athodyd

noun

ath·​o·​dyd
ˈathəˌdid
plural -s
: a jet engine consisting essentially of a continuous duct or tube of varying diameter which admits air at the forward end, adds heat to it by the combustion of fuel, and discharges it from the after end

Word History

Etymology

aero- + thermodynamic + duct

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“Athodyd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/athodyd. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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