Definition of Propping

1. Verb. (present participle of prop) ¹



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Definition of Propping

1. prop [v] - See also: prop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propping

propositive
propositus
propound
propounded
propounder
propounders
propounding
propounds
propoxur
propoxyphene
propoxyphene hydrochloride
propoxyphenes
proppant
proppants
propped
propping (current term)
propping up
propraetor
propraetors
propraetorship
propraetorships
propranolol
propranolols
propre
propreantepenult
propreantepenultimate
proprely
propretie
propretor
propretors

Literary usage of Propping

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1. Coal Mining Described and Illustrated by Thomas H. Walton (1885)
"... XVII.,* which shows the interior of a board-room, the manner of branching off the road into it, and the mode of propping under a slate or shaley roof. ..."

2. The Mine Foreman's Handbook of Practical and Theoretical Information on the by Robert Mauchline, Frank Ernest Brackett (1905)
"on ''propping" in general as v. . t lie method of distributing, placing in posi- i'H lor the work giving the best results for safety how that falling top is ..."

3. Platform Echos; Or, Living Truths for Head & Heart ...: With a History of Mr by John Bartholomew Gough, Lyman Abbott (1886)
"propping Up the Sick Boy's Arm —Dead; His Little Hand Held Up for Jesus —A Street Scene in London — The Claims of Humanity — The Burning Ship — A Noble Act ..."

4. Researches Into the Pathology and Treatment of Deformities in the Human Body by John Bishop (1852)
"propping the spine, and neglecting the legs, shown to be irrational. A GREAT deal of discussion has arisen as to whether patients requiring a recumbent ..."

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