jacket


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

jacket

 [jak´et]
an encasement or covering for the trunk, especially the thorax.
plaster-of-Paris jacket a casing of plaster of paris enveloping the body, for the purpose of giving support or correcting deformities; see also cast.
Sayre's jacket a plaster of Paris jacket used as a support for the vertebral column.
strait jacket popular name for camisole.

jack·et

(jak'et),
1. A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
2. In dentistry, a term commonly used in reference to an artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. jaquet, dim. of jaque, tunic, fr. Jacques, nickname of Fr. peasants.]

jack·et

(jak'ĕt)
1. A fixed bandage applied around the body to immobilize the spine.
2. dentistry An artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.

jack·et

(jak'ĕt)
In dentistry, term meaning an artificial crown composed of fired porcelain or acrylic resin.
References in periodicals archive ?
Just when you were getting used to "fake" meat, faux fur and drinking milk from a plant, along comes "pleather," also known as "plastic leather." Before you hit the runway in your new non-leather jacket, however, you should know why some environmentalists still prefer hides or advocate for completely different materials like hemp and organic cotton, no matter what the fashion cost.
Cooling Jacket Affixed to Casting Machine-Compared to the water jacket welded directly to the back of the mold, this type of cooling system (Fig.
Each site receives weather-resistant promotional posters, a logbook, a supply of 15 free life jackets for children (sized small, medium, and large) that families can borrow for short-term use, and a container for the jackets.
Jabsco have introduced a range of jackets for their super hygienic Hy-Line and ultra hygienic Ultima rotary lobe pumps.
Jacket, Zoe, NYC; Jeans and belt, Gap; Hat, Round up; Glasses, Blue Blockers, Bracelets, Backseat Betty.
* Thumbs up: excellent list of features, and quite a good looking jacket
Darren Criss looks spectacular in a custom Francis Libiran fully-embroidered jacket as he arrives at the El Capitan...
QUILTED JACKETS SPRING'S answer to the puffer, a quilted jacket offers warmth without the weight.
Fatface khaki worker jacket PS69; Karen check ditsy dress PS55 Miss Selfridge Ottoman utility jacket PS35 Very Michelle Keegan oversized double breasted fuchsia blazer PS60 LONGLINE BLAZERS THE tailoring trend shows no sign of slowing down, but if a two-piece suit isn't your bag, try a longline jacket instead.
Oasis utility jacket PS46 Fatface khaki worker jacket PS69; Karen check ditsy dress PS55 QUILTED JACKETS SPRING'S answer to the puffer, a quilted jacket offers warmth without the weight.
JD Williams deep orange crepe jacket PS40; snake print vest PS12; Camilla crop turn up trousers PS35; three strap square heeled sandals PS30, and black quilted shoulder bag PS30 Lipsy ruched sleeve blazer PS48, Next Very Michelle Keegan oversized double breasted fuchsia blazer PS60 RETAILERS call it 'transitional'.