turbo-propeller engine

noun
tur·​bo-propeller engine | \ ¦tər(ˌ)bō+...- \

Definition of turbo-propeller engine

: a jet engine having a turbine-driven propeller and designed to produce thrust principally by means of a propeller although additional thrust is usually obtained from the hot exhaust gases which issue in a jet

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History and Etymology for turbo-propeller engine

turbo- + propeller + engine

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“Turbo-propeller engine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turbo-propeller%20engine. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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