting in 2025. Tim Fitzpatrick, The Salt Lake Tribune, 29 Apr. 2022 After the Soviet Union disintegrated, Ukraine continued to ship helicopter engines, transport aircraft, rockets, missiles and gas turbine engines to Russia, German said. Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2022 Chaparral autonomous aircraft, unveiled Jan. 22, relies on a gas turbine-electric powerplant, which takes away zero emissions as a selling point but allows for what FedEx predicts will be a 300-mile range. Rob Pegoraro, PCMAG, 30 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of gas turbine

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gas turbine was in 1904

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Last Updated

3 Aug 2022

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“Gas turbine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gas%20turbine. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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