jet

I.
/dʒɛt / (say jet)

noun
1. a free or submerged stream of fluid produced by efflux from a nozzle, orifice, etc.
2. that which so issues, as water or gas.
3. the spout used: gas jet.
4. a jet plane.
verb (jetted, jetting)
verb (i)
5. to spout.
6. to fly in a jet plane.
7. to travel (off, in, out, etc.) by plane, especially by jet plane.
verb (t)
8. to shoot forth in a stream.
9. Agriculture to apply fluid or powder under pressure to (the breech or body of an animal) to destroy parasites.
{French, from jeter (verb)
II.
/dʒɛt / (say jet)

noun
1. a compact black coal, susceptible of a high polish, used for making beads, jewellery, buttons, etc.
2. a deep, glossy black.
3. Obsolete black marble.
adjective
4. consisting or made of jet.
5. of the colour jet; black as jet.
phrase
6. black as jet, extremely black.
{Middle English gete, iete, from Old French jaiet, from Latin gagātēs, from Greek, from Gagai, town in Lycia, Asia Minor}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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