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turbojet engine

turbojet engine

noun

: a type of powerful jet engine

Full Definition of TURBOJET ENGINE

:  a jet engine in which a turbine drives a compressor that supplies air to a burner and hot gases from the burner drive the turbine before being discharged rearward

First Known Use of TURBOJET ENGINE

1944

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