turboprop

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turbo- +‎ prop

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turboprop (plural turboprops)

  1. A type of gas turbine aircraft engine that drives and obtains essentially all thrust from an external (typically unducted) propeller.
  2. An aircraft that uses a turboprop engine.
    • 2018, "Airplane taken from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has crashed", in the Seattle Times [1]
      A 29-year-old mechanic took off in a Horizon Air Q400 turboprop at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Friday night []

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(type of gas-turbine aircraft engine): turbofan, turbojet, turboshaft, propfan, fanjet, HBFJ

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