Definition of turboprop engine
: a jet engine designed to produce thrust principally by means of a propeller driven by a turbine with additional thrust usually obtained by the rearward discharge of hot exhaust gases
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TURBOPROP ENGINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turboprop engine for English Language Learners
: a type of powerful engine that has a turbine which spins a propeller
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