Turbo-jet engine

turbojet engine

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

Origin:
1940–45

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

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