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turbofan

tur·bo·fan

turbofan

 
pronunciation:
tuhr bo faen
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a turbojet engine in which a fan forces air diverted from the main engine directly into the hot turbine exhaust, adding to the total thrust.
definition 2: an airplane having such an engine.
definition 3: a turbine-driven fan.
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