jet engine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"jet engine" in British English

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jet enginenoun [C]

uk   us  
a very ​powerfulengine. When ​fuel is ​burned inside the ​engine, ​hotair and ​gases are ​produced and then ​pushed out of the back of the ​engine at high ​speed, ​forcing the ​engineforward.
(Definition of jet engine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jet engine" in American English

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jet enginenoun [C]

 /ˈdʒet ˌen·dʒən/
an engine that moves an ​aircraftforward by ​sendinghotair and ​gases under ​pressure out behind it
(Definition of jet engine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jet engine”
in Chinese (Simplified) 喷气发动机…
in Turkish jet motoru…
in Russian реактивный двигатель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 噴射引擎…
in Polish silnik odrzutowy…
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