jet plane


noun

an airplane moved by jet propulsion.

Nearby words

  1. jet engine,
  2. jet gun,
  3. jet injection,
  4. jet lag,
  5. jet pipe,
  6. jet propulsion,
  7. jet set,
  8. jet ski,
  9. jet stream,
  10. jet wash

Origin of jet plane

First recorded in 1940–45

Also called jet, jet airplane.

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Examples from the Web for jet plane

  • And they didn't seem to be going fast enough so that I'd expect to hear a roar like a jet-plane.

    The Fourth Invasion|Henry Josephs


British Dictionary definitions for jet plane

jet plane

noun

an aircraft powered by one or more jet engines
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