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fanjet

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[fan-jet]
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noun
  1. Also called turbofan. a jet engine having a large impeller that takes in air, which is used partly for the combustion of fuel and partly as exhaust.
  2. an airplane having one or more such engines.
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Origin of fanjet

1880–85, in earlier sense; fan1 + jet1
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British Dictionary definitions for fanjet

fanjet

noun
  1. another name for turbofan (def. 1), turbofan (def. 2)
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