Spare

  • 161spare tyre — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms spare tyre : singular spare tyre plural spare tyres 1) an extra wheel with a tyre on it that you keep in your car to use if a tyre gets damaged 2) humorous extra fat around your waist …

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  • 162spare at the spigot, and let out at the bung-hole — The meaning is explained in quot. 1721. The spigot is the peg or pin used to regulate the flow of liquid through the tap on a cask, while the bung hole is the (much larger) opening through which a cask is filled or emptied and which is closed by… …

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  • 163spare-set — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: spare (II) + set, past participle of set : spare in form : somewhat thin : gaunt accosted by a graying, spare set guest S.H.Adams …

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  • 164Spare Me (Happy Tree Friends) — Infobox Television episode Title = Spare Me Caption = Sniffles getting ready to bowl Series = Happy Tree Friends Season = 1 Episode = 24 Airdate = ? Production = 123 Writer = Mark Fiorenza Warren Graff Rhode Montijo Kenn Navarro Paul Allan… …

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  • 165Spare Page — Unter Spare Page versteht man einen speziellen kleinen Datenbereich (typisch sind 16 oder 64 Byte) bei NAND Flash Speichern, welcher zur Speicherung von Zuständen und Zusatzinformationen zu einer Speicherpage verwendet wird. In einer Spare Page… …

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  • 166Spare (bowling) — Au bowling, un spare est un terme qui veut dire que les 10 quilles ont été renversées en 2 coups. Il est aussi appelé demi strike à cause de cette raison. Sur le tableau des points, un spare est noté / et rapporte 10 points + le nombre de quilles …

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  • 167spare time — Synonyms and related words: casual, convenience, ease, extra, free time, freedom, goof off time, idle hours, incidental, leisure, occasional, odd, odd moments, off, out of the way, part time, repose, rest, retirement, semiretirement, side, spare …

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  • 168spare tyre —    If a person has a spare tyre, they have a roll of flesh around the waist.     I d better go on a diet I m getting a spare tyre! …

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  • 169spare rib — noun (usu. spare ribs) a trimmed rib of pork. Origin C16: prob. a transposition of Mid. Low Ger. ribbesper; also assoc. with spare …

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  • 170spare hours — (also spare time) Leisure, time to spare …

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  • 171spare part — /spɛə ˈpat/ (say spair paht) noun 1. Also, Colloquial, spare. a part which replaces a faulty, worn, or broken part of a machine, especially a motor vehicle. 2. Colloquial any item that is surgically transplanted, including organs and prosthetic… …

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  • 172spare tyre well — noun A depression in the boot of a motor car where the spare tyre is stowed …

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  • 173spare ball — noun (tenpin bowling) A spare ball is when all ten pins are knocked down with the second throw in a frame. The points scored by the next ball rolled (in the next frame) are added to the spares frames score …

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  • 174spare tire well — noun A depression in the trunk of an automobile where the spare tire is stowed …

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  • 175spare part — noun A component of any manufactured goods, kept in reserve to replace one that fails; a spare …

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  • 176spare change — noun Small amounts of money, especially coinage Got any spare change for a cup of coffee, guv? Syn: small change, loose change, shrapnel, pocket shrapnel …

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  • 177spare tyre —    obesity at the waistline    Usually of a male, from the roll of fat overhanging his belt:     I longed to melt away that spare tyre before it was too late. (Matthew, 1983)    In America, sometimes as rubber tire …

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  • 178spare ribs — a trimmed rib of pork. → spare rib …

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  • 179spare (someone's) blushes — save/spare (someone s) blushes British & Australian to do something to prevent someone feeling embarrassed. Granger saved the team s blushes by scoring the only goal in the last five minutes of the game. The audience s blushes were spared because …

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  • 180spare no expense — to not consider the cost of something. The team spared no expense in hiring players last year. Related vocabulary: spare no effort to do something …

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