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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: loosening(0.00912 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to loosening.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an occurrence of control or strength weakening; “the
relaxation of requirements”; “the loosening of his
grip”; “the slackening of the wind” [syn: relaxation,
2: the act of making something less tight [syn: laxation]
English → English (gcide)
Loosen \Loos"en\ (l[=oo]s"'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Loosened
(l[=oo]s"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Loosening.] [See Loose, v.
1. To make loose; to free from tightness, tension, firmness,
or fixedness; to make less dense or compact; as, to loosen
a string, or a knot; to loosen a rock in the earth.
After a year's rooting, then shaking doth the tree
good by loosening of the earth. --Bacon.
2. To free from restraint; to set at liberty..
It loosens his hands, and assists his understanding.
3. To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or increase the
alvine discharges of. --Bacon.