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fan·jet

 (făn′jĕt′)
n.

fanjet

(ˈfænˌdʒɛt)
n
(Aeronautics) another name for turbofan1, turbofan2

fan′jet`

or fan′ jet`,



n.
1. Also called turbofan. a jet engine having a large impeller that takes in air for use partly for the combustion of fuel and partly as exhaust.
2. an airplane having such engines.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fanjet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
fanjet engine, turbofan engine, turbojet engine, turbojet, turbofan, fanjet, fan-jet - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane - an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
2.fanjet - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrustfanjet - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
afterburner - a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
fanjet, fan-jet, turbofan, turbojet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
gas turbine - turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine
jet engine - a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
propjet, turboprop, turbo-propeller plane - an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine
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