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
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
Origin: [OF. jet, jayet, F. jaet, jais, L. gagates, fr. Gr. ; -- so called from or , a town and river in Lycia.]
Jet were an Australian rock band formed in 2001 while attending St Bede's College Mentone in Melbourne. The band consisted of lead guitarist Cameron Muncey, bassist Mark Wilson, and brothers Nic and Chris Cester on vocals/rhythm guitar and drums respectively. The group sold 6.5 million albums.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jet, n. a rich black variety of mineral coal, very hard and compact, taking a brilliant polish, used for ornaments.—adj. Jet′-black.—n. Jet′tiness.—adj. Jet′ty, made of jet, or black as jet. [O. Fr. jaet—L.—Gr. gagatēs, from Gagas, a town and river in Lycia, in Asia Minor, where it was obtained.]
jet, n. a spouting stream: a spout at the end of a gas-pipe emitting the flame.—v.t. to throw out, shoot forth.—v.i. to strut, to encroach arrogantly upon.—n. Jettatu′ra, the Evil-eye. [O. Fr. jetter—L. jactāre, to fling, freq. of jacĕre, to throw.]
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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'jet' in Nouns Frequency: #2000
The numerical value of jet in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of jet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It can only be done by a fighter jet.
Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.
What we've seen coincides perfectly with the advent of the jet airplane.
You could be following a jet ski...they could add scent. They could add mist.
But the water jet does very much increase the likelihood that this will happen.
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Translations for jet
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- струя, реакти́венBulgarian
- atzabeja, gaietaCatalan, Valencian
- Strahl, jettenGerman
- a chorro, azabache, a reacción, chorro, a propulsiónSpanish
- suihku, gagaatti, suutin, suihkumoottoriFinnish
- dýsa, strúturFaroese
- gicleur, jais, jet, noir de jaisFrench
- 漆黒, 射出, 貝褐炭, 噴射, 黒玉Japanese
- млазница, млазник, млаз, мла́зен по́гон, млазен, мла́зен мо́торMacedonian
- pikzwart, gitzwart, straal, koolzwartDutch
- bááshzhiniiNavajo, Navaho
- bocal, jato, azevichePortuguese
- jais, jiclor, motor cu reacție, duză, gagat, jet, cu reacțieRomanian
- па́трубок, жиклёр, реакти́вный, форсу́нка, реакти́вный дви́гатель, струя́, гага́тRussian
- gagatsvart, kolsvart, munstycke, beckkol, dysa, jet, stråle, gagat, becksvart, jetmotorSwedish
- rafadha, mtambo,, jetiSwahili
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