turbojet engine


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turbojet engine

n
(Aeronautics) a gas turbine in which the exhaust gases provide the propulsive thrust to drive an aircraft

tur′bojet en`gine


n.
a jet-propulsion engine in which air is compressed for combustion by a turbine-driven compressor.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turbojet engine - a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrustturbojet engine - 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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