Raising n. means: The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life.
Raising n. means: The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life.
Raising (n.) means: The act of lifting, setting up, elevating, exalting, producing, or restoring to life.
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Shaft (n.): A well-like excavation in the earth, perpendicular or nearly so, made for reaching and raising ore, for raising water, etc.
Raising (n.): Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising.
Taxation (n.): The act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes, as on the subjects of a state, by government, or on the members of a corporation or company, by the proper authority; the raising of revenue; also, a system of raising revenue.
Windlass (n.): A machine for raising weights, consisting of a horizontal cylinder or roller moving on its axis, and turned by a crank, lever, or similar means, so as to wind up a rope or chain attached to the weight. In vessels the windlass is often used instead of the capstan for raising the anchor. It is usually set upon the forecastle, and is worked by hand or steam.
Raising (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Raise
Suscitation (n.): The act of raising or exciting.
Sericulture (n.): The raising of silkworms.
Relevation (n.): A raising or lifting up.
Exorcism (n.): Conjuration for raising spirits.
Heft (v. t.): To prove or try the weight of by raising.
Napping (n.): The act or process of raising a nap, as on cloth.
Sublevation (n.): The act of raising on high; elevation.
Teaseler (n.): One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth.
Topping (n.): The act of raising one extremity of a spar higher than the other.
Vesication (n.): The process of vesicating, or of raising blisters.
Nopalry (n.): A plantation of the nopal for raising the cochineal insect.
Finance (n.): The science of raising and expending the public revenue.
Lift (v. i.): To try to raise something; to exert the strength for raising or bearing.
Trispaston (n.): A machine with three pulleys which act together for raising great weights.
Aerostation (n.): Aerial navigation; the art of raising and guiding balloons in the air.
Elevator (n.): An instrument for raising a depressed portion of a bone.
Catadrome (n.): A machine for raising or lowering heavy weights.
Stum (v. t.): To renew, as wine, by mixing must with it and raising a new fermentation.
Chevrette (n.): A machine for raising guns or mortar into their carriages.
Tease (v. t.): To stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap; teasel.
Creamery (n.): A place or apparatus in which milk is set for raising cream.
Simple (a.): A part of the apparatus for raising the heddles of a drawloom.
Saucer (n.): A flat, shallow caisson for raising sunken ships.
Ballooning (n.): The process of temporarily raising the value of a stock, as by fictitious sales.
Exaltation (n.): The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
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wheelie means: the raising of the front wheel of a bicycle or a motorbike off the ground while riding
Windlass means: A winch mechanism, usually with a horizontal axis. Used where mechanical advantage greater than that obtainable by block and tackle is needed. ie. raising the anchor.
Whassup? means: Derived from "what's up?" What is going on? How is it going? Good to see you. If you pass someone, bob your head once, raising your chin about an inch and say "Whassup?"
high tailin' it means: An expression used when moving at a fast rate of speed. Probably derived fropm the habit of some animals, notably pigs, for raising their tails in the air when they are running from danger.
sobs means: pounds. Mispronunciation of sovs, short for sovereigns. An example of erroneous language becoming real actual language through common use. (Thanks to R Maguire for raising this one.)
Seiche means: Short period oscillation in level of enclosed, or partly enclosed, area of water when not due to the action of tide:raising forces.
GAZUMP means: Gazump is British slang for to cheat in a house purchase by raising the selling price at the last moment after an agreement has been reached, but before contracts have been formalized.
flash the V's means: Vrb phrs. An action of contempt, an insulting gesture. Involves raising the hand and making a V-sign with the index and forefinger, with the back of the hand facing away from the giver.
bird (flipping the ...) means: The ultimate verbal insult in the USA. Consists of balling the fist with the exception of the middle finger, pointing it at the target and raising it rapidly in a vertical direction - best performed with a sneer on the face as well. Italian in origin.
Purchase means: To haul in or draw in, using any sort of mechanical device to increase power employed in raising or moving heavy objects. Where two or more blocks are involved in a purchase, it is generally known as a tackle (pronounced "taykle").
two finger salute means: Noun. The insulting hand gesture which involves raising the hand with two fingers extended vertically. See 'two fingers'.
downsizing means: Term used to describe mass retrenchments and redundancies as a company reduces its workforce in an attempt to drive costs down the easy way, whilst raising apparent profits. That profit isn't necessarily increased over the long terms seems not to be a concern. Nor is the effect it has on the people dismissed and their families.
Anchor Windlass means: A windlass is a winch:like device used to assist in the raising of the anchor.
