- 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
An engine, generally a gas turbine, that develops thrust from a jet of hot gases produced by burning fuel in a combustion chamber.
(plural jet engines)
- attributive form of jet engine
- jet-engine noise