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English noun: jacket

1. jacket (artifact) a short coat


Broader (hypernym)coat


Narrower (hyponym)anorak, banian, banyan, bed jacket, blazer, bolero, bomber jacket, bush jacket, dolman, dolman jacket, donkey jacket, double-breasted jacket, doublet, dressing sack, dressing sacque, Eton jacket, hug-me-tight, jerkin, jumper, lumber jacket, lumberjack, Mao jacket, mess jacket, monkey jacket, morning coat, Norfolk jacket, parka, pea jacket, peacoat, sack, sacque, shell jacket, single-breasted jacket, sport coat, sport jacket, sports coat, sports jacket, swallow-tailed coat, swallowtail, windbreaker, windcheater

2. jacket (artifact) an outer wrapping or casing


SamplesPhonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets.


Broader (hypernym)wrap, wrapper, wrapping


Narrower (hyponym)book jacket, dust cover, dust jacket, dust wrapper, record jacket

3. jacket (artifact) (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth


SamplesTomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown.


Synonymscap, crown, crownwork, jacket crown


Broader (hypernym)dental appliance


Domain categorydental medicine, dentistry, odontology

4. jacket (food) the outer skin of a potato


Broader (hypernym)peel, skin


Part meronymIrish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato

5. jacket (artifact) the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition


Broader (hypernym)case, casing, shell


English verb: jacket

1. jacket (contact) provide with a thermally non-conducting cover


SamplesThe tubing needs to be jacketed.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover

2. jacket (body) put a jacket on


SamplesThe men were jacketed.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog









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