Definition of Jet

1. Adjective. Of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal.

Exact synonyms: Coal-black, Jet-black, Pitchy, Sooty
Similar to: Achromatic, Neutral
Derivative terms: Pitch, Soot

2. Verb. Issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth. "Flames were jetting out of the building"
Exact synonyms: Gush
Generic synonyms: Course, Feed, Flow, Run
Derivative terms: Gusher

3. Noun. An airplane powered by one or more jet engines.
Exact synonyms: Jet Plane, Jet-propelled Plane
Generic synonyms: Aeroplane, Airplane, Plane
Specialized synonyms: Fan-jet, Fanjet, Turbofan, Turbojet, Jetliner, Jumbo Jet, Jumbojet, Twinjet
Terms within: Jet Engine

4. Verb. Fly a jet plane.
Category relationships: Air, Air Travel, Aviation
Generic synonyms: Aviate, Fly, Pilot

5. Noun. The occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid).
Exact synonyms: Spirt, Spurt, Squirt
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Outpouring, Run
Specialized synonyms: Spray, Spritz
Derivative terms: Spirt, Spurt, Squirt, Squirt

6. Noun. A hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation.
Generic synonyms: Brown Coal, Lignite, Wood Coal

7. Noun. Atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward.
Exact synonyms: Blue Jet, Reverse Lightning
Generic synonyms: Atmospheric Electricity

8. Noun. Street names for ketamine.

9. Noun. An artificially produced flow of water.
Exact synonyms: Fountain
Generic synonyms: Flow, Flowing

Definition of Jet

1. n. Same as 2d Get.

2. n. 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.

3. n. 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.

4. v. i. To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.

5. v. t. To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.

Definition of Jet

1. Noun. A collimated stream, spurt or flow of liquid or gas from a pressurized container, an engine, etc. ¹

2. Noun. A spout or nozzle for creating a jet of fluid. ¹

3. Noun. A type of airplane using jet engines rather than propellors. ¹

4. Noun. An engine that propels a vehicle using a stream of fluid as propulsion. ¹

5. Noun. A part of a carburetor that controls the amount of fuel mixed with the air. ¹

6. Noun. (physics) A narrow cone of hadrons and other particles produced by the hadronization of a quark or gluon. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To spray out of a container. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To travel on a jet aircraft or otherwise by jet propulsion ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive) To move (running, walking etc.) rapidly around ¹

10. Adjective. Propelled by turbine engines. ¹

11. Noun. A hard, black form of coal, sometimes used in jewellery. ¹

12. Noun. The colour of jet coal, deep grey. ¹

13. Adjective. Of a very dark black in colour. ¹

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Definition of Jet

1. to spurt forth in a stream [v JETTED, JETTING, JETS]

Medical Definition of Jet

1. A variety of lignite, of a very compact texture and velvet black colour, susceptible of a good polish, and often wrought into mourning jewelry, toys, buttons, etc. Formerly called also black amber. Jet ant, a blackish European ant (Formica fuliginosa), which builds its nest of a paperlike material in the trunks of trees. Origin: OF. Jet, jayet, F. Jaiet, jais, L. Gagates, fr. Gr.; so called from or, a town and river in Lycia Alternative forms: jeat, jayet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jet

jet (current term)
jet-propelled plane
jet black
jet bridge
jet bridges

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