Definition of Lacing

1. Noun. A small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage.

Generic synonyms: Booze, Hard Drink, Hard Liquor, John Barleycorn, Liquor, Spirits, Strong Drink
Derivative terms: Lace



2. Noun. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
Exact synonyms: Lace
Specialized synonyms: Bootlace, Shoe Lace, Shoe String, Shoelace, Shoestring
Generic synonyms: Cord
Group relationships: Shoe
Derivative terms: Lace, Lace

3. Noun. The act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows.
Exact synonyms: Beating, Drubbing, Licking, Thrashing, Trouncing, Whacking
Generic synonyms: Corporal Punishment
Specialized synonyms: Flagellation, Flogging, Lashing, Tanning, Whipping, Flagellation
Derivative terms: Beat, Thrash, Trounce, Whack

Definition of Lacing

1. n. The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces.

Definition of Lacing

1. Verb. (present participle of lace) ¹

2. Noun. That with which something is laced. ¹

3. Noun. The tied laces that form a netlike pattern. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lacing

1. a contrasting marginal band of color [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lacing

1. 1. The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces. 2. A lace; specifically, a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts. 3. A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc. 4. A system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacing

lachrymations
lachrymator
lachrymatories
lachrymators
lachrymatory
lachrymiform
lachrymose
lachrymosely
lachrymosities
lachrymosity
lacier
laciest
lacily
laciness
lacinesses
lacing (current term)
lacings
lacinia
laciniae
laciniae tubae
laciniate
laciniate ligament
laciniated
laciniation
laciniations
laciniolate
lacinula
lacinulae
lacis cell
lack

Literary usage of Lacing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"It is far beyond any form of lacing, belt hooks, riveting, ... 6 is the Jackson belt lacing and is applied by a hand machine which screws a spiral wire ..."

2. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"From this fact the strength of any lacing bar can be readily determined. In figuring the compressive strength of bars in a double-lacing system, ..."

3. The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)
"This shows that the stresses in the lacing bars in the column with a concentric ... While the method for calculating the stresses in lacing bars just ..."

4. A Text Book of the Physics of Agriculture by Franklin Hiram King (1907)
"lacing a Belt—In lacing a belt care should be taken to make the lacing plenty strong enough, but to make it unnecessarily so is worse than to have it a ..."

5. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures, Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1910)
"Effect of lacing in Compression Members.—The usual single and double lacing ... The effect of the diagonal lacing is then similar to that shown in Arts. 345 ..."

6. Inheritance in Poultry by Charles Benedict Davenport (1906)
"In the descent of the domestic poultry, hackle lacing seems ... BODY lacing.—Few races of poultry exhibit lacing elsewhere than on the hackles. ..."

7. The Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures: Designed for the Use of by John Butler Johnson, Charles Walter Bryan, Frederick Eugene Turneaure, William Spaulding Kinne (1910)
"Effect of lacing in Compression Members.—The usual single and double lacing in ... The effect of the diagonal lacing is then similar to that shown in Arts. ..."

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