an engine for aircraft, ships, etc., operating on the principle of jet propulsion
- An engine that develops thrust by ejecting a jet, especially a jet of gaseous combustion products.
- An engine that obtains the oxygen needed from the atmosphere, used especially to propel aircraft and distinguished from rocket engines having self-contained fuel-oxidizer systems.
liquid propellant ramjet engine
(plural jet engines)
- attributive form of jet engine
- jet-engine noise