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1 : The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; also, the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in velocity or a reverse of motion.

2 : A light carriage with low wheels, having a top or hood that can be raised or lowered, seats for inside, a separate seat for the driver, and often a movable front, so that it can be used as either an open or a close carriage.

3 : In Canada, a two-wheeled, one-seated vehicle, with a calash top, and the driver's seat elevated in front.

4 : A hood or top of a carriage which can be thrown back at pleasure.

5 : A hood, formerly worn by ladies, which could be drawn forward or thrown back like the top of a carriage.

6 : of Clash

7 : of Clash

8 : To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.

9 : To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.

10 : To strike noisily against or together.

11 : A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.

12 : Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.

13 : With clashing.

14 : The fringe of hair that edges the eyelid; -- usually in the pl.

15 : A hair of the fringe on the edge of the eyelid.

16 : A European marine fish (Cottus bubalis), allied to the sculpin; -- called also lucky proach.

17 : of Flash

18 : of Flash

19 : To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame and light; as, the lighting flashes vividly; the powder flashed.

20 : To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash.

21 : To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily.

22 : To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light.

23 : To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind.

24 : To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See Flashing, n., 3 (b).

25 : To trick up in a showy manner.

26 : To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash.

27 : of Flash

28 : A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning.

29 : A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show.

30 : The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period.

31 : A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictious strength to liquors.

32 : Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.

33 : Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; -- applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry.

34 : Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes.

35 : A pool.

36 : A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.

37 : A board placed temporarily upon a milldam, to raise the water in the pond above its usual level; a flushboard.

38 : One who, or that which, flashes.

39 : A man of more appearance of wit than reality.

40 : A large sparoid fish of the Atlantic coast and all tropical seas (Lobotes Surinamensis).

41 : The European red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio); -- called also flusher.

42 : In a flashy manner; with empty show.

43 : The quality of being flashy.

44 : The creation of an artifical flood by the sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also flushing.

45 : Pieces of metal, built into the joints of a wall, so as to lap over the edge of the gutters or to cover the edge of the roofing; also, similar pieces used to cover the valleys of roofs of slate, shingles, or the like. By extension, the metal covering of ridges and hips of roofs; also, in the United States, the protecting of angles and breaks in walls of frame houses with waterproof material, tarred paper, or the like. Cf. Filleting.

46 : The reheating of an article at the furnace aperture during manufacture to restore its plastic condition; esp., the reheating of a globe of crown glass to allow it to assume a flat shape as it is rotated.

47 : A mode of covering transparent white glass with a film of colored glass.

48 : Dazzling for a moment; making a momentary show of brilliancy; transitorily bright.

49 : Fiery; vehement; impetuous.

50 : Showy; gay; gaudy; as, a flashy dress.

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1 : Backlash

n.

The distance through which one part of connected machinery, as a wheel, piston, or screw, can be moved without moving the connected parts, resulting from looseness in fitting or from wear; also, the jarring or reflex motion caused in badly fitting machinery by irregularities in velocity or a reverse of motion.

2 : Calash

n.

A light carriage with low wheels, having a top or hood that can be raised or lowered, seats for inside, a separate seat for the driver, and often a movable front, so that it can be used as either an open or a close carriage.

3 : Calash

n.

In Canada, a two-wheeled, one-seated vehicle, with a calash top, and the driver's seat elevated in front.

4 : Calash

n.

A hood or top of a carriage which can be thrown back at pleasure.

5 : Calash

n.

A hood, formerly worn by ladies, which could be drawn forward or thrown back like the top of a carriage.

6 : Clashed

imp. & p. p.

of Clash

7 : Clashing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Clash

8 : Clash

v. i.

To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.

9 : Clash

v. i.

To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.

10 : Clash

v. t.

To strike noisily against or together.

11 : Clash

n.

A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.

12 : Clash

n.

Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.

13 : Clashingly

adv.

With clashing.

14 : Eyelash

n.

