Skirt

to skirt the jib is to pull the foot into place following a tack or gybe

skirt

The part of a component that hangs down, particularly the area of a piston.

Skirt

A device for bridging the gap between a vehicle's sides and the ground for the purpose of controlling the airflow under the car, and sealing it from the flow outside. Pioneered by Lotus in 1978, but now banned. See aerodynamic essay for development information

Skirt

A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist and covers all or part of the legs. In the western world, skirts are considered women`s clothing. However, there are exceptions. The kilt is a traditional men`s garment in Scotland and Ireland, and some fashion designers, such as Jean-Paul Gaultier, have shown men`s skirts. At ......
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Skirt

• (v. t.) To be on the border; to live near the border, or extremity. • (n.) A loose edging to any part of a dress. • (n.) A petticoat. • (n.) The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other like garment; the part below the waist; as, the skirt of a coat, a dress, or a mantle. • (n.) The diaphragm, or midriff, in animal...
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skirt

(from the article `air-cushion machine`) ...miles or 1.85 kilometres per hour) over very calm water. Instead of having a completely solid structure to contain the cushion and peripheral jet, ...
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skirt

(from the article `dress`) ...greater number were worn either in combination with or on top of one another. During the Old Kingdom (its capital at Memphis), which lasted until ... ...warned against, with doctors stressing the dangers of skin cancer.) The backless evening dresses of the 1920s and `30s required a suntan to ... [2 relat...
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skirt

noun a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
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Skirt

Skirt noun [ Middle English skyrt , of Scand. origin; confer Icelandic skyrta a shirt, Swedish skört a skirt, skjorta a shirt. See Shirt .] 1. The lower and loose part of a coat, dress, or other like garment; the part below the waist; as, the skirt o...
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Skirt

Skirt transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Skirted ; present participle & verbal noun Skirting .] 1. To cover with a skirt; to surround. « Skirted his loins and thighs with downy gold.» Milton.
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Skirt

A bottom finishing piece of fabric that hangs from the lower edge of an awning.
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Skirt

Boneless cut from the plate and flank. Though it can be tough, the long, flat cut is wonderful when marinated and thinly sliced against the grain.
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Skirt

Silicone, rubber or plastic material fashioned around a spinnerbalt or similar lure to create the body.
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Skirt

Skirt is slang for a woman or women.
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SKIRT

The front cover on some bathtubs between the floor, the top rim and the end walls. aka, 'Apron.'
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skirt

the metal part of a socket for electrical and mechanical connection to the tube or shield. It usually performs also the function of a saddle. In certain cases it is used for the conduction of heat
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skirt

The part of the target outside the scoring area
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Skirt

The square or round leather flaps under the saddle seat of the western saddle
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Skirt

To construct a trail around a mountain, often at an even grade, instead of climbing over the mountain.
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skirt

[n] - cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist 2. [n] - a garment hanging from the waist 3. [v] - form the edge or 4. [v] - pass around or about
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