Share this entry

turbofan
American English: /ˈtərboʊˌfæn/
British English: /ˈtəːbəʊfan/

Translation of turbofan in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The thrust of the two turbofan engines on underwing pylons would be uprated or derated to reflect the number of seats, allowing the same engine to be used on all three versions.
    • Such turbine engines are also called jet engines and they embrace a family of products: turbojets, turbofans, and turboprops.
    • They have also ordered two versions of Predator B with turbofan jet engines.

Definition of turbofan in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day haughty
    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    adjective
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
    Cultural fact of the day

    Carnaval

    Carnaval is the three days of festivities preceding Lent, characterized by costumes, masks, drinking, music, and dancing. Spain's most colorful carnival is in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, and Cadiz's carnival is also famous. In Spanish-speaking Latin America, the carnivals of Uruguay, Bolivia, and Venezuela are very well known.