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jet

noun

1 jet

An airplane powered by one or more jet engines.

synonyms: jet-propelled plane, jet plane.

Roget 431: blackness, etc. adj.; darkness, etc. (want of light).. 421; swartliness, lividity, dark color, tone, color; chiaroscuro etc. ... show more

Dutch: jet, straalvliegtuig
Polish: odrzutowiec



2 jet

The occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid).

synonyms: spirt, spurt, squirt.

Roget 348: running water.    jet, spirt, spurt, squirt, spout, spray, splash, rush, gush, jet d'eau [Fr.]; sluice.    water spout, water fall; ... show more

Dutch: straal

3 jet

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

Dutch: git
Polish: dżet, gagat

4 jet

Atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward.

synonyms: blue jet, reverse lightning.

5 jet

Street names for ketamine.

synonyms: cat valium, green, honey oil, K, special K, super acid, super C.

6 jet

An artificially produced flow of water.

synonym: fountain.

Dutch: git

verb

1 jet

Issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth:
— Water jetted forth.
— Flames were jetting out of the building.

synonym: gush.

Roget 348: flow, run; meander; gush, pour, spout, roll, jet, well, issue; drop, drip, dribble, plash, ... show more

Roget 267: sail; put to sea etc. (depart) 293; take ship, get under way; set sail, spread sail, spread canvas; gather way, have way on; make sail, ... show more

2 jet

Fly a jet plane.

adjective

1 jet

Of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal.

synonyms: coal-black, jet-black, pitchy, sooty.

Polish: smolisty, smolny, smołowaty


Moby thesaurus: Jet Liner, anabasis, ascension, ascent, black, blowtorch, business jet, charcoal, clamber, climb, climbing, coal, crow, ebon, ebony, elevation, escalade, fountain, gush, gyring up ... show more.

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