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Water jacket   /wˈɔtər dʒˈækət/   Listen
Water jacket

A container filled with water that surrounds a machine to cool it; especially that surrounding the cylinder block of an engine.

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"Water jacket" Quotes from Famous Books

... brass water back is placed on the fire pot of a stove or furnace. A separate stove with the fire pot and water jacket is used. A coil of steam pipe is placed inside a hot-water boiler or tank. Gas coil heaters are connected with hot water storage tank, also gas coil instantaneous heaters are ...
— Elements of Plumbing • Samuel Dibble

... heavier gun is a belt-fed machine, capable of firing 600 shots a minute. Although it is water-cooled, it weighs, water jacket and all, only 28 pounds. For airplane work, where the firing is in bursts and the speed of the machine helps cool the gun, the jacket is discarded and the ...
— How To Write Special Feature Articles • Willard Grosvenor Bleyer

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