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Definition: Whip grafting
n. 1. (Hort.) The act, art, or process of
2. (Naut.) The act or method of weaving a cover for a ring,
rope end, etc.
3. (Surg.) The transplanting of a portion of flesh or skin to
a denuded surface; autoplasty.
4. (Carp.) A scarfing or endwise attachment of one timber to
(Hort.) a method of grafting in which the
scion is placed in a cleft or slit in the stock or stump
made by sawing off a branch, usually in such a manaer that
its bark evenly joins that of the stock.
or Rind grafting
, (Hort.) a method of
grafting which the alburnum and inner bark are separated,
and between them is inserted the lower end of the scion
, a mode of grafting in which a deep cleft
is made in the end of the scion by two sloping cuts, and
the end of the stock is made wedge-shaped to fit the cleft
in the scion, which is placed upon it saddlewise.
, a mode of grafting in which the scion, cut
quite across very obliquely, so as to give it the form of
a slender wedge, is thrust down inside of the bark of the
stock or stem into which it is inserted, the cut side of
the scion being next the wood of the stock.
. (Surg.) See Autoplasty.
(Hort.), a method of grafting by cutting
the ends of the scion and stock completely across and
obliquely, in such a manner that the sections are of the
same shape, then lapping the ends so that the one cut
surface exactly fits the other, and securing them by tying
, tongue grafting, the same as splice
grafting, except that a cleft or slit is made in the end
of both scion and stock, in the direction of the grain and
in the middle of the sloping surface, forming a kind of
tongue, so that when put together, the tongue of each is
inserted in the slit of the other.
, a surgeon's scissors, used in
rhinoplastic operations, etc.
(a) Any tool used in grafting.
(b) A very strong curved spade used in digging canals.
, a composition of rosin, beeswax tallow, etc.,
used in binding up the wounds of newly grafted trees.
, n. [OE. whippe. See Whip
, v. t.]
1. An instrument or driving horses or other animals, or for
correction, consisting usually of a lash attached to a
handle, or of a handle and lash so combined as to form a
flexible rod. ``[A] whip's lash.'' --Chaucer.
In his right hand he holds a whip, with which he is
supposed to drive the horses of the sun. --Addison.
2. A coachman; a driver of a carriage; as, a good whip.
(a) One of the arms or frames of a windmill, on which the
sails are spread.
(b) The length of the arm reckoned from the shaft.
(a) A small tackle with a single rope, used to hoist light
(b) The long pennant. See Pennant
5. A huntsman who whips in the hounds; whipper-in.
6. (Eng. Politics)
(a) A person (as a member of Parliament) appointed to
enforce party discipline, and secure the attendance of
the members of a Parliament party at any important
session, especially when their votes are needed.
(b) A call made upon members of a Parliament party to be
in their places at a given time, as when a vote is to
7. A whipping motion; a thrashing about; as, the whip of a
tense rope or wire which has suddenly parted; also, the
quality of being whiplike or flexible; flexibility;
suppleness, as of the shaft of a golf club.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
8. (Mech.) Any of various pieces that operate with a quick
vibratory motion, as a spring in certain electrical
devices for making a circuit, or a rocking certain piano
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Whip and spur
, with the utmost haste.
, or Whip purchase
, a simple form of crane
having a small drum from which the load is suspended,
turned by pulling on a rope wound around larger drum on
the same axle.
. See Gin block
, under 5th Gin
. See under Grafting
, the hand with which the whip is used; hence,
advantage; mastery; as, to have or get the whip hand of a
(Zo["o]l.), the European eagle ray. See under
(Weaving), a roll or bar, behind the reeds in a
loom, on which the warp threads rest.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
arachnids belonging to Thelyphonus
and allied genera.
They somewhat resemble true scorpions, but have a long,
slender bristle, or lashlike organ, at the end of the
body, instead of a sting.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of various species of
slender snakes. Specifically:
(a) A bright green South American tree snake (Philodryas viridissimus
) having a long and slender body. It is
not venomous. Called also emerald whip snake
(b) The coachwhip snake.