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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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