gas turbine

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turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion

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Navy finds gas-turbine engines attractive because they scale nicely to large powers, are relatively small and self-contained, and are relatively easy to maintain.
The use of gas-turbine engines is yet another example of our policy of continual environmental improvement.
Jewel of the Seas, one of four Royal Caribbean ships equipped with smokeless gas-turbine engines, was recognized for its use of a very refined, distillate fuel, which virtually eliminates airborne emissions compared to internal combustion engines.
Royal Caribbean's sister cruise line, Celebrity Cruises, also operates four ships powered by gas-turbine engines.
This superalloy material is in the form of a single crystal, and as such is used as turbine blade material in high-performance commercial gas-turbine engines.