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turbojet engine

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noun
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
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British Dictionary definitions for turbojet engine

turbojet engine

noun
a gas turbine in which the exhaust gases provide the propulsive thrust to drive an aircraft
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