one of several funeral rites performed at intervals after a death.
verb 1. a simple past tense of shrink. verb (used without object), shrank or, often shrunk; shrunk or shrunken; shrinking. 1. to draw back, as in retreat or avoidance: to shrink from danger; to shrink from contact. 2. to contract or lessen in size, as from exposure to conditions of temperature or moisture: This cloth […]
noun 1. Military. a hollow projectile containing bullets or the like and a bursting charge, designed to explode before reaching the target, and to set free a shower of missiles. such projectiles collectively. 2. shell fragments. noun 1. a projectile containing a number of small pellets or bullets exploded before impact such projectiles collectively 2. […]
noun 1. furring attached to the undersides of rafters.
noun 1. a piece cut or torn off, especially in a narrow strip. 2. a bit; scrap: We haven’t got a shred of evidence. verb (used with object), shredded or shred, shredding. 3. to cut or tear into small pieces, especially small strips; reduce to shreds. verb (used without object), shredded or shred, shredding. 4. […]