Jet is defined as a type of aircraft or plane, or a high-pressure stream of liquid or gas, or is a nozzle out of which a high pressure stream comes.(noun)
The definition of jet is to travel by aircraft.(verb)
If you fly off to Paris for the weekend, this is an example of when you jet.
See jet in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < MFr jeter, to throw < OFr < VL *jectare, for L jactare, freq. of jacere, to throw < IE base *yē-, to throw, do > Gr hienai, to set in motion, throw, send
Origin: ME < OFr get, giet, a throw, spurt < L jactus, a throw, cast
Origin: ME get < OFr jaiet < L gagates < Gr gagatēs, jet, after Gagas, town and river in Lycia, Asia Minor
See jet in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman geet
Origin: , from Latin gagātēs
Origin: , from Greek
Origin: , after Gagas, a town of Lycia.
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from jeter, to spout forth, throw
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *iectāre
Origin: , alteration of Latin iactāre
Origin: , frequentative of iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.
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