jet : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • 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.

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