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Definition of Jacket

Jacket

  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. In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reenforcing 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.
  5. To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket.
  6. To thrash; to beat.

Jacket Quotations

When I was a kid doing television, they'd stick a leather jacket on me, and I would be the thug.
Phil Daniels

In the 1970s, we had Carl Sagan, and he was so suave with his turtleneck and his tweed jacket. And he was, you know, he made science look cool. And in punk rock, we haven't had that. We haven't had the Carl Sagan of punk.
Greg Graffin

My personal style is bipolar. Sometimes I feel like dressing in a boyish leather jacket; other times I want to dress more elegantly. Most of the time it's what I like to call 'comfortable chic': Giuseppe Zanotti flat sandals, Rag & Bone jeans, slouchy Isabel Marant shirts.
Joan Smalls

I think every chef, not just in America, but across the world, has a double-edged sword - two jackets, one that's driven, a self-confessed perfectionist, thoroughbred, hate incompetence and switch off the stove, take off the jacket and become a family man.
Gordon Ramsay

I love a pair of sexy heels with jeans, a nice jacket, or a little dress.
Beyonce Knowles
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Jacket Translations

jacket in Dutch is jasje, colbert, buis
jacket in French is jaquette, veste, veston
jacket in Italian is giubba
jacket in Norwegian is omslag, jakke
jacket in Portuguese is revestimento, jaqueta
jacket in Spanish is americana, chaqueta
jacket in Swedish is jacka, jacka, rock, kavaj, kofta
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