Water jets from this garden hose.
- 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.
- An Air Force fighter plane is an example of a jet.
- A high-pressure stream of air that comes out of a Jacuzzi tub and makes bubbles is an example of a jet.
- An opening in a Jacuzzi tub that allows bubbles to come out is an example of a jet.
- The definition of jet is to travel by aircraft.
If you fly off to Paris for the weekend, this is an example of when you jet.
intransitive verbjetted, jetting
- to spout, gush, or shoot out in a stream, as liquid or gas
- to travel or convey by jet airplane
Origin of jet; from Middle French jeter, to throw ; from Old French ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form jectare, for Classical Latin jactare, frequentative of jacere, to throw ; from Indo-European base an unverified form yē-, to throw, do from source Classical Greek hienai, to set in motion, throw, send
- a stream of liquid or gas emitted or forced out, as from a spout
- a spout or nozzle for emitting a stream of water or gas
- a jet-propelled airplanein full, jet (air)plane
Origin of jetME < OFr get, giet, a throw, spurt < L jactus, a throw, cast
- of or having to do with jet propulsion or jet-propelled aircraft: the jet age
- a hard, black variety of lignite, which takes a high polish: sometimes used in jewelryalso called jet coal
- a deep, lustrous black
Origin of jetMiddle English get ; from Old French jaiet ; from Classical Latin gagates ; from Classical Greek gagatēs, jet, after Gagas, town and river in Lycia, Asia Minor
- made of jet
- black like jet
- A dense black coal that takes a high polish and is used for jewelry.
- A deep black.
- Made of or resembling a dense, black, highly polished coal.
- Black as coal; jet-black: jet hair.
Origin of jetMiddle English, from Anglo-Norman geet, from Latin gagātēs, from Greek, after Gagas, a town of Lycia.
- a. A high-velocity fluid stream forced under pressure out of a small-diameter opening or nozzle.b. An outlet, such as a nozzle, used for emitting such a stream.c. Something emitted in or as if in a high-velocity fluid stream: “such myriad and such vivid jets of images” (Henry Roth).
- a. A jet-propelled vehicle, especially a jet-propelled aircraft.b. A jet engine.
verbjet·ted, jet·ting, jets
- To travel by jet aircraft: jetted from Houston to Los Angeles.
- To move very quickly.
Origin of jetFrench, from Old French, from jeter, to spout forth, throw, from Vulgar Latin *iectāre, alteration of Latin iactāre, frequentative of iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.
- A collimated stream, spurt or flow of liquid or gas from a pressurized container, an engine, etc.
- A spout or nozzle for creating a jet of fluid.
- A type of airplane using jet engines rather than propellers.
- An engine that propels a vehicle using a stream of fluid as propulsion.
- A turbine.
- A rocket engine.
- A part of a carburetor that controls the amount of fuel mixed with the air.
- (physics) A narrow cone of hadrons and other particles produced by the hadronization of a quark or gluon.
- (dated) Drift; scope; range, as of an argument.
- (printing, dated) The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold.
(third-person singular simple present jets, present participle jetting, simple past and past participle jetted)
- (intransitive) To spray out of a container.
- (intransitive) To travel on a jet aircraft or otherwise by jet propulsion
- (intransitive) To move (running, walking etc.) rapidly around
- To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
- To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.
- To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken.
- Propelled by turbine engines.
- jet airplane
- Very dark black in colour.
jet - Computer Definition
(Joint Engine Technology) The database engine used in Microsoft Access and that accompanies Visual Basic and C++. Jet is typically used for storing data in the client machine. Developers using Access and Visual Basic access Jet via the DAO/Jet interface, which is a COM object. See DAO.