from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A removable or hinged plastic cover used to protect a piece of equipment, such as a turntable or printer.
  • n. See dust jacket.

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  • n. a removable plastic protective covering for a piece of equipment
  • n. a paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed
  • n. a large piece of cloth used to cover furniture that is not in use for a long period


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  • Campion packed the three men, Giles and Marlowe with Mr Knapp, into the back seat of Mr Barber’s car, and fastened the canvas dust cover down securely.

    Mystery Mile


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