Kamus Online  
suggested words
Advertisement

Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: fly paper (0.00851 detik)
Found 1 items, similar to fly paper.
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fly paper Fly \Fly\, n.; pl. Flies (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle['o]ge, fr. fle['o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See Fly, v. i.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp., one with transparent wings; as, the Spanish fly; firefly; gall fly; dragon fly. (b) Any dipterous insect; as, the house fly; flesh fly; black fly. See Diptera, and Illust. in Append. [1913 Webster] 2. A hook dressed in imitation of a fly, -- used for fishing. “The fur-wrought fly.” --Gay. [1913 Webster] 3. A familiar spirit; a witch's attendant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A trifling fly, none of your great familiars. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 4. A parasite. [Obs.] --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 5. A kind of light carriage for rapid transit, plying for hire and usually drawn by one horse. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 6. The length of an extended flag from its staff; sometimes, the length from the “union” to the extreme end. [1913 Webster] 7. The part of a vane pointing the direction from which the wind blows. [1913 Webster] 8. (Naut.) That part of a compass on which the points are marked; the compass card. --Totten. [1913 Webster] 9. (Mech.) (a) Two or more vanes set on a revolving axis, to act as a fanner, or to equalize or impede the motion of machinery by the resistance of the air, as in the striking part of a clock. (b) A heavy wheel, or cross arms with weights at the ends on a revolving axis, to regulate or equalize the motion of machinery by means of its inertia, where the power communicated, or the resistance to be overcome, is variable, as in the steam engine or the coining press. See Fly wheel (below). [1913 Webster] 10. (Knitting Machine) The piece hinged to the needle, which holds the engaged loop in position while the needle is penetrating another loop; a latch. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 11. The pair of arms revolving around the bobbin, in a spinning wheel or spinning frame, to twist the yarn. [1913 Webster] 12. (Weaving) A shuttle driven through the shed by a blow or jerk. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 13. (a) Formerly, the person who took the printed sheets from the press. (b) A vibrating frame with fingers, attached to a power to a power printing press for doing the same work. [1913 Webster] 14. The outer canvas of a tent with double top, usually drawn over the ridgepole, but so extended as to touch the roof of the tent at no other place. [1913 Webster] 15. One of the upper screens of a stage in a theater. [1913 Webster] 16. The fore flap of a bootee; also, a lap on trousers, overcoats, etc., to conceal a row of buttons. [1913 Webster] 17. (Baseball) A batted ball that flies to a considerable distance, usually high in the air; also, the flight of a ball so struck; as, it was caught on the fly. Also called fly ball. “a fly deep into right field” [1913 Webster +PJC] 18. (Cotton Manuf.) Waste cotton. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Black fly, Cheese fly, Dragon fly, etc. See under Black, Cheese, etc. -- Fly agaric (Bot.), a mushroom (Agaricus muscarius), having a narcotic juice which, in sufficient quantities, is poisonous. -- Fly block (Naut.), a pulley whose position shifts to suit the working of the tackle with which it is connected; -- used in the hoisting tackle of yards. -- Fly board (Printing Press), the board on which printed sheets are deposited by the fly. -- Fly book, a case in the form of a book for anglers' flies. --Kingsley.Fly cap, a cap with wings, formerly worn by women. -- Fly drill, a drill having a reciprocating motion controlled by a fly wheel, the driving power being applied by the hand through a cord winding in reverse directions upon the spindle as it rotates backward and forward. --Knight.Fly fishing, the act or art of angling with a bait of natural or artificial flies; fishing using a fly[2] as bait. --Walton. -- -- Fly fisherman, one who fishes using natural or artificial flies[2] as bait, especially one who fishes exclusively in that manner. -- Fly flap, an implement for killing flies. -- Fly governor, a governor for regulating the speed of an engine, etc., by the resistance of vanes revolving in the air. -- Fly honeysuckle (Bot.), a plant of the honeysuckle genus (Lonicera), having a bushy stem and the flowers in pairs, as L. ciliata and L. Xylosteum . -- Fly hook, a fishhook supplied with an artificial fly. -- Fly leaf, an unprinted leaf at the beginning or end of a book, circular, programme, etc. -- Fly maggot, a maggot bred from the egg of a fly. --Ray. Fly net, a screen to exclude insects. Fly nut (Mach.), a nut with wings; a thumb nut; a finger nut. Fly orchis (Bot.), a plant (Ophrys muscifera), whose flowers resemble flies. Fly paper, poisoned or sticky paper for killing flies that feed upon or are entangled by it. Fly powder, an arsenical powder used to poison flies. Fly press, a screw press for punching, embossing, etc., operated by hand and having a heavy fly. Fly rail, a