jetlike

jetlike

(ˈdʒɛtˌlaɪk)
n
resembling a jet in form or function
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Yet, neither of these analytical models allows for jetlike profiles of wind within complex profiles of stability, common attributes of the Great Plains environment.
Julak, "Plasma jetlike point-to-point electrical discharge in air and its bactericidal properties," IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol.
Then it gathers itself together into a vertical, jetlike structure, like a cat preparing to spring.
This last group is then placed in global perspective, where it is seen "creep[ing] at horse and buggy pace toward gaining a cup of coffee at a lunch counter" while "The nations of Asia and Africa are moving with jetlike speed toward gaining political independence" (292).
The nations of Asia and Africa are moving with jetlike speed toward gaining political independence, but we still creep at horse-and-buggy pace toward gaining a cup of coffee at a lunch counter.
"We have seen evidence for jetlike outflows in the Cassiopeia A remnant before, but these are much clearer and the compositional information will aid in diagnosing what happened," he adds.
McFadden's close control and jetlike pace may be too much for a Lithuanian side which, although well-drilled and always willing, is limited in the extreme.
Over millions of years, the Egg Nebula's central star has expelled carbon and nitrogen gases into space, some in the form of jetlike outflows.
Major deviations are primarily associated with marginally resolved coastal and other jetlike currents, such as the Agulhas retroflected flow, (bottom) As in (top), but at 2,084 m.
And surprisingly, the clumps don't align with a jetlike feature seen in previous optical and X-ray observations.
New observations suggest that the jetlike release of carbon monoxide, which sublimes at temperatures much lower than water, provides the oomph.
From 50 to 30 km from the shore, a westerly jetlike flow prevailed, its upper edge descending rapidly with distance (and time) from 1.2 km to 400 m, followed by dissolution of the jet as AE traversed onshore of 20 km.