Definition of Aircraft engine

1. Noun. The engine that powers and aircraft.

Group relationships: Aircraft
Generic synonyms: Engine



Definition of Aircraft engine

1. Noun. An internal combustion piston engine or Wankel engine used to propel an aircraft ¹

2. Noun. Any engine for propelling an aircraft, including jet engines and rocket engines etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aircraft Engine

aircar
aircars
aircheck
airchecks
aircoach
aircoaches
airconditioned
airconditioner
airconditioners
airconditioning
aircraft
aircraft attitude
aircraft attitudes
aircraft carrier
aircraft carriers
aircraft engine (current term)
aircraft engines
aircraft landing
aircraftlike
aircraftman
aircraftmen
aircrafts
aircraftsman
aircraftsmen
aircraftswoman
aircraftswomen
aircraftwoman
aircraftwomen
aircrane
aircranes

Literary usage of Aircraft engine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactionsby European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical by European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical Society of t (1869)
"1487 1944 Aircraft-Engine Torque Instruments. Godsey, Langer. ... 1500 1944 Electrical Measurements on Aircraft- Engine Ignition Circuits. Berkey. ..."

2. Aircraft in War and Commerce by William Hibbert Berry (1918)
"The aircraft engine does all its work at practically full power. ... The aircraft engine of to-day is not akin to the standard motor-car one. ..."

3. Internal-combustion Engines: Their Principles and Applications to Automobile by Wallace Ludwig Lind (1920)
"THE UNION ENGINE Another vertical, 6-cylinder aircraft engine is the Union ... In external appearance the rotary aircraft engine resembles the radial engine ..."

4. Global Competitiveness of U. S. Advanced-Technology Manufacturing Industries ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"To date, composites have been used in LCA floors, flat sections of wings, landing gear doors, and on aircraft engine nacelles.32 Technology Transfer ..."

5. The Air Force and the Great Engine War by Robert W. Drewes (1995)
"But in the aircraft engine business, events continually arise to challenge the dominant position of one rival and provide opportunity to the other. ..."

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