pulse-jet engine

noun
\ ˈpəls-ˈjet- How to pronounce pulse-jet engine (audio) \

Definition of pulse-jet engine

: a jet engine designed to produce a pulsating thrust by the intermittent flow of hot gases

First Known Use of pulse-jet engine

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Pulse-jet engine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulse-jet%20engine. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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