Definition of turboprop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtɜːbəʊprɒp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɜːrboʊprɑːp//
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  1. 1a turbine engine that produces forward movement by turning a propeller (= a set of spinning blades) See related entries: Aircraft
  2. 2 a plane that gets its power from this type of engine See related entries: Aircraft
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: turboprop