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jacket
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
2. 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. In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reenforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.
4. A garment resembling a waistcoat lined with cork, to serve as a life preserver; - called also cork jacket.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket.
2. To thrash; to beat.
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