Meaning of TURBOSHAFT in English

TURBOSHAFT

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtər-bō-ˌshaft ]

noun

Date: 1958

: a gas turbine engine that is similar in operation to a turboprop engine but instead of being used to power a propeller is used through a transmission system for powering other devices (as helicopter rotors and pumps)

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