or pulse-jet engine
[ puhls-jet ]
/ ˈpʌlsˌdʒɛt /
a jet engine equipped with valves that continuously open to admit air, then close during combustion, giving a pulsating thrust: used to power the V-1, a German buzz bomb, in World War II.
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