Definition of bottle jack in US English:

bottle jack


  • A bottle-shaped hydraulic jack used for lifting heavy objects.

    • ‘Take a glance around just about any tire shop and you'll find a group of bottle jacks sitting in a corner or in a tool bin collecting dust.’
    • ‘The bus was jacked up and supported by a 12-ton bottle jack that was placed under the differential.’
    • ‘Exceptional quality of service floor jacks, bottle jacks, transmission jacks, rams, jack stands and other equipment leave no doubt about the choice.’
    • ‘Like the bottle jacks, these did not require pulleys or belts, as the spit was attached directly to the gears.’
    • ‘On top of the hydraulic bottle jack is a nice scrap of 1’ thick steel plate.’