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JATO Tweet Definition of JATO Like Definition of JATO on Facebook
initialism 
  1. jet assisted takeoff
     
jet Tweet Definition of jet Like Definition of jet on Facebook
noun 
  1. A stream, spout, spurt or flow of liquid or gas from a pressurized container, an engine, etc.
  2. A class of airplane whose engines use turbines rather than propellors.
  3. An engine that propels a vehicle using a stream of fluid as propulsion.
  4. A part of a carburetor that controls the amount of fuel mixed with the air.
verb (jet, t, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To spray out of a container.
  2. (intransitive) To travel on a jet plane.
= adjective 
  1. Propelled by turbine engines.
airplane
     
jetliner Tweet Definition of jetliner Like Definition of jetliner on Facebook
noun 
  1. a jet-propelled airliner
     
jetport Tweet Definition of jetport Like Definition of jetport on Facebook
noun 
  1. (dated) an airport served by jet aircraft
     
jumbo jet Tweet Definition of jumbo jet Like Definition of jumbo jet on Facebook
noun 
  1. Informally, the w:Boeing 747, Boeing 747.
     

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