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Jacket

Definition: A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a
short coat without skirts.

Jacket

Definition: 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.

Jacket

Definition: In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and
reenforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.

Jacket

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

Jacket

Definition: To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a
jacket.

Jacket

Definition: To thrash; to beat.