tur·​bo·​ma·​chin·​ery | \ ˌtər-bō-mə-ˈshēn-rē How to pronounce turbomachinery (audio) , -ˈshē-nə- \

Definition of turbomachinery

: machinery consisting of, incorporating, or constituting a turbine

Examples of turbomachinery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On October 2, the launch of a new Falcon 9 rocket was scrubbed at T-2 seconds due to a turbomachinery issue, and the GPS III payload remains on the ground. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, "Rocket Report: Bank doubles value of SpaceX, Russia won’t talk Amur anymore," 23 Oct. 2020 In a statement, Baker Hughes CEO Lorenzo Simonelli said the company delivered a solid quarter based on contract wins from it turbomachinery and oilfield equipment divisions as well as improved margin from its oilfield services division. Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle, "Offshore work, LNG projects buoy Baker Hughes during third quarter," 30 Oct. 2019 What is more, Baker Hughes’s particular exposure to the oil and gas business is picking up steam later in the cycle than rivals given its turbomachinery expertise. Spencer Jakab, WSJ, "GE’s New Boss Could Be Great for Baker Hughes Investors," 4 Oct. 2018 But but its equipment sales and turbomachinery businesses were down. Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle, "Baker Hughes posts small loss," 24 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of turbomachinery

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Turbomachinery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turbomachinery. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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