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pulse jet Syllabification: pulse jet
Pronunciation: /ˈpəls ˌjet/

Definition of pulse jet in English:


A type of jet engine in which combustion is intermittent, with the ignition and expulsion of each charge of mixture causing the intake of a fresh charge.
Example sentences
  • It employed a novel pulse jet engine (which made a distinctive sound, hence the name buzz bomb) and short wings to carry its 1,874-pound warhead to targets up to 150 miles.
  • One of the systems that goes into the AIM tank is a pulse jet air cleaner.
  • Those of us in the industry that are not privy to the details of the propulsion system guess the pearls are the result of a pulse jet type systems.
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