Found 3 items, similar to Jet.
English → Indonesian
English → English
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
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
, cat valium
, super C
5: an artificially produced flow of water [syn: fountain
adj : of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
v 1: issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth;
“Water jetted forth”
; “flames were jetting out of the
2: fly a jet plane
English → English
Same as 2d Get
. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
, n. [OF. jet, jayet, F. ja["i]et, jais, L. gagates,
fr. Gr. ?; -- so called from ? or ?, a town and river in
Lycia.] [written also jeat
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
(Zo["o]l.), a blackish European ant (Formica fuliginosa
), which builds its nest of a paperlike
material in the trunks of trees.
, n. [F. jet, OF. get, giet, L. jactus a throwing, a
throw, fr. jacere to throw. Cf. Abject
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. --Knight.
(Naut.), a device for propelling vessels by
means of a forcible jet of water ejected from the vessel,
as by a centrifugal 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. [imp. & p. p. Jetted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. jeter, L. jactare, freq. fr. jacere to throw.
See 3d Jet
, and cf. Jut
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.] --Wiseman.
3. To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
, v. t.
To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
A dozen angry models jetted steam. --Tennyson.