verb (used with object)
to spread out, expand, or extend.
to form with an oblique angle; make slanting; bevel.
to make with a splay or splays.
to disjoin; dislocate.
verb (used without object)
to have an oblique or slanting direction.
to spread or flare.
Architecture. a surface that makes an oblique angle with another, as where the opening through a wall for a window or door widens from the window or door proper toward the face of the wall.
spread out; wide and flat; turned outward.
clumsy or awkward.
oblique or awry.
spread out; broad and flat
turned outwards in an awkward manner
to spread out; turn out or expand
(transitive) (vet science) to dislocate (a joint)
a surface of a wall that forms an oblique angle to the main flat surfaces, esp at a doorway or window opening
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adjective 1. full of or displaying spleen. 2. ill-humored; irritable or peevish; spiteful; splenetic. adjective 1. affected by spleen; bad-tempered or irritable
noun 1. any of various temperate and tropical ferns of the genera Asplenium and Diplazium, certain species of which are grown as ornamentals. noun 1. any of various ferns of the genus Asplenium, esp A. trichomanes, that often grows on walls, having linear or oblong sori on the undersurface of the fronds See also asplenium
adjective, spleenier, spleeniest. 1. abundant in or displaying spleen.