turbo-electric

[ tur-boh-i-lek-trik ]
/ ˌtɜr boʊ ɪˈlɛk trɪk /

adjective

noting, pertaining to, or utilizing machinery that includes a generator driven by a turbine: turbo-electric engine; turbo-electric propulsion.

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Origin of turbo-electric

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for turbo-electric

turbo-electric
/ (ˌtɜːbəʊɪˈlɛktrɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or using an electric generator driven by a turbineturbo-electric propulsion
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