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jet-propelled

[jet-pruh-peld] /ˈdʒɛt prəˈpɛld/
adjective
1.
propelled by a jet engine or engines.
2.
Informal. having a force or speed suggesting something propelled by a jet engine; fast or powerful.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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Examples from the web for jet-propelled
  • Along with jellyfish, squid and other cephalopods are the only jet-propelled animals in the oceans.
  • Because these are jet-propelled craft, you will not be able to turn if you let off the throttle.
British Dictionary definitions for jet-propelled

jet-propelled

adjective
1.
driven by jet propulsion
2.
(informal) very fast
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