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NOUN (6)

1. an airplane powered by one or more jet engines;
[syn: jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane]

2. the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid);
[syn: jet, squirt, spurt, spirt]

3. a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation;

4. atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward;
[syn: jet, blue jet, reverse lightning]

5. street names for ketamine;
[syn: K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C]

6. an artificially produced flow of water;
[syn: fountain, jet]


VERB (2)

1. issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth;
- Example: "Water jetted forth"
- Example: "flames were jetting out of the building"
[syn: jet, gush]

2. fly a jet plane;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal;
[syn: coal-black, jet, jet-black, pitchy, sooty]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jet \Jet\, n. Same as 2d Get. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jet \Jet\, 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, 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. [1913 Webster] Jet ant (Zool.), a blackish European ant (Formica fuliginosa), which builds its nest of a paperlike material in the trunks of trees. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jet \Jet\, n. [F. jet, OF. get, giet, L. jactus a throwing, a throw, fr. jacere to throw. Cf. Abject, Ejaculate, Gist, Jess, Jut.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Drift; scope; range, as of an argument. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jet \Jet\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jetted; p. pr. & vb. n. Jetting.] [F. jeter, L. jactare, freq. fr. jacere to throw. See 3d Jet, and cf. Jut.] [1913 Webster] 1. To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] he jets under his advanced plumes! --Shak. [1913 Webster] To jet upon a prince's right. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken. [Obs.] --Wiseman. [1913 Webster] 3. To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jet \Jet\, v. t. To spout; to emit in a stream or jet. [1913 Webster] A dozen angry models jetted steam. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jet adj 1: of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal [syn: coal-black, jet, jet-black, pitchy, sooty] n 1: an airplane powered by one or more jet engines [syn: jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane] 2: the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid) [syn: jet, squirt, spurt, spirt] 3: a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation 4: atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward [syn: jet, blue jet, reverse lightning] 5: street names for ketamine [syn: K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C] 6: an artificially produced flow of water [syn: fountain, jet] 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: jet, gush] 2: fly a jet plane
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

86 Moby Thesaurus words for "jet": Jet Liner, anabasis, ascension, ascent, black, blowtorch, business jet, charcoal, clamber, climb, climbing, coal, crow, ebon, ebony, elevation, escalade, fountain, gush, gyring up, increase, ink, inky, jet plane, jetty, jump, leap, levitation, mount, mounting, multi-jet, night, pitch, pitch-black, pitch-dark, pulse-jet, ramjet, raven, rise, rising, rocketing up, sable, saltation, shooting up, single-jet, sloe, smoke, smut, soaring, soot, spout, spring, sprit, spritz, spurt, surge, tailless jet, takeoff, taking off, tar, turbojet, twin-jet, upclimb, upcoming, updraft, upgang, upgo, upgoing, upgrade, upgrowth, uphill, upleap, uplift, upping, uprisal, uprise, uprising, uprush, upshoot, upslope, upsurge, upsurgence, upsweep, upswing, vault, zooming
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

JET Java Emitter Templates (Java, EMF)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

JET Joint Engineering Team
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Jet, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 230 Housing Units (2000): 149 Land area (2000): 0.308176 sq. miles (0.798171 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.308176 sq. miles (0.798171 sq. km) FIPS code: 38000 Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40 Location: 36.666790 N, 98.181053 W ZIP Codes (1990): 73749 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Jet, OK Jet