Jack

Male kestrel or hobby, orig ME: jakke= petaining to male
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(from the article `all fours`) ...dating back to 17th-century England and first mentioned in The Complete Gamester of Charles Cotton in 1674. The face card formerly known as the ... ...next player for failure to play a 2, up to a maximum of eight cards. A 4 works like a 2, except that it requires a 4 to be played or four cards to ... ...
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jack

(from the article `bowls`) outdoor game in which a ball (known as a bowl) is rolled toward a smaller stationary ball, called a jack. The object is to roll one`s bowls so that ...
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Jack

(from the article `Daudet, Alphonse`) ...in Le Petit Chose and Contes du lundi. As he grew older Daudet became more and more preoccupied with the great conflicts in human relationship, as ...
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(from the article `gill`) ...servings of whiskey or wine. The term jill appears in the nursery rhyme `Jack and Jill.` Soon after ascending to the throne of England in 1625, ...
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(from the article `harpsichord`) ...placed beneath the horizontal plane of the strings, which pass over a bridge that is glued to the soundboard and that transmits their vibration to ... ...sound of the wing-shaped harpsichord and its smaller rectangular, triangular, or polygonal relatives, the spinet and virginal, is produced by ... ...
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(from the article `keyboard instrument`) ...phase of Cristofori`s work, Maffei`s diagram may be in error. In the surviving instruments a pivoted piece of wood is set into the key. The ...
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jack

[n] - a small worthless amount 2. [n] - an electrical device consisting of a connector socket designed for the insertion of a plug 3. [n] - game equipment consisting of one of several small objects picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks 4. [n] - small flag indicating a ship`s nationality 5. [n] - one of four fac...
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Jack

• (n.) A pitcher or can of waxed leather; -- called also black jack. • (n.) A large, California rock fish (Sebastodes paucispinus); -- called also boccaccio, and merou. • (n.) The male of certain animals, as of the ass. • (n.) A machine for twisting the sliver as it leaves the carding machine. • (n.) A compact, portable mac...
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<marine biology> Young salmon, usually a male, that matures precociously. ... (12 Jan 1998) ...
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jack

noun game equipment consisting of one of several small six-pointed metal pieces that are picked up while bouncing a ball in the game of jacks
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noun any of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
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jack

(tool) Tool or machine for lifting, hoisting, or moving heavy weights, such as motor vehicles. A screw jack uses the principle of the screw to magnify an applied effort; in a car jack, for example, turning the handle many times causes the lifting screw to rise slightly, and the effort is m...
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Jack

[CAD software] Jack is a 3-D interactive ergonomics and human factors CAD package developed by the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Human Modeling and Simulation. Now maintained and distributed by Siemens PLM Software, the package enables users to study and improve the physical ergonomics of product design and workplace tasks throu...
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Jack

[device] A jack is a mechanical device used as a lifting device to lift heavy loads or apply great forces. A mechanical jack employ a screw thread for lifting heavy equipment. The most common form is a car jack, floor jack or garage jack which lifts vehicles so that maintenance can be performed. Mechanical jacks are usually rated for a maxi...
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Jack

[fish] Royal Poinciana (Flamboyant tree) in bloom, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands ...
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Jack

[given name] Jack k is a male given name, although in some cases it can be used as a female given name (A shortened versioned of `Jacqueline` or `Jackie`, for example), and sometimes as a surname. In English it is traditionally used as the diminutive form of the name John, though it is also often given as a proper name in its own right. The...
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Jack

[hero] Jack is an archetypal Cornish and English hero and stock character appearing in legends, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes, generally portrayed as a young adult. Unlike moralizing fairy heroes, Jack is often portrayed as lazy or foolish, but through the use of cleverness and tricks he usually emerges triumphant. In this way, he may res...
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Jack

[human modeling] The Jack human simulation system was developed at the Center for Human Modeling and Simulation at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1980s & 1990s. Conceived as an ergonomic assessment and virtual human prototyping system for NASA space shuttle development, it soon gathered funding from the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army for di...
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Jack

[Italian magazine] Jack is a popular Italian-language technology magazine which has been published in Italy since October 2000 by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore in a joint venture with the German publisher Gruner + Jahr. It is the most popular technology magazine in Italy. ...
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Jack

[magazine] Jack was an English language British lad mag. == History == Jack magazine was initially published by I Feel Good (IFG) in 2002 in A5 format. With the tag `an orgy of war, animals, fashion, genius and cool`, it featured glamorous photo shoots of women, reviews of clothing, gadgets etc. and articles by regular contributors and othe...
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Jack

[Naval Acronyms and Slang] To Be Selfish
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Jack

[playing card] A Jack, also Knave v, is a playing card which, in traditional American and English decks, pictures a man in the traditional or historic aristocratic dress generally associated with Europe of the 16th or 17th century. The usual rank of a Jack, within its suit, plays as if it were an 11 (that is, between the 10 and the Queen). ...
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Jack

[Tekken] ==Appearances== ===In video games=== The various Jack models were originally created by the Mishima Zaibatsu and G Corporation for different purposes: The Jack series robots also appear in Tekken Tag Tournament (Jack-2, Gun Jack, and Prototype Jack) and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (Jack-6 and Prototype Jack). In-game, the Jacks have tr...
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Jack

[webcomic] Jack is a furry webcomic by David Hopkins. It is set in a world populated by anthropomorphic animals. Jack focuses on its title character, a wizened green rabbit who lives in Hell. He is the embodiment of the deadly sin wrath, whose punishment is being the Grim Reaper. In life, the unfairness of some deaths, particularly towards ...
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