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A gas turbine engine that powers a rotating cylindrical shaft, as to a pump or a helicopter rotor.
a propulsion system used mainly in helicopters and hovercraft, where the shaft is connected to a gearbox and transmits power from a gas turbine
tur•bo•shaft(ˈtɜr boʊˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft)
a gas turbine used to deliver shaft power, as to a helicopter rotor. Also called tur′boshaft en`gine.