turbofan

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noun tur·bo·fan \ˈtər-bō-ˌfan\

Definition of turbofan

  1. 1 :  a fan that is directly connected to and driven by a turbine and is used to supply air for cooling, ventilation, or combustion

  2. 2 :  a jet engine having a turbofan

1911

First Known Use of turbofan

1911


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