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  1. jet
    IPA[jet]
  2. noun

    verb

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: jet, plural noun: jets

    • v.: verb: jet, 3rd person present: jets, gerund or present participle: jetting, past tense: jetted, past participle: jetted

    • noun

      a hard black semiprecious variety of lignite, capable of being carved and highly polished:

      a glossy black color:

    • noun

      a rapid stream of liquid or gas forced out of a small opening:

      a nozzle or narrow opening for sending out a jet of liquid or gas.

    • verb

      spurt out in jets:

      travel by jet aircraft:

    • noun

      a hard black semi-precious variety of lignite, capable of being carved and highly polished:

      a glossy black colour:

    • abbreviation

      Joint European Torus, a machine for conducting experiments in nuclear fusion, at Culham in Oxfordshire.
    • noun

      another term for gas burner

      a flame of illuminated gas from a gas burner.

    • adjective

      (of an aircraft) having two jet engines.
    • noun

      a twin-jet aircraft.
    • noun

      a narrow variable band of very strong predominantly westerly air currents encircling the globe several miles above the earth. There are typically two or three jet streams in each of the northern and southern hemispheres:

      a flow of exhaust gasses from a jet engine.

    • noun

      a small jet-propelled vehicle that skims across the surface of water and typically is ridden like a motorcycle.
    • verb

      ride on a jet ski:
    • adjective

      moved by jet propulsion.
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