from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One that teases, as a device for teasing wool.
- noun One who engages in teasing; a tease.
- noun A puzzling problem.
- noun An advertisement that attracts customers by offering something extra or free.
- noun Slang An attention-getting vignette or highlight, as one presented before the start of a television show.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who or that which teases: as, a teaser of oakum.
- noun The stoker or fireman in glassworks who attends the furnace.
- noun A dog used in hunting deer.
- noun Anything which teases, or causes trouble or annoyance.
- noun An inferior stallion or ram used to excite mares or ewes, but not allowed to serve them.
- noun A gull-teaser: a sailors' and fishermen's name of sundry predatory birds of the family Laridæ and subfamily Stercorariinæ, as a skua. Also called boatswain, marlinespike, and dung-hunter. See cuts under
- noun A name applied by Brush to a magnetizing coil on the field-magnets of his dynamo, the ends of which were connected to the terminals of the machine so as to form an independent circuit with the coil of the armature; the shunt coil in a compound wound dynamo.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who teases or vexes.
- noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. A jager gull.
- noun (Elec.) A shunt winding on field magnets for maintaining their magnetism when the main circuit is open.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A person or thing that
- noun A short film or quote meant to draw an audience to a film or show.
- noun UK, dialect A kind of gull, the
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a device for teasing wool
- noun a worker who teases wool
- noun an advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest
- noun a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
- noun an attention-getting opening presented at the start of a television show
- noun someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
- noun a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
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How he tackled this brain teaser is an interesting insight into the man at the helm of Microsoft.
What do you guys think about the fact that the wording on this teaser is a bit different?
I look forward to seeing this film, however I think the teaser is a little misleading, and some people may be a bit dissapointed if they expect a run of the mill comic book hero film.
The reason the teaser is online is it was attached to most prints of Youth in Revolt.
Monday night will be a brain teaser, with a trivia contest before the screening that includes questions from both Serenity and Firefly.
My advice, if you liked the teaser, is to go watch the original show.
While I'm not picking this title up unless Cass gets treated properly, I will say that the artist who made the teaser is very good.
But this teaser is from a rough working draft and does contain errors which have been fixed in the current draft.
The opening scene, which essentially acts as a teaser, is one of the most gripping and powerful sequences in Star Trek history — no exaggeration.
You doubtless recall that school yard brain teaser: which weighs more, a pound of feathers or a pound of iron?