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