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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacket  \Jack"et\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  put  a  jacket  on  to  furnish,  as  a  boiler,  with  a 
  jacket. 
 
  2.  To  thrash;  to  beat  [Low] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacket  \Jack"et\,  n.  [F.  jaquette  dim.  of  jaque.  See  3d  {Jack}, 
  n.] 
  1.  A  short  upper  garment,  extending  downward  to  the  hips;  a 
  short  coat  without  skirts. 
 
  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.  (Mil.)  In  ordnance,  a  strengthening  band  surrounding  and 
  re["e]nforcing  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}. 
 
  {Blue  jacket}.  (Naut.)  See  under  {Blue}. 
 
  {Steam  jacket},  a  space  filled  with  steam  between  an  inner 
  and  an  outer  cylinder,  or  between  a  casing  and  a 
  receptacle,  as  a  kettle. 
 
  {To  dust  one's  jacket},  to  give  one  a  beating.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jacket 
  n  1:  a  short  coat 
  2:  an  outer  covering  or  casing;  "phonograph  records  were  sold 
  in  cardboard  jackets" 
  3:  an  artificial  crown  fitted  over  a  broken  or  decayed  tooth 
  [syn:  {jacket  crown}] 
  4:  the  tough  metal  casing  for  certain  kinds  of  ammunition 
  v  1:  provide  with  a  thermally  non-conducting  cover;  "The  tubing 
  needs  to  be  jacketed" 
  2:  put  a  jacket  on 




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