Campini engine

noun Cam·pi·ni engine \(ˈ)kam¦pēnē-\

Definition of Campini engine

  1. :  an aircraft propulsion system consisting of a reciprocating-engine-driven compressor, a burner, and an exhaust nozzle from which the stream of air passing through the compressor is ejected to the rear with increased momentum

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Origin and Etymology of campini engine

after Campini, 20th century Italian airplane engine designer

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