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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jet  \Jet\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jetted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jetting}.]  [F.  jeter,  L.  jactare,  freq.  fr  jacere  to  throw. 
  See  3d  {Jet},  and  cf  {Jut}.] 
  1.  To  strut;  to  walk  with  a  lofty  or  haughty  gait;  to  be 
  insolent;  to  obtrude.  [Obs.] 
 
  he  jets  under  his  advanced  plumes!  --Shak. 
 
  To  jet  upon  a  prince's  right  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  jerk;  to  jolt;  to  be  shaken.  [Obs.]  --Wiseman. 
 
  3.  To  shoot  forward  or  out  to  project;  to  jut  out 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jet  \Jet\,  n. 
  Same  as  2d  {Get}.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jet  \Jet\,  n.  [OF.  jet,  jayet,  F.  ja["i]et,  jais,  L.  gagates, 
  fr  Gr  ?;  --  so  called  from  ?  or  ?,  a  town  and  river  in 
  Lycia.]  [written  also  {jeat},  {jayet}.]  (Min.) 
  A  variety  of  lignite,  of  a  very  compact  texture  and  velvet 
  black  color,  susceptible  of  a  good  polish,  and  often  wrought 
  into  mourning  jewelry,  toys,  buttons,  etc  Formerly  called 
  also  {black  amber}. 
 
  {Jet  ant}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  blackish  European  ant  ({Formica 
  fuliginosa}),  which  builds  its  nest  of  a  paperlike 
  material  in  the  trunks  of  trees. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jet  \Jet\,  n.  [F.  jet,  OF  get  giet,  L.  jactus  a  throwing,  a 
  throw,  fr  jacere  to  throw.  Cf  {Abject},  {Ejaculate}, 
  {Gist},  {Jess},  {Jut}.] 
  1.  A  shooting  forth;  a  spouting;  a  spurt;  a  sudden  rush  or 
  gush,  as  of  water  from  a  pipe,  or  of  flame  from  an 
  orifice;  also  that  which  issues  in  a  jet. 
 
  2.  Drift;  scope;  range,  as  of  an  argument.  [Obs.] 
 
  3.  The  sprue  of  a  type  which  is  broken  from  it  when  the  type 
  is  cold.  --Knight. 
 
  {Jet  propeller}  (Naut.),  a  device  for  propelling  vessels  by 
  means  of  a  forcible  jet  of  water  ejected  from  the  vessel, 
  as  by  a  centrifugal  pump. 
 
  {Jet  pump},  a  device  in  which  a  small  jet  of  steam,  air, 
  water,  or  other  fluid,  in  rapid  motion,  lifts  or  otherwise 
  moves  by  its  impulse,  a  larger  quantity  of  the  fluid  with 
  which  it  mingles. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jet  \Jet\,  v.  t. 
  To  spout;  to  emit  in  a  stream  or  jet. 
 
  A  dozen  angry  models  jetted  steam.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jet 
  adj  :  of  the  blackest  black;  similar  to  the  color  of  jet  or  coal 
  [syn:  {coal-black},  {jet-black},  {pitchy},  {sooty}] 
  n  1:  an  airplane  powered  by  one  or  more  jet  engines  [syn:  {jet 
  plane},  {jet-propelled  plane}] 
  2:  the  occurrence  of  a  sudden  discharge  (as  of  liquid)  [syn:  {squirt}, 
  {spurt},  {spirt}] 
  3:  a  hard  black  form  of  lignite  that  takes  a  brilliant  polish 
  and  is  used  in  jewellery  or  ornamentation 
  4:  an  artificially  produced  jet  of  water  [syn:  {fountain}] 
  v  1:  issue  in  a  jet;  come  out  in  a  jet;  stream  or  spring  forth; 
  "Water  jetted  forth";  "flames  were  jetting  out  of  the 
  building"  [syn:  {gush}] 
  2:  fly  a  jet  plane 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Jet,  OK  (town,  FIPS  38000) 
  Location:  36.66676  N,  98.18071  W 
  Population  (1990):  272  (164  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  73749 




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