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ramjet

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noun ram·jet \ˈram-ˌjet\

Definition of ramjet

  1. :  a jet engine that consists essentially of a hollow tube without mechanical components and depends on the aircraft's speed of flight to compress the air which is supplied to a burner from which hot gases are discharged rearward



1942

First Known Use of ramjet

1942


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