Definition of pressure jet in US English:

pressure jet


  • 1Attributive Designating a type of oil burner in which the fuel is burned at a nozzle from which it is ejected under pressure as fine droplets.

  • 2A small jet engine mounted at the tip of a helicopter rotor blade and supplied with compressed air through a duct in the blade.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Times. From pressure + jet.


pressure jet

/ˈprɛʃə ˌdʒɛt/