Jet

Adjective

  • Propelled by turbine engines.

    "jet airplane"

  • Very dark black in colour.

Noun

  • A hard, black form of coal, sometimes used in jewellery.
  • A spout or nozzle for creating a jet of fluid.
  • A turbine.
  • (physics) A narrow cone of hadrons and other particles produced by the hadronization of a quark or gluon.
  • A collimated stream, spurt or flow of liquid or gas from a pressurized container, an engine, etc.
  • An engine that propels a vehicle using a stream of fluid as propulsion.
  • A part of a carburetor that controls the amount of fuel mixed with the air.
  • (printing, dated) The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold.
  • The colour of jet coal, deep grey.

    "jet colour: "

  • A type of airplane using jet engines rather than propellers.
  • A rocket engine.
  • (dated) Drift; scope; range, as of an argument.

Verb

  • To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.
  • (intransitive) To spray out of a container.
  • To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
  • (intransitive) To move (running, walking etc.) rapidly around
  • To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken.
  • (intransitive) To travel on a jet aircraft or otherwise by jet propulsion

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