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jet propulsion

noun

Simple Definition of jet propulsion

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of jet propulsion

  1. :  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

1867

First Known Use of jet propulsion

1867

Rhymes with jet propulsion



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