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Definition 1: a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for turbofan in the sense of this definition

(turbofan is a kind of ...) a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion

(turbofan is a part of ...) a device that injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust

(turbofan is a part of ...) turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine

(... is part of turbofan) an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine

(... is part of turbofan) an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine

Definition 2: an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for turbofan in the sense of this definition

(turbofan is a kind of ...) an airplane powered by one or more jet engines

(turbofan is a part of ...) a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust

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