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Noun: turbofan engine
  1. A jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
    - fanjet, fan-jet, fanjet engine, turbojet, turbojet engine, turbofan

Derived forms: turbofan engines

Type of: jet engine

Part of: fanjet, fan-jet, propjet, turbofan, turbojet, turboprop, turbo-propeller plane

Encyclopedia: Turbofan engine