- an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
- an extra car wheel and tire
- a score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
• (n.) Parsimony; frugal use. • (v. i.) To desist; to stop; to refrain. • (v. t.) Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare anchor; a spare bed or room. • (v. i.) To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious. • (v. t.) Slow. • (v. t.) Being over and above what is necessary, or wh...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/spare/
(from the article `bowling`) ...first for a strike. If pins are left standing after the first delivery, the fallen or `dead` wood is removed and a second delivery permitted. If ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/135
1. To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce or valuable; to retain or keep unused; to save. 'No cost would he spare.' '[Thou] thy Father's dreadful thunder didst not spare.' (Milton) 'He that hath knowledge, spareth his words.' (Prov. Xvii. 27) ... 2. To keep to one's self; to forbear to impart or give. 'Be pleased your plitics to spa...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicleFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
thin and fit; `the spare figure of a marathon runner`; `a body kept trim by exercise`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A spare (sometimes also referred to as a half-strike) is a term used in bowling to indicate that all of the pins have been knocked down after the second ball of a frame. The symbol for a spare is a forward slash mark (/). A `spare` is awarded when no pins are left standing after the second ball of a frame; i.e., a player uses both...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spare_(bowling)
[ Compar. Sparer
; superl. Sparest
; -- not used in all the senses of the word.] [ Anglo-Saxon spær
sparing. Confer Spare
, transitive verb
Scanty; not abundant or plenti...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/154
Spare intransitive verb 1.
To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious. « I, who at some times spend, at others spare
, Divided between carelessness and care.» Pope. 2.
To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance. &...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/154
Spare noun 1.
The act of sparing; moderation; restraint. [ Obsolete] « Killing for sacrifice, without any spare
.» Holland. 2.
Parsimony; frugal use. [ Obsolete] Bacon.
« Poured out their plenty without spite or spare
.» Spe...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/154
Spare transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Spared
; present participle & verbal noun Sparing
.] [ Anglo-Saxon sparian
, from spær
spare, sparing, saving; akin to D. & German sparen
, Old High German spa...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/154
A fifth wheel and tire that is stored on or in a vehicle for use when one of the four tires in use becomes disabled.Found on http://www.edmunds.com/glossary/
All pins down with two balls.Found on http://www.bowlersparadise.com/help/glossary.shtml
Knocking all the pins with two balls. The score for that frame is 10 plus the number of pins knocked
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save or relieve from an experience or actionFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/2638946
Spare is slang for idle, loafing.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZSD.HTM
- just sufficient 2. [adj] - not taken up by scheduled activities 3. [adj] - thin and fit 4. [n] - a score in tenpins 5. [v] - save or relieve from an experience or action 6. [v] - refrain from harming 7. [v] - to give up as not strictly needed: he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journ...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=spare
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