Definitions for "Turbofan"
Keywords:  turbine, thrust, fan, duct, jet
A type of jet engine in which a certain portion of the engine's airflow bypasses the combustion chamber.
gas-turbine core jet engine with extra turbine stages driving a large diameter fan which ducts most of the propulsive airflow round a core engine and generates most of the thrust
Gas turbine engine in which a large diameter fan in a short duct generates thrust.