Jacket (disambiguation)

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A jacket is a relatively tight-fitting garment for the upper body. In other contexts, the term typically refers to a tight-fitting covering, often for protective purposes, for example:

  • Dust jacket, the detachable outer cover of a book
  • Jacket matrix, a square matrix that is a generalization of the Hadamard matrix
  • Jacket potato, a baked potato filled with other ingredients
  • Jacketed vessel, a container designed for controlling the temperature of its contents
  • Bullet jacket, the plating/covering of a bullet's core with metal to give it a higher velocity
  • The supporting legs and lattice framework of an offshore fixed steel oil platform or wind turbine
  • In paleontology, a field jacket is a plaster or similar covering to transport fragile fossils

As a proper name, Jacket can refer to:

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