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Definition 1: a short coat - [noun denoting artifact]

(jacket is a kind of ...) an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors

(... is a kind of jacket ) a tight sleeveless and collarless jacket (often made of leather) worn by men in former times

(... is a kind of jacket ) a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen

(... is a kind of jacket ) a short warm outer jacket

(... is a kind of jacket ) a light weight jacket with a high collar; worn by Mao Zedong and the Chinese people during his regime

(... is a kind of jacket ) waist-length jacket tapering to a point at the back; worn by officers in the mess for formal dinners

(... is a kind of jacket ) a loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India

(... is a kind of jacket ) loose-fitting single-breasted jacket

(... is a kind of jacket ) a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)

(... is a kind of jacket ) a sailor's heavy woolen double-breasted jacket

(... is a kind of jacket ) a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

(... is a kind of jacket ) a jacket having fronts that overlap only enough for a single row of buttons

(... is a kind of jacket ) a woman's fitted jacket

(... is a kind of jacket ) a jacket hanging to the waist and cut square at the bottom

(... is a kind of jacket ) a lightweight jacket worn over bedclothes (as when sitting in bed)

(... is a kind of jacket ) lightweight single-breasted jacket; often striped in the colors of a club or school

(... is a kind of jacket ) a short jacket; worn mostly by women

(... is a kind of jacket ) a jacket gathered into a band at the waist

(... is a kind of jacket ) a loose fitting jacket; resembles a shirt with four patch pockets and a belt

(... is a kind of jacket ) a hussar's jacket worn over the shoulders

(... is a kind of jacket ) a short thick jacket; often worn by workmen

(... is a kind of jacket ) a jacket having fronts that overlap enough for two separate rows of buttons

(... is a kind of jacket ) a man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance

(... is a kind of jacket ) a woman's loose jacket; worn while dressing

(... is a kind of jacket ) a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back

Definition 2: an outer wrapping or casing - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where jacket or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets

(jacket is a kind of ...) the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped

(... is a kind of jacket ) the jacket for a phonograph record

(... is a kind of jacket ) a paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed

Definition 3: (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where jacket or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown

Synonyms for jacket in the sense of this definition

(jacket is a kind of ...) a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth

(jacket belongs to category ...) the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth

Definition 4: the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition - [noun denoting artifact]

(jacket is a kind of ...) the housing or outer covering of something

"the clock has a walnut case"

Definition 5: the outer skin of a potato - [noun denoting food]

(jacket is a kind of ...) the rind of a fruit or vegetable

(... is part of jacket) an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland

Definition 6: put a jacket on - [verb of body]

Samples where jacket or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The men were jacketed

(jacket is a kind of ...) provide with clothes or put clothes on

"Parents must feed and dress their child"

Definition 7: provide with a thermally non-conducting cover - [verb of contact]

Samples where jacket or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The tubing needs to be jacketed

(jacket is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

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