turbocompound engine

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Definition of turbocompound engine

: an engine compounded by using the exhaust jet of the principal component to drive smaller auxiliary turbines

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turbo- + compound

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“Turbocompound engine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turbocompound%20engine. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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