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Meaning of JET

Pronunciation:  jet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an artificially produced flow of water
  2. [n]  an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
  3. [n]  the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
  4. [n]  a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewellery or ornamentation
  5. [adj]  of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
  6. [v]  issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
  7. [v]  fly a jet plane
 

JET is a 3 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: achromatic, coal-black, fountain, gush, jet plane, jet-black, jet-propelled plane, pitchy, sooty, spirt, spurt, squirt
 
 See Also: aeroplane, airplane, aviate, brown coal, course, discharge, flow, flow, flowing, fly, jet engine, jumbo jet, jumbojet, lignite, outpouring, pilot, plane, run, run, spray, spritz, twinjet, wood coal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Jet\, n.
    Same as 2d {Get}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \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}.
    
    {Jet ant} (Zo["o]l.), a blackish European ant ({Formica
       fuliginosa}), which builds its nest of a paperlike
       material in the trunks of trees.
    
    
  3. \Jet\, n. [F. jet, OF. get, giet, L. jactus a throwing, a
    throw, fr. jacere to throw. Cf. {Abject}, {Ejaculate},
    {Gist}, {Jess}, {Jut}.]
    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.
    
    2. Drift; scope; range, as of an argument. [Obs.]
    
    3. The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type
       is cold. --Knight.
    
    {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.
    
    
  4. \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}.]
    1. To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be
       insolent; to obtrude. [Obs.]
    
             he jets under his advanced plumes!    --Shak.
    
             To jet upon a prince's right.         --Shak.
    
    2. To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken. [Obs.] --Wiseman.
    
    3. To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
    
    
  5. \Jet\, v. t.
    To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
    
          A dozen angry models jetted steam.       --Tennyson.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a jet flying overhead in your dream means of bad news from distant friends or misfortune in business.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An effluent stream from a restricted channel, including a fast current through a slower stream.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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 Liner, 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
 

 

 

 

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