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truss (Also trussed, trusses, trussings, trussing) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to truss

sweetening

  • noun something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
    sweetener.
  • noun an improvement that makes something more agreeable
    enhancement.

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corrugated_fastener

  • noun a small strip of corrugated steel with sharp points on one side; hammered across wood joints in rough carpentry
    wiggle nail.

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tee_hinge

  • noun a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame
    T hinge.

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untruss

To loose from a truss, or as from a truss; to untie or unfasten; to let out; to undress. R. Dryden.

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hitch

  • noun a period of time spent in military service
    tour; term of enlistment; enlistment; duty tour; tour of duty.
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; arrest; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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four

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
    four-spot.

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obstruction

  • noun any structure that makes progress difficult
    impedimenta; impediment; obstructor; obstructer.
  • noun the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
    blockage.

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lie_with

  • verb have sexual intercourse with
    love; fuck; sleep with; have it away; screw; have intercourse; get it on; hump; make love; make out; get laid; have a go at it; bonk; eff; have sex; jazz; be intimate; know; have it off; bang; bed; do it; roll in the hay; sleep together.
    • This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
    • Adam knew Eve
    • Were you ever intimate with this man?

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tensile

  • adjective of or relating to tension
    • tensile stress
    • tensile pull
  • adjective satellite capable of being shaped or bent or drawn out
    ductile; pliable; malleable; pliant; tractile.
    • ductile copper
    • malleable metals such as gold
    • they soaked the leather to made it pliable
    • pliant molten glass
    • made of highly tensile steel alloy

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hanging

  • noun decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
    wall hanging.
    • the cold castle walls were covered with hangings
  • noun a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead
    • in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment

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faggot_stitch

  • noun the stitch that ties a group of parallel threads together in fagoting
    fagot stitch.

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muzzle

  • noun the open circular discharging end of a gun
    gun muzzle.
  • noun forward projecting part of the head of certain animals; includes the jaws and nose

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window_lock

  • noun a lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position
    sash lock; sash fastener.

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therapeutics

  • noun branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease
  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; cure; therapeutic.

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straight_arch

  • noun an arch with mutually supporting voussoirs that has a straight horizontal extrados and intrados
    flat arch.

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tie_rack

  • noun a rack for storing ties

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prescription_drug

  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription; prescription medicine; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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lodgement

  • noun bringing a charge or accusation against someone
    lodgment.
  • noun the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily
    lodgment; lodging.
    • the lodgment of the balloon in the tree

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prolonge

  • noun a rope fitted with a hook and used for towing a gun carriage

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crossbar

  • noun a horizontal bar that goes across something
  • noun game equipment consisting of a horizontal bar to be jumped or vaulted over

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put_out

  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    disoblige; bother; inconvenience; incommode; discommode; trouble.
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
  • verb put out considerable effort
    • He put out the same for seven managers

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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chrisom

  • noun a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
    sacramental oil; holy oil; chrism.

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hormone

  • noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
    endocrine; internal secretion.

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corbie-step

  • noun (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall
    corbiestep; corbel step; crow step.

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stick_out

  • verb extend out or project in space
    project; protrude; jut out; jut.
    • His sharp nose jutted out
    • A single rock sticks out from the cliff
  • verb be highly noticeable
    jump; jump out; leap out; stand out.

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pin_down

  • verb define clearly
    nail down; narrow down; narrow; specify; peg down.
    • I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
  • verb place in a confining or embarrassing position
    trap.
    • He was trapped in a difficult situation

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blanket

  • noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    cover.
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • noun anything that covers
    mantle.
    • there was a blanket of snow

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pothook

  • noun an S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire

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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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smack

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    slap.
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; savour; sapidity; flavor; relish.

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soap

  • noun a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  • noun money offered as a bribe

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jack

  • noun a small worthless amount
    diddlyshit; squat; shit; diddly-squat; diddly-shit; diddly; diddley; diddlysquat; doodly-squat.
    • you don't know jack
  • noun a man who serves as a sailor
    Jack-tar; tar; old salt; sea dog; seaman; gob; seafarer; mariner.

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seal_ring

  • noun a ring bearing a signet
    signet ring.

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medicament

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medication; medicinal drug.

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surface_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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lever_lock

  • noun a lock whose tumblers are levers that must be raised to a given position so that the bolt can move

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bringing

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    delivery.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    bring; take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point

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baking

  • noun making bread or cake or pastry etc.
  • noun cooking by dry heat in an oven

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broiler

  • noun an oven or part of a stove used for broiling
  • noun flesh of a small young chicken not over 2 1/2 lb suitable for broiling

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buttonhole

  • noun a hole through which buttons are pushed
    button hole.
  • verb detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors
    lobby.

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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cannery

  • noun a factory where food is canned

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minimization

  • noun the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
    minimisation.

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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enclosing

  • noun the act of enclosing something inside something else
    envelopment; inclosure; enclosure.
  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
    wrap; enclose; envelop; enfold; enwrap.
    • Fog enveloped the house

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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high_wire

  • noun a tightrope very high above the ground

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cringle

  • noun fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
    eyelet; grommet; grummet; loop.

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antiretroviral

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martingale

  • noun a harness strap that connects the nose piece to the girth; prevents the horse from throwing back its head
  • noun spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat
    dolphin striker.

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clothes

  • noun clothing in general
    apparel; dress; wearing apparel.
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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steam_clean

  • verb clean by means of steaming
    steam.
    • steam-clean the upholstered sofa

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