Translation of jacket in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈdʒækət; ˈdʒækɪt/


  • 2 2.1 (of book) sobrecubierta (f), camisa (f) 2.2 (of record) (American English/inglés norteamericano) funda (f), carátula (f) 2.3 (for documents) (American English/inglés norteamericano) carpeta (feminine)
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    • You may not have heard of House Industries, but you will undoubtedly have seen their work, be it on book jackets, CD covers or in the typography of advertising.
    • A selection of books are on display with a summary of the story covering the book jacket.
    • The atmosphere is literary, with the walls covered in huge posters of book jackets of American literary masterpieces.
  • 3 (of potato) (British English/inglés británico) potatoes in their jackets, jacket potatoes papas (feminine plural) asadas (con la cáscara) (Latin America/América Latina) patatas (feminine plural) asadas (con la piel) (Spain/España)
  • 4 (of boiler, engine) funda (feminine)
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    • If you have a conventional water heater, give it a wrap as well with an insulated jacket that will help prevent energy loss.
    • Bosch designed a thin inner liner of soft steel that sealed the gases in, its pressure load supported by a stout perforated steel jacket.
    • Similarly, a steel and concrete jacket was secured to the swing span central pier in 1936.

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.