axial-flow jet engine
axial-flow jet engine[′ak·sē·əl ′flō ¦jet ′en·jən]
A jet engine in which the general flow of air is along the longitudinal axis of the engine.
A turbojet engine that utilizes an axial-flow compressor and turbine.
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