The fringe of hair that edges the eyelid; -- usually in the pl.

15 : Eyelash

n.

A hair of the fringe on the edge of the eyelid.

16 : Father-lasher

n.

A European marine fish (Cottus bubalis), allied to the sculpin; -- called also lucky proach.

17 : Flashed

imp. & p. p.

of Flash

18 : Flashing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Flash

19 : Flash

v. i.

To burst or break forth with a sudden and transient flood of flame and light; as, the lighting flashes vividly; the powder flashed.

20 : Flash

v. i.

To break forth, as a sudden flood of light; to burst instantly and brightly on the sight; to show a momentary brilliancy; to come or pass like a flash.

21 : Flash

v. i.

To burst forth like a sudden flame; to break out violently; to rush hastily.

22 : Flash

v. t.

To send out in flashes; to cause to burst forth with sudden flame or light.

23 : Flash

v. t.

To convey as by a flash; to light up, as by a sudden flame or light; as, to flash a message along the wires; to flash conviction on the mind.

24 : Flash

v. t.

To cover with a thin layer, as objects of glass with glass of a different color. See Flashing, n., 3 (b).

25 : Flash

n.

To trick up in a showy manner.

26 : Flash

n.

To strike and throw up large bodies of water from the surface; to splash.

27 : Flashes

pl.

of Flash

28 : Flash

n.

A sudden burst of light; a flood of light instantaneously appearing and disappearing; a momentary blaze; as, a flash of lightning.

29 : Flash

n.

A sudden and brilliant burst, as of wit or genius; a momentary brightness or show.

30 : Flash

n.

The time during which a flash is visible; an instant; a very brief period.

31 : Flash

n.

A preparation of capsicum, burnt sugar, etc., for coloring and giving a fictious strength to liquors.

32 : Flash

a.

Showy, but counterfeit; cheap, pretentious, and vulgar; as, flash jewelry; flash finery.

33 : Flash

a.

Wearing showy, counterfeit ornaments; vulgarly pretentious; as, flash people; flash men or women; -- applied especially to thieves, gamblers, and prostitutes that dress in a showy way and wear much cheap jewelry.

34 : Flash

n.

Slang or cant of thieves and prostitutes.

35 : Flash

n.

A pool.

36 : Flash

n.

A reservoir and sluiceway beside a navigable stream, just above a shoal, so that the stream may pour in water as boats pass, and thus bear them over the shoal.

37 : Flashboard

n.

A board placed temporarily upon a milldam, to raise the water in the pond above its usual level; a flushboard.

38 : Flasher

n.

One who, or that which, flashes.

39 : Flasher

n.

A man of more appearance of wit than reality.

40 : Flasher

n.

A large sparoid fish of the Atlantic coast and all tropical seas (Lobotes Surinamensis).

41 : Flasher

n.

The European red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio); -- called also flusher.

42 : Flashily

adv.

In a flashy manner; with empty show.

43 : Flashiness

n.

The quality of being flashy.

44 : Flashing

n.

The creation of an artifical flood by the sudden letting in of a body of water; -- called also flushing.

45 : Flashing

n.

Pieces of metal, built into the joints of a wall, so as to lap over the edge of the gutters or to cover the edge of the roofing; also, similar pieces used to cover the valleys of roofs of slate, shingles, or the like. By extension, the metal covering of ridges and hips of roofs; also, in the United States, the protecting of angles and breaks in walls of frame houses with waterproof material, tarred paper, or the like. Cf. Filleting.

46 : Flashing

n.

The reheating of an article at the furnace aperture during manufacture to restore its plastic condition; esp., the reheating of a globe of crown glass to allow it to assume a flat shape as it is rotated.

47 : Flashing

n.

A mode of covering transparent white glass with a film of colored glass.

48 : Flashy

a.

Dazzling for a moment; making a momentary show of brilliancy; transitorily bright.

49 : Flashy

a.

Fiery; vehement; impetuous.

50 : Flashy

a.

Showy; gay; gaudy; as, a flashy dress.

