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jet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air, Geology
jetjet1 /dʒet/ ●●○ noun  1 [countable]TTA a fast plane with a jet enginejet fighter/aircraft/airliner a squadron of F-6 jet fighter aircraft He owns a private jet. jumbo jet2 [countable]LIQUID a narrow stream of liquid or gas that comes quickly out of a small hole, or the hole itselfjet of She soaped herself beneath the refreshing jets of water.3 [uncountable]HEG a hard black stone that is used for making jewellery
Examples from the Corpus
jeta jet fighterAn imperial eagle lectern carved in jet supported upon its open black wings a huge, chained copy of the Codex Astartes.He is also pledging his private jet and everything else his family owns.And happiness is ... a romantic tycoon with his own private jet.Curiously, how stars produce jets is an open question.strong jets of waterAfter a terrifying two minutes the crew overpowered Mukonyi, handcuffed him, and regained control of the jet.Dan Vandenberg witnessed jets in a more typical role.private jetHow can a private jet be cheaper than a train?He flies in a private jet from concert to concert.He is also pledging his private jet and everything else his family owns.And happiness is ... a romantic tycoon with his own private jet.McCain has made four campaign trips in Paxson's private jet in the past few months.You needed the private jets in Washington.Immediately after the gig Jon Bon Jovi flew back to London on the private jet he arrived in just seven hours earlier.
jetjet2 verb (jetted, jetting) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]  1 informalTRAVEL to travel by plane, especially to many different placesjet off We’re jetting off for a sunshine holiday in the Caribbean. business executives jetting around the world2 FAST/QUICKLIQUIDif a liquid or gas jets out from somewhere, it comes quickly out of a small hole→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
jetMartinez greeted supporters in Tampa, then jetted to Miami.Within a few minutes the atmosphere in the bay was normal, and Ace was jetting towards the shuttle's cabin door.
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Verb table
jet
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjet
he, she, itjets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjetted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jetted
he, she, ithas jetted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jetted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jet
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jetted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jetting
he, she, itis jetting
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you, we, theyare jetting
Past
I, he, she, itwas jetting
you, we, theywere jetting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jetting
he, she, ithas been jetting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jetting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jetting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jetting
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