HyperDic: turbofan_engine

English > 1 sense of the expression turbofan engine:
NOUNartifactturbofan engine, fanjet, fan-jet, fanjet engine, turbojet, turbojet engine, turbofana jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
English > turbofan engine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust.
Synonymsfanjet, fan-jet, fanjet engine, turbojet, turbojet engine, turbofan
Part offanjet, fan-jet, turbofan, turbojetAn airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
propjet, turboprop, turbo-propeller planeAn airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine
PartsafterburnerA device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
gas turbineturbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion
Broaderjet engineA gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
Spanishturbojet, turborreactor
Catalanturbojet

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