water jacket


water jacket

noun

Definition of WATER JACKET

:  an outer casing which holds water or through which water circulates to cool the interior; specifically :  the enclosed space surrounding the cylinder block of an internal combustion engine and containing the cooling liquid

First Known Use of WATER JACKET

1853

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