fanjet

or fan jet

[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.

Origin of fanjet

1880–85, in earlier sense; fan1 + jet1
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Related Words for fanjet

rocket, fanjet, pulsejet, ramjet, turbofan, turbojet, turboprop

British Dictionary definitions for fanjet

fanjet

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