Simple Definition of jet propulsion
: 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
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