Also called turbofan. a jet engine having a large impeller that takes in air, which is used partly for the combustion of fuel and partly as exhaust.
an airplane having one or more such engines.
another name for turbofan (sense 1), turbofan (sense 2)
/ˈfæŋkəl/ verb (transitive) 1. to entangle noun 2. a tangle; confusion
[fan-leef] /ˈfænˌlif/ noun 1. a disease of grapevines, characterized by the deformation of into a fanlike shape and caused by a virus transmitted in grafting.
noun 1. a letter sent by an admiring fan, as to a celebrity.
[fan] /fæn/ noun 1. any device for producing a current of air by the movement of a broad surface or a number of such surfaces. 2. an implement of feathers, leaves, paper, cloth, etc., often in the shape of a long triangle or of a semicircle, for waving lightly in the hand to create a […]