jacking


jacking
dʒæk n. mechanical device for raising great weights; playing card with the figure of a knave; electrical socket; ship's flag; male donkey; six-pointed object used in the game of jacks v. raise a heavy object with the help of a mechanical device; raise, boost; raise prices

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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