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- n. An internal combustion piston engine or Wankel engine used to propel an aircraft
- n. Any engine for propelling an aircraft, including jet engines and rocket engines etc.
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- n. the engine that powers and aircraft
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With Neil’s help, Thiokol managed not only to survive but also grow, in the expanded form of Cordant Technologies, into a manufacturer of solid-rocket motors, jet aircraft engine components, and high-performance fastening systems worth some $2.5 billion, with manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.