Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of jet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. being propelled violently in a usually narrow stream; -- of liquids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as jutting. See jut.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. propelled violently in a usually narrow stream

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Examples

  • The general rule for jetting is to drop one main jet size for every 2,000 feet of elevation increase.

    Tip of the Day: Jet for Altitude

  • Besides, like new highways, more runways will only encourage more frequent use, such as jetting off to Spain and Prague for the weekend.

    Bouphonia

  • And as for time, well that soon runs out - why waste it on "jetting".

    Top stories from Times Online

  • "Blue Betty," a simulated airline cabin where students could get the "jetting" experience in leather seats, with DIRECTV, XM Radio and in-flight movies.

    The Huntington News RSS

  • "jetting" system creates very dense foam that replaces the air in the headspace up to the top of the bottle rim.

    Packaging and Converting Essentials

  • When he's not jetting between Dubai and Paris, London and New York checking up on projects, the 55-year-old designer enjoys nothing more than playing the tourist at home in Milan, where he spends his weekends riding his bike or roaming the streets with his three golden retrievers, Sophia, Satisfaction and Summertime, in tow.

    Piero Lissoni Designs an Ideal Weekend

  • We'll Take Manhattan BBC4 told the story of a baby David Bailey and his muse and mistress Jean Shrimpton – still very much the raw prawn herself – jetting off to New York in 1962 to do the rule-shattering Young Idea Goes West photoshoot for Vogue, all battered teddy bears, gritty streetscapes and the extraordinarily ordinary gangly girl next door, that would establish them for ever as icons of the 60s' cultural revolution.

    TV review: We'll Take Manhattan; David Bailey: Four Beats to the Bar and No Cheating; Putin, Russia and the West

  • Two years ago, when Baldwin was working on 30 Rock in New York, jetting through the night to California to visit his daughter on weekends, and getting really, really, really angry at the court, he stepped away from a dinner table in Manhattan to place a call to her.

    The Passion of Alec Baldwin

  • He is given earplugs to dampen the continuous jetting of the high-frequency ventilator that is like a wash cycle forever in its final spin, but there is no way of telling what he actually hears.

    Between Expectations

  • People are just the rudest then, jetting forward in their cars to snatch up any free rectangle-shaped space with no regard for those that were there first, blinker at the ready.

    Trying to X-mas Shop on a Sunday Afternoon

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