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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Bead (0.01250 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Bead.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: bead berbintik-bintik, butiran, embun, manik-manik
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bead bead n 1: a small ball with a hole through the middle 2: a shape that is small and round; “he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops”; “beads of sweat on his forehead” [syn: drop, pearl] 3: a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture [syn: beading, beadwork, astragal] bead v 1: form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example 2: decorate by sewing beads onto; “bead the wedding gown” 3: string together like beads
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bead Bead \Bead\ (b[=e]d), n. [OE. bede prayer, prayer bead, AS. bed, gebed, prayer; akin to D. bede, G. bitte, AS. biddan, to ask, bid, G. bitten to ask, and perh. to Gr. pei`qein to persuade, L. fidere to trust. Beads are used by the Roman Catholics to count their prayers, one bead being dropped down a string every time a prayer is said. Cf. Sp. cuenta bead, fr. contar to count. See Bid, in to bid beads, and Bide.] 1. A prayer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A little perforated ball, to be strung on a thread, and worn for ornament; or used in a rosary for counting prayers, as by Roman Catholics and Mohammedans, whence the phrases to tell beads, to be at one's beads, to bid beads, etc., meaning, to be at prayer. [1913 Webster] 3. Any small globular body; as, (a) A bubble in spirits. (b) A drop of sweat or other liquid. “Cold beads of midnight dew.” --Wordsworth. (c) A small knob of metal on a firearm, used for taking aim (whence the expression to draw a bead, for, to take aim). (d) (Arch.) A small molding of rounded surface, the section being usually an arc of a circle. It may be continuous, or broken into short embossments. (e) (Chem.) A glassy drop of molten flux, as borax or microcosmic salt, used as a solvent and color test for several mineral earths and oxides, as of iron, manganese, etc., before the blowpipe; as, the borax bead; the iron bead, etc. [1913 Webster] Bead and butt (Carp.), framing in which the panels are flush, having beads stuck or run upon the two edges. --Knight. Bead mold, a species of fungus or mold, the stems of which consist of single cells loosely jointed together so as to resemble a string of beads. [Written also bead mould.] Bead tool, a cutting tool, having an edge curved so as to make beads or beading. Bead tree (Bot.), a tree of the genus Melia, the best known species of which (Melia azedarach), has blue flowers which are very fragrant, and berries which are poisonous. [1913 Webster] Bead \Bead\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Beading.] To ornament with beads or beading. [1913 Webster] Bead \Bead\, v. i. To form beadlike bubbles. [1913 Webster]

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