pulsejet
A jet-propulsion engine containing neither compressor nor turbine. Equipped with valves in the front which open and shut, it takes in air to create thrust in rapid periodic bursts rather than continuously.

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  • pulsejet — pulse·jet (pŭlsʹjĕt ) n. A jet engine in which air intake and combustion occur intermittently, producing rapid periodic bursts of thrust. * * * …   Universalium

  • pulsejet — noun a valved jet engine where combustion occurs in pulses, as used in the V 1 flying bomb See Also: pulse detonation engine, ramjet, scramjet, turbojet …   Wiktionary

  • pulsejet — pulse•jet [[t]ˈpʌlsˌdʒɛt[/t]] n. aer. a jet engine in which combustion occurs intermittently, owing to the opening and shutting of flap valves at the air intake • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • pulsejet — pulseˈjet or pulsˈojet noun In jet propulsion, an intermittent jet • • • Main Entry: ↑pulse …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulsejet (engine) — or pulsejet [puls′jet΄] n. a jet engine without a compressor or turbine, in which intermittent combustion provides the thrust * * * …   Universalium

  • pulsejet (engine) — or pulsejet [puls′jet΄] n. a jet engine without a compressor or turbine, in which intermittent combustion provides the thrust …   English World dictionary

  • pulsejet (engine) — or pulsejet [puls′jet΄] n. a jet engine without a compressor or turbine, in which intermittent combustion provides the thrust …   English World dictionary

  • pulsejet engine — /puls jet /, Aeron. a jet engine equipped with valves that continuously open to admit air, then close during combustion, giving a pulsating thrust: used to power the V 1, a German buzz bomb, in World War II. Also, pulse jet engine. Also called… …   Useful english dictionary

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