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(jet),
A region of very high blood velocity just downstream of a vessel stenosis.

jet

(jet)
A region of high blood velocity immediately downstream of a vessel stenosis.

jet

A sudden pulse or burst of gas or liquid.
jetted, adjective
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Dressed in a black (of course) shirt and olive pants, clean-shaven with jet-black hair, he explains how five years went by between The Downward Spiral and Nine Inch Nails' new album, The Fragile.
And just as there are personal watercraft buzzing around sea lions' homes at the Gulf of the Farallones, a 1,255-square-mile marine sanctuary 30 miles from San Francisco, there are fish enthusiasts collecting jet-black and brilliant-yellow angelfish from the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (of course, there is a limit--75 angelfish per person per day).
Meanwhile the horses drink bliss - muzzle by muzzle - from misty rivers, from a moon melted in cups of dew, from half-closed eyes - the horses drink bliss like jet-black rainbows - solemn and mute,
The retrospective prompts any number of piquant memories in New Yorkers of a certain age: Haring in the Broadway/Lafayette station, drawing like mad under the threat of being arrested for defacing public property; prom queens dancing next to hip-hop kids at the Roxy; Dan Rather with jet-black hair (in a 1982 CBS videotape tracking Haring's subway drawings).
Along with charm and jet-black hair, a Hungarian grandfather bequeathed him an ardent nature that has been essential in the shaping of his destiny.
Plus, High Coverage has boundless convenience features: it won't burn skin, cleans up with soap and water, dries fast (one hour to walk on, three hours to drive on), needs no stirring and has a jet-black color.
The flower stems are strong and tall, up to 4ft, and each supports a single magnificent bloom - blood red and boldly imprinted at the base of each petal with a jet-black splodge.
This jet-black stout pours with an off-white head and has an aroma of burnt sugar.
He is described as 5ft 6in with dark skin and jet-black hair.
And for the commuter hoping to win points in Hollywood, what could be better for landing that movie deal than a jet-black Bentley Continental GTC?
GRIEF and stress are to blame for Cher's beautiful, long, jet-black tresses falling out, her friends believe.
Glitter, 54, sporting a jet-black beard, arrived at court in his H-reg red Mercedes with blacked- out windows.