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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: curb (0.01144 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to curb.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: curb birai, membatasi, menahan, mengekang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: curb curb v 1: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; “moderate your alcohol intake”; “hold your tongue”; “hold your temper”; “control your anger” [syn: control, hold in, hold, contain, check, moderate] 2: to put down by force or authority; “suppress a nascent uprising”; “stamp down on littering”; “conquer one's desires” [syn: suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer] 3: keep to the curb; “curb your dogs” 4: place restrictions on; “curtail drinking in school” [syn: restrict, curtail, cut back] curb n 1: an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter) [syn: curbing, kerb] 2: a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse [syn: curb bit] 3: a stock exchange in New York [syn: American Stock Exchange, AMEX] 4: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; “his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper” [syn: bridle, check]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Curb Curb \Curb\ (k[^u]rb), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Curbed (k[^u]rbd); p. pr. & vb. n. Curbing.] [F. courber to bend, curve, L.curvare, fr. curvus bent, curved; cf. Gr. kyrto`s curved. Cf. Curve.] 1. To bend or curve. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Crooked and curbed lines. --Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. To guide and manage, or restrain, as with a curb; to bend to one's will; to subject; to subdue; to restrain; to confine; to keep in check. [1913 Webster] Part wield their arms, part curb the foaming steed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Where pinching want must curb thy warm desires. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 3. To furnish with a curb, as a well; also, to restrain by a curb, as a bank of earth. [1913 Webster] Curb \Curb\, v. i. To bend; to crouch; to cringe. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Virtue itself of vice must pardon beg, Yea, curb and woo for leave to do him good. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Curb \Curb\, n. 1. That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse. [1913 Webster] He that before ran in the pastures wild Felt the stiff curb control his angry jaws. --Drayton. [1913 Webster] By these men, religion,that should be The curb, is made the spur of tyranny. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber, or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of a dome. [1913 Webster] 3. A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame within a well to prevent the earth caving in. [1913 Webster] 4. A curbstone. [1913 Webster] 5. (Far.) A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness. --James Law. [1913 Webster] Curb bit, a stiff bit having branches by which a leverage is obtained upon the jaws of horse. --Knight. Curb pins (Horology), the pins on the regulator which restrain the hairspring. Curb plate (Arch.), a plate serving the purpose of a curb. Deck curb. See under Deck. [1913 Webster]

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