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turboprop

[tur-boh-prop]
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noun
  1. turbo-propeller engine.
  2. an airplane equipped with one or more turbo-propeller engines.
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Origin of turboprop

First recorded in 1940–45; turbo- + prop3
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Related Words for turboprop

rocket, fanjet, pulsejet, ramjet, turbofan, turbojet, turboprop

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British Dictionary definitions for turboprop

turboprop

noun
  1. an aircraft propulsion unit where a propeller is driven by a gas turbine
  2. an aircraft powered by turboprops
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