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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker);
[syn: pot, jackpot, kitty]

2. any outstanding award;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jackpot \Jackpot\, n. 1. Same as jack pot. See under jack. [PJC] 2. Any larger-than-usual gambling prize formed by the accumulation of unwon bets. [PJC] 3. The highest gambling prize awarded in a gambling game in which smaller prizes are also awarded, especially such a prize on a slot machine. [PJC] 4. An unusually large success in an enterprise, either unexpected or unpredictable, esp. one providing a great financial benefit. [PJC] hit the jackpot to receive an unexpectedly large (or the largest possible) benefit from an enterprise; as, after prospecting for years, he finally hit the jackpot when he discovered a silver lode. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

jackpot n 1: the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker) [syn: pot, jackpot, kitty] 2: any outstanding award