creaking

  • 1 Creaking — Creak ing, n. A harsh grating or squeaking sound, or the act of making such a sound. [1913 Webster] Start not at the creaking of the door. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Creaking — Creak Creak (kr[=e]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Creaked} (kr[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Creaking}.] [OE. creken, prob. of imitative origin; cf. E. crack, and. D. krieken to crackle, chirp.] To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by… …

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  • 3 creaking — UK [ˈkriːkɪŋ] / US [ˈkrɪkɪŋ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms creaking : singular creaking plural creakings a creak …

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  • 4 creaking — creak|ing [ krikıŋ ] noun count or uncount a CREAK …

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  • 5 creaking — kriːk n. squeak, harsh grating noise v. squeak, make a harsh grating noise …

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  • 6 creaking — noun a squeaking sound (Freq. 1) the creak of the floorboards gave him away • Syn: ↑creak • Derivationally related forms: ↑creak, ↑creaky (for: ↑creak), ↑ …

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  • 7 Creaking Pagoda — Coordinates: 59°42′49″N 30°23′13″E / 59.71361°N 30.38694°E / 59.71361; 30.38694 …

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  • 8 a creaking door hangs longest — Usually said consolingly about, by, or to the infirm, though sometimes implying that a weak or faulty thing continues to be a nuisance the longest. Gate sometimes replaces door. 1776 T. COGAN John Buncle, Junior I. vi. They say a creaking gate… …

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  • 9 The Creaking Door — was an old time radio series of horror and suspense shows originating in South Africa. The Old Time Radio Researchers Group reports 42 extant episodes in MP3 circulation (http://otrr.org/FILES/Logs txt/The%20Creaking%20Door.txt). Yet no currently …

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  • 10 Neck creaking — Neck creaking, also known as cracking neck, is a clicking sound being caused by movements of the neck. It can be a normal joint creacking, otherwise it can be caused by arthrosis. [1] [2] References ^ …

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  • 11 strident — Creaking; grating; harsh sounding; denoting an auscultatory sound or rale. [L. stridens, pres. p. of strideo, to creak] …

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  • 12 Inner Sanctum Mysteries — was a popular old time radio program that aired from January 7, 1941 to October 5, 1952. Created by Himan Brown, the anthology series featured stories of mystery, terror and suspense. The tongue in cheek introductions were in sharp contrast to… …

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  • 13 Stridor — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Harsh sounds. < N PARAG:Stridor >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 creak creak &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 creaking creaking &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 discord discord &c. 414 Sgm: N 1 stridor stridor …

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  • 14 Duel (ride) — The entrance to Duel, as it looked in October 2009. Duel: The Haunted House Strikes Back! is an attraction at the Alton Towers theme park near the village of Alton in Staffordshire. It is located in the former Haunted House and is similar in… …

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  • 15 creak — 1. noun /kɹiːk/ The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking. 2. verb /kɹiːk/ a) To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances. Then when the four ropes were arranged the coffin was placed… …

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  • 16 Creak — (kr[=e]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Creaked} (kr[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Creaking}.] [OE. creken, prob. of imitative origin; cf. E. crack, and. D. krieken to crackle, chirp.] To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction… …

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  • 17 Creak — Creak, v. t. To produce a creaking sound with. [1913 Webster] Creaking my shoes on the plain masonry. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 Creaked — Creak Creak (kr[=e]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Creaked} (kr[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Creaking}.] [OE. creken, prob. of imitative origin; cf. E. crack, and. D. krieken to crackle, chirp.] To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by… …

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  • 19 Stridor — Stri dor, n. [L., from stridere to make any harsh, grating, or creaking sound.] A harsh, shrill, or creaking noise. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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