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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 variety of skirts available for you to experiment with this season are endless.
Blue skirt, PS54 @ Closet London Black top, PS89 @ Ted Baker This softer style of skirt is ideal if you're tall and slim.
She got connected with a Palmer seamstress, who helped her design skirts and created prototypes.
The first of our new "Fit Finder" columns is all about skirts, and it's a must-read for those of you who want to understand which skirt types fit and flatter your body best.
Tahiliani has been asked to withdraw these skirts within 15 days.
of clearance, allowing installation of skirts in restricted space areas.
The company uniform for Women workers at British Rail in 1968 was mini skirts and knee high socks and shoes, while female staff at BEA at Heathrow Airport formed a group called the Mini Preservation Society inQuant mini her car 1970 dedicated to defying the dictates of the fashion world and to continue wearing mini skirts.
No, what shocked me was the claim that schoolgirls' ' skirts are getting shorter.
Skirt-A-Day Sewing: Create 28 Skirts for a Unique Look Every Day takes four classic skirt styles - warp, straight, flared and high-waisted - and shows how to make custom patterns to create seven variations for each skirt.
With the huge ladylike trend this season, skirts are very much back in vogue.
A MIDLAND school is banning girls as young as nine from wearing skirts - because hemlines have climbed too high.