Definition of athodyd
: 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
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of athodyd
aero- + thermodynamic + duct
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up athodyd? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).