life jacket life jacket

Definition(s):

  • (n) life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I actually reach under the seat with my hands and touch to make sure that my life jacket is actually there.
  2. She threw out a life jacket, as it were, to women not once but twice, during two distinct periods decades apart: the 1920s and the '50s.
  3. But when six women clung to his life jacket and dragged him down, he was forced to shift to a bunch of bananas, helping two young children onto his makeshift raft.

News

  1. Life jacket program continues to help save lives

    Safe Family’s would also like to establish more life jacket stations throughout the community including along the Altamaha River at various landings.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Baxley News-Banner

  2. Wear It! Oswego Announces Winners of Life Jacket Photo Contest

    The Wear It! Oswego campaign has selected the winners of its 2013 Life Jacket Photo Contest. All winners will receive free Wear It! campaign goodies. Continue reading ? The post Wear It! Oswego Announces Winners of Life Jacket Photo Contest appeared first on Oswego County Today .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  3. The Importance Of Life Jackets On The Rogue River

    Author: Kyle Aevermann JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OR The Rogue River: serene, majestic, and oh so powerful. "Trying to swim in this kind of current without a life jacket on, there's not a whole lot you can do," said Erik Weiseth, general manager of Orange Torpedo Trips in Merlin. Over this past weekend 51 year old Rodney Clayburn was swept away by the river after trying to swim across it behind Morrison ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KOBI - KOTI Medford-Klamath Falls

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