a gravity hinge causing a door, shutter, etc., to rise slightly when opened.
noun, Prosody. 1. a rhythmic pattern created by a succession of metrical feet each of which is composed of one accented syllable preceded by one or more unaccented ones.
noun, Astrology. (in a horoscope) 1. the sign of the zodiac on the eastern horizon at any given moment; ascendant.
- Rising trot
noun 1. a horse’s trot in which the rider rises from the saddle every second beat Compare sitting trot
noun 1. exposure to the chance of injury or loss; a hazard or dangerous chance: It’s not worth the risk. 2. Insurance. the hazard or chance of loss. the degree of probability of such loss. the amount that the insurance company may lose. a person or thing with reference to the hazard involved in insuring […]