Definitions for "Jet engine"
an engine that uses a jet of gases to push an aircraft through the air. The jet is produced by sucking air into the front of the engine compressing it and mixing it with burning fuel
a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
a heat engine that is propelled in a forward direction as the result of the escape of hot gases from the rear of the engine
a powerful workhorse-but you would not think of constantly running it at full throttle
a good description for the noise--my husband describes it as a cement mixer