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turbofan

noun tur·bo·fan \ˈtər-bō-ˌfan\

Definition of TURBOFAN

1
:  a fan that is directly connected to and driven by a turbine and is used to supply air for cooling, ventilation, or combustion
2
:  a jet engine having a turbofan

First Known Use of TURBOFAN

1911

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