ramjet

ramjet
ramjet 1942, from RAM (Cf. ram) (v.) + JET (Cf. jet) (v.).

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  • Ramjet (Transformers) — Ramjet is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. All have been Decepticon aligned characters who turn into jets. Transformers: Generation 1Transformers character name =Ramjet caption = affiliation… …   Wikipedia

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  • ramjet (engine) — or ramjet [ram′jet΄] n. a jet engine, without moving parts, in which the air for oxidizing the fuel is continuously compressed by being rammed into the inlet by the high velocity of the aircraft …   English World dictionary

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