resojet engine

reso·​jet engine | \ ˈrezōˌjet- \

Definition of resojet engine

: a jet engine consisting essentially of a continuously open air inlet, a diffuser, a combustion chamber, and an exhaust nozzle, having fuel admitted continuously, and having resonance established within the engine so that there is a pulsating thrust produced by the intermittent flow of hot gases

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resonance + jet + engine

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“Resojet engine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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