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  • noun Attributive form of jet engine


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  • For more than an hour Swans performed at jet-engine volume, drawing out songs from the most savage reaches of its back catalog, like "Your Property" from 1984's "Cop."

    In concert: Swans at Black Cat

  • •Government contractors are scrambling to figure out what a shutdown might mean for the hundreds of thousands of non-government workers who do everything from building jet-engine parts to education research to emptying the trash in government buildings.

    As clock ticks, tension rises over a federal shutdown

  • Helping GE's performance will be a favorable tax rate and strong jet-engine orders.

    GE Finding It Tough to Move the Needle

  • The downturn crimped many of UTC's business units, a diverse group that includes jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney, Otis Elevator and Carrier air and heating appliances, which suffered with the global construction industry.

    United Technologies Chief Plots Course for Recovery

  • While those steps reduced the company's rhenium use by two-thirds, GE also started a global recycling partnership with other jet-engine makers to further cut the need for new metal.

    Testing Their Metals

  • Scrap-metal companies now fish out jet-engine parts from the general steel scrap heap because the rhenium-bearing alloy parts garner a premium.

    Testing Their Metals

  • United Technologies owns jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney.

    Deal Talk Spurs Traders to Aerospace Firms

  • That's Rolls-Royce the jet-engine pioneers, rather than the carmaker, which is now owned by the Bavarians.

    Letters: The secrets of Germany's success

  • For more than an hour, Swans performed at jet-engine volume, drawing out songs from the most savage reaches of its back catalogue, such as "Your Property" from 1984's "Cop."

    Swans at Black Cat: Taking flight with the subtlety of a jet

  • By tweaking the mix of other hardening additives like nickel and molybdenum, which are cheaper and more abundant, GE was able to cut the rhenium content in its jet-engine blades to 3% from 6%.

    Testing Their Metals


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    April 28, 2011