Definition of jet propulsion in English:

jet propulsion

Line breaks: jet pro|pul¦sion


[mass noun]
  • Propulsion by the backward ejection of a high-speed jet of gas or liquid.
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    • The pilot returned to his writing and work on a system of jet propulsion.
    • He simply did not understand nuclear power, jet propulsion, or the new space age.
    • The combination of the twin hull and water jet propulsion provides very high and very responsive manoeuvrability.

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