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Definition of the noun ramjet

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noun - plural: ramjets

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

Alternative definition of the noun ramjet

noun

  1. [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.

Characters

  1. Ramjet is the name of several transformers from the Transformers series. All have been Decepticon aligned characters who turn into jets, usually white.
  2. Ramjet: Gage Reinhart is a superhero, a member of the superhero team Dynamo 5, which appears books of the same name from Image Comics. Created by writer Jay Faerber and artist Mahmud A. Asrar, he first appeared in Dynamo 5 #1.

Phrases with Ramjet

  1. ramjet engine
  2. Bussard Ramjet

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ramjet

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Google previewHow Spacecraft Fly (2008)

Spaceflight Without Formulae by Graham Swinerd

Consequently, the ramjet is a relatively simple device—effectively a tube with an intake at one end, an exhaust nozzle at...

Google previewHypothetical Spacecraft and Interstellar Travel (2015)

by Ezekiel Nygren

manned interstellar craft • See interstellar probes, interstellar travel The Bussard ramjet is an idea to use nuclear fusion ...

Google previewThe Cosmic Perspective (2016)

Astronomy, Astronomy by CTI Reviews

Ramjet is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers series. All have been Decepticon aligned characters who turn into jets, usually white. The Higgs boson or Higgs particle is an elementary particle initially theorised in ...

Google previewBritain's Jet Age (2016)

From the Meteor to the Sea Vixen by Guy Ellis

Fourthly, the ramjet is a simple engine with no moving parts. Here forward speed rams air into the front of the engine and so requires an assisted takeoff, such as an air launch or a catapult. Thrust is then dependent on increasing the forward ...

Google previewThe Essential Cosmic Perspective (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Ramjet is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers series. All have been Decepticon aligned characters who turn into jets, usually white. A telescope is an instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by ...

Google previewQR, S Versability (2015)

by Roger J. Maderia

A ramjet is an engine for a jet. A railcar is a car on the railroad. A compartment to sleep is a roomette. A raillink is a short connecting rail line. A railhead is where the line does end. A railway is a light rail system. Lighter weight equipment is the ...

Google previewThe Cosmic Perspective, Stars and Galaxies (2016)

Astronomy, Extragalactic astronomy by CTI Reviews

Ramjet: Ramjet is the name of several fictional characters from.

Google previewThe Cosmic Compendium: Interstellar Travel (2015)

by Rupert W Anderson

manned interstellar craft • See interstellar probes, interstellar travel The Bussard ramjet is an idea to use nuclear fusion ...

Google previewApplied Gas Dynamics (2010)

by Ethirajan Rathakrishnan

A ramjet is a simple air-breathing engine. It consists of a diffuser, a combustion chamber and an exhaust nozzle, as shown in Figure 11.1. Air entering the diffuseris compressed to attain the low-speed levelrequiredfor combustion.

Google previewThermodynamics and Energy Conversion (2014)

by Henning Struchtrup

Ramjet A ramjet is a simple engine for aircraft propulsion which works without mov- ing parts. In a simple thermodynamic model it works as follows (seen from an observer resting with the aircraft): Air enters the diffuser where it is decelerated ...

Google previewFuture Spacecraft Propulsion Systems (2009)

Enabling Technologies for Space Exploration by Claudio Bruno, Paul A. Czysz

sufficient to sustain ramjet operation. The rocket ejector ramjet is a means of providing sufficient nozzle enthalpy and pressure ...

Google previewGas Turbines (2014)

A Handbook of Air, Land and Sea Applications by Claire Soares

The ramjet is the simplest thrust engine configuration, employing no rotating turbomachinery. The ram air is diffused in a convergent-divergent intake then passed directly to the combustor. It is accelerated to supersonic jet velocity using a ...

Google previewDictionary of Space Technology (2013)

by Joseph Angelo

ramjet A reaction (jet-propulsion) engine containing neither compressor nor turbine that depends for its operation on theair compression accomplished by the forward motion ofthe vehicle. The ramjet has a ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

~ram - ram ~rambbunkshls - rambunctlous ~rambool - ramble ~ramlfle - ramlfy ~ramlflkkaeshln - ramlflcatlon ~ramjet - ramjet ~ramp - ramp ~rampaart - rampart ~rampaej - rampage ~ramplnt - rampant ~ramppaejls - rampageous ~ramraad ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

integral rocket ramjet ; internal rate of return IRR Individual Ready Reserves; Institute of Race Relations IRRA Industrial Relations Research Association IRRC Investor Responsibility ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Anthony G. Atkins, Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

SCRAMJET (Supersonic Combustion RAMJET) A ramjet in which the combustion takes place in a supersonic airstream. scrap Surplus material which remains after a machining or forming operation to produce a component. scraper ring See ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Physics (2013)

by Robert Besancon

Fluid Piston engine/propeller D/P Surrounding air Turbojet D/P TFD Surrounding air Turbofan D/P TFD Surrounding air Turboprop D/P Surrounding air Turbo-ramjet TFD Surrounding air Ramjet D/P Surrounding air Pulsejet D/P Surrounding ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

ramjet — (*) A jet-propulsion engine containing neither compressor nor ...

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Scrabble value of R1A1M3J8E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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