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From Wikipedia

Lash or Lashing may refer to:

  • Whip
  • Flagellation, a form of torture or punishment involving a whip
  • Lashing (ropework), a means of attaching two or more objects with rope
  • A lashing point such as a D-ring
  • Eyelash
  • Backlash (engineering), clearance between mating components
  • Lighter aboard ship, a system of water transport
  • Littoral Airborne Sensor/Hyperspectral, an imaging system developed by the United States Navy
  • Lash (band), an all-female alternative/punk rock band from Perth, Australia
  • The Lash (1930 film), an American western film
  • The Lash (1934 film), a British drama film

From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Pronunciation
    • 1.2 Etymology 1
      • 1.2.1 Noun
        • 1.2.1.1 Translations
      • 1.2.2 Verb
        • 1.2.2.1 Translations
      • 1.2.3 See also
    • 1.3 Etymology 2
      • 1.3.1 Verb
      • 1.3.2 Translations
    • 1.4 Etymology 3
      • 1.4.1 Adjective
    • 1.5 Anagrams

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /læʃ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æʃ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English lashe, lasshe, lasche (a stroke; the flexible end of a whip), related to Dutch lasch, las (a piece; seal; joint; notch; seam), German Low German Laske, Lask (a flap; dag; strap), German Lasche (a flap; joint; strap; tongue; scarf), Swedish lask (scarf), Icelandic laski (the bottom part of a glove).

Noun[edit]

lash (plural lashes)

  1. The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
    • Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
      I observed that your whip wanted a lash to it.
  2. (obsolete) A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.
  3. A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough.
    The culprit received thirty-nine lashes.
  4. A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
    • Roger L'Estrange (1616-1704)
      The moral is a lash at the vanity of arrogating that to ourselves which succeeds well.
  5. A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
    • 1959, Georgette Heyer, chapter 1, in The Unknown Ajax:
      But Richmond, his grandfather's darling, after one thoughtful glance cast under his lashes at that uncompromising countenance appeared to lose himself in his own reflections.
  6. In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

lash (third-person singular simple present lashes, present participle lashing, simple past and past participle lashed)

  1. (transitive) To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
    We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward. — John Dryden
  2. (transitive) To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash.
    the whale lashes the sea with its tail.
    And big waves lash the frighted shores. — John Dryden
    • 2010 December 29, Chris Whyatt, “Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton”, in BBC[1]:
      Carlo Ancelotti's out-of-sorts team struggled to hit the target in the first half as Bolton threatened with Matthew Taylor lashing just wide.
  3. (transitive) To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
    He falls, and lashing up his heels, his rider throws. — John Dryden
  4. (transitive) To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity.
    to lash vice
  5. (intransitive) To ply the whip; to strike.
  6. (intransitive) To utter censure or sarcastic language.
    To laugh at follies, or to lash at vice. — John Dryden
  7. (intransitive, of rain) To fall heavily, especially in the phrase lash down
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, in BBC Sport[2]:
      With rain lashing across the ground at kick-off and every man in Auckland seemingly either English-born or supporting Scotland, Eden Park was transformed into Murrayfield in March.
Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • lash out

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle French lachier, from Old French lacier (to lace)

Verb[edit]

lash (third-person singular simple present lashes, present participle lashing, simple past and past participle lashed)

  1. (transitive) To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten.
    to lash something to a spar
    lash a pack on a horse's back

Translations[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old French lasche (French lâche).

Adjective[edit]

lash (comparative more lash, superlative most lash)

  1. (obsolete) Remiss, lax.
  2. (obsolete) Relaxed.
  3. Soft, watery, wet.
    • 1658: Fruits being unwholesome and lash before the fourth or fifth Yeare. — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 211)
  4. (Ulster) excellent, wonderful
    We’re off school tomorrow, it’s gonna be lash!
    That Chinese (food) was lash!
  5. Drunk.

Anagrams[edit]

  • Ahls, HLAs, shal