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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jet /ˈʤɛt/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jet, v. i.  [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. [Obs.]
    he jets under his advanced plumes!   --Shak.
    To jet upon a prince's right.   --Shak.
 2.  To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken. [Obs.]
 3.  To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jet, v. t. To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
    A dozen angry models jetted steam.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jet n. Same as 2d Get. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jet, n.  [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 Zool., a blackish European ant (Formica fuliginosa), which builds its nest of a paperlike material in the trunks of trees.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jet, n.
 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.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
            [syn: coal-black, jet-black, pitchy, sooty]
      n 1: an airplane powered by one or more jet engines [syn: jet
           plane, jet-propelled plane]
      2: the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid) [syn: squirt,
          spurt, spirt]
      3: a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish
         and is used in jewellery or ornamentation
      4: street names for ketamine [syn: K, super acid, special
         K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C]
      5: an artificially produced flow of water [syn: fountain]
      v 1: issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth;
           "Water jetted forth"; "flames were jetting out of the
           building" [syn: gush]
      2: fly a jet plane
      [also: jetting, jetted]