One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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/
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