a long discourse or essay, especially a diatribe.
an informal letter, account, or other piece of writing.
a strip of plaster or wood applied to a surface to be plastered to serve as a guide for making a true surface.
a wooden strip serving as a guide for making a true level surface on a concrete pavement or the like.
a board or metal strip dragged across a freshly poured concrete slab to give it its proper level.
British Dialect. a fragment or shred, as of cloth.
a tear or rip, especially in cloth.
a drinking bout.
verb (used with or without object)
Scot. to tear, rip, or shred, as cloth.
a long or prolonged speech or piece of writing
a strip of wood, plaster, or metal placed on a surface to act as a guide to the thickness of the cement or plaster coat to be applied
a mixture of cement, sand, and water applied to a concrete slab, etc, to give a smooth surface finish
(Scot) a rent or tear or the sound produced by this
noun 1. a movable or fixed device, usually consisting of a covered frame, that provides shelter, serves as a partition, etc. 2. a permanent, usually ornamental partition, as around the choir of a church or across the hall of a medieval house. 3. a specially prepared, light-reflecting surface on which motion pictures, slides, etc., may […]
noun 1. a labor union for motion-picture performers, founded in 1933. Abbreviation: SAG.
noun 1. (informal) a teenager who is dully conversant with and skilled in the use of computers and other electronic devices noun a teenager who is technically savvy, having grown up with computer, television, movie screens, etc. screenager
- Screen blanker