hank

A measure of YARN varying for different materials; the cotton HANK is 840 yards.

Hank

A fastener attached to the luff of the headsail that attaches the headsail to the forestay. Typical designs include a bronze or plastic hook with a spring-operated gate, or a strip of cloth webbing with a snap fastener.
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Hank

Hank is both a masculine given name and a surname. It is a pet form of the name Henry, influenced by the Dutch name Henk, that is mainly used in the United States. Notable people with the name include: Given name: Nickname: Surname: Fictional characters: ...
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hank

(from the article `education`) ...which provided the moral training for upper-class samurai that was essential for maintaining the ideology of the feudal regime. Han, or feudal ...
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hank

[n] - a coil of rope or wool or yarn
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Hank

• (v. t.) To form into hanks. • (n.) A rope or withe for fastening a gate. • (n.) Hold; influence. • (n.) A ring or eye of rope, wood, or iron, attached to the edge of a sail and running on a stay. • (n.) A parcel consisting of two or more skeins of yarn or thread tied together. • (v. t.) To fasten with a rope, as a ga...
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hank

noun a coil of rope or wool or yarn
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Hank

[textile] In the textile industry, a hank refers to a unit of yarn or twine that is in a coiled form. This is often the best form for use with hand looms, compared to the cone form needed for power looms. Hanks come in a fixed length depending on the type of material, so the term hank is sometimes used as a unit of measure. For instance, a ...
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Hank

Hank (hănk) noun [ Confer Danish hank handle, Swedish hank a band or tie, Icelandic hanki hasp, clasp, hönk , hangr , hank, coil, skein, German henkel , henk , handle; all probably akin to English hang . See Hang .] 1. A ...
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Hank

Hank noun (Wrestling) A throw in which a wrestler turns his left side to his opponent, twines his left leg about his opponent's right leg from the inside, and throws him backward.
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Hank

Hank transitive verb 1. [ Middle English hanken .] To fasten with a rope, as a gate. [ Prov. Eng.] Wright. 2. To form into hanks.
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hank

1. A parcel consisting of two or more skeins of yarn or thread tied together. ... 2. A rope or withe for fastening a gate. ... 3. Hold; influence. 'When the devil hath got such a hank over him.' (Bp. Sanderson) ... 4. A ring or eye of rope, wood, or iron, attached to the edge of a sail and running on a stay. ... Origin: Cf. Dan. Hank handle, Sw. Ha...
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Hank

A fastener attached to the luff of the headsail that attaches the headsail to the forestay. Typical designs include a bronze or plastic hook with a spring-operated gate, or a strip of cloth webbing with a snap fastener.
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Hank

A fastener attached to the luff of the headsail that attaches the headsail to the forestay. Typical designs include a bronze or plastic hook with a spring-operated gate, or a strip of cloth webbing with a snap fastener.
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Hank

A hank is a measure of cotton equal to seven skeins.
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HANK

A metal or nylon clip used to hold the luff of a headsail or staysail to the forestay.
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Hank

A snap - plastic or stainless steel - attached to the luff of the jib, used to attach the jib to the forestay.
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Hank

an unsupported coil comprising wraps of yarn (or sliver) made by winding the yarn on a reeling machine with a cross-wound pattern and then binding it to prevent tangling.
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Hank

Hank is a German name for boys. The meaning is `ruler of the home land` The name Hank is most commonly given to American boys. What do they use in other countries? Hennie (English) Hendrix (English) Hendy Henri (French) The name sounds like: Hanok, Hanoch Similar names are: Bank, Hani, Hans, Han, Hawk See also: Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Sión, Jon,...
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hank

in textile manufacture, unit of measure applied to a length of yarn or to a loose assemblage of fibres forming a single strand, and varying ...
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hank

series of rings or clips for attaching a jib or staysail to a stay
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hank

series of rings or clips for attaching a jib or staysail to a stay
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Hank

The USS Hank was an American Allen M Sumner Class destroyer of 2200 tons displacement launched in 1944. The USS Hank was powered by four boilers providing a top speed of 36.5 knots. She carried a complement of 350 and was armed with six 5 inch guns; twelve 40 mm anti-aircraft guns; eleven 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and ten 21 inch torpedo tubes arran...
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Hank

to fasten.
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