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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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In Switzerland, a daredevil who goes by the nickname 'Jetman' has performed a spectacular mid-air acrobatic feat involving a hot-air balloon and a jet-propelled wing.
Currently, 70-seat propeller planes are also operating on local flights, but they are unpopular because the speed is slower compared with jet-propelled aircraft and customers find riding on them uncomfortable.
SWISS adventurer Yves Rossy cracked open the Champagne as he toasted becoming the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing.
Jet-propelled trains would cut the journey time to around an hour, depending on how many stops they made en route.
Despite a contrived premise, this thriller is gripping, jet-propelled by solid suspense writing, an attractively complex protagonist, and more than a few surprises.
One of the most exciting seaplane designs was Convair's XF2Y-1 Sea Dart, a twin-engine, jet-propelled fighter that took off from and landed on water.
The film stakes out Massingham's territory, in which pleasure is paid for by pain and the world is a vast trap of accidents, cruelty, calamity, incivility, and--perhaps scariest of all--"jet-propelled germs." In Tell Me, a would-be bon vivant cracks a tooth on a roast chicken in a posh restaurant and ends up under the drill of a dentist whom he recently beat at tennis.
The amateur cannoneer didn't get his horn up quite fast enough, and when the blast went off, his jet-propelled mute shot between the rows of woodwind and viola players, striking the conductor dead-bang in the belly and knocking him into the audience.
Although Smith had designed a number of jet-propelled promotional cars, he was determined to create a jet-powered pickup truck.
Finally, Pavelec covers how the Americans took the lead in jet-propelled aircraft development toward the end of the war, although none entered combat.
The trio took full advan-tage of the new show's PS160million budget, plunging a car into the sea, zooming around on jet skis and hovering above the water on a jet-propelled Flyboard.