Is it pronounced Turbin or turbine?
Most Americans outside of your part of the country pronounce it Turbin, whether it’s for full scale engines or models. In England they will, of course, say Turbine with the long I sound. Every one of them will fanatically tell you this is the correct way! Same as “again” They say “agayn”, we say “agehn”.
What is the pronunciation of turbines?
I say tur-bins and tur-bine. Steam turbine engineer here.
What does Turbine mean?
A turbine ( or ) (from the Latin turbo, a vortex, related to the Greek τύρβη, tyrbē, meaning “turbulence”) is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work. The work produced by a turbine can be used for generating electrical power when combined with a generator.