microturbine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ turbine

Noun[edit]

microturbine (plural microturbines)

  1. A small turbine, usually a gas turbine.
    • 2009 February 25, Alec Appelbaum, “Towers in Manhattan Gather Heat for Power”, in New York Times[1]:
      Related also installed cogens with microturbines, smaller versions of the conventional engine, at Tribeca Green, an apartment complex in Lower Manhattan.