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air turbine

noun
1.
a turbine operated by air under pressure.
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  • It is instantly speeded up either by a powerful spring or an air turbine to about fifteen thousand revolutions per minute.

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air turbine

noun
1.
a small turbine driven by compressed air, esp one used as a starter for engines
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