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scramjet:see jet propulsionjet propulsion,
propulsion of a body by a force developed in reaction to the ejection of a high-speed jet of gas. Jet Propulsion Engines
The four basic parts of a jet engine are the compressor, turbine, combustion chamber, and propelling nozzles.
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Essentially a ramjet engine, intended for flight at hypersonic speeds. Derived from supersonic combustion ramjet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.