Jacket

Definition of Jacket

Jack´et
n.1.
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 reënforcing 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.
v. t.1.To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket.
2.To thrash; to beat.

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