life jacket


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life jacket

n.
A sleeveless jacket or vest that is filled with buoyant material and used as a life preserver.

life jacket

n
(Nautical Terms) an inflatable sleeveless jacket worn to keep a person afloat when in danger of drowning

life′ jack`et


n.
a life preserver in the form of a sleeveless jacket.
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Noun1.life jacket - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable designlife jacket - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
flotation device, life preserver, preserver - rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
air jacket, Mae West - an inflatable life jacket
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Viewers will also learn why teaching a child how to properly wear a life jacket is important.
KARACHI -- The fish vessels that were not given port clearance by the Sea customs Department on Jan 1 because they had not equipped themselves with life jackets, fire extinguishers and headlights lay idle on Jan 8, 1968 at the Karachi Harbour for the eighth consecutive day.
Acknowledging that he had learned his lesson Turnbull, in a Facebook post, said, "will make sure I always wear a life jacket in my dinghy regardless of how close I am to the shore, just as I always do on my kayak.
The police boss cautioned fishers against engaging in any lake activities without life jackets.
The other fisherman was fortunate to have been wearing a life jacket, Bowman said, because he was swept about half a mile downstream in the chilly water before he was able to make his way to shore.
He said a case had been registered with public prosecution as no life jackets were worn.
There was a life jacket on the second body and there were two inflatable jackets on the boat.
These dogs may need the extra buoyancy that a life jacket or vest provides.
During the search inside the manufacturing shop which was held in 826th Street of Sakarya Neighborhood located in yzmir's Konak district, illegally stamped the famous brands on them at least 1263 fake life jacket were sized.
His colleague asked him to wear a life jacket but he refused.
the life jacket saves your life again," said Ben Simmons, BCB International's sales and special projects manager for the Asia, Australia, South America and Caribbean regions.
A USB connector even turns the Life Jacket into a charger for any smartphone or device with or without AC power--and, because it's from Altec Lansing, the Life Jacket packs an audio punch with aptX CD-quality audio and dual 2.