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turboprop

[tur-boh-prop] /ˈtɜr boʊˌprɒp/
noun
2.
an airplane equipped with one or more turbo-propeller engines.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; turbo- + prop3
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Examples for turboprop
  • Maybe it's the low rumble of nearby construction or the high whine of a turboprop.
  • Details are limited, but it appears to use conventional turboprop engines.
British Dictionary definitions for turboprop

turboprop

/ˌtɜːbəʊˈprɒp/
noun
1.
an aircraft propulsion unit where a propeller is driven by a gas turbine
2.
an aircraft powered by turboprops
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