Definition of Turbojet engine
1. Noun. A jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust.
Terms within: Afterburner, Gas Turbine
Group relationships: Fan-jet, Fanjet, Turbofan, Turbojet, Propjet, Turbo-propeller Plane, Turboprop
Generic synonyms: Jet Engine
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Literary usage of Turbojet engine
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1. Global Competitiveness of U. S. Advanced-Technology Manufacturing Industries ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... 1 A turbojet engine uses a gas turbine to produce thrust that moves the ... engine is a turbojet engine with a gearbox and a propeller attached; ..."
2. Aerospace Plane Technology: Research and Development in Japan and Australia (1994)
"... Turbojet-Ramjet An air-breathing engine consisting of a turbojet engine mounted within a ramjet duct. At low speeds, the engine operates as a turbojet. ..."
3. New Materials Society, Challenges and Opportunities: New Materials Markets (1993)
"... corrosion, and use temperature of superalloys form a barrier to further substantial improvement of the turbojet engine. At full engine power, ..."