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jet engine

noun [C]  /ˈdʒet ˌen·dʒən/
an engine that moves an aircraft forward by sending hot air and gases under pressure out behind it
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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