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Shreds of cloth

  • 1 shred — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 small thin piece of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ fine, thin ▪ tattered ▪ the tattered shreds of their flag PREPOSITION ▪ in …

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  • 2 Minor tombs in the Valley of the Kings — The majority of the 65 numbered tombs in the Valley of the Kings can be considered as being minor tombs, either because at present they have yielded little information or because the results of their investigation was only poorly recorded by… …

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  • 3 cabbage — I. n. 1. Plant of the genus Brassica. 2. [Cant term.] Shreds of cloth, tailors remnants. II. v. a. (Colloq.) Steal, purloin, filch, pilfer, make off with …

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  • 4 rag-bush — ragˈ bush noun A bush to which shreds of cloth are tied as offerings to the local spirit, often near a well • • • Main Entry: ↑rag …

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  • 5 tear — tear1 W3S3 [tıə US tır] n 1.) [C usually plural] a drop of salty liquid that comes out of your eye when you are crying ▪ The children were all in tears . ▪ She came home in floods of tears . ▪ I could see that Sam was close to tears . ▪ Bridget… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 tear — 1 noun 1 (C) a drop of salty liquid that flows from your eye when you are crying: Tears just rolled down his face. | tear stained cheeks | (be) in tears (=crying): My wife actually broke down in tears telling me. | burst into tears (=suddenly… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 tear — tear1 [ ter ] (past tense tore [ tɔr ] ; past participle torn [ tɔrn ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to pull something so that it separates into pieces or gets a hole in it, or to become damaged in this way: RIP: It s made of very… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 shred — 1 noun 1 (C) a small thin piece that is torn or cut roughly from something (+ of): a shred of cloth | shreds of dried coconut | tear/rip/cut sth to shreds: Jackie was so mad with Tom she tore all his letters to shreds. 2 in shreds a) torn in many …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 tear — I UK [teə(r)] / US [ter] verb Word forms tear : present tense I/you/we/they tear he/she/it tears present participle tearing past tense tore UK [tɔː(r)] / US [tɔr] past participle torn UK [tɔː(r)n] / US [tɔrn] ** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to …

    English dictionary

  • 10 ribbon — [rib′ən] n. [ME riban < MFr riban, ruban < ? MDu ringband, collar < ring,RING2 + band, akin to BAND1] 1. a) a narrow strip of silk, rayon, velvet, etc. finished at the edges and of various widths, used for decoration, tying things, etc.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Felt — For other uses, see Felt (disambiguation). Felt is a non woven cloth that is produced by matting, condensing and pressing woollen fibres. While some types of felt are very soft, some are tough enough to form construction materials. Felt can be of …

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  • 12 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 13 Anything Goes Martial Arts — See also Independent Character Fighting Techniques.Musabetsu Kakutō Ryū (無差別格闘流 School of Indiscriminate Grappling ) more commonly known in English as Anything Goes Martial Arts, is a fictional school of martial arts from the anime and manga… …

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  • 14 Central Africa — Introduction       region of Africa that straddles the Equator and is drained largely by the Congo River system. It comprises, according to common definitions, the Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville), the Central African Republic, and the… …

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  • 15 cereal processing — Introduction       treatment of cereals (cereal) and other plants to prepare their starch for human food, animal feed, or industrial use.        Nutrient composition of selected raw cereal grains (per 100 grams)Cereals, or grains, are members of… …

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  • 16 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 17 Christo and Jeanne-Claude — Christo redirects here. For other uses, see Christo (disambiguation). Christo and Jeanne Claude Christo (left) and Jeanne Claude (right) Field environmental art …

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  • 18 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 19 Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 20 stage design — Aesthetic composition of a dramatic production as created by lighting, scenery, costumes, and sound. While elements such as painted screens and wheeled platforms were used in the Greek theatre of the 4th century BC, most innovations in stage… …

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