Definition of Span

Span v. t. means: A rope having its ends made fast so that a purchase can be hooked to the bight; also, a rope made fast in the center so that both ends can be used.

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Span v. t. means: A rope having its ends made fast so that a purchase can be hooked to the bight; also, a rope made fast in the center so that both ends can be used.

Meaning of Span

Span (v. t.) means: A rope having its ends made fast so that a purchase can be hooked to the bight; also, a rope made fast in the center so that both ends can be used.

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Span (v. t.): To measure by the span of the hand with the fingers extended, or with the fingers encompassing the object; as, to span a space or distance; to span a cylinder.

Span (imp.): of Spin

Span (): imp. & p. p. of Spin.

Spanned (imp. & p. p.): of Span

Spanning (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Span

Span-new (a.): Quite new; brand-new; fire-new.

Span (v. i.): To be matched, as horses.

Span (v. t.): To fetter, as a horse; to hobble.

Span (v. t.): Hence, a small space or a brief portion of time.

Span (v. t.): To reach from one side of to the order; to stretch over as an arch.

Surmounted (a.): Having its vertical height greater than the half span; -- said of an arch.

Span (v. t.): The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom.

Span (v. t.): The spread or extent of an arch between its abutments, or of a beam, girder, truss, roof, bridge, or the like, between its supports.

Bearing (n.): Improperly, the unsupported span; as, the beam has twenty feet of bearing between its supports.

Fathom (v. t.): To encompass with the arms extended or encircling; to measure by throwing the arms about; to span.

Pair (n.): Two of a sort; a span; a yoke; a couple; a brace; as, a pair of horses; a pair of oxen.

Surbased (a.): Having the vertical height from springing line to crown less than the half span; -- said of an arch; as, a segmental arch is surbased.

Span (v. t.): A pair of horses or other animals driven together; usually, such a pair of horses when similar in color, form, and action.

Checkrein (n.): A branch rein connecting the driving rein of one horse of a span or pair with the bit of the other horse.

Breastplate (n.): A part of the vestment of the high priest, worn upon the front of the ephod. It was a double piece of richly embroidered stuff, a span square, set with twelve precious stones, on which were engraved the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. See Ephod.

Saddle (n.): A seat for a rider, -- usually made of leather, padded to span comfortably a horse's back, furnished with stirrups for the rider's feet to rest in, and fastened in place with a girth; also, a seat for the rider on a bicycle or tricycle.

Bridle (n.): A span of rope, line, or chain made fast as both ends, so that another rope, line, or chain may be attached to its middle.

Girder (n.): A main beam; a stright, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry weight, such as ends of floor beams, etc.; hence, a framed or built-up member discharging the same office, technically called a compound girder. See Illusts. of Frame, and Doubleframed floor, under Double.

Span (v. t.): A rope having its ends made fast so that a purchase can be hooked to the bight; also, a rope made fast in the center so that both ends can be used.

Long (superl.): Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Span

Meaning of Span

Span means: A span of horses consists of a pair that are very much alike and harnessed side by side.

Meaning of span-new

span-new means: brand new; unused

Meaning of SHAMPATA

SHAMPATA means: n. sandal of wood or tire rubber. Span. zapato

Meaning of Egg.D.D.

Egg.D.D. means: A condition in which someone’s eggy and has a low attention span. Example: “Aaron, sit down and quit grabbing at my nut. Do you have Egg.D.D.?

Meaning of Egg.D.D.

Egg.D.D. means: A condition in which someone’s eggy and has a low attention span. Example: “Aaron, sit down and quit grabbing at my nut. Do you have Egg.D.D.?

Meaning of Periodization

Periodization means: When you change a particular element of training (number of sets, reps or load) in a cyclic fashion over a span of weeks or months

Meaning of Half a Dog Watch

Half a Dog Watch means: A description of a very short span of time. eg. "Could you give me a hand? It won't take more than half a dog watch."

Meaning of Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock means: The world's greatest monolith, rising 863 metres in the air and with a span of (over) 3.6 Kilometres and 1.9 Kilometres wide. Situated in the geographic dead centre of Australia, this magnificent and awesome sandstone rock formation captivates it's onlookers with its many spectacular views (see also Uluru)

Meaning of Span

Span means: To measure by the span of the hand with the fingers extended, or with the fingers encompassing the object; as, to span a space or distance; to span a cylinder.

Meaning of Span

Span means: of Spin

Meaning of Span

Span means: imp. & p. p. of Spin.

Meaning of Spanned

Spanned means: of Span

Meaning of Spanning

Spanning means: of Span

Meaning of Span-new

Span-new means: Quite new; brand-new; fire-new.

Meaning of Span

Span means: To be matched, as horses.

Meaning of Span

Span means: To fetter, as a horse; to hobble.

Meaning of Span

Span means: Hence, a small space or a brief portion of time.

Meaning of Span

Span means: To reach from one side of to the order; to stretch over as an arch.

Meaning of Surmounted

Surmounted means: Having its vertical height greater than the half span; -- said of an arch.

Meaning of Span

Span means: The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom.

Meaning of Span

Span means: The spread or extent of an arch between its abutments, or of a beam, girder, truss, roof, bridge, or the like, between its supports.

Meaning of Bearing

Bearing means: Improperly, the unsupported span; as, the beam has twenty feet of bearing between its supports.

Meaning of Fathom

Fathom means: To encompass with the arms extended or encircling; to measure by throwing the arms about; to span.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Fain

Fain means: Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined.

Meaning of Frothy

Frothy means: Of the nature of froth; light; empty; unsubstantial; as, a frothy speaker or harangue.

Meaning of Prejudical

Prejudical means: Of or pertaining to the determination of some matter not previously decided; as, a prejudical inquiry or action at law.

Meaning of Smasher

Smasher means: One who passes counterfeit coin.

Meaning of Supersensuous

Supersensuous means: Excessively sensuous.

Slang words and meanings

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Meaning of FIGS

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Meaning of noggin

noggin means: The head. Francine ran into the door and got a knot on her noggin.

Meaning of bucks

bucks means: dollar bills (money)

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