POP means: To let safety valve on boiler release, causing waste of steam, making a loud noise, and, when engine is working hard, raising water in boiler, thereby causing locomotive to work water
ned means: a guinea. A slang word used in Britain and chiefly London from around 1750-1850. Ned was seemingly not pluralised when referring to a number of guineas, eg., 'It'll cost you ten ned..' A half-ned was half a guinea. The slang ned appears in at least one of Bruce Alexander's Blind Justice series of books (thanks P Bostock for raising this) set in London's Covent Garden area and a period of George III's reign from around 1760 onwards. It is conceivable that the use also later transferred for a while to a soverign and a pound, being similar currency units, although I'm not aware of specific evidence of this. The ned slang word certainly transferred to America, around 1850, and apparently was used up to the 1920s. In the US a ned was a ten dollar gold coin, and a half-ned was a five dollar coin. Precise origin of the word ned is uncertain although it is connected indirectly (by Chambers and Cassells for example) with a straightforward rhyming slang for the word head (conventional ockney rhyming slang is slightly more complex than this), which seems plausible given that the monarch's head appeared on guinea coins. Ned was traditionally used as a generic name for a man around these times, as evidenced by its meaning extending to a thuggish man or youth, or a petty criminal (US), and also a reference (mainly in the US) to the devil, (old Ned, raising merry Ned, etc). These, and the rhyming head connection, are not factual origins of how ned became a slang money term; they are merely suggestions of possible usage origin and/or reinforcement.
Winch means: A metal drum shaped device used to increase hauling power when raising or trimming sails, loading and discharging cargo, or for hauling in lines. A machine that has a drum on which to coil a rope, cable or chain for hauling, pulling or hoisting.
/ means: 1) A symbol that is commonly used as a reply. Sometimes meaning "yes" or "Confirmed" when used to answer a question. Example: "Is everyone ready?" And each player replies with "/". This is a representation of the person raising their hand, reminiscent of elementary school roll calls. 2) When used as the first character in your text input area, denotes that the word following is a Text Command. Text commands are used for all kinds of functions, such as sending tell messages or changing settings.
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crumpet means: n 1 small teacake made of pancake batter, but with raising agents added to make holes. 2 loose woman. Coming from rhyming slang for strumpet (a woman adulterer), crumpet refers to women in a similar (although a little more old-fashioned) way to totty. Suffice to say that if you were out looking for some crumpet of an evening, you wouldnt be intending sleeping alone. In fact, you may not be intending to sleep at all. Despite it meaning, primarily, a small teacake, it would be difficult to mention such a teacake in the U.K. without someone at the table collapsing in fits of giggles.
rag week means: (1) That 'time of the month' when a female is in the period of menstration. If a female got aggressive during this time it would be said that it must be "rag week". A period of the University year dedicated to the raising of money for charity by students. Generally it involves production of a 'joke book' of varying levels of humour which is supported (by advertising) by assorted local businesses and sold in pubs, shops and on the streets during the Rag Week procession. This follows a 'theme' such as 'Give til it hurts' and involves students dressing (or undressing) in a weird an wonderful variety of clothes and then getting totally pissed or stoned in the local afterwards. Good fun!
Shaft means: A well-like excavation in the earth, perpendicular or nearly so, made for reaching and raising ore, for raising water, etc.
Raising means: Specifically, the operation or work of setting up the frame of a building; as, to help at a raising.
Taxation means: The act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes, as on the subjects of a state, by government, or on the members of a corporation or company, by the proper authority; the raising of revenue; also, a system of raising revenue.
Windlass means: A machine for raising weights, consisting of a horizontal cylinder or roller moving on its axis, and turned by a crank, lever, or similar means, so as to wind up a rope or chain attached to the weight. In vessels the windlass is often used instead of the capstan for raising the anchor. It is usually set upon the forecastle, and is worked by hand or steam.
Raising means: of Raise
Suscitation means: The act of raising or exciting.
Sericulture means: The raising of silkworms.
Relevation means: A raising or lifting up.
Exorcism means: Conjuration for raising spirits.
Heft means: To prove or try the weight of by raising.
Napping means: The act or process of raising a nap, as on cloth.
Sublevation means: The act of raising on high; elevation.
Teaseler means: One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth.
Topping means: The act of raising one extremity of a spar higher than the other.
Vesication means: The process of vesicating, or of raising blisters.
Changer means: One who changes or alters the form of anything.
Deprisure means: Low estimation; disesteem; contempt.
Gill means: Malt liquor medicated with ground ivy.
Mummified means: Converted into a mummy or a mummylike substance; having the appearance of a mummy; withered.
Neutrality means: The quality or state of being neutral. See Neutral, a., 4.
B2A means: Business-to-Anyone
ernskernabernaferna means: A word to use when a teacher looks at you are says your name. You can look at him or her like you dont know whats going on and say "ernskernabernaferna" and look stupid, this word is just basically saying "What?" but in a funny way which annoys the teacher. Pronunciation 'Ern-is-ker-na-burn-na-fur-na'.
spod means: It's like geek but with particular reference to a 'computer geek' who was interested in programming in BASIC or the boring technical side of computers. Or kids that used to play with lead figures. People I know from London and the South West claim to have used it at schools about 12 years ago. When I say it the first thing that springs to mind is a group of fat kids with glasses chuckling to themselves about 'gay' computer stuff. Originally it was used in the OED sense to mean a "bookish person" often found in libraries, but the OED being the OED hasn't kept up with the times and these days it means someone who spends a lot of time on computers.
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