A bone or antler tool used for flaking.
1 A Romanesque (pre-GOTHIC) ornamental motif of moulding using alternating blocks or cylinders. 2 The THUMBPIECE on tankards and flagons.
north east name for a coal fish.
In heraldry a billet is a bearing in the form of a rectangle, supposed to represent a piece of paper folded in the form of a letter. Its proportions are two squares.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/UB.HTM
- for military personnel (especially in a private home)Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=billet
ornamental moulding used in Norman architecture, consisting of raised cylindrical or rectangual blocks at regular intervals
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Rectangular or square bar of raw material. Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/b/i/billet/source.html
In Romanesque architecture
, an ornamental moulding formed of short cylindrical blocks, suggesting miniature wooden `billets`, and set in a concave moulding. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
Small steel ingot produced for passing through a sections rolling mill.Found on http://www.corusconstruction.com/en/design_guidance/the_blue_book/
An ornament consisting of a band or bands of raised short cylinders (roll billet) or square blocks (square billet) placed at intervals. When roll billet alternates with square billet it is called pipeline billet.
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[ French billet
, dim. of an Old French bille
bill. See Bill
a writing.] 1.
A small paper; a note; a short letter. 'I got your melancholy billet
.' Sterne. 2.
A ticket from a public officer directing soldiers at what house to lodge; as,...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/51
Bil'let transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Billeted
; present participle & verbal noun Billeting
.] [ From Billet
a ticket.] (Mil.)
To direct, by a ticket or note, where to lodge. Hence: To quarter, or place in lo...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/51
Quarters or place to which one is assigned, as by a billet or ticket; berth; position. Also used fig. [ Colloq.] « The men who cling to easy billets
ashore.» Harper's Mag.
« His shafts of satire fly straight to their billet
, and there they rankle.&...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/52
lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=billet
• (n.) A strap which enters a buckle. • (n.) A bearing in the form of an oblong rectangle. • (n.) A short bar of metal, as of gold or iron. • (n.) A small paper; a note; a short letter. • (v. t.) To direct, by a ticket or note, where to lodge. Hence: To quarter, or place in lodgings, as soldiers in private houses. • (n...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/billet/
(from the article `capital`) Two simple forms of the capital are a square wooden block called an abacus, placed on the top of a post, and an oblong block called a billet, set ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/64
(from the article `steel`) Long products are made of either blooms or billets, which are, like slabs, considered a semifinished product and are cast by a continuous caster or ... Billets are the feedstock for long products of small cross section. In cases when they are not directly cast by a continuous caster, they are rolled ... [2 ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/64
(from the article `heraldry`) ...smaller than the quarter, is one-third of the chief. Checky, or chequy, describes the field or charge divided into squares of two tinctures, like ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/64
Billet is British slang for to jeer, to heckle.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZB.HTM
a small piece of paper, often folded, upon which a message has been written, usually for a mind-reading effect.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21682
A simple box-like moulding of alternating relief bars, usually achieved by stamping and much used on mid-16thC plate.Found on http://freespace.virgin.net/a.data/glossaryframes.htm
a single stick of firewood. Traditional English billets had a length of 40 inches (1.016 meters).Found on http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictB.html
large cross-section, short length mass of a single material such as a metal, an alloy or a composite material to be extruded, forged, or rolled subsequently NOTE - In French, the term 'lopin' is used for a metal and an alloy and the term 'billette' is used for a composite.Found on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=815-05-04
A Romanesque, pre-gothic, ornamental motif of moulding using alternating blocks or cylinders.Found on http://www.antique-marks.com/antique-terms-b.html
(i) In steel, a long product of square cross-section used for rolling into finished shape as a rebar or light long product; the form in which steel is traded on the LME. (ii) In non-ferrous (mostly aluminium and brass) a cylindrical shape for use in an extrusion press; or in a piercing machine as the start of solid-drawn tube production.Found on http://www.metalbulletin.com/Glossary.html
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