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  • v. Present participle of jacket.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The material of a jacket.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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.
  • 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.


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  • 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.

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  • I emerged from that first jacketing filled with a bitterness and a passionate hatred that has only increased through the years.

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  • "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.

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  • I was never the same man after that double-jacketing.

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  • It was really an offence to me when the jacketing ceased.

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  • "One-tenth the jacketing I have received in San Quentin would have squeezed your rabbit heart out of your long ears."

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  • Very few men born of women have been fortunate enough to suffer years of solitary and strait-jacketing.

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  • I learned to suffer passively as undoubtedly, all men have learned who have passed through the postgraduate courses of strait-jacketing.

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  • But I had grown too used to the jacket during my incorrigible days to let a single jacketing injure me.

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  • On occasion, when I had endured an extra severe jacketing, he almost pleaded with me to confess.

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