2. Adjective. Resembling a jet (aircraft) or some aspect of one. ¹
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Definition of Jetlike
1. resembling a jet airplane [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jetlike
jetlike (current term)
Literary usage of Jetlike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1909)
"As in other coal, numerous stems and branches, intensely flattened, now appear as long narrow lensee and stripes of jetlike coal ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"Webster, at an earlier date, had seen these stems, of which some had been converted into a jetlike substance. Mantell, observ- * Part I. appeared in these ..."
3. Street Pavements and Paving Materials: A Manual of City Pavements: the by George William Tillson (1912)
"A sample of the Hasbaya product is thus described: It is black with a bright jetlike lust re, making a blackish-brown streak on unsized paper. ..."
4. Street Pavements and Paving Materials: A Manual of City Pavements: the by George William Tillson (1900)
"... with a bright jetlike lustre,making a blackish-brown streak on unsized paper. It is so brittle that pieces may easily be broken off with the fingers. ..."
5. Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David Peck Todd (1922)
"Then on the sunward side of the nucleus, jetlike streamers or envelopes appear to be thrown off, often as if in parallel curved strata, or concentrically. ..."
6. A Description of Minerals of Commercial Value: A Practical Reference-book by Daniel Moreau Barringer (1897)
"... is a jetlike variety which is sectile, somewhat like gutta-percha, and slightly elastic, but brittle when cold; more elastic if quietly warmed. ..."
7. Interrelations of the Fossil Fuels by John James Stevenson, American Philosophical Society (1921)
"In one area the upper portion is tender but the lower is hard; in another, the prevailing type is splint or cannel, hard, compact, jetlike, burning 17 WD ..."