fanjet

or fan jet

[fan-jet]

noun

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.
an airplane having one or more such engines.

Nearby words

  1. fangio,
  2. fangirl,
  3. fangled,
  4. fango,
  5. fanion,
  6. fankle,
  7. fanleaf,
  8. fanlight,
  9. fannie,
  10. fannie mae

Origin of fanjet

1880–85, in earlier sense; fan1 + jet1

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British Dictionary definitions for fanjet

fanjet

noun

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