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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jet-propelled plane mean? 

  The noun JET-PROPELLED PLANE has 1 sense:

1. an airplane powered by one or more jet engines

  Familiarity information: JET-PROPELLED PLANE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1jet-propelled plane [BACK TO TOP]


An airplane powered by one or more jet engines

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


jet; jet plane; jet-propelled plane

Hypernyms ("jet-propelled plane" is a kind of...):

aeroplane; airplane; plane (an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets)

Meronyms (parts of "jet-propelled plane"):

jet engine (a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "jet-propelled plane"):

fan-jet; fanjet; turbofan; turbojet (an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine)

jetliner (a large jet plane that carries passengers)

jumbo jet; jumbojet (a very large jet plane)

twinjet (a jet plane propelled by two jet engines)

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