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Brown Boveri Turbine. Low-pressure exhaust turbine geared to propeller shaft of reciprocating engine. Reverses when going astern, and is then fed with live steam.

Brown Curtis Turbine. Impulse turbine of Curtis type and comĀ­pounded for velocity.

Brown Gyro Compass 58 Bulgeway

Brown Gyro Compass. British made gyro compass with several novel features. See 'Gyro Compass'. B.S.T. British Summer Time.

B.T.H. Curtis Turbine. Steam turbine (British Thomson-Houston) in which kinetic energy in first wheel is abstracted in two or more stages, and part of turbine is compounded for velocity and pressure.


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