verb (used without object), jet·ted, jet·ting.
verb (used with object), jet·ted, jet·ting.
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Origin of jet1
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Definition for jet (2 of 2)
Origin of jet2
Example sentences from the Web for jet
The jet engines are above the wings, located at the back of each wing opposite a small vertical fin.The weird and wonderful Flying-V made a successful first flight|Jonathan M. Gitlin|September 11, 2020|Ars Technica
Last year, Popular Science took an in-depth look at Boom and other companies that want to bring supersonic flight back for commercial or business-jet passengers—an idea that comes with serious economic, technical, and environmental challenges.Air Force transport jets for VIPs could have a supersonic future|Rob Verger|September 10, 2020|Popular Science
When the chinquapin trees burn, they sound like jet engines taking off.
It uses air to propel the jets of water, which ends up using less liquid than some of its competitors—a benefit when the water reservoir is small.
Moments after their private jet landed in Sardinia in July, five passengers from Colorado were turned away from the Mediterranean island.
Nor does the jet have the ability to capture high-definition video, utilize an infra-red pointer.
The jet engine instantly brought two advances over propellers: it doubled the speed and it was far more reliable.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But even when the jet will be able to shoot its gun, the F-35 barely carries enough ammunition to make the weapon useful.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Search teams find dozens of people and jet debris floating in the Java Sea, as the airline confirms the wreckage is from QZ8501.
Many airlines flew them with fewer seats and more legroom, as Jet Blue does, with 150 seats in its A320s—at least, until 2016.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That jet now went out suddenly, leaving us in nearly total darkness.Boycotted|Talbot Baines Reed
The small group climbed into the jet car and roared off across the clearing toward the house.The Revolt on Venus|Carey Rockwell
The jet growl stopped; complete silence closed in like a hammer blow.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
They flared through emptiness where the Mahon jet had been but now was not.The Machine That Saved The World|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Ever so little oil fed into the jet from a tube as fine as a hair does exactly the same thing.Soap-Bubbles|C. V. Boys
British Dictionary definitions for jet (1 of 3)
verb jets, jetting or jetted
Word Origin for jet
British Dictionary definitions for jet (2 of 3)
- a hard black variety of coal that takes a brilliant polish and is used for jewellery, ornaments, etc
- (as modifier)jet earrings