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turbopump

[ tur-boh-puhmp ]
/ ˈtɜr boʊˌpʌmp /
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noun
a turbine-driven pump, as one used to feed propellant to a rocket engine.
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Origin of turbopump

First recorded in 1900–05; turbo- + pump1
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