Adjective "Jetstream" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jetstream


    Definition:

    1. strong, generally westerly winds concentrated in a relatively narrow and shallow stream in the upper troposphere of the earth.

    2. similar strong winds in the atmosphere of another planet: jet streams on Jupiter.

    3. the exhaust of a jet or rocket engine.

    Origin:
    jet stream

    Examples:

    "speeds can be jetstream."