- i. A pair of stator and rotor rings form one stage of an axial-flow compressor. The rotating airfoils increase air velocity, which then changes into pressure in the numerous diverging ducts formed by the stator vanes.ii. Each section of a compressor during which the air pressure is progressively increased. A stage of compression consists of one row of blades and one row of stator vanes in an axial-flow compressor.
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