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waterjet

[waw-ter-jet, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tərˌdʒɛt, ˈwɒt ər-/
noun
1.
a stream of water forced out through a small aperture.
2.
Also, water jet. waterpick.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or operated by a waterjet:
a waterjet pump.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; water + jet1
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  • Markets for waterjet cutting and blasting media are expected to exhibit the highest demand.
  • The narrow stream of water allows the waterjet to cut details impossible to achieve with other more conventional cutting tools.

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