wind turbine

wind turbine
UK [ˈwɪnd ˌtɜː(r)baɪn] / US [ˈwɪnd ˌtɜrbaɪn] noun [countable]
Word forms "wind turbine":
singular wind turbine plural wind turbines
a large machine like a windmill used for producing electricity from the wind

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