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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word jackknife:
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General dictionaries General (25 matching dictionaries)
  1. jackknife: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. jackknife: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. jackknife: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. jackknife: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. jackknife: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Jackknife, jackknife: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. jackknife: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. jackknife: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. jackknife: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  10. jackknife: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. Jackknife, jackknife: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. jackknife: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. jackknife: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  14. Jackknife (disambiguation), Jackknife (exercise), Jackknife (statistics), Jackknife (truck tractor and trailer), Jackknife: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Jackknife: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. jackknife: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. jackknife: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Jackknife: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. jackknife: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  20. jackknife: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  21. jackknife: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  22. jackknife: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  23. jackknife: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Jackknife: Glossary of Trucking Terms [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. jackknife: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Jackknife: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. jackknife: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. jackknife: Extreme Martial Arts Glosary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (jackknife)

noun:  a dive in which the diver bends to touch the ankles before straightening out
noun:  a large knife with one or more folding blades
verb:  dive into the water bending the body at the waist at a right angle, like a jackknife

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