Definitions for "jack "
AKA: Ckid, Des, Len): A type of electrical outlet, usually mounted on a wall, into which the “mounting” cord of a telephone set and/or computer is plugged.
(1) A socket. (2) A receptacle.
A socket that is attached to electronic device into which a switch or other type of device is plugged.
Keywords:  flown, flag, sailor, ensign, naval
A popular colloquial name for a sailor; -- called also Jack tar, and Jack afloat.
A flag, containing only the union, without the fly, usually hoisted on a jack staff at the bowsprit cap; -- called also union jack. The American jack is a small blue flag, with a star for each State.
A flag flown at the bow of warships when anchored. Great Britain's jack - the British Union Jack - combines the Crosses of St. George, St. Andrew, and St. Patrick on a blue field. The U.S. Union Jack carrries 50 white stars on a blue field (the canton of the Naval Ensign). According to U.S. Navy reulations, the U.S. Union Jack should be the same size as the canton of the Naval Ensign flown at the ships stern.
Keywords:  hydraulic, lift, lever, tire, tripod
A device to pull off boots.
A lever for depressing the sinkers which push the loops down on the needles.
A hood or other device placed over a chimney or vent pipe, to prevent a back draught.
In the harpsichord, an intermediate piece communicating the action of the key to the quill; -- called also hopper.
the vertical piece of wood in a harpsichord that activates the plectrum to pluck the string
The small vertical strip of wood carrying the plectrum of bird feather or hardened leather that is used to make strings vibrate in keyboard plucking-action instruments like harpsichords.
A coarse and cheap mediæval coat of defense, esp. one made of leather.
Defensive leather coat, either of several layers or quilted, often reinforced with metal studs or small plates. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 223) Canvas or leather jacket reinforced by metal or horn plates stitched between the layers of material. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 249) Related terms: Armor / Brigandine
padded military jacket, up to 30 layers, worn over hauberk, and brightly decorated; not to be confused with doublet.
The male of certain animals, as of the ass.
Salmon males that mature early.
name for all male friends (see gate and pops).
Keywords:  kitty, bowls, sweetie, manchon, 'cot
The small bowl used as a mark in the game of bowls.
a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack"
A flanged metal sleeve used as part of the flashing around small items that penetrate a roof. French (Manchon)
Keywords:  jacob, nickname, john, rig, babiesnames
A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John.
nickname for Jackson or John
KNIFE RIG - A mast-type derrick whose supporting legs are hinged at the base. When the rig is to be moved, it is lowered or laid down intact and transported by truck.
A large, California rock fish (Sebastodes paucispinus); -- called also boccaccio, and mérou.
A fish family of over 200 species, including pompano, amberjack, bar jack , blue runner, crevalle jack, green jack, horse mackerel (not a true mackerel), rainbow runner, rudderfish, trevally, yellow jack and yellowtail. Although some jack species aren`t particularly good to eat, many - particularly pompano - are considered excellent and have a rich, firm, delicately flavored flesh. Jacks are found around the world in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific
any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm-temperate seas
Keywords:  cdda, rip, cdrdao, cdparanoia, freedb
Jack is a console based cd-ripper. It supports cdparanoia and cdda2wav for extraction and various MP3 and OGG/Vorbis encoders; you can even rip from a cdrdao-generated CD image. Emphasis is on failure-safeness and ease of use. Jack can encode multiple tracks at once, good on SMP systems. It can resume its work if interrupted and keeps an eye on available HD space.
Jack is a text mode CDDA extraction / MP3 encoder frontend with features like freedb query, continue mode, customizability and many more
My favorite rip saw. Jack, the rip saw, was given to me by a neighbor.
A large tree, the Artocarpus integrifolia, common in the East Indies, closely allied to the breadfruit, from which it differs in having its leaves entire. The fruit is of great size, weighing from thirty to forty pounds, and through its soft fibrous matter are scattered the seeds, which are roasted and eaten. The wood is of a yellow color, fine grain, and rather heavy, and is much used in cabinetwork. It is also used for dyeing a brilliant yellow.
immense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit of; its seeds are commonly roasted
An impertinent or silly fellow; a simpleton; a boor; a clown; also, a servant; a rustic.
Jack is the clown mascot of American restaurant chain Jack In The Box. In one commercial, his driver's license shows his full name to be "Jack I. Box," presumably short for "Jack In The Box."
another term for stringer or supporting member of the staircase; ...cut jack
brace, support.
Shortened ter term for stringer or supporting member of the staircase; ...
In hunting, the pan or frame holding the fuel of the torch used to attract game at night; also, the light itself.
A game played with small (metallic, with tetrahedrally oriented spikes) objects (the jacks(1950+), formerly jackstones) that are tossed, caught, picked up, and arranged on a horizontal surface in various patterns; in the modern American game, the movements are accompanied by tossing or bouncing a rubber ball on the horizontal surface supporting the jacks. same as jackstones.
