[ tur-boh-prop ]
/ ˈtɜr boʊˌprɒp /
THIS WEEK’S WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS POSITIVELY FELICIFIC
Do you study our Words of the Day with great assiduity? See how many you remember from March 30 to April 5!
Question 1 of 7
Words nearby turboprop
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences 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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012