a jet-propulsion engine in which air from the atmosphere is compressed for combustion by a turbine-driven compressor.
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Origin of turbojet engine
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby turbojet engine
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British Dictionary definitions for turbojet engine
a gas turbine in which the exhaust gases provide the propulsive thrust to drive an aircraft
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