any of several everlasting flowers, especially an Australian composite plant, Helichrysum bracteatum, having heads of chaffy yellow, orange, red, or white flowers.
Also called cornflower. a bellwort, Uvularia grandiflora, of the lily family, having yellow flowers.
an Australian plant, Helichrysum bracteatum, in which the coloured bracts retain their colour when the plant is dried: family Asteraceae (composites) See also immortelle
adjective 1. of or relating to a summer theater situated outside an urban or metropolitan area: strawhat theater; strawhat circuit.
- Straw in the wind
straw in the wind definition A small sign that hints of something that is about to happen: “It is difficult to tell whether the new regime will relax censorship, although a recent remark by the minister of culture may be a straw in the wind.” straw in the wind A slight hint of the future, […]
The first of the series of DoD requirements that led to Ada (Woodenman, Tinman, Ironman, Steelman). Strawman was produced by the HOLWG in Apr 1975. (1995-01-30)
noun 1. a mass of straw formed to resemble a man, as for a doll or scarecrow. 2. a person whose importance or function is only nominal, as to cover another’s activities; front. 3. a fabricated or conveniently weak or innocuous person, object, matter, etc., used as a seeming adversary or argument: The issue she […]