wind turbine

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  1. a turbine powered by the wind.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of wind turbine1

First recorded in 1905–10

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Example Sentences

Offshore winds are more consistent, installations can take advantage of bigger, more efficient wind turbines, and to a degree, learnings from onshore installations should transfer to offshore.

From wind-powered ships to noise-reducing propellors, floating wind turbines and “bubble curtains” that muffle construction noise, the solutions are already available and in some cases, cost effective.

From Time

Rare earths are a group of 17 metals that are crucial in the manufacturing of a range of important items including electronic products, electric vehicles, military weapons systems, and wind turbines.

From Quartz

Today, wind turbine technicians and solar panel installers represent the first and third fastest-growing occupations in the country.

China is the world’s largest producer, exporter, and installer of solar panels and wind turbines.

From Fortune

What if a wind turbine could help make an oil rig work more efficiently?

But he found work at Energetx, a wind turbine manufacturer in Michigan.

Similar incentives convinced Siemens to expand its wind turbine factory in Fort Madison Iowa.





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