Horseshoe

A horseshoe is a fabricated product, normally made of metal, although sometimes made partially or wholly of modern synthetic materials, designed to protect a horse`s hoof from wear. Shoes are attached on the palmar surface of the hooves, usually nailed through the insensitive hoof wall that is anatomically akin to the human toenail, though much l....
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horseshoe

[n] - game equipment consisting of an open ring of iron used in playing horseshoes 2. [n] - nailed to underside of horse`s hoof
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Horseshoe

• (n.) A shoe for horses, consisting of a narrow plate of iron in form somewhat like the letter U, nailed to a horse`s hoof. • (n.) Anything shaped like a horsehoe crab. • (n.) The Limulus of horsehoe crab.
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horseshoe

noun U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse`s hoof
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Horseshoe

[symbol] Horseshoe (⊃, supset in TeX) is a symbol used to represent: It was used by Russell and Whitehead in Principia Mathematica. In Unicode the symbol is encoded {unichar|2283|Horseshoe|html=}. ...
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Horseshoe

Horse'shoe` noun 1. A shoe for horses, consisting of a narrow plate of iron in form somewhat like the letter U , nailed to a horse's hoof. 2. Anything shaped like a horsehoe. 3. (Zoology) The Limulus or horsehoe crab. Horsehoe head (M...
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horseshoe

1. A shoe for horses, consisting of a narrow plate of iron in form somewhat like the letter U, nailed to a horse's hoof. ... 2. Anything shaped like a horsehoe crab. ... 3. <zoology> The Limulus of horsehoe crab. ... <medicine> Horsehoe head, a bat of the genus Rhinolophus, having a nasal fold of skin shaped like a horsehoe. ... Source:...
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Horseshoe

A curved bar attached to the underside of the wall of the hoof, to prevent wear and provide grip.[148] Usually made of steel and nailed to the hoof, but may be of aluminum or other materials, and may be glued on. Usually used on all four hooves, but sometimes only on the front, or not used at all (see barefoot).
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horseshoe

horseshoe, narrow plate, commonly of iron or steel, shaped to fit a horse's hoof and attached to the hoof by nailing it to the inner edge of the horny wall of the hoof. Horseshoes vary from the light plate worn by race-horses to the heavy shoe with sharp pointed wedges, or calks, worn by horses of l...
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Horseshoe

In a lathe, the horseshoe is a movable support for varying the gearing and the velocity of the screw which moves the slide.
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horseshoe

U-shaped metal plate by which horses` hooves are protected from wear on hard or rough surfaces. Horseshoes apparently are a Roman invention; a ... [3 related articles]
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