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English-Thai: HOPE Dictionary [with local updates]
yellow jackn. =yellow fever

Thai-English-French: Volubilis Dictionary 1.0
ธงเหลือง[n. exp.] (thong leūang) EN: yellow flag ; yellow Jack ; quarantine flag   

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
熊ん蜂[くまんばち;クマンバチ, kumanbachi ; kumanbachi] (n) (1) (uk) (See 熊蜂・1) Japanese carpenter bee (Xylocopa appendiculata circumvolans); (2) (col) wasp; hornet; yellow jacket [Add to Longdo]
熊蜂[くまばち;クマバチ, kumabachi ; kumabachi] (n) (1) Japanese carpenter bee (Xylocopa appendiculata circumvolans); (2) (col) (See 熊ん蜂・2) wasp; hornet; yellow jacket [Add to Longdo]
雀蜂;胡蜂[すずめばち;スズメバチ, suzumebachi ; suzumebachi] (n) (1) (uk) hornet; yellow jacket; wasp (of subfamily Vespinae); (2) (uk) (See 大雀蜂・おおすずめばち) Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia); yak-killer hornet [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Jack \Jack\ (j[a^]k), n. [F. Jacques James, L. Jacobus, Gr. ?,
     Heb. Ya 'aq[=o]b Jacob; prop., seizing by the heel; hence, a
     supplanter. Cf. {Jacobite}, {Jockey}.]
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     1. A familiar nickname of, or substitute for, John.
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              You are John Rugby, and you are Jack Rugby. --Shak.
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     2. An impertinent or silly fellow; a simpleton; a boor; a
        clown; also, a servant; a rustic. "Jack fool." --Chaucer.
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              Since every Jack became a gentleman,
              There 's many a gentle person made a Jack. --Shak.
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     3. A popular colloquial name for a sailor; -- called also
        {Jack tar}, and {Jack afloat}.
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     4. A mechanical contrivance, an auxiliary machine, or a
        subordinate part of a machine, rendering convenient
        service, and often supplying the place of a boy or
        attendant who was commonly called Jack; as:
        (a) A device to pull off boots.
        (b) A sawhorse or sawbuck.
        (c) A machine or contrivance for turning a spit; a smoke
            jack, or kitchen jack.
        (b) (Mining) A wooden wedge for separating rocks rent by
            blasting.
        (e) (Knitting Machine) A lever for depressing the sinkers
            which push the loops down on the needles.
        (f) (Warping Machine) A grating to separate and guide the
            threads; a heck box.
        (g) (Spinning) A machine for twisting the sliver as it
            leaves the carding machine.
        (h) A compact, portable machine for planing metal.
        (i) A machine for slicking or pebbling leather.
        (k) A system of gearing driven by a horse power, for
            multiplying speed.
        (l) A hood or other device placed over a chimney or vent
            pipe, to prevent a back draught.
        (m) In the harpsichord, an intermediate piece
            communicating the action of the key to the quill; --
            called also {hopper}.
        (n) In hunting, the pan or frame holding the fuel of the
            torch used to attract game at night; also, the light
            itself. --C. Hallock.
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     5. A portable machine variously constructed, for exerting
        great pressure, or lifting or moving a heavy body such as
        an automobile through a small distance. It consists of a
        lever, screw, rack and pinion, hydraulic press, or any
        simple combination of mechanical powers, working in a
        compact pedestal or support and operated by a lever,
        crank, capstan bar, etc. The name is often given to a
        jackscrew, which is a kind of jack.
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     6. The small bowl used as a mark in the game of bowls.
        --Shak.
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              Like an uninstructed bowler who thinks to attain the
              jack by delivering his bowl straight forward upon
              it.                                   --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     7. The male of certain animals, as of the ass.
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     8. (Zool.)
        (a) A young pike; a pickerel.
        (b) The jurel.
        (c) A large, California rock fish ({Sebastodes
            paucispinus}); -- called also {boccaccio}, and
            {m['e]rou}.
        (d) The wall-eyed pike.
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     9. A drinking measure holding half a pint; also, one holding
        a quarter of a pint. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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     10. (Naut.)
         (a) A flag, containing only the union, without the fly,
             usually hoisted on a jack staff at the bowsprit cap;
             -- called also {union jack}. The American jack is a
             small blue flag, with a star for each State.
         (b) A bar of iron athwart ships at a topgallant masthead,
             to support a royal mast, and give spread to the royal
             shrouds; -- called also {jack crosstree}. --R. H.
             Dana, Jr.
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     11. The knave of a suit of playing cards.
  
