jet from (something)

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jet from (something)

1. To issue from some source in a thin, high-velocity stream. Oil jetted from the spot where the pickaxe had struck the ground. Steam began jetting from the seams of the tank.
2. To cause some liquid or gas to issue from some source in a thin, high-velocity stream. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "jet" and "from." He leaned back and jetted wine from the wineskin straight into his mouth. She just stared straight ahead as she took drags from her cigarette, jetting the smoke from her nostrils.
3. To travel from some location (to another) by plane. We jetted from New York to London on Monday. I spent an entire year traveling around Southeast Asia, jetting from place to place as I saw fit.
See also: jet

jet from something

to spurt from something. Water jetted from the broken pipe. A column of water jetted from the top of the fountain.
See also: jet