English version

jack in Other sports topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjackjack1 /dʒæk/ noun [countable]  1 TZa piece of equipment used to lift a heavy weight off the ground, such as a car, and support it while it is in the air a hydraulic jack2 DGCa card used in card games that has a man’s picture on it and is worth less than a queen and more than a tenjack of hearts/clubs etc a pair of jacks3 Tan electronic connection for a telephone or other electric machine a phone jack4 a) jacks [plural]DG a children’s game in which the players try to pick up small objects called jacks while bouncing and catching a ball b) DGa small metal or plastic object that has six points, used in this game5 DSOa small white ball at which players aim larger balls in the game of bowls6 jack (shit) jumping jack, Union Jack
Examples from the Corpus
jackTwin motor jack on stabilizer for pitch trim.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.jack of hearts/clubs etcEast then found the inspired opening lead of the jack of hearts.