fan-jet

noun
\ ˈfan-ˌjet How to pronounce fan-jet (audio) \

Definition of fan-jet

: a jet engine having a fan that operates in a duct and draws in extra air whose compression and expulsion provide extra thrust also : an airplane powered by a fan-jet engine

First Known Use of fan-jet

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Fan-jet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fan-jet. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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