catch of a buckle

  • 1 catch — [n1] fastener bolt, buckle, clamp, clasp, clip, hasp, hook, hook and eye, latch, snap; concept 497 catch [n2] trick, hidden disadvantage Catch 22, conundrum, deception, decoy, drawback, fly in the ointment*, hitch, joke, puzzle, puzzler, snag,… …

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  • 2 buckle — [n] fastener with long pin catch, clamp, clasp, clip, fastening, fibula, harness, hasp; concept 450 buckle [v] contort, warp bend, bulge, cave in, collapse, crumple, distort, fold, twist, yield; concept 702 Ant. flatten, smooth …

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  • 3 buckle — buckleless, adj. /buk euhl/, n., v., buckled, buckling. n. 1. a clasp consisting of a rectangular or curved rim with one or more movable tongues, fixed to one end of a belt or strap, used for fastening to the other end of the same strap or to… …

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  • 4 buckle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English bocle, from Anglo French, boss of a shield, buckle, from Latin buccula, diminutive of bucca cheek Date: 14th century 1. a fastening for two loose ends that is attached to one and holds the other by a catch 2. an… …

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  • 5 buckle — n 1. clasp, clip, hook, catch, snap, hook and eye, button, fastener, fastening, hasp; brooch, pin, stickpin. 2. bend, bulge, fold, wrinkle, crumple, ripple, crinkle; knot, kink, crook, crimp, gnarl; twist, warp, contortion, curve, turn; curl,… …

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  • 6 buckle — 1. noun a belt buckle Syn: clasp, clip, catch, hasp, fastener 2. verb 1) he buckled the belt around his waist Syn: fasten, do up, hook, strap, secure, clasp, clip 2) …

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  • 7 catch — v 1. grasp, snatch, grab, claw, pluck; grip, clutch, clench, hold, Basketball. palm; receive, acquire, come into possession of. 2. seize, capture, take captive, apprehend, stop, arrest, take into custody, Inf. nab, Sl. cop; entrap, trap, ensnare …

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  • 8 buckle — 1. noun a belt buckle Syn: clasp, clip, catch, hasp, fastener 2. verb 1) he buckled the belt round his waist Syn: fasten, do up, hook, secure, clasp, clip 2) …

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  • 9 buckle — Synonyms and related words: anamorphism, anamorphosis, articulate, asymmetry, batten, batten down, bend, bolt, bulge, butt, button, catch, cave in, clasp, cleat, clip, collapse, contort, contortion, crook, crookedness, crumple, detorsion,… …

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  • 10 buckle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. clasp, fastening. v. bend, twist, crumple; collapse. See connection, convolution, failure. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. clasp, clamp, catch, fastening; see fastener . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n.… …

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  • 11 Turn-buckle — Turn buc kle, n. (Mech.) (a) A loop or sleeve with a screw thread at one end and a swivel at the other, used for tightening a rod, stay, etc. (b) A gravitating catch, as for fastening a shutter, the end of a chain, or a hasp. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Fastening — Fas ten*ing, n. Anything that binds and makes fast, as a lock, catch, bolt, bar, buckle, etc. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 tong — n. Tongue, catch of a buckle …

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  • 14 tongue — n. 1. Language, dialect. 2. Talk, discourse, speech. 3. Nation, race. 4. Tong, catch of a buckle. 5. Projection, projecting part …

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  • 15 clasp — 1. verb 1) Ruth clasped his hand Syn: grasp, grip, clutch, hold tightly; take hold of, seize, grab 2) he clasped Joanne in his arms Syn: embrace, hug, enfold, fold, envelop …

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  • 16 clasp — 1. verb Ruth clasped him to her Syn: grasp, grip, clutch, hold, squeeze, seize, grab, embrace, hug 2. noun 1) a gold clasp Syn: fastener, catch, clip …

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  • 17 MythBusters (2008 season) — Country of origin Australia United States No. of episodes 20 (includes 8 specials) Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel …

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  • 18 Accelerator Coaster — model. These models are the tradename for some of the fastest rides on earth.An accelerator coaster is named because of its long, straight launch track, its tower, known as a top hat , and its magnetic brakes that smoothly stop the train without… …

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  • 19 Psychology (The separation of) from philosophy — The separation of psychology from philosophy Studies in the sciences of mind 1815–1879 Edward S.Reed THE IMPOSSIBLE SCIENCE Traditional metaphysics The consensus of European opinion during and immediately after the Napoleonic era was that… …

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  • 20 clasp — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. hug, embrace, enfold; fasten, hook, buckle; clutch, hold. See coherence, endearment, connection. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. buckle, pin, hook, catch; see fastener . v. 1. [To hold tightly] Syn. grasp …

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