     12. (pl.) A game played with small (metallic, with
         tetrahedrally oriented spikes) objects (the jacks(1950+),
         formerly jackstones) that are tossed, caught, picked up,
         and arranged on a horizontal surface in various patterns;
         in the modern American game, the movements are
         accompanied by tossing or bouncing a rubber ball on the
         horizontal surface supporting the jacks. same as
         {jackstones}.
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     13. Money. [slang]
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     14. Apple jack.
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     15. Brandy.
         [PJC]
  
     Note: Jack is used adjectively in various senses. It
           sometimes designates something cut short or diminished
           in size; as, a jack timber; a jack rafter; a jack arch,
           etc.
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     {Jack arch}, an arch of the thickness of one brick.
  
     {Jack back} (Brewing & Malt Vinegar Manuf.), a cistern which
        receives the wort. See under 1st {Back}.
  
     {Jack block} (Naut.), a block fixed in the topgallant or
        royal rigging, used for raising and lowering light masts
        and spars.
  
     {Jack boots}, boots reaching above the knee; -- worn in the
        17 century by soldiers; afterwards by fishermen, etc.
  
     {Jack crosstree}. (Naut.) See 10, b, above.
  
     {Jack curlew} (Zool.), the whimbrel.
  
     {Jack frame}. (Cotton Spinning) See 4
         (g), above.
  
     {Jack Frost}, frost or cold weather personified as a
        mischievous person.
  
     {Jack hare}, a male hare. --Cowper.
  
     {Jack lamp}, a lamp for still hunting and camp use. See def.
        4
         (n.), above.
  
     {Jack plane}, a joiner's plane used for coarse work.
  
     {Jack post}, one of the posts which support the crank shaft
        of a deep-well-boring apparatus.
  
     {Jack pot} (Poker Playing), the name given to the stakes,
        contributions to which are made by each player
        successively, till such a hand is turned as shall take the
        "pot," which is the sum total of all the bets. See also
        {jackpot}.
  
     {Jack rabbit} (Zool.), any one of several species of large
        American hares, having very large ears and long legs. The
        California species ({Lepus Californicus}), and that of
        Texas and New Mexico ({Lepus callotis}), have the tail
        black above, and the ears black at the tip. They do not
        become white in winter. The more northern prairie hare
        ({Lepus campestris}) has the upper side of the tail white,
        and in winter its fur becomes nearly white.
  
     {Jack rafter} (Arch.), in England, one of the shorter rafters
        used in constructing a hip or valley roof; in the United
        States, any secondary roof timber, as the common rafters
        resting on purlins in a trussed roof; also, one of the
        pieces simulating extended rafters, used under the eaves
        in some styles of building.
  
     {Jack salmon} (Zool.), the wall-eyed pike, or glasseye.
  
     {Jack sauce}, an impudent fellow. [Colloq. & Obs.]
  
     {Jack shaft} (Mach.), the first intermediate shaft, in a
        factory or mill, which receives power, through belts or
        gearing, from a prime mover, and transmits it, by the same
        means, to other intermediate shafts or to a line shaft.
  
     {Jack sinker} (Knitting Mach.), a thin iron plate operated by
        the jack to depress the loop of thread between two
        needles.
  
     {Jack snipe}. (Zool.) See in the Vocabulary.
  
     {Jack staff} (Naut.), a staff fixed on the bowsprit cap, upon
        which the jack is hoisted.
  
     {Jack timber} (Arch.), any timber, as a rafter, rib, or
        studding, which, being intercepted, is shorter than the
        others.
  
     {Jack towel}, a towel hung on a roller for common use.
  
     {Jack truss} (Arch.), in a hip roof, a minor truss used where
        the roof has not its full section.
  
     {Jack tree}. (Bot.) See 1st {Jack}, n.
  
     {Jack yard} (Naut.), a short spar to extend a topsail beyond
        the gaff.
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     {Blue jack}, blue vitriol; sulphate of copper.
  
     {Hydraulic jack}, a jack used for lifting, pulling, or
        forcing, consisting of a compact portable hydrostatic
        press, with its pump and a reservoir containing a supply
        of liquid, as oil.
  
     {Jack-at-a-pinch}.
         (a) One called upon to take the place of another in an
             emergency.
         (b) An itinerant parson who conducts an occasional
             service for a fee.
  
     {Jack-at-all-trades}, one who can turn his hand to any kind
        of work.
  
