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[pel-tn] /ˈpɛl tn/

a high-pressure impulse water turbine in which one or more free jets of water are directed against the buckets of the rotor.
a type of impulse turbine in which specially shaped buckets mounted on the perimeter of a wheel are struck by a fast-flowing water jet


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