any of several devices for sharpening razors, especially a strip of leather or other flexible material.
Also, strap. Nautical, Machinery.
a rope or a band of metal surrounding and supporting a block, deadeye, etc.
a metal band surrounding the pulley of a block to transmit the load on the pulley to its hook or shackle.
a rope sling, as for handling cargo.
a ring or grommet of rope.
verb (used with object), stropped, stropping.
to sharpen on or as if on a strop.
a leather strap or an abrasive strip for sharpening razors
a rope or metal band around a block or deadeye for support
(mainly Brit, informal) a temper tantrum: he threw a strop and stormed off
verb strops, stropping, stropped
(transitive) to sharpen (a razor, etc) on a strop
[stroh-fan-thin] /stroʊˈfæn θɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a very poisonous, bitter glycoside or mixture of glycosides obtained from the dried, ripe seeds of a strophanthus, especially Strophanthus kombe, used as a cardiac stimulant. strophanthin /strəʊˈfænθɪn/ noun 1. a toxic glycoside or mixture of glycosides obtained from the ripe seeds of certain species of strophanthus: used as […]
[stroh-fan-thuh s] /stroʊˈfæn θəs/ noun, plural strophanthuses. 1. any of various shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Strophanthus, of the dogbane family, chiefly of tropical Africa. 2. the dried, ripe seed of any of these plants, which yields the drug strophanthin. strophanthus /strəʊˈfænθəs/ noun 1. any small tree or shrub of the apocynaceous […]
noun 1. the part of an ancient Greek choral ode sung by the chorus when moving from right to left. 2. the movement performed by the chorus during the singing of this part. 3. the first of the three series of lines forming the divisions of each section of a Pindaric ode. 4. (in modern […]
adjective 1. Also, strophical. consisting of, pertaining to, or characterized by a strophe or strophes. 2. Music. (of a song) having the same music for each successive stanza. adjective 1. of, relating to, or employing a strophe or strophes 2. (of a song) having identical or related music in each verse Compare through-composed