jet

Definitions:

  • A dense black coal that takes a high polish and is used for jewelry.
  • A deep black.
  • Made of or resembling a dense, black, highly polished coal.
  • Black as coal; jet-black.
  • None
  • A high-velocity fluid stream forced under pressure out of a small-diameter opening or nozzle.
  • An outlet, such as a nozzle, used for emitting such a stream.
  • Something emitted in or as if in a high-velocity fluid stream.
  • None
  • A jet-propelled vehicle, especially a jet-propelled aircraft.
  • A jet engine.
  • To travel by jet aircraft.
  • To move very quickly.
  • To propel outward or squirt, as under pressure.
  • A solid, dry, black, inflammable fossil substance, harder than asphalt, susceptible of high polish, and glossy in its fracture, which is conchoidal or undulating.
  • The color of jet; a deep, rich, glossy black.
  • Made of the mineral jet: as, <em>jet</em> beads; <em>jet</em> ornaments.
  • To throw out; shoot out; spurt forth, especially from a small orifice; spout; spurt.
  • To shoot forward; shoot out; project; jut.
  • To strut; stalk; assume a haughty or pompous carriage; be proud.
  • To encroach offensively.
  • To jerk; jolt.
  • To turn round or about.
  • A sudden shooting forth; a spouting or spurting, as of water or flame from a small orifice.
  • That which so issues or spurts: as, a <em>jet</em> of water; a <em>jet</em> of blood; a <em>jet</em> of gas.
  • A spout, or the end of a spout or nozle, for the emission of a liquid or gas: as, a rose-<em>jet</em>; a gas-<em>jet.</em>
  • In <em>metal-casting</em>: A channel or tube for introducing melted metal into a mold.
  • A small projecting piece of the metal, consisting of what remained in the hole through which the liquid metal was run into the mold: this has to be filed off before the casting can be finished. Compare <internalXref urlencoded="runner">runner</internalXref>.
  • In <em>pyrotechnics</em>, a rocket-case filled with a burning composition, and attached to the circumference of a wheel or the end of a movable arm to give it motion.
  • A large water-ladle.
  • A descent; a declivity.
  • Fashion; manner; custom; style.
  • Artifice; contrivance.
  • [A form of or substitute for <em>gist</em>, of the same ult. origin.] Point; drift; scope.
  • To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.
  • To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken.
  • To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
  • 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.
  • Drift; scope; range, as of an argument.
  • The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold.
  • a device for propelling vessels by means of a forcible jet of water ejected from the vessel, as by a centrifugal 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.
  • To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.
  • Same as 2d <xref urlencoded="get">get</xref>.
  • 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 <altname>black amber</altname>.
  • a blackish European ant (<spn>Formica fuliginosa</spn>), which builds its nest of a paperlike material in the trunks of trees.
  • A hard, <xref>black</xref> form of <xref>coal</xref>, sometimes used in <xref>jewellery</xref>.
  • The <xref>colour</xref> of jet coal, deep grey.
  • Very dark <xref>black</xref> in colour.
  • A <xref>collimated</xref> <xref>stream</xref>, <xref>spurt</xref> or <xref>flow</xref> of <xref>liquid</xref> or <xref>gas</xref> from a <xref>pressurized</xref> <xref>container</xref>, an <xref>engine</xref>, etc.
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