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Pelton Wheel

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A form of impulse turbine or water wheel, consisting of a row of double cup-shaped buckets arranged round the rim of a wheel and actuated by one or more jets of water playing into the cups at high velocity.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Pelton Wheel'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/p/pelton-wheel.html. 1828.

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