a train of sleds and other vehicles mounted on runners, the whole procession drawn by a tractor with caterpillar treads.
(Canadian) a train of sleds, cabooses, etc, pulled by a caterpillar tractor, used chiefly in the north during winter to transport freight
a narrow walkway, especially one high above the surrounding area, used to provide access or allow workers to stand or move, as over the stage in a theater, outside the roadway of a bridge, along the top of a railroad car, etc. Contemporary Examples Nowhere was the message as clear as on Comme des Garçons’ […]
- Cat’s whisker
cat whisker. Radio. a stiff wire forming one contact in a crystal detector and used for probing the crystal. Electronics. any wire for making contact with a semiconductor. noun a pointed wire used to make contact with the crystal in a crystal radio receiver any wire used to make contact with a semiconductor
a yawl having the mainmast close to the stem and the after mast on the counter. Historical Examples We can also drop the cat, and what is called the cat-yawl, from our list. On Yachts and Yacht Handling Thomas Fleming Day
a small domesticated carnivore, Felis domestica or F. catus, bred in a number of varieties. any of several carnivores of the family Felidae, as the lion, tiger, leopard or jaguar, etc. Slang. a person, especially a man. a devotee of jazz. a woman given to spiteful or malicious gossip. the fur of the domestic cat. […]