- A gas turbine is defined as an engine driven by the pressure of burning compressed air and fuel.
An example of a gas turbine is the engine used in a locomotive.
gas turbine definition by Webster's New World
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a turbine driven by the pressure of a burning mixture of compressed air and fuel
gas turbine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An internal-combustion engine consisting essentially of an air compressor, combustion chamber, and turbine wheel that is turned by the expanding products of combustion.