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turboshaft

[tur-boh-shaft, -shahft] /ˈtɜr boʊˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft/
noun, Aeronautics
1.
a gas turbine used to deliver shaft power, as to a helicopter rotor.
Also called turboshaft engine.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; turbo- + shaft
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