jet


jet
I UK [dʒet] / US noun
Word forms "jet":
singular jet plural jets
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1) [countable] a plane that can fly very fast and gets its power from a jet engine

He owns a mansion in Oxfordshire and has a private jet.

a jet fighter

2) [uncountable] a hard black shiny stone used for making jewellery and ornaments
3) [countable] a stream of liquid that comes out of something very quickly and with a lot of force

A jet of water fought back the flames.


II UK [dʒet] / US verb [intransitive]
Word forms "jet":
present tense I/you/we/they jet he/she/it jets present participle jetting past tense jetted past participle jetted
jet or jet off to fly somewhere in a plane

They will be jetting off to Spain this weekend.


English dictionary. 2014.

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