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turbojet

tur·bo·jet

turbojet

 
pronunciation:
tuhr bo jet
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tunnel-like engine in which air compressed by turbine-driven spinning blades and mixed with atomized fuel is ignited, producing a powerful jet of hot gases that provides thrust and also drives the turbine; turbojet engine.
definition 2: an aircraft that has one or more of these engines.