Definition of Scramjet

1. Noun. (aviation) A jet engine capable of propelling an aircraft at hypersonic speeds; combustion of the fuel/air mixture occurs at supersonic speeds ¹



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Definition of Scramjet

1. a type of aircraft engine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scramjet

scrambing
scramble
scramble competition
scramble net
scrambled
scrambled egg
scrambled eggs
scrambler
scramblers
scrambles
scrambling
scramblingly
scramblings
scrambly
scrambs
scramjet (current term)
scramjets
scrammed
scramming
scrams
scran
scranch
scranched
scranches
scranky
scrannel
scrannels
scrannier
scranny
scrans

Literary usage of Scramjet

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1. Aerospace Plane Technology: Research and Development in Japan and Australia (1994)
"However, not all major components of 1 final scramjet engine can be tested, since the final engine configuratio has not yet been determined. ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Small- scale scramjet inlets are tested in air in the ... scramjet model size in both facilities is approximately 6 x ..."

3. World Directory of Aerospace Vehicle Research and Development (1991)
"NAL Ram/scramjet Engine Test Facility Description: The NAL Ram/Scran\jet Engine Test Facility will be an intermittent blowdown wind tunnel with steam ..."

4. A Review of United States Air Force and Department of Defense Aerospace by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"The Air Force is working on two scramjet programs: (1) the hypersonic technology (HyTech) single-engine demonstrator (SED), to be used on a liquid ..."

5. Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"B12 Hypersonic hydrocarbon-fueled scramjet DoD has had operational hypersonic ... In addition, the Air Force scramjet-engine-demonstrator is being developed ..."

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