Seizing Seiz"ing, n. 1. The act of taking or grasping suddenly. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) (a) The operation of fastening together or lashing. (b) The cord or lashing used for such fastening. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Seizing — Seizing. См. Заклинивание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • seizing — index attachment (seizure), confiscatory, distress (seizure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • seizing — [sēz′iŋ] n. 1. SEIZURE (sense 1) 2. Naut. a) the act of binding or fastening together, as with lashings b) lashings used for this c) a fastening made in this way …   English World dictionary

  • seizing — /see zing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that seizes. 2. Naut. a means of binding or fastening together two objects, as two ropes, or parts of the same rope, by a number of longitudinal and transverse turns of marline, wire, or other small… …   Universalium

  • Seizing — Seize Seize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Seized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Seizing}.] [OE. seisen, saisen, OF. seisir, saisir, F. saisir, of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. set. The meaning is properly, to set, put, place, hence, to put in possession of. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seizing — /ˈsizɪŋ/ (say seezing) noun 1. the act of seizing. 2. Nautical a binding or lashing, consisting of several turns of light line, marline, wire, or the like, holding two ropes, etc., together …   Australian English dictionary

  • seizing — n. Naut. a cord or cords used for seizing (see SEIZE 10) …   Useful english dictionary

  • seizing — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the cord or lashing used in binding or fastening b. the fastening so made see knot illustration 2. the operation of fastening together or lashing with tarred small stuff …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Seizing — Seizings are a class of knots used to semi permanently bind together two ropes, two parts of the same rope, or rope and another object.Clifford W. Ashley, The Ashley Book of Knots (New York: Doubleday, 1944), 540 543.] Akin to lashings, they use… …   Wikipedia

  • seizing — n. act of taking by force; confiscation; act of capturing; act of comprehending; act of taking control; act of quickly taking advantage of; act of attacking sɪːz v. take forcibly; grasp, hold; comprehend, understand; expropriate, confiscate;… …   English contemporary dictionary

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