     {Jack-by-the-hedge} (Bot.), a plant of the genus {Erysimum}
        ({Erysimum alliaria}, or {Alliaria officinalis}), which
        grows under hedges. It bears a white flower and has a
        taste not unlike garlic. Called also, in England,
        {sauce-alone}. --Eng. Cyc.
  
     {Jack-in-office}, an insolent fellow in authority. --Wolcott.
  
     {Jack-in-the-bush} (Bot.), a tropical shrub with red fruit
        ({Cordia Cylindrostachya}).
  
     {Jack-in-the-green}, a chimney sweep inclosed in a framework
        of boughs, carried in Mayday processions.
  
     {Jack-of-the-buttery} (Bot.), the stonecrop ({Sedum acre}).
        
  
     {Jack-of-the-clock}, a figure, usually of a man, on old
        clocks, which struck the time on the bell.
  
     {Jack-on-both-sides}, one who is or tries to be neutral.
  
     {Jack-out-of-office}, one who has been in office and is
        turned out. --Shak.
  
     {Jack the Giant Killer}, the hero of a well-known nursery
        story.
  
     {Yellow Jack} (Naut.), the yellow fever; also, the quarantine
        flag. See {Yellow flag}, under {Flag}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Quarantine \Quar"an*tine\, n. [F. quarantaine, OF. quaranteine,
     fr. F. quarante forty, L. quadraginta, akin to quattuor four,
     and E. four: cf. It. quarantina, quarentine. See {Four}, and
     cf. {Quadragesima}.]
     1. A space of forty days; -- used of Lent.
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     2. Specifically, the term, originally of forty days, during
        which a ship arriving in port, and suspected of being
        infected a malignant contagious disease, is obliged to
        forbear all intercourse with the shore; hence, such
        restraint or inhibition of intercourse; also, the place
        where infected or prohibited vessels are stationed.
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     Note: Quarantine is now applied also to any forced stoppage
           of travel or communication on account of malignant
           contagious disease, on land as well as by sea.
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     3. (Eng. Law) The period of forty days during which the widow
        had the privilege of remaining in the mansion house of
        which her husband died seized.
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     {Quarantine flag}, a yellow flag hoisted at the fore of a
        vessel or hung from a building, to give warning of an
        infectious disease; -- called also the {yellow jack}, and
        {yellow flag}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Yellow \Yel"low\ (y[e^]l"l[-o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower}
     (y[e^]l"l[-o]*[~e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow,
     yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D.
     geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan.
     guul, L. helvus light bay, Gr. chlo`n young verdure, chlwro`s
     greenish yellow, Skr. hari tawny, yellowish. [root]49. Cf.
     {Chlorine}, {Gall} a bitter liquid, {Gold}, {Yolk}.]
     1. Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold
        or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or
        of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the
        green.
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              Her yellow hair was browded [braided] in a tress.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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              A sweaty reaper from his tillage brought
              First fruits, the green ear and the yellow sheaf.
                                                    --Milton.
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              The line of yellow light dies fast away. --Keble.
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     2. Cowardly; hence, dishonorable; mean; contemptible; as, he
        has a yellow streak. [Slang]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. Sensational; -- said of some newspapers, their makers,
        etc.; as, yellow journal, journalism, etc. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     {Yellow atrophy} (Med.), a fatal affection of the liver, in
        which it undergoes fatty degeneration, and becomes rapidly
        smaller and of a deep yellow tinge. The marked symptoms
        are black vomit, delirium, convulsions, coma, and
        jaundice.
  
     {Yellow bark}, calisaya bark.
  
     {Yellow bass} (Zool.), a North American fresh-water bass
        ({Morone interrupta}) native of the lower parts of the
        Mississippi and its tributaries. It is yellow, with
        several more or less broken black stripes or bars. Called
        also {barfish}.
  
     {Yellow berry}. (Bot.) Same as {Persian berry}, under
        {Persian}.
  
     {Yellow boy}, a gold coin, as a guinea. [Slang] --Arbuthnot.
  
     {Yellow brier}. (Bot.) See under {Brier}.
  
     {Yellow bugle} (Bot.), a European labiate plant ({Ajuga
        Chamaepitys}).
  
     {Yellow bunting} (Zool.), the European yellow-hammer.
  
     {Yellow cat} (Zool.), a yellow catfish; especially, the
        bashaw.
  
     {Yellow copperas} (Min.), a hydrous sulphate of iron; --
        called also {copiapite}.
  
     {Yellow copper ore}, a sulphide of copper and iron; copper
        pyrites. See {Chalcopyrite}.
  
     {Yellow cress} (Bot.), a yellow-flowered, cruciferous plant
        ({Barbarea praecox}), sometimes grown as a salad plant.
  
