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jet enginenoun [C]

uk   us  
a very powerful engine. When fuel is burned inside the engine, hot air and gases are produced and then pushed out of the back of the engine at high speed, forcing the engine forward.
Translations of “jet engine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 噴射引擎…
in Russian реактивный двигатель…
in Turkish jet motoru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喷气发动机…
in Polish silnik odrzutowy…
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