how to pronounce jet


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the above transcription of jet is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

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


  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.


  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.


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


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

jet frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word jet occurs in english on average 10.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics jet can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that jet can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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