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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.
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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
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tur•bo•prop

(ˈtɜr boʊˌprɒp)

n.
2. an airplane equipped with one or more turbo-propeller engines.
[1940–45]
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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
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Translations

turboprop

[ˈtɜːbəʊˈprɒp]
A. Nturbohélice m
B. CPDturbohélice
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turboprop

[ˈtɜːrbəʊprɒp] n (= engine) → turbopropulseur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

turboprop

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

[ˌtɜːbəʊˈprɒp] nturboelica m inv
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The fleet of Bombardier commercial aircraft in the Asia Pacific region is steadily growing with 365 Q Series turboprops, CRJ regional jets and C Series airliners now ordered by, or in service with approximately 50 customers and operators in the region.
Bombardier Aerospace (TSX: BBD.A) (TSX: BBD.B) said that Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet has signed a conditional order for 20 Q400 NextGen turboprops following the letter of intent to purchase the aircraft that was announced by WestJet on May 1, 2012.
Royal Air Maroc reportedly is planning to establish a regional subsidiary called Atlas Inter, which will start flying in March with eight leased turboprops (most likely ATR 72s).
Including turboprops, of which it delivered 10, overall regional aircraft deliveries were off 33.3% to 26.
has signed a firm order for nine Q400 turboprops. The transaction is a conversion of options booked by the airline's parent company WestJet and will increase WestJet Encore's fleet to 45 Q400 aircraft.
The Q400 and Q400 NextGen airliners are 70 to 80 seat large turboprops designed for short-haul operations.
Earlier turboprop demand forecast was too low ATR believes that its earlier forecast of demand for 1,400 new turboprops in the next 10 years may be on the low side.
Demand for turboprops continues to increase along with the cost of fuel, but it is unlikely that any new models will be introduced to the market and there could be a shortage of used turboprops over the next two years, according to Michael Magnusson, president and CEO of Saab Aircraft Leasing.
Ontario, April 27 -- Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today welcomed Biman Bangladesh Airlines ("Biman"), the national flag carrier airline of Bangladesh to the family of Q400 aircraft operators following confirmation that it has signed an agreement with Smart Aviation Company of Cairo, Egypt for the lease of two Q400 NextGen turboprops.
Continental has issued an RFP for up to 24 70-seat turboprops. Jul 19, 2006