     {Yellow dock}. (Bot.) See the Note under {Dock}.
  
     {Yellow earth}, a yellowish clay, colored by iron, sometimes
        used as a yellow pigment.
  
     {Yellow fever} (Med.), a malignant, contagious, febrile
        disease of warm climates, attended with jaundice,
        producing a yellow color of the skin, and with the black
        vomit. See {Black vomit}, in the Vocabulary.
  
     {Yellow flag}, the quarantine flag. See under {Quarantine},
        and 3d {Flag}.
  
     {Yellow jack}.
        (a) The yellow fever. See under 2d {Jack}.
        (b) The quarantine flag. See under {Quarantine}.
  
     {Yellow jacket} (Zool.), any one of several species of
        American social wasps of the genus {Vespa}, in which the
        color of the body is partly bright yellow. These wasps are
        noted for their irritability, and for their painful
        stings.
  
     {Yellow lead ore} (Min.), wulfenite.
  
     {Yellow lemur} (Zool.), the kinkajou.
  
     {Yellow macauco} (Zool.), the kinkajou.
  
     {Yellow mackerel} (Zool.), the jurel.
  
     {Yellow metal}. Same as {Muntz metal}, under {Metal}.
  
     {Yellow ocher} (Min.), an impure, earthy variety of brown
        iron ore, which is used as a pigment.
  
     {Yellow oxeye} (Bot.), a yellow-flowered plant
        ({Chrysanthemum segetum}) closely related to the oxeye
        daisy.
  
     {Yellow perch} (Zool.), the common American perch. See
        {Perch}.
  
     {Yellow pike} (Zool.), the wall-eye.
  
     {Yellow pine} (Bot.), any of several kinds of pine; also,
        their yellowish and generally durable timber. Among the
        most common are valuable species are {Pinus mitis} and
        {Pinus palustris} of the Eastern and Southern States, and
        {Pinus ponderosa} and {Pinus Arizonica} of the Rocky
        Mountains and Pacific States.
  
     {Yellow plover} (Zool.), the golden plover.
  
     {Yellow precipitate} (Med. Chem.), an oxide of mercury which
        is thrown down as an amorphous yellow powder on adding
        corrosive sublimate to limewater.
  
     {Yellow puccoon}. (Bot.) Same as {Orangeroot}.
  
     {Yellow rail} (Zool.), a small American rail ({Porzana
        Noveboracensis}) in which the lower parts are dull yellow,
        darkest on the breast. The back is streaked with brownish
        yellow and with black, and spotted with white. Called also
        {yellow crake}.
  
     {Yellow rattle}, {Yellow rocket}. (Bot.) See under {Rattle},
        and {Rocket}.
  
     {Yellow Sally} (Zool.), a greenish or yellowish European
        stone fly of the genus {Chloroperla}; -- so called by
        anglers.
  
     {Yellow sculpin} (Zool.), the dragonet.
  
     {Yellow snake} (Zool.), a West Indian boa ({Chilobothrus
        inornatus}) common in Jamaica. It becomes from eight to
        ten long. The body is yellowish or yellowish green, mixed
        with black, and anteriorly with black lines.
  
     {Yellow spot}.
        (a) (Anat.) A small yellowish spot with a central pit, the
            fovea centralis, in the center of the retina where
            vision is most accurate. See {Eye}.
        (b) (Zool.) A small American butterfly ({Polites Peckius})
            of the Skipper family. Its wings are brownish, with a
            large, irregular, bright yellow spot on each of the
            hind wings, most conspicuous beneath. Called also
            {Peck's skipper}. See Illust. under {Skipper}, n., 5.
            
  
     {Yellow tit} (Zool.), any one of several species of crested
        titmice of the genus {Machlolophus}, native of India. The
        predominating colors of the plumage are yellow and green.
        
  
     {Yellow viper} (Zool.), the fer-de-lance.
  
     {Yellow warbler} (Zool.), any one of several species of
        American warblers of the genus {Dendroica} in which the
        predominant color is yellow, especially {Dendroica
        aestiva}, which is a very abundant and familiar species;
        -- called also {garden warbler}, {golden warbler}, {summer
        yellowbird}, {summer warbler}, and {yellow-poll warbler}.
        
  
     {Yellow wash} (Pharm.), yellow oxide of mercury suspended in
        water, -- a mixture prepared by adding corrosive sublimate
        to limewater.
  
     {Yellow wren} (Zool.)
        (a) The European willow warbler.
        (b) The European wood warbler.
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