Reaction-turbine



noun
1.
a turbine driven by the reactive force of a fluid passing through the rotor blades.
noun
1.
a turbine in which the working fluid is accelerated by expansion in both the static nozzles and the rotor blades. Torque is produced by the momentum changes in the rotor and by reaction from fluid accelerating out of the rotor Compare impulse turbine

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