[zhahk eev] /ʒɑk iv/ (Show IPA), 1910–97, French naval officer, author, and underseas explorer: developed the Aqua-Lung.
Jacques Yves (ʒɑk iv). 1910–97, French underwater explorer
French underwater explorer who helped develop the Aqua-Lung (an underwater breathing apparatus) and designed the bathyscaphe and a small, deep-sea submarine known as a diving saucer. Cousteau also devised an underwater television system and produced several films that widely popularized marine biology.
[jak-tey-shuh n] /dʒækˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. boasting; bragging. 2. Pathology. a restless tossing of the body. /dʒækˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. (rare) the act of boasting 2. (pathol) another word for jactitation (sense 3)
[jak-ti-tey-shuh n] /ˌdʒæk tɪˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. Law. a false boast or claim that causes injury to another. 2. Pathology. (def 2). /ˌdʒæktɪˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of boasting 2. a false boast or claim that tends to harm another person, esp a false assertion that one is married to another, formerly actionable at law […]
[jak-yuh-leyt] /ˈdʒæk yəˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), jaculated, jaculating. 1. to throw or hurl (a dart, javelin, etc.).
[jak-yuh-lif-er-uh s] /ˌdʒæk yəˈlɪf ər əs/ adjective, Botany, Zoology. 1. having dartlike spines.