an entertainer who plays the part of a foil for a comic partner.
a subsidiary actor who acts as stooge to a comedian
[streyt-lahyn] /ˈstreɪtˈlaɪn/ adjective 1. Machinery. noting a machine or mechanism the working parts of which act or are arranged in a straight line. noting a mechanism for causing one part to move along a straight line. 2. Accounting. denoting uniform allocation, as in calculating the total depreciation over the life of a depreciable asset, dividing […]
- Strata title
noun 1. (Austral) a system of registered ownership of space in multistorey buildings, to be equivalent to the ownership of the land of a single-storey building NZ equivalent stratum title
adjective 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of strategy: strategic movements. 2. important in or essential to strategy. 3. (of an action, as a military operation or a move in a game) forming an integral part of a stratagem: a strategic move in a game of chess. 4. Military. intended to render […]
noun 1. a U.S. Air Force command charged with intercontinental air strikes, especially nuclear attacks.