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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: chaff (0.01252 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to chaff.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: chaff dedak
English → English (WordNet) Definition: chaff chaff n 1: material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds [syn: husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble] 2: foil in thin strips; ejected into the air as a radar countermeasure v : be silly or tease one another; “After we relaxed, we just kidded around” [syn: kid, jolly, josh, banter]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Chaff Chaff \Chaff\, n. [AC. ceaf; akin to D. kaf, G. kaff.] [1913 Webster] 1. The glumes or husks of grains and grasses separated from the seed by threshing and winnowing, etc. [1913 Webster] So take the corn and leave the chaff behind. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Old birds are not caught with caff. --Old Proverb. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything of a comparatively light and worthless character; the refuse part of anything. [1913 Webster] The chaff and ruin of the times. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Straw or hay cut up fine for the food of cattle. [1913 Webster] By adding chaff to his corn, the horse must take more time to eat it. In this way chaff is very useful. --Ywatt. [1913 Webster] 4. Light jesting talk; banter; raillery. [1913 Webster] 5. (Bot.) The scales or bracts on the receptacle, which subtend each flower in the heads of many Composit[ae], as the sunflower. --Gray. [1913 Webster] Chaff cutter, a machine for cutting, up straw, etc., into “chaff” for the use of cattle. [1913 Webster] Chaff \Chaff\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chaffed; p. pr. & vb. n. Chaffing.] To use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter. [1913 Webster] Chaff \Chaff\, v. t. To make fun of; to turn into ridicule by addressing in ironical or bantering language; to quiz. [1913 Webster] Morgan saw that his master was chaffing him. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] A dozen honest fellows . . . chaffed each other about their sweethearts. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]

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