noun see pendulous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pendulousness — Pen du*lous*ness, n. The quality or state of being pendulous; the state of hanging loosely; pendulosity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pendulousness — See pendulously. * * * …   Universalium

  • pendulousness — noun The state or quality of being pendulous …   Wiktionary

  • pendulousness — pen·du·lous·ness …   English syllables

  • pendulousness — noun see pendulous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brassiere measurement — Main article: Brassiere S.H. Camp Company s 1933 advertisement. the first relating breast size and pendulousness to cup size Brassiere measurement (also called brassiere sizes, colloquially bra sizes or bust sizes) refers to determining what size …   Wikipedia

  • Pensileness — Pen sile*ness, n. State or quality of being pensile; pendulousness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pendulous — adjective Etymology: Latin pendulus, from pendēre to hang Date: circa 1605 1. archaic poised without visible support 2. a. suspended so as to swing freely < branches hung with pendulous vines > b. inclined or hanging downward < pendulous jowls > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Brassiere — This article is about the female undergarment. For the restaurant, see Brasserie …   Wikipedia

  • pendulous — pendulously, adv. pendulousness, n. /pen jeuh leuhs, pen deuh /, adj. 1. hanging down loosely: pendulous blossoms. 2. swinging freely; oscillating. 3. vacillating or undecided; wavering. [1595 1605; < L pendulus hanging, swinging. See PEND,… …   Universalium

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