Share this entry

Share this page

aero engine

Line breaks: aero en¦gine
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːrəʊˌɛndʒɪn
 
/

Definition of aero engine in English:

noun

British
An engine used to power an aircraft.
Example sentences
  • On the ground floor are actual aero engines of aircraft, past and present.
  • During the 1920s and 1930s, two distinct schools of thought had developed concerning military aero engines.
  • The firm manufactures car components, aero engines and components for helicopters.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…