Meaning of JACK in English

JACK

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Jack Bauer

Jack Frost

Jack Robinson

Jack the Lad

jumping jack

Union Jack

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

hydraulic

They plan to use a hydraulic jack to lift the assembly up and out of the reactor.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

I'm all right Jack

all work and no play (makes Jack a dull boy)

before you can say Jack Robinson

every man jack

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He put his finger in the jack of the outlet.

Iain, skipping his father, then extricated them by trailing the jack and adding perfect drawing shots to collect a four.

Twin motor jack on stabilizer for pitch trim.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

up

By jacking up the price of the cheapest disposal route, a landfill tax makes other options look more attractive.

But they are not mere company drones used only to jack up corporate profits.

Lizzy looked over the child's head to where the man was jacking up .

Ever since Congress decided to jack up the price of sugar.

The wage explosions also had an immediate economic impact: by jacking up costs they squeezed profits further and boosted inflation.

For the first time in years, there were no stadium tours to jack up the year-end grosses.

Companies bid low to get the first contract, assuming they can jack up the price later.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But they are not mere company drones used only to jack up corporate profits.

By jacking up the price of the cheapest disposal route, a landfill tax makes other options look more attractive.

Ever since Congress decided to jack up the price of sugar.

For the first time in years, there were no stadium tours to jack up the year-end grosses.

So I couldn't jack it in when things were going well.

We've come to tell you to jack it in.

We were always putting pressure on him to jack it in.

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