Jet ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Jet ( noun )

  1. A stream of water or air forced out of a small opening.
  2. A jet aircraft.
  3. A jet engine.
  4. A dark mineral or fossil, typically coal, that takes a good polish and is used for ornaments and jewelry.


Mid 17th century: from french jet, from jeter "to throw", from latin jactare.


  1. The water jet was powerful and hit my face.
  2. The jet was flying at an altitude of 30,000 feet.
  3. The jet engine was the most powerful in its class.
  4. She wore a jet necklace.
  5. I bought a jet black suit.

(As a verb)

Jet ( verb )

  1. To emit (a liquid or gas) in a jet or jets.
  2. To travel by jet aircraft.
  3. To move or travel at high speed.


Late 17th century (as a verb in the sense "emit a jet of"): from jet, in the noun sense "stream of water or air forced out of a small opening".


  1. The water jetted out of the nozzle.
  2. He jetted off to Hawaii for a vacation.
  3. The plane jetted across the sky.
  4. The boat jetted through the waves.
  5. The car jetted down the highway.
Some random words: surfboard, protract, uninhabitable