jet : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
- n the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)
- n a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation
- n atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward
- n street names for ketamine
- n an artificially produced flow of water
- v issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth
Water jetted forth
flames were jetting out of the building
- v fly a jet plane
- s of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
- A touchy subject in aviation circles is the effect of jet engine noise on human nerves and bodies.
- The jet flame, burning conventional fuels, tends to blow out at supersonic flight speeds (above 720 m.
- Problem: how to make a jet engine work under water.
News & Articles
- Jet skiers rescued from Cedar River in Cedar Rapids
Two jet skiers were rescued from the Cedar River Wednesday.
June 13, 2013 - KWWL Iowa
- Jet skier on Seminole County lake is OK
Seminole County Fire Rescue reports a jet skier who had been reported missing has been found and is OK. They're calling it a "good intent" call. The man was not thrown from a watercraft, his jet ski had drifted away from the dock. Divers had been searching a Seminole County lake for a man reportedly thrown from a personal watercraft Wednesday evening. According to investigators, a caller ...
June 12, 2013 - WFTV 9 Orlando
- Private jet skids off runway at Flying Cloud Airport
A private jet went off the runway at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minn. on Wednesday morning.
June 12, 2013 - FOX 9 News Twin Cities
- Roger Moore in International Herald Tribune
Jimmy Bond had a big jet boat chase in 'Live and Let Die,'writes Moore, now 80. "I did quite a few run-throughs to practice and whilst banking on one such run, the engine cut out. I had no steering! I therefore continued in a straight line...
- Michael Bloomberg in ABC News
The legendary No. 4 has now become Jet Favre,Bloomberg said, "and we're delighted to welcome him to City Hall."
- Barack Obama in Melbourne Herald Sun
Secretary Geithner already had to pull back one institution that had gone forward with a multimillion dollar jet plane purchase at the same time as they're receiving TARP money,Mr Obama said.