Definition of Turbofan engine

1. Noun. A jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turbofan Engine

turbochargers
turbocharges
turbocharging
turbocompressor
turbocompressors
turbodiesel
turbodiesels
turbodrill
turbodrills
turboelectric
turboencabulator
turboencabulators
turboexpander
turboexpanders
turbofan
turbofan engine (current term)
turbofans
turbogenerator
turbogenerators
turbojet
turbojet engine
turbojets
turboload
turboloader
turboloaders
turboloads
turbomachine
turbomachinery
turbomachines
turbomolecular pumps

Literary usage of Turbofan engine

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1. Global Competitiveness of U. S. Advanced-Technology Manufacturing Industries ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"A turbofan engine consists of a turbojet with an enclosed fan attached to the front of the engine, which is larger in diameter than the engine itself. ..."

2. Aerospace Plane Technology: Research and Development in Japan and Australia (1994)
"When fuel is added and burned downstream of the turbine, a turbofan engine can operate efficiently from Mach 0 to 2.5. Turbofan-Ramjet An air-breathing ..."

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