jet propulsion


jet propulsion

noun

: the use of a jet engine to create forward movement of an airplane, missile, etc.

Full Definition of JET PROPULSION

:  propulsion of a body produced by the forwardly directed forces of the reaction resulting from the rearward discharge of a jet of fluid; especially :  propulsion of an airplane by jet engines

First Known Use of JET PROPULSION

1867

Rhymes with JET PROPULSION

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