[foo l-er] /ˈfʊl ər/
George, 1822–84, U.S. painter.
Henry B(lake) (“Stanton Page”) 1857–1929, U.S. novelist, poet, and critic.
[wes-tuh n] /ˈwɛs tən/ (Show IPA), 1833–1910, chief justice of the U.S. 1888–1910.
R(ichard) Buckminster, 1895–1983, U.S. engineer, designer, and architect.
(Sarah) Margaret (Marchioness Ossoli) 1810–50, U.S. author and literary critic.
Thomas, 1608–61, English clergyman and historian.
a person who fulls cloth for his living
Also called fullering tool. a tool for forging a groove
a tool for caulking a riveted joint
(transitive) to forge (a groove) or caulk (a riveted joint) with a fuller
(Richard) Buckminster. 1895–1983, US architect and engineer: developed the geodesic dome
Roy (Broadbent). 1912–91, British poet and writer, whose collections include The Middle of a War (1942) and A Lost Season (1944), both of which are concerned with World War II, Epitaphs and Occasions (1949), and Available for Dreams (1989)
Thomas. 1608–61, English clergyman and antiquarian; author of The Worthies of England (1662)
“one who fulls cloth,” Old English fullere, from Latin fullo “fuller” (see foil (v.)). The substance called fuller’s earth (silicate of alumina) is first recorded 1520s, so called because it was used in cleansing cloth.
The word “full” is from the Anglo-Saxon fullian, meaning “to whiten.” To full is to press or scour cloth in a mill. This art is one of great antiquity. Mention is made of “fuller’s soap” (Mal. 3:2), and of “the fuller’s field” (2 Kings 18:17). At his transfiguration our Lord’s rainment is said to have been white “so as no fuller on earth could white them” (Mark 9:3). En-rogel (q.v.), meaning literally “foot-fountain,” has been interpreted as the “fuller’s fountain,” because there the fullers trod the cloth with their feet.
- George dick
[dik] /dɪk/ noun 1. George Frederick, 1881–1967, U.S. internist. 2. Philip K. 1928–82, U.S. science-fiction writer. 3. a male given name, form of . /dɪk/ noun 1. (mainly US) a slang word for detective /dɪk/ noun (slang) 1. (Brit) a fellow or person 2. (Brit) clever dick, a person who is obnoxiously opinionated or self-satisfied; […]
/ˈdʒɜːməˌnaɪt/ noun 1. a mineral consisting of a complex copper arsenic sulphide containing germanium, gallium, iron, zinc, and lead: an ore of germanium and gallium
[jer-mey-nee-uh m] /dʒərˈmeɪ ni əm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a scarce, metallic, grayish-white element, normally tetravalent, used chiefly in transistors. Symbol: Ge; atomic weight: 72.59; atomic number: 32; specific gravity: 5.36 at 20°C. /dʒɜːˈmeɪnɪəm/ noun 1. a brittle crystalline grey element that is a semiconducting metalloid, occurring principally in zinc ores and argyrodite: used in transistors, […]
noun 1. a twining composite plant, Senecio mikanioides, native to southern Africa, having ivy-shaped leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.
noun, Pathology. 1. . noun 1. (functioning as sing) a nontechnical name for rubella German measles Ger·man measles (jûr’mən) n. See rubella. German measles (jûr’mən) An infectious disease caused by the rubella virus of the genus Rubivirus, characterized by mild fever and skin rash. German measles can cause congenital defects if a woman is exposed […]