Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A gas turbine engine that powers a rotating cylindrical shaft, as to a pump or a helicopter rotor.

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  • noun A gas-turbine engine designed to transmit power by means of a geared shaft, used in helicopters and for land and marine vehicular and stationary applications.

Etymologies

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turbo- +‎ shaft

Examples

  • The Longbow looked like a mosquito, with its slightly dipped rotors and stubby wings set against a long, slender body, a large General Electric T700-GE-701 turboshaft engine mounted high on each side of the fuselage.

    Call to Treason

  • G ULL EMEC ASCENDEDthe turboshaft of Sentok Nor, the Cardassian-engineered space station that glittered in the sky above Betazed.

    The Battle of Betazed

  • G ULL EMEC ASCENDEDthe turboshaft of Sentok Nor, the Cardassian-engineered space station that glittered in the sky above Betazed.

    The Battle of Betazed

  • Grabbing Soloman by the arm, Gold pulled the Bynar close to him and hurled them both into the yawning darkness of the turboshaft.

    Miracle Workers

  • Forcing the turbolift doors apart with the opener revealed the darkened walls of the turboshaft.

    Miracle Workers

  • Grabbing Soloman by the arm, Gold pulled the Bynar close to him and hurled them both into the yawning darkness of the turboshaft.

    Miracle Workers

  • Forcing the turbolift doors apart with the opener revealed the darkened walls of the turboshaft.

    Miracle Workers

  • Forcing the turbolift doors apart with the opener revealed the darkened walls of the turboshaft.

    Miracle Workers

  • Forcing the turbolift doors apart with the opener revealed the darkened walls of the turboshaft.

    INTERPHASE: BOOK TWO

  • Grabbing Soloman by the arm, Gold pulled the Bynar close to him and hurled them both into the yawning darkness of the turboshaft.

    INTERPHASE: BOOK TWO

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