Meaning of “jet engine” in the English Dictionary

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"jet engine" in British English

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jet enginenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒet ˌen.dʒɪn/ us /ˈdʒet ˌen.dʒɪn/

(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 aircraft forward by sending hot air and gases under pressure out behind it

(Definition of “jet engine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)