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English adjective: jet

1. jet of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal

Synonymscoal-black, jet-black, pitchy, sooty

Similarachromatic, neutral


English noun: jet

1. jet (artifact) an airplane powered by one or more jet engines

Synonymsjet plane, jet-propelled plane

Broader (hypernym)aeroplane, airplane, plane

Narrower (hyponym)fan-jet, fanjet, jetliner, jumbo jet, jumbojet, turbofan, turbojet, twinjet

Part holonymjet engine

2. jet (event) the occurrence of a sudden discharge (as of liquid)

Synonymsspirt, spurt, squirt

Broader (hypernym)discharge, outpouring, run

Narrower (hyponym)spray, spritz

3. jet (substance) a hard black form of lignite that takes a brilliant polish and is used in jewelry or ornamentation

Broader (hypernym)brown coal, lignite, wood coal

4. jet (phenomenon) atmospheric discharges (lasting 10 msec) bursting from the tops of giant storm clouds in blue cones that widen as they flash upward

Synonymsblue jet, reverse lightning

Broader (hypernym)atmospheric electricity

5. jet (artifact) street names for ketamine

Synonymscat valium, green, honey oil, K, special K, super acid, super C

Broader (hypernym)Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride

6. jet (artifact) an artificially produced flow of water


Broader (hypernym)flow, flowing

English verb: jet

1. jet (contact) issue in a jet; come out in a jet; stream or spring forth

SamplesWater jetted forth.
Flames were jetting out of the building.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)course, feed, flow, run

2. jet (motion) fly a jet plane

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)aviate, fly, pilot

Domain categoryair, air travel, aviation

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