turbojet

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turbojet:

see turbineturbine,
rotary engine that uses a continuous stream of fluid (gas or liquid) to turn a shaft that can drive machinery.

A water, or hydraulic, turbine is used to drive electric generators in hydroelectric power stations.
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turbojet

[′tər·bō‚jet]
(aerospace engineering)
A jet engine incorporating a turbine-driven air compressor to take in and compress the air for the combustion of fuel (or for heating by a nuclear reactor), the gases of combustion (or the heated air) being used both to rotate the turbine and to create a thrust-producing jet.

turbojet

1. a gas turbine in which the exhaust gases provide the propulsive thrust to drive an aircraft
2. an aircraft powered by one or more turbojets