turboramjet


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turboramjet

[¦tər·bō′ram‚jet]
(aerospace engineering)
An aircraft engine that is a hybrid of a turbofan and a ramjet; operates as a ramjet for efficient propulsion at very high supersonic cruise speeds, or as a turbofan for relatively efficient propulsion at low flight speeds.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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