- an airplane moved by jet propulsion.
Origin of jet plane
First recorded in 1940–45
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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
- an aircraft powered by one or more jet engines
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