Examples of penstock in a Sentence
a penstock carried water for the waterwheel
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River water entered the powerhouse and fell down a system of 140-foot vertical pipes, called penstocks, one for each generator.
The penstock flows powered the turbines that turned shafts activating the top-side generators.
The reservoir can also be lowered by discharges through the dam’s power plant, but one of the two power plant outlets, known as penstocks, was shut down for routine maintenance of turbines.
Equipment: An intake gate called a penstock, valves and pressure gauges, turbine, switchgear, inverter, and electronics.
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