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jet 1

 (jĕt)
n.
1. A dense black coal that takes a high polish and is used for jewelry.
2. A deep black.
adj.
1. Made of or resembling a dense, black, highly polished coal.
2. Black as coal; jet-black: jet hair.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman geet, from Latin gagātēs, from Greek, after Gagas, a town of Lycia.]

jet 2

 (jĕt)
n.
1.
a. A high-velocity fluid stream forced under pressure out of a small-diameter opening or nozzle.
b. An outlet, such as a nozzle, used for emitting such a stream.
c. Something emitted in or as if in a high-velocity fluid stream: "such myriad and such vivid jets of images" (Henry Roth).
2.
a. A jet-propelled vehicle, especially a jet-propelled aircraft.
b. A jet engine.
v. jet·ted, jet·ting, jets
v.intr.
1. To travel by jet aircraft: jetted from Houston to Los Angeles.
2. To move very quickly.
v.tr.
To propel outward or squirt, as under pressure: "Any man might ... hang around ... jetting tobacco juice" (Ross Lockridge, Jr.).

[French, from Old French, from jeter, to spout forth, throw, from Vulgar Latin *iectāre, alteration of Latin iactāre, frequentative of iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

JET

(dʒɛt)
n acronym for
(Atomic Physics) Joint European Torus; a tokamak plasma-containment device at Culham, Oxfordshire, for research into energy production by nuclear fusion

jet

(dʒɛt)
n
(Minerals)
a. a hard black variety of coal that takes a brilliant polish and is used for jewellery, ornaments, etc
b. (as modifier): jet earrings.
[C14: from Old French jaiet, from Latin gagātēs, from Greek lithos gagatēs stone of Gagai, a town in Lycia, Asia Minor]

JET

(dʒɛt)
n acronym for
(Atomic Physics) Joint European Torus; a tokamak plasma-containment device at Culham, Oxfordshire, for research into energy production by nuclear fusion

jet1

(dʒɛt)

n., v. jet•ted, jet•ting,
adj. n.
1. a stream of a liquid, gas, or small solid particles forcefully shooting forth from a nozzle, orifice, etc.
2. something that issues in such a stream, as water or gas.
3. a spout or nozzle for emitting liquid or gas.
v.i.
6. to move or travel by jet propulsion or jet plane.
7. to be shot forth in a stream.
v.t.
8. to transport by jet plane.
9. to shoot (something) forth in a stream.
adj.
10. pertaining to, associated with, or involving a jet, jet engine, or jet plane.
11. in the form of or producing a jet or jet propulsion: a jet nozzle.
[1580–90; < Middle French jeter to throw < Latin jactāre, frequentative of jacere to throw]

jet2

(dʒɛt)

n.
1. a hard black coal, susceptible of a high polish, sometimes used in jewelry.
2. a deep black.
adj.
3. of the color jet; black as jet.
[1350–1400; Middle English jet, get < Old French jaiet « Latin gagātēs < Greek (líthos) gagatēs Gagatic (stone), after Gágai, town in Lycia]

jet

(jĕt)
1. A rapid stream of liquid or gas forced through a small opening or nozzle under pressure: A jet of water shot out of the hose.
2. An aircraft or other vehicle propelled by a jet engine.
3. A jet engine.

jet


Past participle: jetted
Gerund: jetting

Imperative
jet
jet
Present
I jet
you jet
he/she/it jets
we jet
you jet
they jet
Preterite
I jetted
you jetted
he/she/it jetted
we jetted
you jetted
they jetted
Present Continuous
I am jetting
you are jetting
he/she/it is jetting
we are jetting
you are jetting
they are jetting
Present Perfect
I have jetted
you have jetted
he/she/it has jetted
we have jetted
you have jetted
they have jetted
Past Continuous
I was jetting
you were jetting
he/she/it was jetting
we were jetting
you were jetting
they were jetting
Past Perfect
I had jetted
you had jetted
he/she/it had jetted
we had jetted
you had jetted
they had jetted
Future
I will jet
you will jet
he/she/it will jet
we will jet
you will jet
they will jet
Future Perfect
I will have jetted
you will have jetted
he/she/it will have jetted
we will have jetted
you will have jetted
they will have jetted
Future Continuous
I will be jetting
you will be jetting
he/she/it will be jetting
we will be jetting
you will be jetting
they will be jetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jetting
you have been jetting
he/she/it has been jetting
we have been jetting
you have been jetting
they have been jetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jetting
you will have been jetting
he/she/it will have been jetting
we will have been jetting
you will have been jetting
they will have been jetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jetting
you had been jetting
he/she/it had been jetting
we had been jetting
you had been jetting
they had been jetting
Conditional
I would jet
you would jet
he/she/it would jet
we would jet
you would jet
they would jet
Past Conditional
I would have jetted
you would have jetted
he/she/it would have jetted
we would have jetted
you would have jetted
they would have jetted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jet - an airplane powered by one or more jet enginesjet - an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
fanjet, fan-jet, turbofan, turbojet - an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
jet engine - a gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
jetliner - a large jet plane that carries passengers
jumbo jet, jumbojet - a very large jet plane
twinjet - a jet plane propelled by two jet engines
2.jet - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)jet - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
outpouring, discharge, run - the pouring forth of a fluid
spray - a jet of vapor
spritz - a quick squirt of some liquid (usually carbonated water)
3.jet - a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
brown coal, lignite, wood coal - intermediate between peat and bituminous coal
4.jet - atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
atmospheric electricity - electrical discharges in the atmosphere
5.jet - street names for ketamine
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride - a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
6.jet - an artificially produced flow of water
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
Verb1.jet - issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth; "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the building"
course, flow, run, feed - move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
2.jet - fly a jet plane
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
aviate, pilot, fly - operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba"
Adj.1.jet - of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"

