service
Rounding Round"ing, n. 1. (Naut.) Small rope, or strands of rope, or spun yarn, wound round a rope to keep it from chafing; -- called also {service}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Phonetics) Modifying a speech sound by contraction of the lip opening; labializing; labialization. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect] 11. [1913 Webster]


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  • Service — Serv ice, n. [OE. servise, OF. servise, service, F. service, from L. servitium. See {Serve}.] 1. The act of serving; the occupation of a servant; the performance of labor for the benefit of another, or at another s command; attendance of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Service — can refer to: * Selfless service, * Public services, services carried out with the aim of providing a public good * Service (economics), the non material equivalent of a good in economics and marketing * Service (music), musical settings for… …   Wikipedia

  • Service — Serv ice, n., or Service Serv ice [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.] (Bot.) A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus {Pyrus}, as {Pyrus domestica} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Service — Serv ice, n., or Service Serv ice [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.] (Bot.) A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus {Pyrus}, as {Pyrus domestica} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SERVICE — s. m. L état ou les fonctions d une personne qui sert en qualité de domestique. Être au service de quelqu un. La pauvreté l a contraint de se mettre en service. Entrer en service. Il a été longtemps au service d un tel. Le service chez cet homme… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • SERVICE — n. m. état, fonctions, devoirs de quelqu’un qui sert une personne ou une collectivité. Le service du roi, de l’état. Se mettre au service d’un prince. Service féodal, Devoirs auxquels un vassal était obligé envers son seigneur. Service d’honneur …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Service — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Service », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Nom commun Du latin servitium , état d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • service — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French servise, from Latin servitium condition of a slave, body of slaves, from servus slave Date: 13th century 1. a. the occupation or function of serving < in active service > b. employment as a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Service — Das Wort Service wurde zu verschiedenen Zeitpunkten aus dem Englischen und aus dem Französischen ins Deutsche übernommen und hat in all diesen Sprachen die Grundbedeutung Dienst . Der Service (engl., [ˈsøːɐ̰vɪs]), in Österreich auch das Service,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • service — See: AT ONE S SERVICE, CURB SERVICE, LIP SERVICE, OF SERVICE, ROOM SERVICE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • service — See: AT ONE S SERVICE, CURB SERVICE, LIP SERVICE, OF SERVICE, ROOM SERVICE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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