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  • 1turbine — /terr bin, buyn/, n. any of various machines having a rotor, usually with vanes or blades, driven by the pressure, momentum, or reactive thrust of a moving fluid, as steam, water, hot gases, or air, either occurring in the form of free jets or as …

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  • 2Steam turbine — A rotor of a modern steam turbine, used in a power plant A steam turbine is a mechanical device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam, and converts it into rotary motion. Its modern manifestation was invented by Sir Charles Parsons… …

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  • 3Windstar turbine — The Windstar vertical axis turbine is a lift type device with straight, extruded aluminum blades attached at each end to a central rotating shaft and are operated as Linear Array Vortex Turbine Systems (LAVTS). Vertical axis rotors each with… …

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  • 4Gas turbine — Microturbine redirects here. For turbines in electricity, see Small wind turbine. For turbines driven by the flow of gas, see Turbine. A typical axial flow gas turbine turbojet, the J85, sectioned for display. Flow is left to right, multistage… …

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  • 5gas-turbine engine — Introduction       any internal combustion engine employing a gas as the working fluid used to turn a turbine. The term also is conventionally used to describe a complete internal combustion engine consisting of at least a compressor, a… …

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  • 6List of Volkswagen Group petrol engines — These petrol engines listed below are currently in use today, by various marques of automobiles, and commercial vehicles, of the Volkswagen Group (Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft) (VWAG).Since the Volkswagen Group is European, the engine… …

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  • 7List of Volkswagen Group diesel engines — The diesel engines listed below are currently in use today, by various marques of automobiles, and commercial vehicles, of the Volkswagen Group.Since the Volkswagen Group is European, the engine performance ratings are published using the… …

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  • 8Allison V-1710 — The Allison V 1710 aircraft engine was the only indigenous US developed V 12 liquid cooled engine to see service during WWII. A sturdy and trustworthy design, it unfortunately lacked an advanced and efficient mechanical centrifugal supercharger.… …

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  • 9Chrysler LeBaron — Manufacturer Chrysler Corporation Production 1977–1995 (model years) Successor Chrysler Fifth Avenue …

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  • 10Disc brake — Close up of a disc brake on a car On automobiles, disc brakes are often located with …

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  • 11Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 12ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a… …

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  • 13HISTORICAL SURVEY: THE STATE AND ITS ANTECEDENTS (1880–2006) — Introduction It took the new Jewish nation about 70 years to emerge as the State of Israel. The immediate stimulus that initiated the modern return to Zion was the disappointment, in the last quarter of the 19th century, of the expectation that… …

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  • 14aerospace industry — Introduction       assemblage of manufacturing concerns that deal with vehicular flight within and beyond the Earth s atmosphere. (The term aerospace is derived from the words aeronautics and spaceflight.) The aerospace industry is engaged in the …

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  • 15Locomotive — A locomotive is a railway vehicle that provides the motive power for a train. The word originates from the Latin loco from a place , ablative of locus , place + Medieval Latin motivus , causing motion , and is a shortened form of the term… …

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  • 16German battleship Bismarck — Bismarck in …

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  • 17Kingston upon Hull — City of Kingston upon Hull   City and Unitary Authority area   The Queen s Gardens, Maritime Museum, and City Hall (rear) in Kingston upon Hull …

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  • 18global warming — an increase in the earth s average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect. [1975 80] * * * Potential increase in global average surface temperatures resulting from… …

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  • 19Disasters — ▪ 2009 Introduction Aviation       January 23, Poland. A Spanish built CASA transport plane carrying members of the Polish air force home from a conference on flight safety in Warsaw crashes near the town of Miroslawiec; all 20 aboard are killed …

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  • 20List of Tesla patents — Below is a list of Tesla patents. Dr. Nikola Tesla was an inventor who obtained around 300 patents [Snezana Sarbo, [http://www.tesla symp06.org/papers/Tesla Symp06 Sarboh.pdfNikola Tesla s Patents] , Sixth International Symposium Nikola Tesla,… …

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