Definition of Jet. Meaning of Jet. Synonyms of Jet

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Definition of Jet

Jet
Jet Jet, n. Same as 2d Get. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Jet
Jet 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.
Jet
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.
Jet
Jet Jet, v. t. To spout; to emit in a stream or jet. A dozen angry models jetted steam. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Jet from wikipedia

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- media Jet streams are fast flowing, narrow, meandering air currents in the atmospheres of some planets, including Earth. On Earth, the main jet streams...
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- A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion. This broad definition includes airbreathing...
- Jet Airways (India) Ltd. is a grounded Indian international airline based in Mumbai, India which, on 17 April 2019, suspended all flight operations. From...
- A jet aircraft (or simply jet) is an aircraft (nearly always a fixed-wing aircraft) propelled by jet engines. Whereas the engines in propeller-powered...
- A jet pack, rocket belt, or rocket pack is a device worn on the back which uses jets of gas or liquid to propel the wearer through the air. The concept...
- A business jet, private jet, or bizjet is a jet aircraft designed for transporting small groups of people. Business jets may be adapted for other roles...
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