Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The material, as cloth, felt, etc., from which a jacket is made.
- n. A jacket; a cover or protection to an inanimate object, as the felt covering of a steam-pipe.
- n. A thrashing.
- Surrounding or protecting as a jacket: in physical, said of a layer of insulating material surrounding a calorimeter or other chamber to prevent the inflow or egress of heat.
- v. present participle of jacket.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The material of a jacket.
“In some years, potentially, ordinary household wire may be available with non-halogenated jacketing, meaning that those damaging materials will not be entering into the environment as construction waste when it reaches its end-of-use.”
“I emerged from that first jacketing filled with a bitterness and a passionate hatred that has only increased through the years.”
“Make it a triple jacketing," I managed to continue, while the cell walls swayed and reeled about me and while I fought with all my will to hold to my consciousness that was being squeezed out of me by the jackets.”
“I was never the same man after that double-jacketing.”
“It was really an offence to me when the jacketing ceased.”
“One-tenth the jacketing I have received in San Quentin would have squeezed your rabbit heart out of your long ears.”
“Very few men born of women have been fortunate enough to suffer years of solitary and strait-jacketing.”
“I learned to suffer passively as undoubtedly, all men have learned who have passed through the postgraduate courses of strait-jacketing.”
“But I had grown too used to the jacket during my incorrigible days to let a single jacketing injure me.”
“On occasion, when I had endured an extra severe jacketing, he almost pleaded with me to confess.”
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