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Meanings of Jacksonville:

proper noun

An industrial city and port in north-eastern florida; population 807,815 (est. 2008).

Jackstay

ˈdʒaksteɪ

Meanings of Jackstay:

noun

A rope, bar, or batten placed along a ship's yard to bend the head of a square sail to.

Usage examples:

All participating personnel were transferred to/from their respective ships, via light jackstay, rh…

Jackstays

ˈdʒaksteɪ

Meanings of Jackstays:

noun

A rope, bar, or batten placed along a ship's yard to bend the head of a square sail to.

Usage examples:

All participating personnel were transferred to/from their respective ships, via light jackstay, rh…

Meanings of Jackstone:

noun

A game played by tossing and catching small round pebbles or star-shaped pieces of metal or plastic.

Usage examples:

In korea, young girls play a game of jacks, tossing small stones onto the ground, throwing a ball u…

Meanings of Jackstones:

noun

A game played by tossing and catching small round pebbles or star-shaped pieces of metal or plastic.

Jackstraw

ˈdʒakstrɔː

Meanings of Jackstraw:

noun

Another term for spillikin.

Jackstraws

ˈdʒakstrɔː

Meanings of Jackstraws:

noun

Another term for spillikin.

Jacky

ˈdʒaki

Meanings of Jacky:

noun

An aboriginal person.

Meanings of Jackyard:

noun

On a fore-and-aft rigged vessel, especially a yacht: a light spar extending above the top of the mast or beyond the end of the gaff so as to enable a larger topsail to be set.

Meanings of Jackyarder:

noun

A large triangular topsail having the luff laced to a jackyard extending above the top of the mast and the foot laced either to another jackyard extending beyond the end of the gaff or to the gaff itself.

Meanings of Jacob:

proper noun

(in the bible) a hebrew patriarch, the younger of the twin sons of isaac and rebecca, who persuaded his brother esau to sell him his birthright and tricked him out of his father's blessing (gen. 25, 27). the twelve tribes of ancient israel were descended from his twelve sons.

Meanings of Jacobean:

adjective

Relating to the reign of james i of england.

Usage examples:

A jacobean mansion
noun

A person who lived in the jacobean period.

Usage examples:

The approach of elizabethans and jacobeans to non-europeans was normally commercial and pragmatic.

Jacobian

dʒəˈkəʊbɪən

Meanings of Jacobian:

adjective

Relating to the work of the mathematician k. g. j. jacobi.

Usage examples:

He showed how to find integrals of a general system of partial differential equations by using sequ…
noun

A determinant whose constituents are the derivatives of a number of functions ( u, v, w, …) with respect to each of the same number of variables ( x, y, z, …).

Jacobin

ˈdʒakəbɪn

Meanings of Jacobin:

noun

A member of a democratic club established in paris in 1789. the jacobins were the most radical and ruthless of the political groups formed in the wake of the french revolution, and in association with robespierre they instituted the terror of 1793–4.

Usage examples:

If the fanaticism of the jacobins made the french revolution a success, so the chiliastic, often re…

Jacobins

ˈdʒakəbɪn

Meanings of Jacobins:

noun

A member of a democratic club established in paris in 1789. the jacobins were the most radical and ruthless of the political groups formed in the wake of the french revolution, and in association with robespierre they instituted the terror of 1793–4.

Usage examples:

If the fanaticism of the jacobins made the french revolution a success, so the chiliastic, often re…

Jacobite

ˈdʒakəbʌɪt

Meanings of Jacobite:

noun

A supporter of the deposed james ii and his descendants in their claim to the british throne after the revolution of 1688. drawing most of their support from catholic clans of the scottish highlands, jacobites made attempts to regain the throne in 1689–90, 1715, 1719, and 1745–6, finally being defeated at the battle of culloden.

Usage examples:

She was named after prince charlie and was a great jacobite, of which i'm very proud.
adjective

Relating to or denoting supporters of the deposed james ii and his descendants in their claim to the british throne after the revolution of 1688.

Usage examples:

The jacobite rebellion

Jaconet

ˈdʒakənɪt

Meanings of Jaconet:

noun

A lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish.

Usage examples:

An evening gown of white jaconet

Meanings of Jacquard:

noun

An apparatus with perforated cards, fitted to a loom to facilitate the weaving of figured and brocaded fabrics.

Usage examples:

The company offers its customers multi-textured materials, including hand-loomed cottons, cotton ca…

Jacquards

ˈdʒæk.ɑːd

Meanings of Jacquards:

noun

An apparatus with perforated cards, fitted to a loom to facilitate the weaving of figured and brocaded fabrics.

Usage examples:

The company offers its customers multi-textured materials, including hand-loomed cottons, cotton ca…

Jacquerie

ˈdʒeɪk(ə)ri

Meanings of Jacquerie:

noun

A communal uprising or revolt.

Usage examples:

Threatened by plots, riots, jacquerie, and pressure from the newly emancipated crowds and journalis…

Jactitation

ˌdʒaktɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Jactitation:

noun

The restless tossing of the body in illness.

Meanings of Jacuzzi:

noun

A brand name for a bath or pool into which warm water flows through small holes, producing a pleasant, bubbling effect

Jade

dʒeɪd

Meanings of Jade:

noun

A hard, typically green stone used for ornaments and implements and consisting of the minerals jadeite or nephrite.

Usage examples:

A jade figurine

Jaded

ˈdʒeɪ.dɪd

Meanings of Jaded:

adjective

Bored or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something.

Usage examples:

Meals to tempt the most jaded appetites

Jadeite

ˈdʒeɪdʌɪt

Meanings of Jadeite:

noun

A green, blue, or white mineral which is one of the forms of jade. it is a silicate of sodium, aluminium, and iron and belongs to the pyroxene group.

Usage examples:

In particular, it would have been good to include fancy colored sapphires (other than padparadsha),…

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