American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A backpack that is maneuvered by jets and permits an astronaut to move about alone in space away from a spacecraft.
- n. alternative spelling of jet pack.
- v. intransitive To travel with a jet pack.
“It comes down to this: a jetpack is only as awesome as the enemies it goes up against.”
“It's will blasting off with his jetpack is looks very cool.”
“Next to a plane, however, a jetpack is no toy, but it’s not a plane!”
“The jetpack has been a common theme in movies and even among pranksters on You Tube.”
“Those who have tested the jetpack say that with only the controls in front of you, flying a jetpack is a real free-flight experience.”
“The abilities are classified as Scout (sprinting), Stalker (cloaking device), Guard (force field) and Airborne (jetpack), and while there are tactical advantages to each - the Guard's force field explodes into a shield-draining EMP blast after a few seconds, for instance - the jetpack was our favourite.”
“The most exciting of these is the jetpack, which is powered by new widget Rocket Fuel.”
“You snag stronger weaponry at designated spots, and a jetpack is a standard issue power if you can grab it - the challenge is in keeping it, since there are areas where your pack will disappear if you fly into the wavy lines.”
“The jetpack is a little better, but when the burst runs out and you have to wait for it to recharge, your jumps are so tiny and pathetic that you're practically a sitting duck.”
“Using a kind of jetpack he helped design, called a manned maneuvering unit, McCandless moves 100 yards from the ship and floats 150 miles above the Earth.”
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Futuristic words for the atomic age!
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