Definition of jet engine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


jet engine

BrE BrE//ˈdʒet endʒɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒet endʒɪn//
Parts of a plane
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an engine that drives an aircraft forwards by pushing out a stream of gases behind it See related entries: Parts of a plane
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jet engine