Book: Hood Tom «Quips and Cranks»

Quips and Cranks

Серия: "-"

Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться небольшие "огрехи" :помарки, кляксы и т. п.

Издательство: "Книга по Требованию" (2010)

Купить за 1317 руб в My-shop

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Crank — (kr[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. cranke; akin to E. cringe, cringle, crinkle, and to crank, a., the root meaning, probably, to turn, twist. See {Cringe}.] 1. (Mach.) A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the end of a shaft …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crank axle — Crank Crank (kr[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. cranke; akin to E. cringe, cringle, crinkle, and to crank, a., the root meaning, probably, to turn, twist. See {Cringe}.] 1. (Mach.) A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crank pin — Crank Crank (kr[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. cranke; akin to E. cringe, cringle, crinkle, and to crank, a., the root meaning, probably, to turn, twist. See {Cringe}.] 1. (Mach.) A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crank shaft — Crank Crank (kr[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. cranke; akin to E. cringe, cringle, crinkle, and to crank, a., the root meaning, probably, to turn, twist. See {Cringe}.] 1. (Mach.) A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crank wheel — Crank Crank (kr[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. cranke; akin to E. cringe, cringle, crinkle, and to crank, a., the root meaning, probably, to turn, twist. See {Cringe}.] 1. (Mach.) A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quip — Quip, n. [Cf. W. chwip a quick flirt or turn, chwipio to whip, to move briskly, and E. whip. Cf. {Quib}, {Quibble}.] 1. A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort; a gibe. [1913 Webster] Quips, and cranks, and wanton wiles. Milton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amusement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Amusement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 amusement amusement entertainment Sgm: N 1 diversion diversion divertissement Sgm: N 1 reaction reaction solace Sgm: N 1 pastime pastime passetemps …   English dictionary for students

  • William L. Younger — Younger pictured in Quips and Cranks 1924, Davidson yearbook Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball Biographical details …   Wikipedia

  • Tom Hood — Tom Hood, Karikatur von Frederick Waddy …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • repartee — Synonyms and related words: acknowledgment, answer, answering, antiphon, aphorism, apothegm, back answer, back talk, backchat, badinage, banter, bon mot, boutade, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, comeback, conceit, crack, echo,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • retort — Synonyms and related words: acknowledge, acknowledgment, aerosol, alembic, answer, answer back, answering, antiphon, anvil, aphorism, apothegm, atomizer, back answer, back talk, backchat, backfire, bon mot, boomerang, boutade, bright idea, bright …   Moby Thesaurus


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.