draw slip

draw slip

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • draw runner — noun or draw slip : either of a pair of small pieces of wood that may be pulled out to support the drop front of certain desks or secretaries * * * Furniture. loper. Also called draw slip …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw runner — Furniture. loper. Also called draw slip. * * * …   Universalium

  • slip — I. /slɪp / (say slip) verb (slipped or, Archaic, slipt, slipped, slipping) –verb (i) 1. to pass or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly and involuntarily, as on a smooth surface; to lose one… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • draw a blank — verb be unable to remember I m drawing a blank You are blocking the name of your first wife! • Syn: ↑forget, ↑block, ↑blank out • Ant: ↑remember (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slip knot — A slip knot (or running knot) is one of two different classes of knot. The most common are knots which attach a line to an object and intentionally tighten when tension is applied to the free end of the line. The other is a type of knot designed… …   Wikipedia

  • Slip joint pliers — Common, two position straight slip joint pliers Slip joint pliers are pliers whose pivot point or fulcrum can be moved to increase the size range of their jaws. Most slip joint pliers use a mechanism that allows sliding the pivot point into one… …   Wikipedia

  • draw on — Synonyms and related words: act on, allure, anticipate, appear, approach, argue, arise, assume, attract, await, bait, bait the hook, be destined, be fated, be imminent, be in store, be to be, be to come, bear upon, becharm, bewitch, blandish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • slip one's mind — verb pass out of one s memory • Syn: ↑slip • Derivationally related forms: ↑slip (for: ↑slip) • Hypernyms: ↑forget, ↑block, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw a blank — v. fail to remember, be unable to think of something; take a losing slip in a draw or lottery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cavalry draw — is a method used to extract a pistol from a holster, which is designed to carry the pistol butt forward. The name and technique come from the gunleather used by the cavalry of both the United States Army and the Confederate States Army, during… …   Wikipedia

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