air jacket


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air jacket

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1. (Mechanical Engineering) 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. (Nautical Terms) a less common name for life jacket
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Noun1.air jacket - an inflatable life jacketair jacket - an inflatable life jacket    
cork jacket, life jacket, life vest - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
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She said: "I've been wearing an air jacket while I've been backing my four-year-old and thought I may as well wear it for the rides.
The oven features inert atmosphere construction, including a pressure regulator, flow meter, pressure gauge, air jacket on the inner oven for cooling, blower shaft seal, adjustable offset door hinges, and an outlet with pressure relief.
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Laura Collett says she owes her life to a hi-tech air jacket after a heavy fall which left the British event rider with spine, shoulder and rib fractures.
She returned to the saddle in August, just five months after the accident, thanks to a special air jacket.
In order to uniformly heat or cool the chamber, Memmert deploys an air jacket temperature control system in its new climate chamber ICH 256.
Both spray-guns work with low-pressure SprayControl Technology, where an air jacket accurately focuses the paint mist so you use up to 15% less paint.