HyperDic: jet_engine

English > 1 sense of the expression jet engine:
NOUNartifactjet enginea gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
English > jet engine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion.
Category offlame-outThe failure of a jet engine caused by an interruption of the fuel supply or by faulty combustion
Part ofjet, jet plane, jet-propelled planeAn airplane powered by one or more jet engines
Partsrotorrotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils
Narrowerfanjet, fan-jet, fanjet engine, turbojet, turbojet engine, turbofan, turbofan engineA jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
ramjet, ramjet engine, atherodyde, athodyd, flying drainpipeA simple type of jet engine
rocket, rocket engineA jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
Broaderreaction-propulsion engine, reaction engineA jet or rocket engine based on a form of aerodynamic propulsion in which the vehicle emits a high-speed stream
Spanishmotor de reacción, reactor

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