Definition of Ramjet

1. Noun. A simple type of jet engine; must be launched at high speed.

Exact synonyms: Atherodyde, Athodyd, Flying Drainpipe, Ramjet Engine
Generic synonyms: Jet Engine



Definition of Ramjet

1. Noun. (aviation) A jet engine in which forward motion forces air into an inlet, compressing it (as opposed to having a pump type device compressing the air for combustion with fuel), and where combustion is subsonic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ramjet

1. a type of engine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ramjet

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ramjet (current term)
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Literary usage of Ramjet

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1. Mantech Project Book, 1992 (1993)
"ADVANCED ramjet STRUCTURES MANUFACTURING STUDY CONTRACT NUMBER: F33615-89-C-5708 STATEMENT OF NEED Task 22 The Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile ..."

2. World Directory of Aerospace Vehicle Research and Development (1991)
"2 of the ONERA ATD ramjet Cells Nos. 8 and 9 Figure V.64: Tests on 180-mm Caliber Ramrocket in Test Stand No. 3 of the ONERA ATD ramjet Cells Nos. ..."

3. Aerospace Plane Technology: Research and Development in Japan and Australia (1994)
"During all operating modes, high-temperature combustion gases are expanded through the exhaust nozzle to produce thrust. A turbojet-ramjet engin* provides ..."

4. Identification of Promising Naval Aviation Science and Technology Opportunities by Nsb, National Academies Press (U.S.), National Research Council (2006)
"These would require highly efficient engines (or other power sources) thai overcome the adversities of RS Fry. 2(X)4. "A Century of ramjet Propulsion ..."

5. Future Air Force Needs for Survivability by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"ramjet propulsion systems have been highly evolved, and flight tests have ... Before a ramjet or scramjet is ever started, the vehicle must be moving with ..."

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