HyperDic: feather

English > 7 senses of the word feather:
NOUNanimalfeather, plume, plumagethe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
actfeather, featheringturning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
VERBcontactfeatherjoin tongue and groove, in carpentry
contactfeathercover or fit with feathers
competitionfeather, squareturn the paddle
competitionfeather, squareturn the oar, while rowing
bodyfeather, fledgegrow feathers
feather > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'dher
Rhymesaltogether ... zither: 43 rhymes with dher...
English > feather: 7 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.
Synonymsplume, plumage
Part ofbirdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Partsquill, calamus, shaftThe hollow spine of a feather
vane, webThe flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
NarroweraftershaftA supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds
bastard wing, alula, spurious wingtuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing
contour featherfeathers covering the body of an adult bird and determining its shape
down, down featherSoft fine feathers
flight feather, pinion, quill, quill featherAny of the larger / larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
hacklelong slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
marabouThe downy feathers of marabou storks are used for trimming garments
scapularA feather covering the shoulder of a bird
Broaderanimal materialmaterial derived from animals
body coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
Substanceskeratin, ceratinA fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves
melanininsoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
Spanishplumaje, pluma
Catalanploma, plomatge, pluma
Adjectivesfeatheryadorned with feathers or plumes
featherycharacterized by a covering of feathers
featheryresembling or suggesting a feather or feathers
Verbsfeathergrow feathers
feathercover or fit with feathers
English > feather: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningTurning an oar parallel to the water between pulls.
Synonymfeathering
Part ofrowing, rowThe act of rowing as a sport
Broaderrotation, rotary motionThe act of rotating as if on an axis
Spanishvuelta horizontal
Verbsfeatherturn the oar, while rowing
featherturn the paddle
English > feather: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningjoin tongue and groove, in carpentry.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
English > feather: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover or fit with feathers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishemplumar
Catalanemplomallar
Nounsfeatherthe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
English > feather: 7 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningTurn the paddle; in canoeing.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsquare
Broaderpaddlepropel with a paddle
Nounsfeatherturning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
English > feather: 7 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningTurn the oar, while rowing.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsquare
Broaderrowpropel with oars
Nounsfeather, featheringturning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
English > feather: 7 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningGrow feathers.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymfledge
Broadergrow, develop, produce, get, acquireCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Nounsfeatherthe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds

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