See under stud1 (def 5).
a boss, knob, nailhead, or other protuberance projecting from a surface or part, especially as an ornament.
any of various buttonlike, usually ornamental objects, mounted on a shank that is passed through an article of clothing to fasten it:
a collar stud.
any of a number of slender, upright members of wood, steel, etc., forming the frame of a wall or partition and covered with plasterwork, siding, etc.
any of various projecting pins, lugs, or the like, on machines or other implements.
Automotive. any of a large number of small projecting lugs embedded in an automobile tire (studded tire) to improve traction on snowy or icy roads.
an earring consisting of a small, buttonlike ornament mounted on a metal post designed to pass through a pierced ear lobe.
Horology. the piece to which the fixed end of a hairspring is attached.
verb (used with object), studded, studding.
to set with or as if with studs, bosses, or the like:
The leather-covered door was studded with brass nails.
(of things) to be scattered over the expanse or surface of:
Stars stud the sky.
to set or scatter (objects) at intervals over an expanse or surface:
to stud raisins over a cake.
to furnish with or support by studs.
ornamented with rivets, nailheads, or other buttonlike, usually metallic objects:
a stud belt.
a large-headed nail or other projection protruding from a surface, usually as decoration
a type of fastener consisting of two discs at either end of a short shank, used to fasten shirtfronts, collars, etc
(building trades) a vertical member made of timber, steel, etc, that is used with others to construct the framework of a wall
a headless bolt that is threaded at both ends, the centre portion being unthreaded
any short projection on a machine, such as the metal cylinder that forms a journal for the gears on a screw-cutting lathe
the crossbar in the centre of a link of a heavy chain
one of a number of rounded projections on the sole of a boot or shoe to give better grip, as on a football boot
verb (transitive) studs, studding, studded
to provide, ornament, or make with studs
to dot or cover (with): the park was studded with daisies
(building trades) to provide or support (a wall, partition, etc) with studs
a group of pedigree animals, esp horses, kept for breeding purposes
any male animal kept principally for breeding purposes, esp a stallion
a farm or stable where a stud is kept
the state or condition of being kept for breeding purposes: at stud, put to stud
(modifier) of or relating to such animals or the place where they are kept: a stud farm, a stud horse
(slang) a virile or sexually active man
short for stud poker
noun, Scot. 1. stithy.
noun 1. a number of studs, as in a wall or partition. 2. timbers or manufactured objects for use as studs. noun 1. a boss, knob, nailhead, or other protuberance projecting from a surface or part, especially as an ornament. 2. any of various buttonlike, usually ornamental objects, mounted on a shank that is passed […]
[stuhd-ing-seyl; Nautical stuhn-suh l] /ˈstʌd ɪŋˌseɪl; Nautical ˈstʌn səl/ noun, Nautical. 1. a light sail, sometimes set outboard of either of the leeches of a square sail and extended by booms. studdingsail /ˈstʌdɪŋˌseɪl; nautical ˈstʌnsəl/ noun 1. (nautical) a light auxiliary sail set outboard on spars on either side of a square sail Also called […]
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