a short coat, in any of various forms, usually opening down the front.
something designed to be placed around the upper part of the body for a specific purpose other than use as clothing:
a life jacket.
a protective outer covering.
the skin of a potato, especially when it has been cooked.
the cover of a paperbound book, usually bearing an illustration.
a paper or cardboard envelope for protecting a phonograph record.
a metal casing, as the steel covering of a cannon, the steel cover around the core of a bullet, or the water jacket on certain types of machine guns.
a folded paper or open envelope containing an official document.
verb (used with object)
to put a jacket on (someone or something).
a short coat, esp one that is hip-length and has a front opening and sleeves
something that resembles this or is designed to be worn around the upper part of the body: a life jacket
any exterior covering or casing, such as the insulating cover of a boiler
the part of the cylinder block of an internal-combustion engine that encloses the coolant
See dust jacket
the skin of a baked potato
(as modifier): jacket potatoes
a metal casing used in certain types of ammunition
(US) a cover to protect a gramophone record Brit name sleeve
(mainly US) a folder or envelope to hold documents
(transitive) to put a jacket on (someone or something)
jacket jack·et (jāk’ĭt)
A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
An artificial crown of a tooth composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.
A criminal record; rap sheet
dust someone’s jacket, monkey jacket, yellow jacket
[1940s+ Police; fr the cardboard folder or jacket used to hold the papers]
noun 1. a person who is in charge of a jail or section of a jail. 2. a person who forcibly confines another. noun 1. a person in charge of prisoners in a jail (of Philippi), Acts 16:23. The conversion of the Roman jailer, a man belonging to a class “insensible as a rule and […]
noun 1. a person employed in an apartment house, office building, school, etc., to clean the public areas, remove garbage, and do minor repairs; caretaker. 2. Archaic. a doorkeeper or porter. verb (used without object) 3. to be employed as a janitor. noun 1. (Scot & US, Canadian) the caretaker of a building, esp a […]
verb (used with object) 1. to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple. 2. to come into contact or union with: The brook joins the river. 3. to bring together in a particular relation or for a specific purpose, action, etc.; unite: to join […]
noun 1. a public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law; a magistrate charged with the administration of justice. 2. a person appointed to decide in any competition, contest, or matter at issue; authorized arbiter: the judges of a beauty contest. 3. a person qualified to pass a critical judgment: […]