turboprop engine

noun

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

First Known Use of turboprop engine

1947


TURBOPROP ENGINE Defined for English Language Learners

turboprop engine

noun

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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