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turboprop engine

noun

Simple Definition of turboprop engine

  • : a type of powerful engine that has a turbine which spins a propeller

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of turboprop engine

  1. :  a jet engine designed to produce thrust principally by means of a propeller driven by a turbine with additional thrust usually obtained by the rearward discharge of hot exhaust gases

1947

First Known Use of turboprop engine

1947


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