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air jacket

noun
1.
an envelope of enclosed air around part of a machine, as for checking the transmission of heat.
2.
British. life jacket.
Origin of air jacket
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for air jacket

air jacket

noun
1.
an air-filled envelope or compartment surrounding a machine or part to reduce the rate at which heat is transferred to or from it Compare water jacket
2.
a less common name for life jacket
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