turbojet engine

noun
|Updated on: 19 May 2018

Definition of turbojet engine

: a jet engine in which a turbine drives a compressor that supplies air to a burner and hot gases from the burner drive the turbine before being discharged rearward

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First Known Use of turbojet engine

1944

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turbojet engine

Definition of turbojet engine for English Language Learners

  • : a type of powerful jet engine


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