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Francis turbine

/ (ˈfrɑːnsɪs) /
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noun

a water turbine designed to produce high flow from a low head of pressure: used esp in hydroelectric power generation

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Word Origin for Francis turbine

named after J. B. Francis (1815–92), English-born hydraulic engineer, who invented it
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