Campini engine


Cam·​pi·​ni engine
: 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

Word History


after Campini, 20th century Italian airplane engine designer

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“Campini engine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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