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water jacket

noun
1.
a water-filled casing or compartment used to water-cool something, as an engine or machine gun.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70

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[waw-ter-jak-it, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tərˌdʒæk ɪt, ˈwɒt ər-/
verb (used with object)
1.
to surround or fit with a water jacket.
Origin
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for water-jacket

water jacket

noun
1.
a water-filled envelope or container surrounding a machine, engine, or part for cooling purposes, esp the casing around the cylinder block of a pump or internal-combustion engine Compare air jacket
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