Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Build; bearing; carriage.
- n. In metallurgy, the steam-ram of the squeezer, which operates on the ball of iron from the puddling-furnace. It serves to upset or condense the bloom longitudinally after it has been lengthened by the action of the squeezer.
- n. In baking, one of the wooden scantlings placed like a frame around the loaves in the oven to hold them in position.
- n. A favorable arrangement of the balls in billiards, croquet, etc., especially when left so by one player for the next.
- n. A treat.
- n. Alternative form of setup.
“But while the Blue Course looks more daunting than ever, it will be a set-up familiar to many Americans on the PGA Tour, where dozens of courses have gone under the Open Doctor's knife.”
“Mr. Smith said he frequently cooked in that temporary set-up for about seven years, before eventually installing a new kitchen with his wife, Charlotte.”
“France 24 said it didn't rule out that it was the victim of a set-up.”
“This changed recently, however, when HDTV came along and one of the options you can select during set-up is alternative captioning services.”
“He will be working with the scouting set-up and also on transfers.”
“Why does the storyline function as a handbook for aspiring Green Lanterns they're the elite guardians of the universe and a set-up for a sequel, but not as a coherent adventure with appealing characters?”
“Interstellar Signals" had more gravitas, with Mr. Colley playing arco bass and Mr. Rogers extracting theremin-like sounds from his floorboard electronics set-up.”
“In late May, both Obama and Vice President Biden sent out e-mails about Sotomayor to their supporters using the e-mail list of Organizing for America, an organization affiliated with the Democratic National Committee that was set-up to continue the grassroots work of the millions who supported Obama during the presidential campaign.”
“And you can, without question, make your kid's world very, very good outside of the traditional family set-up.”
“This was far too good a set-up for Stewart's team, who didn't seem to have any problem digging up plenty of headlines about past economists' sexual deviances.”
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