turbo-propeller engine

[ tur-boh-pruh-pel-er ]
/ ˈtɜr boʊ prəˌpɛl ər /

noun Aeronautics.

a jet engine with a turbine-driven propeller that produces the principal thrust, augmented by the thrust of the jet exhaust.



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Also called propjet engine, turboprop engine.

Origin of turbo-propeller engine

First recorded in 1945–50

Words nearby turbo-propeller engine

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