Definition of jet engine in English:

jet engine

Syllabification: jet en·gine


  • An engine using jet propulsion for forward thrust, mainly used for aircraft.
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    • Most modern high-speed aircraft use a very different type of engine - the jet engine.
    • After World War II, the jet engine revolutionized bomber aircraft.
    • The jet engine and the rocket engine have different nozzles because they are harnessing two different kinds of propulsion.

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