[ tur-boh-prop ]
/ ˈtɜr boʊˌprɒp /
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Examples from the Web for turboprop
The EP-3E is a big plane, powered by four turboprop engines and carrying a crew of 24.
But Clive Irving points to some troubling instances in which other turboprop planes failed in icy weather.
British Dictionary definitions for turboprop
/ (ˌtɜːbəʊˈprɒp) /
an aircraft propulsion unit where a propeller is driven by a gas turbine
an aircraft powered by turboprops
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