turboprop

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tur·bo·prop

 (tûr′bō-prŏp′)
n.
1. A turbojet engine used to drive an external propeller.
2. An aircraft in which a turboprop is used. Also called propjet.

turboprop

(ˌtɜːbəʊˈprɒp)
n
1. (Aeronautics) an aircraft propulsion unit where a propeller is driven by a gas turbine
2. (Aeronautics) an aircraft powered by turboprops

tur•bo•prop

(ˈtɜr boʊˌprɒp)

n.
2. an airplane equipped with one or more turbo-propeller engines.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turboprop - an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engineturboprop - an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine
fanjet engine, turbofan engine, turbojet engine, turbojet, turbofan, fanjet, fan-jet - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
propeller plane - an airplane that is driven by a propeller
Translations

turboprop

[ˈtɜːbəʊˈprɒp]
A. Nturbohélice m
B. CPDturbohélice

turboprop

[ˈtɜːrbəʊprɒp] n (= engine) → turbopropulseur m

turboprop

n (= engine)Propellerturbine f, → Turboprop f; (= aircraft)Turbo-Prop-Flugzeug nt

turboprop

[ˌtɜːbəʊˈprɒp] nturboelica m inv
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