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A simple, essentially tubular jet engine, such as a ramjet.
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(Aeronautics) another name for ramjet
[C20: from a(ero)-th(erm)ody(namic) d(uct)]
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|Noun||1.||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
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