1A jet engine in which the jet gases also operate a turbine-driven compressor for compressing the air drawn into the engine.
More example sentences
- Rather than using a rotating compressor like a turbojet engine, the forward velocity and vehicle aerodynamic design compress air into the engine.
- Such turbine engines are also called jet engines and they embrace a family of products: turbojets, turbofans, and turboprops.
- It had four turbojet engines with afterburners, and was the first supersonic aircraft with engine pods mounted outboard on the wings.
Definition of turbojet in:
- The US English dictionary