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air jacket

A·ïr jack·et
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-eer jak-it]
    • /ˈɑ ɪər ˈdʒæk ɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-eer jak-it]
    • /ˈɑ ɪər ˈdʒæk ɪt/

Definitions of air jacket words

  • noun air jacket an air-filled envelope or compartment surrounding a machine or part to reduce the rate at which heat is transferred to or from it 3
  • noun air jacket a compartment filled with air, surrounding some part of a machine, esp. for checking heat transmission 3
  • noun air jacket an envelope of enclosed air around part of a machine, as for checking the transmission of heat. 1
  • noun air jacket British. life jacket. 1
  • noun air jacket A jacket with airtight cells, or cavities which can be filled with air, to make the wearer buoyant when swimming. 0

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Origin of air jacket

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10

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Parts of speech for Air jacket

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

air jacket popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

air jacket usage trend in Literature

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