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Meaning of JACKET

Pronunciation:  'jakit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a short coat
  2. [n]  an outer wrapping or casing; "phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"
  3. [n]  the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition
  4. [n]  (dentistry) an artificial crown fitted over a broken or decayed tooth
  5. [n]  the outer skin of a potato
  6. [v]  put a jacket on
  7. [v]  provide with a thermally non-conducting cover; "The tubing needs to be jacketed"

JACKET is a 6 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: jacket crown
 See Also: anorak, apparel, banian, banyan, bed jacket, blazer, bolero, bomber jacket, book jacket, bush jacket, case, casing, clothe, coat, cover, crown, dolman, dolman jacket, donkey jacket, double-breasted jacket, doublet, dress, dressing sack, dressing sacque, dust cover, dust jacket, dust wrapper, enclothe, Eton jacket, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, hug-me-tight, Irish potato, jerkin, jumper, lounging jacket, lumber jacket, lumberjack, Mao jacket, mess jacket, monkey jacket, morning coat, murphy, Norfolk jacket, parka, pea jacket, peacoat, peel, potato, raiment, record jacket, sack, sacque, shell, shell jacket, single-breasted jacket, skin, smoking jacket, sport coat, sport jacket, sports coat, sports jacket, spud, swallowtail, swallow-tailed coat, tater, tog, white potato, windbreaker, windcheater, wrap, wrapper, wrapping



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jack"et\, n. [F. jaquette, dim. of jaque. See 3d {Jack},
    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
       re["e]nforcing 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.]
  2. \Jack"et\, v. t.
    1. To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a
    2. To thrash; to beat. [Low]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or wearing a jacket in your dream, represents the image that you want to present and project to the outside world. Alternatively, it symbolizes your protective and defensive persona. You tend to distant your feelings and as a result, you may be isolating yourself. Consider also the color, appearance, and type of jacket for additional significance.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: backing, bandage, bandaging, bark, bibliopegy, binder, binder board, binding, blazer, blouse, body coat, bolero, bomber jacket, bonnet, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding, bookcase, boot, bran, breech, cap, capsule, capuchin, car coat, case, casemaking, casing-in, chaff, chaqueta, chesterfield, claw hammer, claw-hammer coat, cloak, coat, coif, collating, collating mark, corn shuck, cornhusk, cover, cutaway coat, cuticle, dermis, dinner jacket, doublet, dress coat, duffel, dust cover, dust jacket, envelope, envelopment, Eton jacket, fell, fingertip coat, fitted coat, fleece, flesh, folding, footband, frock, frock coat, fur, furring, gathering, gift wrapping, gluing-off, gown, greatcoat, hard binding, hat, headband, hide, hood, hull, husk, imitation fur, imitation leather, integument, jerkin, jumper, jupe, leather, leather paper, Leatherette, Leatheroid, library binding, lining, lining-up, loden coat, mackinaw, mantle, Mao jacket, mechanical binding, mess jacket, midicoat, monkey jacket, niggerhead, outer layer, outer skin, overcoat, palea, parka, pea jacket, peel, pelt, peltry, perfect binding, plastic binding, pod, rawhide, reefer, rind, rounding, sack, saddle stitching, san benito, sewing, sheath, shell, shirt, shoe, shuck, side sewing, signature, ski jacket, skin, skins, sleeve waistcoat, slipcase, slipcover, smashing, smoking jacket, Smyth sewing, sock, soft binding, spiketail coat, spiral binding, stamping, stapling, stocking, swallowtail, tabard, tail coat, tailband, tails, tegument, tipping, topcoat, trimming, vair, watch coat, windbreaker, wire stitching, woolly, wrap, wrapper, wrapping