velocity stage


Definition of velocity stage

: the stage in the process of expansion and of energy transformation in which there is no pressure drop and in which the velocity of steam flow in a steam turbine decreases the kinetic energy of the steam being imparted to the moving blades — compare pressure stage

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“Velocity stage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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