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jet plane

an airplane moved by jet propulsion.
Also called jet, jet airplane.
Origin of jet plane
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Going halfway around the world by jet plane is inevitably a trifle disorienting.
  • The telescope is securely mounted into the jet plane on a spherical bearing.
  • In the sky above him, it might have been possible to spot a jet plane.
  • It's part jet plane, helicopter and all-terrain vehicle loaded with guns at its side and mounted on its top.
  • One example that clearly shows inertia is the pouring of coffee on a jet plane.
British Dictionary definitions for jet plane

jet plane

an aircraft powered by one or more jet engines
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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