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turbo-propeller engine

[tur-boh-pruh-pel-er] /ˈtɜr boʊ prəˌpɛl ər/
noun, Aeronautics
1.
a jet engine with a turbine-driven propeller that produces the principal thrust, augmented by the thrust of the jet exhaust.
Also called propjet engine, turboprop engine.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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