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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: raveling(0.01102 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to raveling.
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n : a bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric
English → English (gcide)
Raveling \Rav"el*ing\ (r[a^]v"'l*[i^]ng), n. [Also ravelling.]
1. The act of untwisting or of disentangling.
2. That which is raveled out; esp., a thread detached from a
Ravel \Rav"el\ (r[a^]v"'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Raveled (-'ld)
or Ravelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Raveling or Ravelling.]
[OD. ravelen, D. rafelen, akin to LG. rebeln, rebbeln,
1. To separate or undo the texture of; to unravel; to take
apart; to untwist; to unweave or unknit; -- often followed
by out; as, to ravel a twist; to ravel out a stocking.
Sleep, that knits up the raveled sleave of care.
2. To undo the intricacies of; to disentangle.
3. To pull apart, as the threads of a texture, and let them
fall into a tangled mass; hence, to entangle; to make
intricate; to involve.
What glory's due to him that could divide
Such raveled interests? has the knot untied?
The faith of very many men seems a duty so weak and
indifferent, is so often untwisted by violence, or
raveled and entangled in weak discourses! --Jer.