the stile of a door or shutter that closes against the frame of the opening.
noun 1. a device in a loom for passing or shooting the weft thread through the shed from one side of the web to the other, usually consisting of a boat-shaped piece of wood containing a bobbin on which the weft thread is wound. 2. the sliding container that carries the lower thread in a […]
- Shuttle armature
noun 1. a simple H-shaped armature used in small direct-current motors
noun 1. Also called shuttle. the object that is struck back and forth in badminton and battledore, consisting of a feathered cork head and a plastic crown. 2. the game of battledore. verb (used with object) 3. to send or bandy to and fro like a shuttlecock. verb (used without object) 4. to move or […]
[shuht-l-kraft, -krahft] /ˈʃʌt lˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/ noun, plural shuttlecraft, shuttlecrafts. 1. space shuttle. 2. a vehicle used as a shuttle.