Definition of jet propulsion in English:

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jet propulsion

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noun

[mass noun]
Propulsion by the backward ejection of a high-speed jet of gas or liquid.
Example sentences
  • 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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