Definition of Tying up
1. Noun. The act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes.
Generic synonyms: Arrival
Derivative terms: Dock, Dock, Moor
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tying Up
tying up (current term)
Literary usage of Tying up
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1. A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1854)
"Mode of tying up the onions for some offerings. Thebes. In general, " the priests abstained from most sorts of pulse, from mutton, and swine's flesh ..."
2. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"ance, as tending to a perpetuity,—to tying up the proper; yond a life in being, and twenty-one years, and time at" p. nancy after. iao. ..."
3. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1918)
"Current Assets Transferred into Fixed Assets A common cause of insolvency is the tying up of current assets in plant and equipment. ..."
4. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1918)
"tying up Cash in Stocks of Material The conversion of the cash resources of a company into stocks of material is another cause of insolvency, especially if ..."
5. Advertising, Its Principles and Practice by Harry Tipper, Harry Levi Hollingworth, George Burton Hotchkiss, Frank Alvah Parsons (1915)
"... copy — Inquiry copy — Type display — Headlines — tying up display lines to text — tying up text with illustrations—Expansion and condensation of text. ..."
6. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1882)
"... —tying up troika bolls. I LEFT Trebizond at sunset on Wednesday, February 6,, en route for Central Asia. It was my intention to travel to Central Thibet ..."