Mangle

  • 1 mangle — man gle, n. [D. mangel, fr. OE. mangonel a machine for throwing stones, LL. manganum, Gr. ? a machine for defending fortifications, axis of a pulley. Cf. {Mangonel}.] A machine for smoothing linen or cotton cloth, as sheets, tablecloths, napkins …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Mangle — can refer to: Mangle (machine), a mechanical laundry aid consisting of two rollers Box mangle, an earlier laundry mangle using rollers and a heavy weight Mangled packet, in computing Mangrove, woody trees or shrubs Name mangling, in computing A… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 mangle — mangle1 [maŋ′gəl] vt. mangled, mangling [ME manglen < Anglo Fr mangler, prob. freq. of OFr mehaigner,MAIM] 1. to mutilate or disfigure by repeatedly and roughly cutting, tearing, hacking, or crushing; lacerate and bruise badly 2. to spoil;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Mangle — Man gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mangling}.] [A frequentative fr. OE. manken to main, AS. mancian, in bemancian to mutilate, fr. L. mancus maimed; perh. akin to G. mangeln to be wanting.] 1. To cut or bruise with repeated… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Mangle — Man gle (m[a^][ng] g l), v. t. [Cf. D. mangelen. See {Mangle}, n.] To smooth with a mangle, as damp linen or cloth. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 mangle — s. m. Rhizophora mangle. Árbol tropical de ramas hasta el suelo, flores amarillas y raíces aéreas …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 7 mangle — (Voz caribe o arahuaca). m. Arbusto de la familia de las Rizoforáceas, de tres a cuatro metros de altura, cuyas ramas, largas y extendidas, dan unos vástagos que descienden hasta tocar el suelo y arraigar en él, con hojas pecioladas, opuestas,… …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 8 mangle — Ⅰ. mangle [1] ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a machine having two or more cylinders turned by a handle, between which wet laundry is squeezed to remove excess moisture. ORIGIN from Greek manganon axis, engine . Ⅱ. mangle [2] ► VERB ▪ destroy …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Mangle — (M. Endl., Manglebaum), gehört zur Gattung Rhizophora aus der Familie der Rhizo phoreae. Daher Mangleaustern, sind Austern, welche in Westindien durch Stürme losgerissen auf die Manglebäume geworfen werden, s.u. Austern 2) a) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 mangle — index damage, deface, disable, mutilate, spoil (impair) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 mangle — batter, mutilate, *maim, cripple Analogous words: *injure, damage, mar, impair: *deface, disfigure: *deform, contort, distort …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 mangle — [v] mutilate, deform batter, break, bruise, butcher, carve, contort, crush, cut, damage, deface, destroy, disfigure, distort, flay, hack, hash, impair, injure, lacerate, maim, mar, maul, rend, ruin, separate, slash, slay, slice, slit, spoil, tear …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 Mangle — Mangles en Puerto Rico Mangles son árboles o arbustos leñosos que crecen en manglares[1] El mangle es un arbusto o árbol de las rizofóreas, de tres a cuatro metros de altura, aunque a veces alcanza unos 15 m o más. Sus ramas largas y extendidas… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 14 mangle — manglier [ mɑ̃glije ] n. m. • 1716; de mangle, mot esp. ♦ Arbre tropical (rhizophoracées), espèce de palétuvier abondante dans les mangroves, dont le fruit est la mangle. ● mangle nom féminin (espagnol mangle, du malais) Fruit du manglier. ●… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 15 Mangle — ► sustantivo masculino BOTÁNICA Planta arbustiva rizoforácea, con ramas descendentes que llegan al suelo y arraigan en él, cuyas hojas y frutos se utilizan en tenería y que constituye el principal elemento de la vegetación de los manglares.… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 16 mangle — s m Árbol o arbusto tropical que crece especialmente en las costas y pertenece a diversas especies y familias ( combretáceas, rizoforáceas, verbenáceas y celastráceas). Sus semillas germinan en el fruto y sus brotes descienden hasta el suelo,… …

    Español en México

  • 17 mangle — I UK [ˈmæŋɡ(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms mangle : present tense I/you/we/they mangle he/she/it mangles present participle mangling past tense mangled past participle mangled 1) to damage or hurt someone or something seriously by… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 mangle — I. /ˈmæŋgəl / (say mangguhl) verb (t) (mangled, mangling) 1. to cut, slash, or crush so as to disfigure: a corpse mangled in battle. 2. to mar; spoil: to mangle a text by poor typesetting. {Middle English mangel(en), from Anglo French mangler, ?… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 mangle — mangle1 mangler, n. /mang geuhl/, v.t., mangled, mangling. 1. to injure severely, disfigure, or mutilate by cutting, slashing, or crushing: The coat sleeve was mangled in the gears of the machine. 2. to spoil; ruin; mar badly: to mangle a text by …

    Universalium

  • 20 mangle — {{11}}mangle (n.) clothes pressing machine, 1774, from Du. mangel, apparently short for mangelstok, from stem of mangelen to mangle, from M.Du. mange, ultimately from root of MANGONEL (Cf. mangonel). {{12}}mangle (v.) to mutilate, c.1400, from… …

    Etymology dictionary


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