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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.

- Noun

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

- Noun

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

- Noun

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

- Verb

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


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