Definition of Boss

Boss n. means: A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.

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Boss n. means: A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.

Meaning of Boss

Boss (n.) means: A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.

More meanings / definitions of Boss or words, sentences containing Boss?

Boss (n.): Any protuberant part; a round, swelling part or body; a knoblike process; as, a boss of wood.

Bosses (pl. ): of Boss

Bossing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Boss

Bossed (imp. & p. p.): of Boss

Boss (v. t.): To ornament with bosses; to stud.

Boss (n.): A swage or die used for shaping metals.

Boss (n.): A head or reservoir of water.

Embossed (a.): Having a part projecting like the boss of a shield.

Umbonated (a.): Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss.

Boss (n.): The enlarged part of a shaft, on which a wheel is keyed, or at the end, where it is coupled to another.

Umbo (n.): The boss of a shield, at or near the middle, and usually projecting, sometimes in a sharp spike.

Boss (n.): A master workman or superintendent; a director or manager; a political dictator.

Boss (n.): A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.

Umbilicus (n.): An ornamented or painted ball or boss fastened at each end of the stick on which manuscripts were rolled.

Knurl (n.): A contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection.

Stud (n.): A kind of nail with a large head, used chiefly for ornament; an ornamental knob; a boss.

Spangle (n.): A small plate or boss of shining metal; something brilliant used as an ornament, especially when stitched on the dress.

Chignon (n.): A knot, boss, or mass of hair, natural or artificial, worn by a woman at the back of the head.

Lierne rib (): In Gothic vaulting, any rib which does not spring from the impost and is not a ridge rib, but passes from one boss or intersection of the principal ribs to another.

Boss (n.): A wooden vessel for the mortar used in tiling or masonry, hung by a hook from the laths, or from the rounds of a ladder.

Boss (n.): A protuberant ornament on any work, either of different material from that of the work or of the same, as upon a buckler or bridle; a stud; a knob; the central projection of a shield. See Umbilicus.

Nail (n.): To stud or boss with nails, or as with nails.

Umbo (n.): A boss, or rounded elevation, or a corresponding depression, in a palate, disk, or membrane; as, the umbo in the integument of the larvae of echinoderms or in the tympanic membrane of the ear.

Miserere (n.): A small projecting boss or bracket, on the under side of the hinged seat of a church stall (see Stall). It was intended, the seat being turned up, to give some support to a worshiper when standing. Called also misericordia.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Boss

Meaning of boss up

boss up means: n. to attempt to intimidate someone.  "Hey dog, don't try to come up on my block and boss up. Fool, I'm running these streets!" 

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: The best, top. "The Alhambra Saloon sells the boss whiskey in town."

Meaning of boss

boss means: Excellent, outstanding. Oh, man, he drives a real boss set of wheels.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: Excellent, superior. As in, "That is totally boss"

Meaning of like a boss

like a boss means: To do something really cool or well.  "Zach can sing like a boss." 

Meaning of BOSS

BOSS means: Boss is slang for excellent; fine.

Meaning of TRAIL BOSS

TRAIL BOSS means: Trail boss is British slang for the leader of a team of incompetent or crooked builders (cowboys).

Meaning of Mini-Boss

Mini-Boss means: The Assistant Air Boss.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: the wife. When an Aussie bloke has to consult his wife before making a decision he’ll say; I’ll go and ask the boss.

Meaning of Boss Cocky

Boss Cocky means: Head, leader, manager. e.g. "I'm sick of you telling me what to do, you think you're Boss Cocky!"

Meaning of Boss-Eyes

Boss-Eyes means:  a person with a squintWhenever I take her to the pub, the barkeep gives me the boss eyes.

Meaning of Boss Plate

Boss Plate means: A curved plate covering (one on each side) the boss of a propeller post and the curved portion of frames in way of the stern tube of a screw steamer. This plate is of extra thickness.

Meaning of MR. T

MR. T means: the boss

Meaning of boss

boss means: Excellent.

Meaning of Auger

Auger means: The big boss.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: Great

Meaning of pop for something

pop for something means: Pay for. The boss said to pop anyone who squeals.

Meaning of Pitch And Toss

Pitch And Toss means: Boss

Meaning of Gagging

Gagging means: Boss or foreman

Meaning of PHB

PHB means: Pointy Haired Boss

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: Any protuberant part; a round, swelling part or body; a knoblike process; as, a boss of wood.

Meaning of Bosses

Bosses means: of Boss

Meaning of Bossing

Bossing means: of Boss

Meaning of Bossed

Bossed means: of Boss

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: To ornament with bosses; to stud.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: A swage or die used for shaping metals.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: A head or reservoir of water.

Meaning of Embossed

Embossed means: Having a part projecting like the boss of a shield.

Meaning of Umbonated

Umbonated means: Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: The enlarged part of a shaft, on which a wheel is keyed, or at the end, where it is coupled to another.

Meaning of Umbo

Umbo means: The boss of a shield, at or near the middle, and usually projecting, sometimes in a sharp spike.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: A master workman or superintendent; a director or manager; a political dictator.

Meaning of Boss

Boss means: A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.

Meaning of Umbilicus

Umbilicus means: An ornamented or painted ball or boss fastened at each end of the stick on which manuscripts were rolled.

Meaning of Knurl

Knurl means: A contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Crepon

Crepon means: A thin stuff made of the finest wool or silk, or of wool and silk.

Meaning of Diisatogen

Diisatogen means: A red crystalline nitrogenous substance or artificial production, which by reduction passes directly to indigo.

Meaning of Grateful

Grateful means: Having a due sense of benefits received; kindly disposed toward one from whom a favor has been received; willing to acknowledge and repay, or give thanks for, benefits; as, a grateful heart.

Meaning of Resonance

Resonance means: A prolongation or increase of any sound, either by reflection, as in a cavern or apartment the walls of which are not distant enough to return a distinct echo, or by the production of vibrations in other bodies, as a sounding-board, or the bodies of musical instruments.

Meaning of Vapor

Vapor means: An old name for hypochondria, or melancholy; the blues.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CHARLIE SMIRKE

CHARLIE SMIRKE means: Charlie Smirke is London Cockney rhyming slang for a fool (berk).

Meaning of RENE

RENE means: Rene is British slang for a young, female, working−class Londoner. Rene is British slang for a girlfriend.

Meaning of ALOTBSOL

ALOTBSOL means: Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

Meaning of caudler

caudler means: a person who muddles up anything

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