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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Old French
Origin: jetter, getter 'to throw', from Latin jactare

jet

2 verb
     
jet2 past tense and past participle jetted, present participle jetting [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
1 informal to travel by plane, especially to many different places
jet off
We're jetting off for a sunshine holiday in the Caribbean.
business executives jetting around the world
2 if a liquid or gas jets out from somewhere, it comes quickly out of a small hole

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