Steam turbine

Steam turbine
  A device that converts high-pressure steam, produced in a boiler, into mechanical energy that can then be used to produce electricity by forcing blades in a cylinder to rotate and turn a generator shaft.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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