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airplane a machine that can fly because of the force of air upon its wings; plane. An airplane is driven by propellers or a jet engine.
jet engine an engine that causes forward movement by the power of a stream of gases being forced out under pressure in the opposite direction. Jet engines are often used in aircraft.
jet-propelled using the power of a jet engine or engines.
jet propulsion a way of giving aircraft and some small ships the power to move forward. Jet propulsion forces air and hot gases under high pressure to go through a jet nozzle.
jet stream a narrow band of strong, fast wind several miles above the earth's surface. The jet stream usually flows from west to east.
spurt a rush or squirt of liquid or steam; spout; jet. [1/5 definitions]
squirt to be shot out in a thin jet; spurt. [4/5 definitions]
thrust the force that pushes a jet or rocket engine forward as it takes off. [1/4 definitions]