wind turbine

noun
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

Definition of wind turbine

: a wind-driven turbine for generating electricity

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First Known Use of wind turbine

1909

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  • : a tall structure that has large blades attached to an engine and that is used to produce electricity


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