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skirt

1. a frieze or circular flap, as round the base of a hovercraft
2. the flaps on a saddle that protect a rider's legs
3. NZ the lower part of a sheep's fleece

skirt

[skərt]
(aerospace engineering)
(building construction)

skirt, skirting

1. Same as baseboard.
2. An apron, 6.

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i. The lower portion of a parachute canopy.
ii. The extension of the lower portion of the cylinder of a reciprocating engine below the cylinder base flange into the crankcase. This reduces the overall diameter of the engine; aids lubrication of the cylinders; and permits a more uniform control of the used oil scraper ring, a larger crankcase diameter, and a good seal between the cylinder hold-down flange and the crankcase.
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The midiskirts and maxicoats, the bias-cut dresses and sheer chiffons--realized in wife and muse Celia Birtwell's joyous, effusive prints--still look astoundingly contemporary, but maybe that's because Clark's been recycled by everyone from Marc Jacobs to Prada.