jack line

noun

Definition of jack line

1 : a small rope or line
2 : a rod or steel cable connecting a central pumping engine with each of two or more oil wells which it powers

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jack entry 1 (something smaller)

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“Jack line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack%20line. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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