how to pronounce jet

/ˈdʒɛt/

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jet is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of jet in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… decibels the same as a jet taking off or …”

meanings of jet

noun:

  1. A spout or nozzle for creating a jet of fluid.
  2. A rocket engine.
  3. A narrow cone of hadrons and other particles produced by the hadronization of a quark or gluon.
  4. A type of airplane using jet engines rather than propellers.
  5. An engine that propels a vehicle using a stream of fluid as propulsion.
  6. A hard, black form of coal, sometimes used in jewellery.
  7. A collimated stream, spurt or flow of liquid or gas from a pressurized container, an engine, etc.
  8. Drift; scope; range, as of an argument.
  9. A turbine.
  10. A part of a carburetor that controls the amount of fuel mixed with the air.
  11. The colour of jet coal, deep grey.
  12. The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold.

verb:

  1. To spray out of a container.
  2. To travel on a jet aircraft or otherwise by jet propulsion.
  3. To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken.
  4. To move (running, walking etc.) rapidly around.
  5. To leave.
  6. To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.
  7. To adjust the fuel to air ratio of a carburetor; to install or adjust a carburetor jet.
  8. To spray with liquid from a container.
  9. To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.

adjective:

  1. Very dark black in colour.
  2. Propelled by turbine engines.

name:

  1. A town in Oklahoma.
  2. A unisex given name.

words with pronunciation similar to jet

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