geared turbine


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geared turbine

[¦gird ′tər·bən]
(mechanical engineering)
A turbine connected to a set of reduction gears.
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Power Plant: Two boilers, geared turbines, one shaft, 20,000 shaft horsepower.
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Power Plant: Two boilers, geared turbines, two shafts, 24,000 shaft horsepower