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jet

(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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45am to find two shoe boxes wrapped in plastic bags on the doorstep and opened the boxes to see five jet-black kittens looking back at her.
No one has ever observed one directly, but chances are that you envision some gargantuan jet-black entity that's far, far away and insatiably consuming any matter or light that comes near it.
The jet-black PUR reportedly gels in less than 50 seconds and can be demolded in approx.
The jet-black colored polyurethane gels in less than 50 seconds and can be demolded in about five minutes.
Draped in stretch fabric with tridentlike combs lancing her impossibly oversize jet-black bun, Martha sucks in the spotlight, strikes a classic Graham pose, and delivers actual excerpts from the original diva's notebooks.
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.
Black Pale Ale, is jet-black in colour with a reddish hue and pours with a light beige head that remains on the beer throughout drinking.
He is described as 5ft 6in with dark skin and jet-black hair.