turbine bucket


turbine bucket
The blades of a turbine wheel. See turbine blades.

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  • Bucket — Buck et, n. [OE. boket; cf. AS. buc pitcher, or Corn. buket tub.] 1. A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids. [1913 Webster] The old oaken bucket, the iron bound bucket, The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bucket — n. pl. bucketfuls [buk′it] n. [ME boket < Anglo Fr buket, dim. of OE buc, pitcher, bulging vessel, orig., belly < IE * bhou , var. of base * bheu : see BIG] 1. a deep, round container with a flat bottom and a curved handle, used to hold or… …   English World dictionary

  • Turbine — Tur bine, n. [L. turbo, inis, that which spins or whirls round, whirl.] 1. A water wheel, commonly horizontal, variously constructed, but usually having a series of curved floats or buckets, against which the water acts by its impulse or reaction …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turbine wheel — Turbine Tur bine, n. [L. turbo, inis, that which spins or whirls round, whirl.] 1. A water wheel, commonly horizontal, variously constructed, but usually having a series of curved floats or buckets, against which the water acts by its impulse or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bucket (machine part) — For other uses, see Bucket (disambiguation) and Scoop. A bucket (also called a scoop to qualify shallower designs of tools) is a specialized container attached to a machine, as compared to a bucket adapted to the form of a human being. It is a… …   Wikipedia

  • turbine — /terr bin, buyn/, n. any of various machines having a rotor, usually with vanes or blades, driven by the pressure, momentum, or reactive thrust of a moving fluid, as steam, water, hot gases, or air, either occurring in the form of free jets or as …   Universalium

  • bucket — /buk it/, n., v., bucketed, bucketing. n. 1. a deep, cylindrical vessel, usually of metal, plastic, or wood, with a flat bottom and a semicircular bail, for collecting, carrying, or holding water, sand, fruit, etc.; pail. 2. anything resembling… …   Universalium

  • bucket — /ˈbʌkət / (say bukuht) noun 1. a vessel, usually round with flat bottom and a semicircular handle, for carrying water, sand, etc. 2. anything resembling or suggesting this. 3. one of the scoops attached to or forming the endless chain in certain… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bucket — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French buket, from Old English būc pitcher, belly; akin to Old High German būh belly Date: 13th century 1. a typically cylindrical vessel for catching, holding, or carrying liquids or solids 2.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fire bucket — Bucket Buck et, n. [OE. boket; cf. AS. buc pitcher, or Corn. buket tub.] 1. A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids. [1913 Webster] The old oaken bucket, the iron bound bucket …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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