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  • draw-string — drawˈ string or drawˈstring noun A string or cord, etc, in a casing in or threaded through material, by which the material may be drawn or gathered up adjective Having or closed by such a string • • • Main Entry: ↑draw …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw|string — «DR STRIHNG», noun. a string or cord run through the folded border of a bag or the waistline or hem of a garment, so that it can be tightened or loosened …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cord —    Frequently used in its proper sense, for fastening a tent (Ex. 35:18; 39:40), yoking animals to a cart (Isa. 5:18), binding prisoners (Judg. 15:13; Ps. 2:3; 129:4), and measuring ground (2 Sam. 8;2; Ps. 78:55). Figuratively, death is spoken of …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • cord — 01. We tied all the surfboards to the roof rack with bungee [cords]. 02. The human spinal [cord] is as flexible as a rubber hose. 03. This [cord] stretches, so it can be used for packages of varying sizes. 04. You d better loop the electrical… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Spinal cord injury — Spinal cord injuries Classification and external resources View of the vertebral column and spinal cord ICD 10 G …   Wikipedia

  • Extension cord — An extension cord, power extender, or extension lead is a length of flexible electrical power cable (flex) with a plug on one end and one or more sockets on the other end (usually of the same type as the plug). The term usually refers to mains… …   Wikipedia

  • To draw a long bow — Bow Bow (b[=o]), n. [OE. bowe, boge, AS. boga, fr. AS. b[=u]gan to bend; akin to D. boog, G. bogen, Icel. bogi. See {Bow}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow. [1913 Webster] I do set my bow in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sack — A container generally used to transport flat size mail, parcels, and loose pack mail. It is made of sewn fabric (usually nylon, polyester, canvas, or plastic with an opening at one end) and is closed with a draw cord and fastener. In mail… …   Glossary of postal terms

  • drawstring — /draw string /, n. a string or cord that tightens or closes an opening, as of a bag, clothing, or the like, when one or both ends are pulled. Also, draw string. [1825 35; DRAW + STRING] * * * …   Universalium

  • drawstring — draw′string or draw′ string n. a string or cord that closes, tightens, or gathers something, as the opening of a bag or garment or the panels of a curtain, when one or both of its ends are pulled • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Wire — For other uses, see Wire (disambiguation). Wires overhead A wire is a single, usually cylindrical, flexible strand or rod of metal. Wires are used to bear mechanical loads and to carry electricity and telecommunications signals. Wire is commonly… …   Wikipedia

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