any of various fibrous plants of the genus Sansevieria, of Asia and Africa, having stiff, erect, variegated or mottled leaves, cultivated in the U.S. as an ornamental.
a hemplike fibre obtained from the sansevieria
a structural truss consisting of a curved top chord meeting a bottom chord at each end.
a propeller located in a ship’s bow to provide added maneuverability, as when docking.
a small necktie tied in a bow at the collar. a sweet roll or Danish pastry having a shape similar to that of a bow tie or butterfly. Contemporary Examples The Secret Speakeasies of Buenos Aires Jeff Campagna February 24, 2014 Which Preteen Fashion Blogger Will Be Tavi 2.0? Justin Jones June 15, 2014 Historical […]
See under trolley (def 4). trolley car. a pulley or truck traveling on an overhead track and serving to support and move a suspended object. a grooved metallic wheel or pulley carried on the end of a pole (trolley pole) by an electric car or locomotive, and held in contact with an overhead conductor, usually […]