Definition of Jet-propelled

1. Adjective. Propelled by (or as if propelled by) a jet engine.

Partainyms: Jet Propulsion



Definition of Jet-propelled

1. Adjective. propelled by a jet engine ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jet-propelled

jesting
jestingly
jestings
jestress
jestresses
jests
jesty
jesuit
jesuits
jet
jet-black
jet-engine
jet-lagged
jet-pack
jet-packs
jet-propelled (current term)
jet-propelled plane
jet-setter
jet-setters
jet-setting
jet-ski
jet black
jet bridge
jet bridges
jet d'eau
jet ejector pump
jet engine
jet engines
jet fighter
jet fighters

Literary usage of Jet-propelled

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1. A Manual of Naval Architecture for Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1900)
"The results were strikingly in favour of the twin-screw boat. She attained 10 knots with 90 IHP, while the jet-propelled ..."

2. Transactions of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland by Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (1904)
"While, therefore, a jet-propelled vessel could hold her own against these, ... If the modern screw ship steamed 10 knots, the jet-propelled ship with the ..."

3. A Manual of Naval Architecture: For the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy by William Henry White (1882)
"The twin-screw boat attained 9£ knots with 80 indicated horsepower : while her jet-propelled rival attained 8 knots with rather more indicated horse-power. ..."

4. Hydraulics by Stanley Dunkerley (1908)
"Thorneycroft constructed a jet-propelled boat with scoop and a second-class ... Thus the screw boat has twice the efficiency of a jet-propelled boat, ..."

5. Journal by Helicopter Association of Great Britain (1894)
"The first alternative suggested to him that they should energetically develop the jet-propelled rotor principle, since it was at short-range that such a ..."

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