axial-centrifugal compressor

axial-centrifugal compressor

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A combination of centrifugal- and axial-flow compressors in a gas turbine engine. The axial-flow compressor is ahead and serves as a low-pressure compressor, while the centrifugal-flow compressor is in the rear and functions as a high-pressure compressor.