Meaning of JET in English

JET

transcription, транскрипция: [ dʒet ]

( jets, jetting, jetted)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A jet is an aircraft that is powered by jet engines.

Her private jet landed in the republic on the way to Japan...

He had arrived from Jersey by jet.

N-COUNT : also by N

see also jump jet

2.

If you jet somewhere, you travel there in a fast plane.

He and his wife, Val, will be jetting off on a two-week holiday in America...

VERB : V adv / prep

3.

A jet of liquid or gas is a strong, fast, thin stream of it.

A jet of water poured through the windows.

N-COUNT : oft N of n

4.

Jet is a hard black stone that is used in jewellery.

N-UNCOUNT

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