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English Dictionary: jet by the DICT Development Group
7 results for jet
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    Synonym(s): coal-black, jet, jet-black, pitchy, sooty
  1. an airplane powered by one or more jet engines [syn: jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane]
  2. the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
    Synonym(s): jet, squirt, spurt, spirt
  3. a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
  4. atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
    Synonym(s): jet, blue jet, reverse lightning
  5. street names for ketamine
    Synonym(s): K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C
  6. an artificially produced flow of water
    Synonym(s): fountain, jet
  1. issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
    Synonym(s): jet, gush
  2. fly a jet plane
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Jet \Jet\, n.
      Same as 2d {Get}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Jet \Jet\, n. [OF. jet, jayet, F. ja[8b]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[94]l.), a blackish European ant ({Formica
            fuliginosa}), which builds its nest of a paperlike
            material in the trunks of trees.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Jet \Jet\, v. t.
      To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
               A dozen angry models jetted steam.         --Tennyson.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Jet \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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   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}.]
      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.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Jet, OK (town, FIPS 38000)
      Location: 36.66676 N, 98.18071 W
      Population (1990): 272 (164 housing units)
      Area: 0.8 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 73749
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