Wringing Wring"ing, a. & n. from {Wring}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Wringing machine}, a wringer. See {Wringer}, 2. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wringing — index extortion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wringing — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ extremely wet; soaked …   English terms dictionary

  • Wringing — Wring Wring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wrung}, Obs. {Wringed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wringing}.] [OE. wringen, AS. wringan; akin to LG. & D. wringen, OHG. ringan to struggle, G. ringen, Sw. vr[ a]nga to distort, Dan. vringle to twist. Cf. {Wrangle},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wringing — /ˈrɪŋɪŋ/ (say ringing) verb 1. present participle of wring. –phrase 2. wringing wet, very wet; soaked …   Australian English dictionary

  • wringing — nuspaudimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Skysčio šalinimas iš medžiagos ją slegiant. atitikmenys: angl. wringing rus. отжим; отжимание …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • wringing — adj. (in full wringing wet) so wet that water can be wrung out …   Useful english dictionary

  • wringing — rɪŋ n. twisting or squeezing with force, extracting by force, extorting v. squeeze; bend; twist; apply pressure; hold by force; behead …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wringing — adjective extremely wet; soaked …   English new terms dictionary

  • wringing wet — So wet that water can be wrung out • • • Main Entry: ↑wring * * * wringing wet : very wet His clothes were wringing wet from the rain. • • • Main Entry: ↑wring * * * ˌwringing ˈwet f5 [wringing wet …   Useful english dictionary

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