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turboshaft

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noun tur·bo·shaft \ˈtər-bō-ˌshaft\

Definition of turboshaft

  1. :  a gas turbine engine that is similar in operation to a turboprop engine but instead of being used to power a propeller is used through a transmission system for powering other devices (as helicopter rotors and pumps)



1958

First Known Use of turboshaft

1958


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