straggling

  • 1 Straggling — Strag gling, a. & n. from {Straggle}, v. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Straggling — Straggle Strag gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Straggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straggling}.] [Freq. of OE. straken to roam, to stroke. See {Stroke}, v. t.] 1. To wander from the direct course or way; to rove; to stray; to wander from the line of march or… …

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  • 3 straggling — adjective spreading out in different directions (Freq. 1) sprawling handwriting straggling branches straggly hair • Syn: ↑sprawling, ↑rambling, ↑straggly …

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  • 4 straggling — Synonyms and related words: aimless, amorphous, broadcast, capricious, casual, circumforaneous, desultory, diffuse, disarticulated, discontinuous, discrete, discursive, disjunct, disordered, dispersed, dispread, disproportionate, disseminated,… …

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  • 5 straggling — strag·gle || strægl v. fall behind, wander away from, stray from; ramble, wander; grow or spread out in an untidy or irregular fashion …

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  • 6 straggling — a. 1. Roving, rambling, straying, strolling, wandering. 2. Scattered, occurring here and there. 3. Isolated, solitary …

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  • 7 straggling parameter — sklaidos parametras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. dispersion parameter; spreading parameter; straggling parameter vok. Streuparameter, m rus. параметр разброса, m; параметр рассеяния, m pranc. paramètre de dispersion, m …

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  • 8 angle straggling — kampinė sklaida statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. angle scatter; angle straggling vok. Winkelstreuung, f rus. разброс по углам, m; угловое рассеяние, n; угловой разброс, m pranc. dispersion angulaire, f …

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  • 9 radiation — radiational, adj. /ray dee ay sheuhn/, n. 1. Physics. a. the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. b. the complete process in which energy is emitted by one body, transmitted through an intervening medium or space, and… …

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  • 10 strag´gling|ly — strag|gling «STRAG lihng», adjective. 1. that straggles; wandering or straying: »any such casual accidental landing of straggling people from the main (Daniel Defoe). 2. wandering apart from a line of march or a main body: »straggling soldiers. 3 …

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  • 11 strag|gling — «STRAG lihng», adjective. 1. that straggles; wandering or straying: »any such casual accidental landing of straggling people from the main (Daniel Defoe). 2. wandering apart from a line of march or a main body: »straggling soldiers. 3. spreading… …

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  • 12 Straggle — Strag gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Straggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straggling}.] [Freq. of OE. straken to roam, to stroke. See {Stroke}, v. t.] 1. To wander from the direct course or way; to rove; to stray; to wander from the line of march or desert… …

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  • 13 Straggled — Straggle Strag gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Straggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Straggling}.] [Freq. of OE. straken to roam, to stroke. See {Stroke}, v. t.] 1. To wander from the direct course or way; to rove; to stray; to wander from the line of march or… …

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  • 14 straggle — I. intransitive verb (straggled; straggling) Etymology: Middle English straglen Date: 15th century 1. to wander from the direct course or way ; rove, stray 2. to trail off from others of its kind < little cabins straggling off into the woods > •… …

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  • 15 sprawl — sprawler, n. sprawlingly, adv. /sprawl/, v.i. 1. to be stretched or spread out in an unnatural or ungraceful manner: The puppy s legs sprawled in all directions. 2. to sit or lie in a relaxed position with the limbs spread out carelessly or… …

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  • 16 straggle — [[t]stræ̱g(ə)l[/t]] straggles, straggling, straggled 1) VERB If people straggle somewhere, they move there slowly, in small groups with large, irregular gaps between them. [V prep/adv] They came straggling up the cliff road... [V prep/adv] The… …

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  • 17 sprawl — /sprɔl / (say sprawl) verb (i) 1. to be stretched out in irregular or ungraceful movements, as the limbs. 2. to lie or sit with the limbs stretched out in a careless or ungraceful posture. 3. to fall in such a manner. 4. to work one s way… …

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  • 18 sprawl — v. & n. v. 1 a intr. sit or lie or fall with limbs flung out or in an ungainly way. b tr. spread (one s limbs) in this way. 2 intr. (of handwriting, a plant, a town, etc.) be of irregular or straggling form. n. 1 a sprawling movement or attitude …

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  • 19 Royton — infobox UK place country = England latitude= 53.566 longitude= 2.121 official name= Royton population= 20,961 (2001 Census) population density= metropolitan borough= Oldham metropolitan county= Greater Manchester region= North West England… …

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  • 20 SS British Premier — The SS British Premier was a tanker built by Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company in 1922, operated by the British Tanker Co Ltd, and homeported in London.During the Second World War, she was used on convoy duties to bring oil from the Persian… …

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