Jacket ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Jacket ( noun )

  1. A garment for the upper body that fastens down the front, typically having sleeves and a collar.
  2. A protective outer covering, in particular.
  3. A cover for a book or record album.


Late middle english (denoting a short coat worn by soldiers): from old french jaquette, from proven├žal jaqueta, of germanic origin.


  1. I need to buy a new winter jacket.
  2. The jacket of the book was torn.
  3. The jacket provided protection from the wind.
  4. He was wearing a denim jacket.
  5. The jacket had a hood to protect from the rain.

(As a verb)

Jacket ( verb )

  1. To provide with a protective outer covering.
  2. To put a jacket on (a person or thing).


Late 19th century (as a verb in the sense "provide with a jacket"): from jacket, in the noun sense "protective outer covering".


  1. The pipes need to be jacketed to prevent freezing.
  2. I'm going to jacket my new book to protect it from damage.
  3. The workers jacketed the pipeline to protect it from corrosion.
  4. We're going to jacket the statue in plastic to protect it during transport.
  5. The workers jacketed the wires to protect them from shorting out.
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