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engine

noun apparatus, appliance, contraption, convenience, device, facility, generator, locomotive, machine, machinery, means, meehanical aid, mechanical device, mechanism, method, motor, muscle power, power plant, powerhouse, source of power, tool, transducer, transformer, turbine, utensil, utility
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83 - 5000mph - and set a new record for a plane powered by an air-breathing engine.
This is the first time we will have flown an aircraft with an air-breathing engine at seven times the speed of sound.
Whereas the Meteor is powered by a ramjet - an air-breathing engine which enhances range and potency - Raytheon argues that traditional, and less expensive, rocket technology is adequate.