idling jet

idling jet

[′īd·liŋ ‚jet]
(mechanical engineering)
A carburetor part that introduces gasoline during minimum load or speed of the engine.
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Not only that, the wings have strobes in, the under carriage flashes and it has a huge 4000 watt sound system giving special effects of an idling jet turbine engine.
The final actions were uneventful except for the drastic falling sensation that comes when an idling jet being towed at 20,000 feet is let go.