prop-fan

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propfan ou prop-fan [pʀɔpfan] n. m.
ÉTYM. 1979; mot angl., abrév. de propeller fan (1953), de propeller « hélice », et fan « ventilateur ».
Techn. Anglic. Hélice d'avion à huit ou dix pales recourbées capable de fonctionner à des vitesses transsoniques.

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