n.1.Same as 2d Get.
1.(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
(Zool.) a blackish European ant (Formica fuliginosa), which builds its nest of a paperlike material in the trunks of trees.
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.
3.The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold.
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.
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Jetted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jetting.]
1.To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.
To jet upon a prince's right.
- Shak.
2.To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken.
3.To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
v. t.1.To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
Noun1.jet - an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
2.jet - the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
Synonyms: spirt, spurt, squirt
3.jet - a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewellery or ornamentation
4.jet - street names for ketamine
5.jet - an artificially produced flow of water
Synonyms: fountain
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"
Synonyms: gush
2.jet - fly a jet plane
Adj.1.jet - of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
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