fiddley


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fiddley

[′fid·lē]
(naval architecture)
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This can be fiddley work but I find it therapeutic and exciting -to see all those tiny seedlings and know that in a few weeks they will be flowering and a riot of colour.
As the vessel's speed slackened, Wilkinson's voice could be heard arising from the fiddley encouraging and coaxing, but there was no draft, the smoke arose vertically, and the ship's plates became hot to touch.
It's all the fiddley bits that take up the most time - like organising the van, to setting up and finding accommodation for 10 actors and five workers.
11Who provided the voice for the Fiddley Foodle Bird?
I realise that many Westerners shy away from cooking their own Japanese food because they think it will be too complicated and fiddley.
The water reservoir was a bit fiddley to fill but the results are worth the effort - used without the steam there's really no comparison.