a jet of small glass beads blown from a nozzle under air or steam pressure
(transitive) to clean or treat (a surface) with a beadblast
- Beaded hair
beaded hair beaded hair n. See monilethrix.
a tool for forming beads on lumber. Historical Examples Then examine the calked flues carefully, and if you see any seeping of water, use your beader lightly till the water stops. Farm Engines and How to Run Them James H. Stephenson
beadlike; small, globular, and glittering: beady eyes. covered with or full of beads. Contemporary Examples He agreed, and I could almost feel his beady little eyes going ‘KERCHING!’ How Susan Boyle Won My Heart Piers Morgan April 15, 2009 Historical Examples A crow is cawing in a tree, and looks with beady eyes below. McClure’s […]
- Beading of ribs
beading of ribs beading of ribs bead·ing of ribs (bē’dĭng) n. See rachitic rosary.