Definition of Jet

  • (n.) Same as 2d Get.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) Drift; scope; range, as of an argument.
  • (n.) The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold.
  • (v. i.) To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.
  • (v. i.) To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken.
  • (v. i.) To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
  • (v. t.) To spout; to emit in a stream or jet.

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