Definition of Air jacket

1. Noun. An inflatable life jacket.

Exact synonyms: Mae West
Generic synonyms: Cork Jacket, Life Jacket, Life Vest



Definition of Air jacket

1. Noun. A jacket with airtight cells, or cavities which can be filled with air, to make the wearer buoyant when swimming. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Air Jacket

air group
air guitar
air guitarist
air guitarists
air guitars
air gun
air guns
air hammer
air hockey
air hole
air horn
air hose
air hostess
air hunger
air intake
air jacket (current term)
air jackets
air kerma rate
air kiss
air lane
air lanes
air letter
air letters
air level
air levels
air lift fermenter
air lock
air mail
air marshal

Literary usage of Air jacket

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1. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"In Rosenthal's calorimeter the chamber in which the body or part of the body is placed is surrounded by, not a water-jacket, but an air-jacket, which thus ..."

2. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1893)
"In Rosenthal's calorimeter the chamber in which the body or part of the body is placed is surrounded by, not a water-jacket, but an air-jacket, which thus ..."

3. A Manual of the Steam Engine and Other Prime Movers by William John Macquorn Rankine, William J. Millar (1878)
"The effect of a steam jacket in preventing condensation may be produced by a hot air jacket; that is, by a flue round the cylinder ..."

4. The Gas-engine: A Treatise on the Internal-combustion Engine Using Gas by Frederick Remsen Hutton (1903)
"Cooling by Air-jacket. — The inconvenience of carrying the necessary weight of cooling water in the automobile, and the annoyance which is offered in winter ..."

5. Engineering Chemistry by Thomas Bliss Stillman (1900)
"air jacket. 15 17. 18. 19. 14. Perforated spreading ring. and 16. ... Test hole in air jacket. 43. Hot water thermometer. combustion chamber surrounded by a ..."

6. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1862)
"The air and water pumps were then set to work, and the greater part of the mud and oyster shells, which filled the compartment» of the air-jacket at the ..."

7. General Metallurgy by Heinrich Oscar Hofman (1913)
"In blast-furnaces, the smelting-zone is sometimes cooled by an air-jacket, that is, it is enclosed by steel or copper boxes through which air is forced by ..."

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