jet plane

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Origin of jet plane

First recorded in 1940–45
Also called jet, jet airplane. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for jet plane

jet, Concorde, blowtorch, ramjet, turbojet

Examples from the Web for jet plane

Historical Examples of 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

  1. an aircraft powered by one or more jet engines
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