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or fan′ jet`,
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.
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|Noun||1.||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
|2.||fanjet - 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
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
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