athodyd


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ath·o·dyd

 (ăth′ə-dĭd′)
n.
A simple, essentially tubular jet engine, such as a ramjet.

[a(ero)- + th(erm)ody(namic) + d(uct).]

athodyd

(ˈæθəʊˌdaɪd)
n
(Aeronautics) another name for ramjet
[C20: from a(ero)-th(erm)ody(namic) d(uct)]
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Noun1.athodyd - a simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed
jet engine - a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion