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turboprop engine

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turboprop engine

noun

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

Full Definition of TURBOPROP ENGINE

:  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

First Known Use of TURBOPROP ENGINE

1947

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