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jack•et



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n.
1. a short coat, in any of various forms, usually opening down the front.
2. something designed to be placed around the upper part of the body for a specific purpose other than use as clothing: a life jacket.
3. a protective outer covering.
4. the skin of a potato, esp. when it has been cooked.
5. See book jacket.
6. the cover of a paperbound book, usually bearing an illustration.
7. a paper or cardboard envelope for protecting a phonograph record.
8. 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.
9. a folded paper or open envelope containing an official document.

v.t.
to put a jacket on (someone or something).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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