Meaning of TURBOSHAFT in English

TURBOSHAFT

"ˌˌ noun

Etymology: turbo- + 1 shaft

: 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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