jet

noun
1. plane, aircraft, aeroplane, airplane (U.S. & Canad.), jet plane He had arrived from Jersey by jet.
2. stream, current, spring, flow, rush, flood, burst, spray, fountain, cascade, gush, spurt, spout, squirt benches equipped with water jets to massage your back and feet
verb
1. fly, wing, cruise, soar, zoom They spend a great deal of time jetting around the world.
2. stream, course, issue, shoot, flow, rush, surge, spill, gush, emanated, spout, spew, squirt a cloud of white smoke jetted out from the trees

jet 1

adjective
Of the darkest achromatic visual value:

jet 2

noun
A sudden swift stream of ejected liquid:
verb
To eject or be ejected in a sudden thin, swift stream:
Translations
تَيار هواء أو غازطائِرَه نَفّاثَهفَتْحَةٌ يَخْرُج منها الهواء النفّاثنَفَّاثَةٌنوع من الفَحْم شَديد السَّواد
струя
gagátgagátovýproudtryskatryskáč
jetflystrålestrålehovedgagatjet
suihkukonesuihkumoottorisuutingagaattisuihku
mlažnjak
bunaòotaòrÿstistútursvartaraf
ジェット機
제트기
ahāta-ahātsreaktīvā lidmašīnasprauslastrūkla
čierny jantárotvorprúdové lietadloz čierneho jantáru
curekreaktivno letalo
stråle
เครื่องบินเจ็ท
jetkara kehribarpüskürtme memesisiyah amberfışkırma
máy bay phản lực

jet

1 [dʒet]
A. N (= stone) → azabache m
B. CPD jet black Nnegro m azabache
see also jet-black
jet off VI + ADVsalir de viaje (en avión)

jet

2 [dʒet]
A. N
1. [of liquid, steam] → chorro m; [of flame] → llamarada f
2. (= nozzle) [of gas burner] → mechero m
3. (Aer) (= plane) → avión m a reacción, reactor m
B. VTlanzar en chorro, echar en chorro
C. VIchorrear, salir a chorro
D. CPD [aircraft, fighter, plane] → a reacción, a chorro
the jet age Nla época de los jet
jet engine N [of plane] → motor m a reacción, reactor m
jet lag Njet lag m (desfase debido a un largo viaje en avión)
to be suffering from jet lagtener jet lag
jet propulsion Npropulsión f por reacción, propulsión f a chorro
the jet set Nla jet set (Sp), el jet set (LAm), la alta sociedad
jet ski Nmoto f acuática
see also jet-ski jet stream Ncorriente f en chorro

jet

[ˈdʒɛt] n
(= aircraft) → avion m à réaction, jet m jet fuel
[gas, liquid] → jet m
(= stone) → jais m
jet off
vi
to jet off to Paris → prendre l'avion pour Paris
She's jetting off on a two-week holiday → Elle part en avion pour deux semaines de vacances.jet aircraft navion m à réactionjet black jet-black [ˌdʒɛtˈblæk] adjnoir(e) comme jaisjet engine nmoteur m à réactionjet fighter nchasseur m à réactionjet fuel nkérosène mjet lag nfatigue f due au décalage horaire
to suffer from jet lag → souffrir du décalage horairejet-lagged [ˈdʒɛtlægd] adj
to be jet-lagged → souffrir du décalage horaire

jet

:
jet airliner
nJet m, → Düsenflugzeug nt
jet-black
jet boat
nJetboot nt
jet engine
jet-engined
adjmit Düsenantrieb
jet fighter
nDüsenjäger m
jet foil
jet fuel
jet lag
nJetlag nt, → Schwierigkeiten pldurch den Zeitunterschied; he’s suffering from jeter hat Jetlag, er ist durch den Zeitunterschied völlig aus dem Rhythmus gekommen
jetlagged
adj to be jetan Jetlag leiden
jetliner
nJet m
jet plane
jet-powered, jet-propelled
adjmit Düsenantrieb
jet propulsion

