jet airplane

noun
variants: or less commonly jet plane

Definition of jet airplane

: an airplane powered by a jet engine that utilizes the surrounding air in the combustion of fuel or by a rocket-type jet engine that carries its fuel and all the oxygen needed for combustion

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First Known Use of jet airplane

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Jet airplane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jet%20airplane. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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jet airplane

noun

Kids Definition of jet airplane

: an airplane powered by a jet engine

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