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fake

Nautical
one round of a coil of rope
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fake

[fāk]
(naval architecture)
To lay a rope or chain down in long bights side by side or in coils in regular order.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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'I have never believed the principle of faking it till you make it because it is a faulty principle that often puts people in trouble.
Faking a bias may involve intentionally manipulating one's responding in order to misrepresent the response patterns that would occur in the absence of such intentions.
But Kendall is not the only one who's faking her way to the top of the list.
But this is different from the fakery of trompe l'oeil or a photoshopped picture--two kinds of artistic illusions that are themselves distinct kinds of faking, as are faked-up Doric columns on a suburban house.