jet

:
jet set
nJetset m
jet-set
vi he jetted off to Rioer ist im Jet nach Rio gedüst
jet-setter
nJetsetter(in) m(f); he has become a real jetder ist voll in den Jetset eingestiegen (inf)
jet-setting
adj jet personJetsetter(in) m(f); jet lifestyleJetsetleben nt
jet ski
nWassermotorrad nt
jet-ski
viWassermotorrad fahren
jet stream
n
(= air current)Jetstream m
(of jet engine) → Düsenstrahl m

jet

1
n
(of water, vapour)Strahl m; a thin jet of waterein dünner Wasserstrahl; a jet of gas(aus einer Düse) austretendes Gas
(= nozzle)Düse f
(= engine)Düsentriebwerk nt; (also jet plane)Düsenflugzeug nt, → Jet m
vi
(water etc)schießen
(= go by jet)mit einem Düsenflugzeug fliegen
(US inf)abdüsen (inf); I have to jetich muss jetzt weg attr (Aviat) → Düsen-, Jet-; jet pilotJetpilot(in) m(f)

jet

2
n (Miner) → Jet(t) m or nt, → Gagat m

jet

1 [dʒɛt]
1. n
a. (plane) → jet m inv, aereo a reazione
b. (of liquid, steam, gas) → getto; (of fountain) → zampillo
c. (nozzle, of gas burner) → becco, ugello (Aut) → spruzzatore m
2. adj (aircraft, propulsion) → a reazione; (fuel) → per aviogetto
3. vi (fam) (fly) → volare

jet

2 [dʒɛt] n (mineral) → giaietto

jet1

(dʒet) noun, adjective
(of) a hard black mineral substance, used for ornaments etc. The beads are made of jet; a jet brooch.
ˌjet-ˈblack adjective
very black. jet-black hair.

jet2

(dʒet) noun
1. 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.
2. a narrow opening in an apparatus through which a jet comes. This gas jet is blocked.
3. an aeroplane driven by jet propulsion. We flew by jet to America.
ˈjet-lag noun
symptoms such as tiredness and lack of concentration caused by flying a long distance in a short period of time.
ˌjet-proˈpelled adjective
driven by jet propulsion. jet-propelled racing-cars.
jet propulsion a method of producing very fast forward motion (for aircraft, missiles etc) by sucking air or liquid etc into a jet engine
and forcing it out from behind.

jet

نَفَّاثَةٌ tryskáč jetfly Düsenflugzeug αεριωθούμενο avión, jet suihkukone jet mlažnjak jet ジェット機 제트기 straalvliegtuig jetfly odrzutowiec avião a jacto, avião a jato реактивный самолет stråle เครื่องบินเจ็ท jet máy bay phản lực 喷射

jet

n. chorro; avión de propulsión.
References in classic literature ?
There was the garnet set which Aunt March wore when she came out, the pearls her father gave her on her wedding day, her lover's diamonds, the jet mourning rings and pins, the queer lockets, with portraits of dead friends and weeping willows made of hair inside, the baby bracelets her one little daughter had worn, Uncle March's big watch, with the red seal so many childish hands had played with, and in a box all by itself lay Aunt March's wedding ring, too small now for her fat finger, but put carefully away like the most precious jewel of them all.
So much strength of colouring, which must have given a wan and pallid aspect to cheeks of a fainter bloom, was admirably adapted to Pearl's beauty, and made her the very brightest little jet of flame that ever danced upon the earth.
Moving on, I at last came to a dim sort of light not far from the docks, and heard a forlorn creaking in the air; and looking up, saw a swinging sign over the door with a white painting upon it, faintly representing a tall straight jet of misty spray, and these words underneath -- The Spouter-Inn: --Peter Coffin.
At the instant of the dart an ulcerous jet shot from this cruel wound, and goaded by it into more than sufferable anguish, the whale now spouting thick blood, with swift fury blindly darted at the craft, bespattering them and their glorying crews all over with showers of gore, capsizing Flask's boat and marring the bows.
While the moon was behind one of those sharp fingers, its shadow was flung athwart the vacant heavens-- a long, slanting, clean-cut, dark ray--with a streaming and energetic suggestion of FORCE about it, such as the ascending jet of water from a powerful fire-engine affords.
Presently a great jet of white smoke burst from the ferryboat's side, and as it expanded and rose in a lazy cloud, that same dull throb of sound was borne to the listeners again.
she asked, snapping the elastic in her black jet bracelets after an irritating fashion she had.
I saw ripe bilberries gleaming here and there, like jet beads in the heath: I gathered a handful and ate them with the bread.
I'm not wandering: you're mistaken, or else I should believe you really WERE that withered hag, and I should think I WAS under Penistone Crags; and I'm conscious it's night, and there are two candles on the table making the black press shine like jet.
She wore a very purple dress, a black silk mantle with jet fringe on it and a black bonnet with purple velvet flowers which stuck up and trembled when she moved her head.
Her jet earrings were so modest in their pretensions that a Quaker might have looked at them and committed no sin.
But the strangest thing about it was, that from the crown of its head there sprung a bright clear jet of light, by which all this was visible; and which was doubtless the occasion of its using, in its duller moments, a great extinguisher for a cap, which it now held under its arm.