turbo jet engine

turbojet engine

a jet-propulsion engine in which air from the atmosphere is compressed for combustion by a turbine-driven compressor.


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turbojet engine
a gas turbine in which the exhaust gases provide the propulsive thrust to drive an aircraft

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