Definitions for jacketˈdʒæk ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jacket(noun)

    a short coat

  2. jacket(noun)

    an outer wrapping or casing

    "phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"

  3. crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap(noun)

    (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

    "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"

  4. jacket(noun)

    the outer skin of a potato

  5. jacket(verb)

    the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition

  6. jacket(verb)

    provide with a thermally non-conducting cover

    "The tubing needs to be jacketed"

  7. jacket(verb)

    put a jacket on

    "The men were jacketed"

Wiktionary

  1. jacket(Noun)

    A piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist length to thigh length.

  2. jacket(Noun)

    A piece of a person suit, beside trousers and, sometimes, waistcoat ; coat

  3. jacket(Noun)

    A removable or replaceable protective or insulating cover for an object (eg a book, hot water tank.)

  4. jacket(Noun)

    A police record.

  5. jacket(Verb)

    To enclose or encase in a jacket or other covering.

  6. Origin: From jacquet, diminutive of jaque.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jacket(noun)

    a short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts

  2. Jacket(noun)

    an outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some nonconducting material such as wood or felt, used to prevent radiation of heat, as from a steam boiler, cylinder, pipe, etc

  3. Jacket(noun)

    in ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reenforcing the tube in which the charge is fired

  4. Jacket(noun)

    a garment resembling a waistcoat lined with cork, to serve as a life preserver; -- called also cork jacket

  5. Jacket(verb)

    to put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket

  6. Jacket(verb)

    to thrash; to beat

  7. Origin: [F. jaquette, dim. of jaque. See 3d Jack, n.]

Freebase

  1. Jacket

    A jacket is a hip- or waist-length garment for the upper body. A jacket typically has sleeves, and fastens in the front or slightly on the side. A jacket is generally lighter, tighter-fitting, and less insulating than a coat, which is outerwear. Some jackets are fashionable, while others serve as protective clothing.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jacket' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3389

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jacket' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2615

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jacket' in Nouns Frequency: #1224


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