ropiness
noun see ropy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ropiness — Rop i*ness, n. Quality of being ropy; viscosity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ropiness — ropy (also ropey) ► ADJECTIVE (ropier, ropiest) 1) resembling a rope. 2) Brit. informal poor in quality or health. DERIVATIVES ropily adverb ropiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • ropiness — See ropily. * * * …   Universalium

  • ropiness — rop·i·ness …   English syllables

  • ropiness — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑glueyness, ↑gluiness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑viscidity, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • baking — Process of cooking by dry heat, especially in an oven. Baked products include bread, cookies, pies, and pastries. Ingredients used in baking include flour, water, leavening agents (baker s yeast, baking soda, baking powder), shortening (fats,… …   Universalium

  • cohesiveness — noun 1. the state of cohering or sticking together (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑coherence, ↑coherency, ↑cohesion • Ant: ↑incoherence (for: ↑coherence) …   Useful english dictionary

  • glueyness — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑gluiness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑ropiness, ↑viscidity, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • gluiness — noun the property of being cohesive and sticky • Syn: ↑cohesiveness, ↑glueyness, ↑gumminess, ↑tackiness, ↑ropiness, ↑viscidity, ↑viscidness • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

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