noun aero·en·gine \¦er-ō-¦en-jən\
variants: or

aero engine

Definition of aeroengine




aero engines

  1. :  an engine designed to power an aircraft The company plans to build an aeroengine facility in the county, intending to invest $100 million to establish an assembly and test facility for its civil aerospace operations. — Richmond (Virginia) Times Dispatch, 19 Dec. 2008 Aeroengines will sometimes be used for other types of vehicles, such as boats, if a builder sees a need for unusual performance specifications.

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Origin and Etymology of aeroengine

aero- + 1engine

First Known Use: 1907

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a trip made at another's expense

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