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jet plane

n
(Aeronautics) an aircraft powered by one or more jet engines

jet′ plane′


n.
an airplane moved by jet propulsion.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jet plane - an airplane powered by one or more jet enginesjet plane - an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
fanjet, fan-jet, turbofan, turbojet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
jet engine - a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
jetliner - a large jet plane that carries passengers
jumbo jet, jumbojet - a very large jet plane
twinjet - a jet plane propelled by two jet engines
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