Definition of Sleeking

1. Verb. (present participle of sleek) ¹



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Definition of Sleeking

1. sleek [v] - See also: sleek

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeking

sleechier
sleechy
sleek
sleek down
sleek over
sleeked
sleeken
sleekened
sleekening
sleekens
sleeker
sleekers
sleekest
sleekier
sleekiest
sleeking (current term)
sleekings
sleekit
sleekly
sleekness
sleeknesses
sleeks
sleeky
sleep
sleep-at-noon
sleep-debt
sleep-induced apnea
sleep-learning
sleep apnea
sleep apnea syndrome

Literary usage of Sleeking

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1. Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical by Joseph Gregory Horner (1892)
"sleeking (qv). Sledge.—Sco Sledge Hammer. Sleaker.—A sleeker (qv). ... sleeking, or Slaking, or Slicking.—Smoothing over the surface of a foundry mould ..."

2. A New Hand-dictionary of the English Language for the Germans and of the by Johann Ebers (1802)
"... a Calender, an Engine to calender Cloth ; alfo a sleeking Stone ufed by Paper-Makers. bcr ... the sleeking Steel; a polishing or burnishing Steel. ber ..."

3. West's Moulders' Text-book: Being Pt. II of American Foundry Practice by Thomas Dyson West (1901)
"After a mould has been blackened after the plan of a dry- sand mould, some make a practice of sleeking them. This is not the safest plan to adopt in every ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"By sleeking the wet blackening, a smoother casting may be produced; but unless it is carefully and skilfully done, there is more or less danger of the ..."

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