Unfortunately for Crist, it will likely take a turbine engine to generate enough wind in his flagging sails to overtake Rubio.
Ninety four percent of all daily commerce takes place because diesel and turbine engines deliver the goods.
But a turbine that can reverse—thats an independent invention.
While the turbine is running, it should have a certain amount of careful attention.
Every throb of the turbine engines was a thrust toward home.
Are they after some more of dad's inventions because they didn't get his turbine motor?
And the turbine boat proved herself the better of the two by developing more than a knot greater speed per hour.
It must be remembered that a turbine is essentially meant for high speeds.
One form of the steam-engine that is coming into general use is the turbine.
Owing to its construction, a turbine cannot be reversed like a cylinder engine.
1838, from French turbine, from Latin turbinem (nominative turbo) "spinning top, eddy, whirlwind," related to turba "turmoil, crowd" (see turbid). Originally applied to a wheel spinning on a vertical axis, driven by falling water. Turbo in reference to gas turbine engines is attested from 1904. Turbocharger is from 1934. Aeronautic turboprop is attested from 1945, with second element short for propeller.
Any of various machines in which the kinetic energy of a moving fluid, such as water, steam, or gas, is converted to rotary motion. Turbines are used in boat propulsion systems, hydroelectric power generators, and jet aircraft engines. See also gas turbine.