turboprop-engine

turbo-propeller engine

[tur-boh-pruh-pel-er]
noun Aeronautics.
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:
1945–50

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