pulse|jet «PUHLS JEHT», noun, or pulsejet engine,
a type of jet engine into which the air necessary for the burning of the fuel is admitted by valves in spurts; resonant jet; aeroresonator: »

This helicopter was powered with pulsejets, which is what the Nazi V-1 buzz bombs were (Harper's).

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