Puppet

A puppet is an inanimate object or representational figure animated or manipulated by a puppeteer. It is used in puppetry, which is a very ancient form of theatre. There are many different varieties of puppets, and they are made of a wide range of materials, depending on their form and intended use. They can be extremely complex or very simple in ...
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puppet

[n] - a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer 2. [n] - a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body
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Puppet

• (n.) A small image in the human form; a doll. • (n.) One controlled in his action by the will of another; a tool; -- so used in contempt. • (n.) A similar figure moved by the hand or by a wire in a mock drama; a marionette; a wooden actor in a play. • (n.) The upright support for the bearing of the spindle in a lathe.Puppet: w...
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puppet

noun a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
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puppet

noun a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers
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Puppet

[software] In computing, Puppet is an open source configuration management utility. It runs on many Unix-like systems as well as on Microsoft Windows, and includes its own declarative language to describe system configuration. ==Origin== Puppet is produced by Puppet Labs, founded by Luke Kanies in 2005. It is written in Ruby and released as...
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Puppet

Pup'pet noun [ Middle English popet , Old French poupette ; akin to French poupée a doll, probably from Latin puppa , pupa , a girl, doll, puppet. Confer Poupeton , Pupa , Pupil , Puppy .] [ Written also poppet .] 1. A...
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puppet

1. A small image in the human form; a doll. ... 2. A similar figure moved by the hand or by a wire in a mock drama; a marionette; a wooden actor in a play. 'At the pipes of some carved organ move, The gilded puppets dance.' (Pope) ... 3. One controlled in his action by the will of another; a tool; so used in contempt. ... 4. <machinery> The u...
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puppet

doll or toy which can be animated by manipulation
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puppet

Figure manipulated on a small stage, usually by an unseen operator. The earliest known puppets are from 10th-century BC China. The types include finger or glove puppets (such as Punch);string...
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puppet

Figure manipulated on a small stage, usually by an unseen operator. The earliest known puppets are from 10th-century BC China. The types include finger or glove puppets (such as Punch); string marionettes (which reached a high artistic level in ancient Burma and Sri Lanka and in Italian princely courts from the 16th to 18th centuries, and f...
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puppet

puppet, human or animal figure, generally of a small size and performing on a miniature stage, manipulated by an unseen operator who usually speaks the dialogue. A distinction is made between marionettes, moved by strings or wires from above, and hand puppets, in which the hand of the operator is co...
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