Definitions for jetdʒɛt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jetdʒɛt(n.; v.; adj.)jet•ted, jet•ting
(n.)a stream of a liquid, gas, or small solid particles forcefully shooting forth from a nozzle, orifice, etc.
something that issues in such a stream, as water or gas.
a spout or nozzle for emitting liquid or gas.
Ref: jet plane.
Ref: jet engine.
(v.i.)to move or travel by jet propulsion or jet plane.
to be shot forth in a stream.
(v.t.)to transport by jet plane.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to shoot (something) forth in a stream.
(adj.)pertaining to, associated with, or involving a jet, jet engine, or jet plane.
in the form of or producing a jet or jet propulsion:
a jet nozzle.
Origin of jet:
1580–90; < MF jeter to throw < L jactāre, freq. of jacere to throw
a hard black coal, susceptible of a high polish, sometimes used in jewelry.
a deep black.
(adj.)of the color jet; black as jet.
Origin of jet:
1350–1400; ME jet, get < OF jaiet蠐 L gagātēs < Gk (líthos) gagatēs Gagatic (stone), after Gágai, town in Lycia
jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane(noun)
an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
jet, squirt, spurt, spirt(noun)
the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
jet, blue jet, reverse lightning(noun)
atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C(noun)
street names for ketamine
an artificially produced flow of water
coal-black, jet, jet-black, pitchy, sooty(verb)
of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth
"Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
fly a jet plane
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a fast plane
military fighter jets
a stream of liquid or gas moving with great force
a jet of water from the fire truck's hose
same as 2d Get
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
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
drift; scope; range, as of an argument
the sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold
to strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude
to jerk; to jolt; to be shaken
to shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out
to spout; to emit in a stream or jet
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a hard, black, bituminous lignite, capable of an excellent polish and easily carved, hence useful for trinkets and ornaments, which have been made of it from very early times; is found in France, Spain, and Saxony, but the best supplies come from Whitby, Yorkshire.
Translations for jet
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sudden, strong stream or flow (of liquid, gas, flame or steam), forced through a narrow opening
Firemen have to be trained to direct the jets from their hoses accurately.
- تَيار هواء أو غازArabic
- jatoPortuguese (BR)
- der StrahlGerman
- -stråle; stråleDanish
- فوران؛ برون جهشFarsi
- ईसामसीह की रोयल के थोलिक समाज का सदस्यHindi
- (víz-, gáz-, gőz)sugárHungarian
- (액체, 가스 등의) 분출, 분사Korean
- srovė, čiurkšlėLithuanian
- sprut, stråle; blussNorwegian
- فوران؛ برون جهشPersian
- stråle, ström, lågaSwedish
- 噴射Chinese (Trad.)
- کسی پتلی چیز سے نکلنے والی پانی یا گیس وغیرہ کی تیز دھارUrdu
- 喷射Chinese (Simp.)
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