To hunt game at night by means of a jack. See 2d Jack, n., 4, n.
A mechanical contrivance, an auxiliary machine, or a subordinate part of a machine, rendering convenient service, and often supplying the place of a boy or attendant who was commonly called Jack
A machine or contrivance for turning a spit; a smoke jack, or kitchen jack.
A machine for twisting the sliver as it leaves the carding machine.
Keywords:  blackjack, queen, rank, pinochle, skat
The knave of a suit of playing cards.
One of the 3 face cards, in all 4 suits. It's value in blackjack is 10, in poker 11. See Figure 8 Figure 8: Jack of Clubs
the fourth-highest-ranking card.
Keywords:  pike, pickerel, eyed, young, wall
A young pike; a pickerel.
The wall-eyed pike.
Keywords:  jurel
The jurel.
a lone human figure standing
The Jack human simulation system was developed at the Center for Human Modeling and Simulation at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1970s, 1980s & 1990s as an ergonomic assessment & virtual human prototyping system for NASA space shuttle development. In 1996 the software was spun off into a privately held company and is now sold as an ergonomic human simulation toolkit by USG The research and development of the Jack system have let to such standards as H-anim and MPEG4 Body Animation Parameters
Keywords:  cosby, drescher, kerwin, lopez, coppola
an instrument to displace a small boy
Jack is a 1996 film starring Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Brian Kerwin, Jennifer Lopez, Fran Drescher, and Bill Cosby, and was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Williams plays the role of Jack Powell, a boy who ages four times faster than normal, somewhat similar to Werner syndrome.
Keywords:  sawhorse, sawbuck
A sawhorse or sawbuck.
The Jack (Mangifera caesia), locally called Binjai in the Malay language, is a species of mango found in areas of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. The tree lives in lowlands or gentle slopes on sandy clay soils. It grows up to 30 m tall with a dense crown of round-shaped leaves.
A bar of iron athwart ships at a topgallant masthead, to support a royal mast, and give spread to the royal shrouds; -- called also jack crosstree.
An iron bar (fitted along all yards in sailing ships) to which the head of a square sail is secured when bent.
Keywords:  shoegazing, moose, debut, hut, xyz
Jack is the debut EP by the UK, band Moose, released in March 1991 on Hut Records. A music video was made for the title track. Overall, the EP, along with the next two the band released, focused much more on the shoegazing scene than their debut album ...XYZ would do.
Jack is a furry webcomic by David Hopkins. It is written as a Bangsian fantasy.
Keywords:  jerkin, martial
martial jerkin
Keywords:  heck, rude, grating, thread, you're
A grating to separate and guide the threads; a heck box.
jack a thread - changing the topic in a strand; rude, if you're not the author.
Keywords:  sentinels, senior
senior among the Sentinels.
Spinal surgeon and unofficial leader of the castaways. Was bringing his father's body back home from Australia when the plane crashed. Now in custody of the Others.
To connect to the matrix of virtual space. (see Gibson).
Bank protection element consisting of wire or cable strung on three mutually perpendicular struts connected at their centers.
wire termination assembly that allows network equipment to connect to University Network voice and data services.
A tool shaped like huge tweezers used to manipulate hot glass. Making a Jack line is often the line that will be used to separate the glass work from the blowpipe or pipe with the droplets of water.
Keywords:  brandy
Archaic term applied to particularly terrifying spirits.
Keywords:  jim, jazz, bud, mac, equivalent
the jazz equivalent of "Mac" or "bud" in American slang; a form of address sometimes replaced by "Jim."
Keywords:  rob, assault, verb, someone, meaning
Verb meaning to rob or assault someone.
A unit consisting of a cylinder equipped with a plunger or piston, which applies the energy provided by a liquid under pressure.
Keywords:  pint, quarter, drinking, half, holding
A drinking measure holding half a pint; also, one holding a quarter of a pint.
Keywords:  nice, touch, pad, tone, key
a nice touch also, but that could probably be borrowed
Touch-Tone key pad
Keywords:  blasting, wedge, wooden, rent, rocks
A wooden wedge for separating rocks rent by blasting.
Keywords:  apple
Apple jack.
Keywords:  pitcher, waxed, black, leather, called
A pitcher or can of waxed leather; -- called also black jack.
A system of gearing driven by a horse power, for multiplying speed.
Keywords:  criminal, dangerous
A dangerous criminal.
Keywords:  arch, zero, rise, little, flat
A flat arch with zero or little rise.
Keywords:  engaged, labor, manual, someone, hands
someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
Keywords:  diameter, colour, white, ball
A ball, white in colour and 2.5in. in diameter.
Keywords:  fitting, female, electronic
a female electronic fitting.
This is the common term for communications terminals.
Keywords:  money
Keywords:  mean, man
A mean man.
Keywords:  see
See RJ11 jack, RJ45 jack.