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Sweater vs. Jacket

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Sweaternoun

A knitted jacket or jersey, usually of thick wool, worn by athletes before or after exercise.

Jacketnoun

A piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist length to thigh length.

Sweaternoun

(US) A similar garment worn for warmth.

Jacketnoun

A piece of a person's suit, beside trousers and, sometimes, waistcoat; coat US

Sweaternoun

One who sweats (produces sweat).

Jacketnoun

A removable or replaceable protective or insulating cover for an object (e.g. a book, hot water tank.)

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Sweaternoun

One who or that which causes to sweat.

Jacketnoun

(slang) A police record.

Sweaternoun

A diaphoretic remedy.

Jacketnoun

(military) In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reinforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.

Sweaternoun

(archaic) One who sweats coins, i.e. removes small portions by shaking them.

Jacketnoun

The tough outer skin of a baked potato.

‘Cook the potatoes in their jackets.’;

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Sweaternoun

One who sweats.

Jacketverb

(transitive) To enclose or encase in a jacket or other covering.

Sweaternoun

One who, or that which, causes to sweat

Jacketnoun

A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts.

Sweaternoun

a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body

Jacketnoun

An outer covering for anything, esp. a covering of some nonconducting material such as wood or felt, used to prevent radiation of heat, as from a steam boiler, cylinder, pipe, etc.

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Sweaternoun

a person who perspires

Jacketnoun

In ordnance, a strengthening band surrounding and reënforcing the tube in which the charge is fired.

Sweater

A sweater or pullover, also called a jumper in British and Australian English, and a windcheater in parts of Australia, is a piece of clothing, typically with long sleeves, made of knitted or crocheted material, that covers the upper part of the body. When sleeveless, the garment is often called a slipover or sweater vest.

Jacketnoun

A garment resembling a waistcoat lined with cork, to serve as a life preserver; - called also cork jacket.

Jacketverb

To put a jacket on; to furnish, as a boiler, with a jacket.

Jacketverb

To thrash; to beat.

Jacketnoun

a short coat

Jacketnoun

an outer wrapping or casing;

‘phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets’;

Jacketnoun

(dentistry) an artificial crown fitted over a broken or decayed tooth

Jacketnoun

the outer skin of a potato

Jacketnoun

the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition

Jacketverb

provide with a thermally non-conducting cover;

‘The tubing needs to be jacketed’;

Jacketverb

put a jacket on;

‘The men were jacketed’;

Jacket

A jacket is a garment for the upper body, usually extending below the hips. A jacket typically has sleeves, and fastens in the front or slightly on the side.

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