fan-jet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fan-jet a jet engine in which a fan driven by a turbine provides extra air to the burner and gives extra thrust
    • n fan-jet an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fan-jet A spraying and spreading device attached to the nozle of a hose or to a fountain.
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Usage

In literature:

A tiny jet of gas made a glimmer in the fan-light of Mrs. Downey's boarding-house next door.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
Dean knew he was lost in the blinding instant while that fiery jet was sweeping in a fan-shaped sector of vivid green.
"Two Thousand Miles Below" by Charles Willard Diffin
With a whoosh, the squat craft lifted on its rockets, its jet-driven fan carried it up, folded, and the rocket engine took over.
"The Secret of the Ninth Planet" by Donald Allen Wollheim
The jets of the fan nozzle are depressed to prevent being knocked out of alignment.
"Advanced Toy Making for Schools" by David M. Mitchell
Jet trimmings abounded, and the waving fans were black.
"Spanish Highways and Byways" by Katharine Lee Bates
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In news:

Fans rain down insults on Jets at halftime of Thanksgiving game.
Want a little glimpse into how Jets fans are feeling about their team right now.
Now that the Dolphins are officially the " Hard Knocks " team, NFL fans won't be able to settle in to watch the Jets for an hour each week with their popcorn, or as Rex Ryan famously said, a g**d*** snack.
The Jets fan known as Fireman Ed announced his retirement in a guest column published in Monday's editions of the free newspaper Metro.
Miami Dolphins and New York Jets fans couldn't get enough of these young gunslingers.
Russia and its hockey fans have beenstunned by the crash of a jet carrying one of the country's topteams.
Starting with Friday's preseason opener against the Jets, Bengals officials are implementing revised security procedures for fan entry.
CORTLAND — If fans were waiting for a show at the Jets' first open practice of the year, they got it at the very end.
Winnipeg Jets salute fans after giving them their first win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the MTS Centre on Oct 17, 2011.
Although the New York Jets are 5-2, their home shutout loss after a bye week isn't sitting well with fans.
New York Jets owner Woody Johnson disputes the "circus" label many fans and media have used to describe his team, instead saying "we're deadly serious here.".
Jets fans, pumped up for the AFC Championship.
Jets fans know this first hand.
Jets Fans, Rejoice : Favre's Collapsing Again.
Jet Fans' Dilemma: Pigskin or Shul.
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In science:

The jet emission is seen superposed onto a fan-shaped nebulosity that is most evident in the I-band filter.
HST and spectroscopic observations of the L1551 IRS5 jets (HH154)
The XZ Tau A jet knots show a surprising variety of forms, including fans, bow shocks, and shells, some of which suddenly appear and then fade away with a year or two.
A Multi-Epoch HST Study of the Herbig-Haro Flow from XZ Tauri
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