She was jetting off to Italy in the morning, and I would be stuck in grey Istanbul.
Soon he's jetting off to Tampa, Florida, to meet with blind people to prep for a drama called An Evening With Donald Kempinski.
There he was, jetting off on private planes to Europe and Mexico.
jetting fought like a tiger to hold the lead, but Mansford crowded him harder and harder, finally going to the front.
Provision had been made for jetting, if necessary, but it was not used.
So, with a jetting of sparks on the hard-beaten earth of the courtyard, the darkness suddenly re-established itself.
Sinking concrete piles by means of water jets is in all respect a process similar to that of jetting wooden piles.
The chemical engine swung around the southern curve of the road, jetting ineffectually against the greedy insanity of the flames.
The progress of jetting varied greatly owing to obstructions in places in the shape of logs, old iron pipes, etc.
At any rate, the huge craft came curving around in the air, and its blunt nose started spewing out a jetting ribbon of red flame.
early 15c., "to prance, strut, swagger," from Middle French jeter "to throw, thrust," from Late Latin iectare, abstracted from deiectare, proiectare, etc., in place of Latin iactare "toss about," frequentative of iacere "to throw, cast," from PIE root *ye- "to do" (cf. Greek iemi, ienai "to send, throw;" Hittite ijami "I make"). Meaning "to sprout or spurt forth" is from 1690s. Related: Jetted; jetting.
"stream of water," 1690s, from French jet, from jeter (see jet (v.)). Sense of "spout or nozzle for emitting water, gas, fuel, etc." is from 1825. Hence jet propulsion (1867) and the noun meaning "airplane driven by jet propulsion" (1944, from jet engine, 1943). The first one to be in service was the German Messerschmitt Me 262. Jet stream is from 1947. Jet set first attested 1951, slightly before jet commuter plane flights began. Jet age is attested from 1952.
"deep black lignite," mid-14c., from Anglo-French geet, Old French jaiet "jet, lignite" (12c.), from Latin gagates, from Greek gagates lithos "stone of Gages," town and river in Lycia. As "a deep black color," also as an adjective, attested from mid-15c.