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Definition of JET

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Jet \Jet\, n.
     Same as 2d {Get}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Jet \Jet\, n. [OF. jet, jayet, F. ja["i]et, jais, L. gagates, fr. Gr. ?; -- so called from ? or ?, a town and river in Lycia.] [written also {jeat}, {jayet}.] (Min.) A variety of lignite, of a very compact texture and velvet black color, susceptible of a good polish, and often wrought into mourning jewelry, toys, buttons, etc. Formerly called also {black amber}. [1913 Webster]

     {Jet ant} (Zool.), a blackish European ant ({Formica fuliginosa}), which builds its nest of a paperlike material in the trunks of trees. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Jet \Jet\, n. [F. jet, OF. get, giet, L. jactus a throwing, a throw, fr. jacere to throw. Cf. {Abject}, {Ejaculate}, {Gist}, {Jess}, {Jut}.] [1913 Webster]
     1. A shooting forth; a spouting; a spurt; a sudden rush or gush, as of water from a pipe, or of flame from an orifice; also, that which issues in a jet. [1913 Webster]

     2. Drift; scope; range, as of an argument. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

     3. The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

     {Jet propeller} (Naut.), a device for propelling vessels by means of a forcible jet of water ejected from the vessel, as by a centrifugal pump.

     {Jet pump}, a device in which a small jet of steam, air, water, or other fluid, in rapid motion, lifts or otherwise moves, by its impulse, a larger quantity of the fluid with which it mingles. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Jet \Jet\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jetting}.] [F. jeter, L. jactare, freq. fr. jacere to throw. See 3d {Jet}, and cf. {Jut}.] [1913 Webster]
     1. To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

              he jets under his advanced plumes!    --Shak. [1913 Webster]

              To jet upon a prince's right.         --Shak. [1913 Webster]

     2. To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken. [Obs.] --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]

     3. To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Jet \Jet\, v. t.
     To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
     [1913 Webster]

           A dozen angry models jetted steam.       --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

JET
         Java Emitter Templates (Java, EMF)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

JET
         Joint Engineering Team


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

86 Moby Thesaurus words for "jet":
     Jet Liner, anabasis, ascension, ascent, black, blowtorch, business jet, charcoal, clamber, climb, climbing, coal, crow, ebon, ebony, elevation, escalade, fountain, gush, gyring up, increase, ink, inky, jet plane, jetty, jump, leap, levitation, mount, mounting, multi-jet, night, pitch, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pulse-jet, ramjet, raven, rise, rising, rocketing up, sable, saltation, shooting up, single-jet, sloe, smoke, smut, soaring, soot, spout, spring, sprit, spritz, spurt, surge, tailless jet, takeoff, taking off, tar, turbojet, twin-jet, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphill, upleap, uplift, upping, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, vault, zooming


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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