Synonyms containing tight fit Page #9

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Calking

Calking

the act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing

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Camel

Camel

a water-tight structure (as a large box or boxes) used to assist a vessel in passing over a shoal or bar or in navigating shallow water. By admitting water, the camel or camels may be sunk and attached beneath or at the sides of a vessel, and when the water is pumped out the vessel is lifted

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Centreboard

Centreboard

a movable or sliding keel formed of a broad board or slab of wood or metal which may be raised into a water-tight case amidships, when in shallow water, or may be lowered to increase the area of lateral resistance and prevent leeway when the vessel is beating to windward. It is used in vessels of all sizes along the coast of the United States

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Chest

Chest

a tight receptacle or box, usually for holding gas, steam, liquids, etc.; as, the steam chest of an engine; the wind chest of an organ

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Cinch

Cinch

a tight grip

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Close

Close

shut fast; closed; tight; as, a close box

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Close-stool

Close-stool

a utensil to hold a chamber vessel, for the use of the sick and infirm. It is usually in the form of a box, with a seat and tight cover

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Cofferdam

Cofferdam

a water-tight inclosure, as of piles packed with clay, from which the water is pumped to expose the bottom (of a river, etc.) and permit the laying of foundations, building of piers, etc

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Compartment

Compartment

one of the sections into which the hold of a ship is divided by water-tight bulkheads

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Desiccator

Desiccator

a short glass jar fitted with an air-tight cover, and containing some desiccating agent, as sulphuric acid or calcium chloride, above which is suspended the material to be dried, or preserved from moisture

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Easy

Easy

not straitened as to money matters; as, the market is easy; -- opposed to tight

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Flinch

Flinch

to let the foot slip from a ball, when attempting to give a tight croquet

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Hand-tight

Hand-tight

as tight as can be made by the hand

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Hermetical

Hermetical

made perfectly close or air-tight by fusion, so that no gas or spirit can enter or escape; as, an hermetic seal. See Note under Hermetically

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Hermetically

Hermetically

by fusion, so as to form an air-tight closure

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An antonym for "pesky"
  • A. plaguey
  • B. pettish
  • C. pestilent
  • D. agreeable