girdle

  1. an encircling or ringlike structure
  2. a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
  3. a woman's close-fitting foundation garment

Girdle

A girdle is a thin plate of iron used in Scotland for making oat cakes.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/QG.HTM

Girdle

The girdle is the widest perimeter of a gemstone.
Found on http://www.braybrook.co.uk/jewellery-and-silver-wisdom/gems-of-information/

girdle

[n] - an encircling or ringlike structure 2. [n] - a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers 3. [v] - cut a girdle around (a plant) so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients 4. [v] - put a girdle on or around
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=girdle

Girdle

A large principal beam made of steel, reinforced concrete, wood or combination of these, used to support other structural members at isolated points along its length.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20933

Girdle

Gir'dle noun A griddle. [ Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/28

Girdle

Gir'dle noun [ Middle English gurdel , girdel , Anglo-Saxon gyrdel , from gyrdan ; akin to Dutch gordel , German gürtel , Icelandic gyr...ill . See Gird , transitive verb , to encircle, and confer Girth ,
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/28

Girdle

Gir'dle transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Girdled ; present participle & verbal noun Girdling .] 1. To bind with a belt or sash; to gird. Shak. 2. To inclose; to environ; to shut in. « Those sle...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/28

girdle

To kill a tree by severing or removing the living layer of the tree (the phloem) in a ring around its trunk. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

girdle

noun an encircling or ringlike structure
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=girdle

girdle

verb put a girdle on or around; `gird your loins`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=girdle

girdle

sash 1 waistband noun a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=girdle

girdle

(gur´dәl) an encircling or confining structure. pectoral girdle shoulder girdle. pelvic girdle the encircling bony structure supporting the lower limbs. shoulder girdle , thoracic girdle the encircling ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

Girdle

• (n.) The line ofgreatest circumference of a brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting. See Illust. of Brilliant. • (n.) The zodiac; also, the equator. • (v. t.) To inclose; to environ; to shut in. • (n.) A griddle. • (n.) A thin bed or stratum of stone. • (n.) The clitellus of an earthworm. • ...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/girdle/

girdle

(from the article `corset`) ...(c. 1912 by a Paris couturiere, Madame Cadolle). That garment and the Cavalieri maillot (a topless corset made of elastic material, c. 1913) were ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/g/34

girdle

(from the article `lepidopteran`) ...of some sulfur butterflies (family Pieridae), swallowtails (family Papilionidae), and gossamer-winged butterflies (family Lycaenidae), is ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/g/34

Girdle

A girdle was originally a type of belt or cord worn around the waist to both secure the clothing and provide a means for carrying a purse or weapon. During the early Middle Ages a woman's girdle would hang down her centre front and at the end would be a book, pomenade, mirror or similar object.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/PG.HTM

girdle

Type: Term Pronunciation: ger′dĕl Definitions: 1. A belt; a zone. Any structure that has the form of a belt or girdle. Synonyms: cingulum1
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=37020

girdle

a ring of bones which may be complete or incomplete.
Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?

Girdle

belt
Found on http://tudorswiki.sho.com/page/Tudor+Words+Glossary

Girdle

A girdle is a garment that encircles the lower torso, perhaps extending below the hips, and worn often for support. The word girdle originally meant a belt. In modern English, the term girdle is most commonly used for a form of women`s foundation wear that replaced the corset in popularity. In sports, a girdle may be similar to compression shorts....
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girdle

girdle

a strand of silk used to prop up the pupa. Found especially in the Papilionidae.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_entomology_terms

Girdle

Silken harness spun by some caterpillars to suspend itself from a vertical surface
Found on http://butterflywebsite.com/articles/glossary.cfm

Girdle

The flattened edge of a diamond or precious gemstone.
Found on http://www.allaboutgemstones.com/glossary_gemology.html

girdle

The widest perimeter of a cut diamond, which may or may nor be polished or faceted and divides the crown from the pavilion
Found on http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/jewelry/glossary.aspx
No exact match found