turboramjet engine

tur·​bo·​ram·​jet engine | \ ˈtərbōˈramˌjet- \

Definition of turboramjet engine

: a jet engine consisting essentially of a turbojet engine with provisions for burning additional fuel in the tail pipe or the portion of the engine to the rear of the turbine and thus making it possible to obtain higher gas temperatures in the exhaust jet than can be tolerated by the turbine blades

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turbo- + ramjet engine

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“Turboramjet engine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turboramjet%20engine. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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