propfan

[ prop-fan ]
/ ˈprɒpˌfæn /

noun

Aeronautics. a turbojet having a turbine-driven propeller that operates completely outside the jet engine.

Nearby words

  1. property damage insurance,
  2. property man,
  3. property right,
  4. property rights,
  5. property tax,
  6. prophage,
  7. prophase,
  8. prophecy,
  9. prophesy,
  10. prophet


Origin of propfan

First recorded in 1965–70; prop3 + fan1

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