- thin hair-like growths on metal that are barely visible to the naked eye, they are stronger than the metals from which they are formed, probably because they are free from defects.
Mechanics glossary. 2013.
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whiskers — n. beard 1) to grow whiskers 2) to shave off one s whiskers 3) rough whiskers * * * [ beard ] to grow whiskers rough whiskers to shave off one s whiskers … Combinatory dictionary
whiskers — Umi umi. To shave whiskers, kahi umi umi … English-Hawaiian dictionary
whiskers — Смотри Усы … Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии
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whiskers — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. beard, hair, stubble; hirsuteness; mustache, sideburns, goatee, Vandyke, muttonchops, etc.; bristles; feelers, antennae. See roughness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. beard, mustache, sideburns,… … English dictionary for students
whiskers — n. beard, facial hair whiskÂ·er || hwÉªskÉ™(r) / wÉª n. one hair of the mustache or beard; one facial hair; long facial bristles near the mouth of an animal (i.e. cat, mouse, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
whiskers — the hair growing on a man s face, especially on his cheeks. → whisker … English new terms dictionary
whiskers — whis|kers sb. pl. (fk.), whiskerne (kindskæg) … Dansk ordbog
whiskers — Used in a friendly way by a woman to a bearded man in Love in Quiet Places, by Bernard Thompson. English children might well cry out ‘Beardie’ or ‘Fungus Face’ to such a person. In the past they would have shouted ‘Beaver’, which became the… … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
whiskers — noun the hair growing on the lower part of a man s face (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑beard, ↑face fungus • Derivationally related forms: ↑beard (for: ↑beard) • Hypernyms … Useful english dictionary