turbo–propeller engine

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

Definition of turbo–propeller engine

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of turbo–propeller engine

turbo- + propeller + engine

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