bracket which turns out to support the hinged leaf of a table. Fly rod, a light fishing rod used in angling with a fly. Fly sheet, a small loose advertising sheet; a handbill. Fly snapper (Zo["o]l.), an American bird (Phainopepla nitens ), allied to the chatterers and shrikes. The male is glossy blue-black; the female brownish gray. Fly wheel (Mach.), a heavy wheel attached to machinery to equalize the movement (opposing any sudden acceleration by its inertia and any retardation by its momentum), and to accumulate or give out energy for a variable or intermitting resistance. See Fly, n., 9. On the fly (Baseball), still in the air; -- said of a batted ball caught before touching the ground.. [1913 Webster] Paper \Pa"per\ (p[=a]"p[~e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa`pyros. Cf. Papyrus.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be used in wrapping. It is made of rags, straw, bark, wood, or other fibrous material, which is first reduced to pulp, then molded, pressed, and dried. [1913 Webster] 2. A sheet, leaf, or piece of such substance. [1913 Webster] 3. A printed or written instrument; a document, essay, or the like; a writing; as, a paper read before a scientific society. [1913 Webster] They brought a paper to me to be signed. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. A printed sheet appearing periodically; a newspaper; a journal; as, a daily paper. [1913 Webster] 5. Negotiable evidences of indebtedness; notes; bills of exchange, and the like; as, the bank holds a large amount of his paper. [1913 Webster] 6. Decorated hangings or coverings for walls, made of paper. See Paper hangings, below. [1913 Webster] 7. A paper containing (usually) a definite quantity; as, a paper of pins, tacks, opium, etc. [1913 Webster] 8. A medicinal preparation spread upon paper, intended for external application; as, cantharides paper. [1913 Webster] 9. pl. Documents establishing a person's identity, or status, or attesting to some right, such as the right to drive a vehicle; as, the border guard asked for his papers. [PJC] Note: Paper is manufactured in sheets, the trade names of which, together with the regular sizes in inches, are shown in the following table. But paper makers vary the size somewhat. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] Note: In the manufacture of books, etc., a sheet, of whatever size originally, is termed, when folded once, a folio; folded twice, a quarto, or 4to; three times, an octavo, or 8vo; four times, a sextodecimo, or 16mo; five times, a 32mo; three times, with an offcut folded twice and set in, a duodecimo, or 12mo; four times, with an offcut folded three times and set in, a 24mo. [1913 Webster] Note: Paper is often used adjectively or in combination, having commonly an obvious signification; as, paper cutter or paper-cutter; paper knife, paper-knife, or paperknife; paper maker, paper-maker, or papermaker; paper mill or paper-mill; paper weight, paper-weight, or paperweight, etc. [1913 Webster] Business paper, checks, notes, drafts, etc., given in payment of actual indebtedness; -- opposed to accommodation paper. Fly paper, paper covered with a sticky preparation, -- used for catching flies. Laid paper. See under Laid. Paper birch (Bot.), the canoe birch tree (Betula papyracea ). Paper blockade, an ineffective blockade, as by a weak naval force. Paper boat (Naut.), a boat made of water-proof paper. Paper car wheel (Railroad), a car wheel having a steel tire, and a center formed of compressed paper held between two plate-iron disks. --Forney. Paper credit, credit founded upon evidences of debt, such as promissory notes, duebills, etc. Paper hanger, one who covers walls with paper hangings. Paper hangings, paper printed with colored figures, or otherwise made ornamental, prepared to be pasted against the walls of apartments, etc.; wall paper. Paper house, an audience composed of people who have come in on free passes. [Cant] Paper money, notes or bills, usually issued by government or by a banking corporation, promising payment of money, and circulated as the representative of coin. Paper mulberry. (Bot.) See under Mulberry. Paper muslin, glazed muslin, used for linings, etc. Paper nautilus. (Zo["o]l.) See Argonauta. Paper reed (Bot.), the papyrus. Paper sailor. (Zo["o]l.) See Argonauta. Paper stainer, one who colors or stamps wall paper. --De Colange. Paper wasp (Zo["o]l.), any wasp which makes a nest of paperlike material, as the yellow jacket. Paper weight, any object used as a weight to prevent loose papers from being displaced by wind, or otherwise. on paper. (a) in writing; as, I would like to see that on paper. (b) in theory, though not necessarily in paractice. (c) in the design state; planned, but not yet put into practice. Parchment paper. See Papyrine. Tissue paper, thin, gauzelike paper, such as is used to protect engravings in books. Wall paper. Same as Paper hangings, above. Waste paper, paper thrown aside as worthless or useless, except for uses of little account. Wove paper, a writing paper with a uniform surface, not ribbed or watermarked. paper tiger, a person or group that appears to be powerful and dangerous but is in fact weak and ineffectual. [1913 Webster]

Advertisement


Cari kata di:
Custom Search
Touch version | Android | Disclaimer