Definition of Turboprop

1. Noun. An airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine.




Definition of Turboprop

1. Noun. A type of gas turbine aircraft engine that drives and obtains essentially all thrust from an external (typically unducted) propeller. ¹

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Definition of Turboprop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turboprop

turbogenerators
turbojet
turbojet engine
turbojets
turboload
turboloader
turboloaders
turboloads
turbomachine
turbomachinery
turbomachines
turbomolecular pumps
turbomycin
turbond
turbonds
turboprop (current term)
turboprops
turbopump
turbopumps
turboramjet
turboramjets
turborocket
turborockets
turbos
turboshaft
turboshafts
turbostratic
turbostratically
turbosupercharger
turbosuperchargers

Literary usage of Turboprop

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1. Aviation Competition: Regional Jet Service Yet to Reach Many Small Communities by Jayetta Z. Hecker, Steven C. Martin (2001)
"turboprop replacement Airline replaced turboprop service with RJ service. turboprop supplement Airline added RJ service to existing turboprop operations, ..."

2. Commercial Aviation: Air Service Trends at Small Communities Since October 2000 by Jayetta Z. Hecker (2002)
"51 Two separate regressions were estimated using jet and turboprop departures as the dependent variables. Results are similar when the employment variable ..."

3. Petroleum Marketing Annual (1992)Technology (1994)
"The number of turboprop aircraft is expected to grow from 6174 in 1998 to 7240 ... These forecasts assume that the turboprop fleet grows by approximately 90 ..."

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