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Driven by jet propulsion.
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1. (Aeronautics) driven by jet propulsion
2. informal very fast
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1. propelled by a jet engine or engines.
2. suggesting a jet engine in force or speed.
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Adj.1.jet-propelled - propelled by (or as if propelled by) a jet engine
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[ˈdʒetprəˈpeld] ADJa reacción, a chorro
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[ˌdʒɛtprəˈpɛld] adj (aeroplane) → a reazione
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(dʒet) noun
1. a sudden, strong stream or flow (of liquid, gas, flame or steam), forced through a narrow opening. Firemen have to be trained to direct the jets from their hoses accurately.
2. a narrow opening in an apparatus through which a jet comes. This gas jet is blocked.
3. an aeroplane driven by jet propulsion. We flew by jet to America.
ˈjet-lag noun
symptoms such as tiredness and lack of concentration caused by flying a long distance in a short period of time.
ˌjet-proˈpelled adjective
driven by jet propulsion. jet-propelled racing-cars.
jet propulsion a method of producing very fast forward motion (for aircraft, missiles etc) by sucking air or liquid etc into a jet engine
and forcing it out from behind.
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