Turbojet meaning

tûr'bō-jĕt'
A jet engine having a turbine-driven compressor and developing thrust from the exhaust of hot gases.
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An aircraft in which a turbojet is used.
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A tunnel-like reaction engine in which air is drawn in, compressed by spinning blades attached to the turbine shaft, and mixed with atomized fuel, with the resultant mixture being ignited in combustion chambers to produce a powerful jet that drives the engine's turbines and provides thrust.
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An aircraft propelled by such an engine.
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A type of gas turbine in which air, drawn into a combustion chamber by fans, is rapidly heated by combusted fuel, creating air pressure that drives turbines and provides jet propulsion. The turbines drive the fans, while the air and exhaust expelled from the rear of the engine provide the forward thrust.
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An aircraft powered by an engine or engines of this type.
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A jet engine that develops thrust solely from high-speed exhaust gases expelled from a turbine that drives a compressor.
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Origin of turbojet

  • turbo- +"Ž jet
    From Wiktionary