Nerving
Nerve Nerve (n[~e]rv), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nerved} (n[~e]rvs); p. pr. & vb. n. {Nerving}.] To give strength or vigor to; to supply with force; as, fear nerved his arm. [1913 Webster]

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  • nerving — [nʉr′viŋ] n. Vet.Med. removal of part of a nerve trunk, as when it is chronically inflamed * * * …   Universalium

  • nerving — [nʉr′viŋ] n. Vet.Med. removal of part of a nerve trunk, as when it is chronically inflamed …   English World dictionary

  • nerving — /ˈnɜvɪŋ/ (say nerving) noun Veterinary Science the excision of part of a nerve trunk. {nerv(e) + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nerving — nerv·ing nər viŋ n the removal of part of a nerve trunk in chronic inflammation in order to cure lameness (as of a horse) by destroying sensation in the parts supplied …   Medical dictionary

  • nerving — nÉœrv /nɜːv n. any bundle of fibers belonging to the nervous system that transmits sensations and messages between the brain and other parts of the body; tendon (Anatomy); vein in a leaf or insect wing; courage; daring; rude boldness (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nerving — nerv·ing …   English syllables

  • nerving — viŋ, vēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: nerve (I) + ing : the removal of part of a nerve trunk in chronic inflammation to destroy sensation in the parts supplied and thus cure lameness (as in a horse) …   Useful english dictionary

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