ropiness

  • 1 Ropiness — Rop i*ness, n. Quality of being ropy; viscosity. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 ropiness — ropy (also ropey) ► ADJECTIVE (ropier, ropiest) 1) resembling a rope. 2) Brit. informal poor in quality or health. DERIVATIVES ropily adverb ropiness noun …

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  • 3 ropiness — noun see ropy …

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  • 4 ropiness — See ropily. * * * …

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  • 5 ropiness — rop·i·ness …

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  • 6 ropiness — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑glueyness, ↑gluiness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑viscidity, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …

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  • 7 Wine fault — A wine fault or defect is an unpleasant characteristic of a wine often resulting from poor winemaking practices or storage conditions, and leading to wine spoilage. Many of the compounds that cause wine faults are already naturally present in… …

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  • 8 baking — Process of cooking by dry heat, especially in an oven. Baked products include bread, cookies, pies, and pastries. Ingredients used in baking include flour, water, leavening agents (baker s yeast, baking soda, baking powder), shortening (fats,… …

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  • 9 cohesiveness — noun 1. the state of cohering or sticking together (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑coherence, ↑coherency, ↑cohesion • Ant: ↑incoherence (for: ↑coherence) …

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  • 10 glueyness — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑gluiness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑ropiness, ↑viscidity, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …

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  • 11 gluiness — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑glueyness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑ropiness, ↑viscidity, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …

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  • 12 gumminess — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑glueyness, ↑gluiness, ↑tackiness, ↑ropiness, ↑viscidity, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …

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  • 13 tackiness — noun 1. tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar • Syn: ↑cheapness, ↑tat, ↑sleaze • Derivationally related forms: ↑sleazy (for: ↑sleaze), ↑tatty ( …

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  • 14 viscidity — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑glueyness, ↑gluiness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑ropiness, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …

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  • 15 viscidness — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑glueyness, ↑gluiness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑ropiness, ↑viscidity • Derivationally related forms …

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  • 16 ropy — also ropey adjective (ropier; est) Date: 15th century 1. a. capable of being drawn into a thread ; viscous; also tending to adhere in stringy masses b. having a gelatinous or slimy quality from bacterial or fungal contamination < ropy milk > …

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  • 18 Pseudomonas fluorescens — under white light …

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  • 20 Dorothy Jordan Lloyd — (1 May 1889 21 November 1946 ) was an early protein scientist who studied the interactions of water with proteins, particularly gelatin. She was also Director of the British Leather Manufacturers Research Association. She was the first to propose …

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