Jet vs Sparger - What's the difference?

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Jet is a synonym of sparger.

As a proper noun jet

is a town in oklahoma.

As a noun sparger is

a vessel with a perforated cover for sprinkling a liquid.



(wikipedia jet)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) jet, (etyl) get, giet, (etyl) . See (abject), (ejaculate), (gist), (jess), (jut).


(en noun)
  • A collimated stream, spurt or flow of liquid or gas from a pressurized container, an engine, etc.
  • A spout or nozzle for creating a jet of fluid.
  • A type of airplane using jet engines rather than propellers.
  • An engine that propels a vehicle using a stream of fluid as propulsion.
  • # A turbine.
  • # A rocket engine.
  • A part of a carburetor that controls the amount of fuel mixed with the air.
  • (physics) A narrow cone of hadrons and other particles produced by the hadronization of a quark or gluon.
  • (dated) Drift; scope; range, as of an argument.
  • (printing, dated) The sprue of a type, which is broken from it when the type is cold.
  • (Knight)


  • To spray out of a container.
  • To travel on a jet aircraft or otherwise by jet propulsion
  • To move (running, walking etc.) rapidly around
  • To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
  • To strut; to walk with a lofty or haughty gait; to be insolent; to obtrude.
  • * Shakespeare
  • He jets under his advanced plumes.
  • * Shakespeare
  • to jet upon a prince's right
  • To jerk; to jolt; to be shaken.
  • (Wiseman)


  • Propelled by turbine engines.
  • jet airplane

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) / (etyl) jet, jayet, (etyl) gagates after (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • A hard, black form of coal, sometimes used in jewellery.
  • The colour of jet coal, deep grey.
  • Adjective

  • Very dark black in colour.
  • * 1939 , (Raymond Chandler), The Big Sleep , Penguin 2011, p. 23:
  • She was an ash blonde with greenish eyes, beaded lashes, hair waved smoothly back from ears in which large jet buttons glittered.

    Derived terms

    * bubble-jet printer * cool one's jets * executive jet * fanjet * gas jet * ink-jet printer * jet-black * jet boat * jet engine * jet fighter, fighter jet * jet lag * jet off * jet set * jet stream, jetstream * jet wash * jet turbine * jetbead * jetfoil * jetliner * jetpack * jetport * jet-propelled * jetsam * jetski, jet ski * jetter * jettison * jetwash * jumbo jet * jump jet * pulse jet * ram jet, ramjet * superjet * trijet

    See also



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    (en noun)
  • A vessel with a perforated cover for sprinkling a liquid.
  • (Webster 1913)