Definition of Plies

1. Noun. (plural of ply) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of ply) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plies

1. ply [v] - See also: ply

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plies

plicated
plicately
plicates
plicating
plication
plications
plicature
plicatures
plicidentine
plicidentines
plicotomy
plie
plied
plier
pliers
plies (current term)
pliest
plieth
plight
plighted
plighter
plighters
plightful
plighting
plightly
plights
plim
plimed
pliming
plimmed

Literary usage of Plies

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1. Belt Conveyors and Belt Elevators by Frederic Valerius Hetzel (1922)
"is stressed to 26 pounds per inch per ply, 8 plies are required. Actually 11 are used. In Elevator 2 the maximum tension is 8100 pounds, requiring less than ..."

2. Othello: A Tragedy in Five Acts by William Shakespeare, Tommaso Salvini, James Henry Mapleson (1876)
"... for, while this honest fool plies Desdemona to repair his fortunes, And she for him pleads strongly to the Moor, 111 pour this pestilence into his ear,— ..."

3. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
"He fell into serious thought; his early training asserted itself with power, and wrought with strong WILLIAMS plies HIS TRADE. influence upon his mind and ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"which precluded the district courts from entertaining proceedings in rem against domestic ships for sup- Si WALL. plies, repairs or other necessaries, ..."

5. Tires and Vulcanizing: A Comprehensive and Practical Manual of Rubber Tires by Henry Horace Tufford (1920)
"As tires increase in size, the number of plies increase (except in cable cords), and in making repairs it is neccessary to remove sufficient plies to ..."

6. Tires and Vulcanizing: A Comprehensive and Practical Manual of Rubber Tires by Henry Horace Tufford (1920)
"As tires increase in size, the number of plies increase (except in cable cords), and in making repairs it is neccessary to remove sufficient plies to ..."

7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"Now grappled from behind, now punch'd before, He stands, and plies the crowd with warfare " One to the teeth, another to the breast, Of that foul race he ..."

8. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1829)
"But it discovered to others what was the founda- plies. . tion of those religious orders ; and that, if the belief of purgatory were once rooted out, ..."

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