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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jack·et /ˈʤækət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 jack·et /ˈʤækət/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jack·et 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 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. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a short coat
      2: an outer wrapping or casing; "phonograph records were sold
         in cardboard jackets"
      3: (dentistry) an artificial crown fitted over a broken or
         decayed tooth [syn: jacket crown]
      4: the outer skin of a potato
      5: the tough metal shell 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; "The men were jacketed"