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Results for: pulling cord, string running through the opening of a bag or garment which can be pulled tight in order to close the openingTranslations: 130 / 1577
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pulling cord, string running through the opening of a bag or garment which can be pulled tight in order to close the openingdrawstring
(about clothing or fabric) unshrinkable, shrunk beforehand in order to prevent later shrinkage in the laundry, already shrunkpreshrunk
(Anatomy) circular muscle enclosing a bodily opening (i.e. eye, mouth)orbicularis
(Anatomy) part of the lower brain that resembles a stem and connects the brain to the spinal cord, part of brain joining spinal columnbrainstem
(Anatomy) pulling away or out (especially of a nerve or muscle)abducent
(Architecture) ornamental bracket under a Corinthian column, a bracket in Corinthian ordermodillion
(Astronomy) name of a constellation close to Canis Major and Canis Minor; (Archaic) unicorn, Unicorn constellationMonoceros
(Biology) group of related families within an order or suborder; category of classification ranked below order and above family, taxonomic ranking between order and familysuperfamily
(Botany) an order of plants; moss which has leafy gametophytesMusci
(British Slang) criminal, prisoner, ex-convict; prison time, decide the order of play, fall behind compared with others, fail to keep up with the established pace, straggle; develop slowly; linger, tarry; slacken, flag, weaken; imprison (British Slang)...lag
(British) destroy, annihilate; strike suddenly, make a surprise assault, opening allowing drainage from building, opening for draining water from deck, opening for draining water from the deck of a ship (Nautical), sink ship, wreck or ruin somethingscupper
(British) pants, garment that covers the body from the waist down to the legs having separate parts of the garment to cover each legtrousers
(French) careless or disheveled state of dress; garment worn at home (house dress, pyjamas, etc.), dishabilledeshabille
(French) Franciscan friar (so called due to the knotted cord worn as a girdle); member of a French political club during the first Revolution which met in an old Cordelier convent in Paris (French history)cordelier
(from French) under-garment worn by women (covering the neck, shoulders and breasts), decorative undergarmentchemisette
(History) Muslims payed a tax in order to stay in Spain (11th-15th century)Mudejar
(in Airplanes) electronic device that transmits a 4-digit identification code to the scanning surface radar in order to identify itself as "friendly" aircraftIFF (Identification Friend or Foe)
(in filmmaking) board or several boards on which the order of the scenes of the film or play are written, sketches outlining plotstoryboard
(Informal) semitrailer, cargo trailer that is pulled by a trailer truck; tractor trailer, truck cab with an attached semitrailer; semifinal, next-to-last round in a competition; duplex house (British), pref. half; somewhat, partly, tractor-trailersemi
(Medicine) chronic progressive disease characterized by the formation of fluid-filled cavities in the spinal cord (causes motor and sensory disturbances, and paralysis), spinal disease that causes paralysissyringomyelia
(Medicine) pertaining to syringomyelia (disease of the spinal cord)syringomyelic
(Medicine) spasm of muscles to reduce motion or agitation of areas affected by injury or disease; (in Basketball) act of going after a rival around the court to prevent him from getting close to the basket while avoiding illegal contactguarding
(Medicine) surgically perform a marsupialization (opening of a cyst)marsupialize
(Music) combination of harmonizing notes; (Geometry) line between two points on a curve; (Airplanes) imaginary straight line between the leading edge and the rear edge of a wing or propeller blade, airfoil measure, cord, horizontal connecting part, lin...chord
(Nautical) forward edge of a sail; wide part near the bow of a boat, flap, front edge of sail, sail too close to wind, turn a ship toward the wind (Nautical)luff
(Rhetoric) reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel phrases (i.e. I went to school, to work went they), inverted word order in phrasechiasmus
(Slang) confusion, lack of ordercobwebs
(Slang) kiss and caress, "make out" (usually about teenagers); kill a bird for food preparation by chopping its head off at the neck; strangle, band around pillar, cut of meat, garment part around neck, kill poultry, kiss and cuddle, long narrow finger...neck
(Slang) ruined, done for, finished; not working, out of orderkaput
(Slang) with a loud smacking sound; directly, squarely, be distinctively flavored, distinctive taste, express something indirectly, faint taste, slight hint; little bit, small amount; slap; opening and closing of the lips accompanied by a sharp sound; ...smack
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