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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.

skirt

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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 midi skirt is not the easiest style to wear, but the ever-stylish star Sarah Jessica Parker, 52, shows how it's done by teaming hers with heels.
Blue skirt, PS54 @ Closet London Black top, PS89 @ Ted Baker This softer style of skirt is ideal if you're tall and slim.
A friend gave Dushane a wrap skirt designed for riding horses, and although the skirt wasn't exactly what she envisioned, it was a good jumping-off point for her design process.
It's finally skirt weather, and we're taking full advantage by bringing you skirt styles that are versatile enough to wear on a warm spring day or layer with tights and boots on days that aren't so sunny.
With the trend for novelty Christmas jumpers stronger than ever, there's no harm in pairing a simple one with a printed skirt.
Satvinder Kaur had informed DSGMC that she purchased one skirt bearing the brand name of Tarun Tahiliani at a cost of ` 9,900 from his shop at Emporio Mall in Vasant Kunj.
Shaggy faux | fur coat PS12, stud leather biker jacket PS250, leather mini skirt PS165, all by Todd Lynn at Debenhams COVER PICTURE: Jacket PS160, skirt PS20, ponyskin mules PS55, all NextSweater PS59.
The unit self adjusts to rubber skirt wear, regardless of material volume and size diversity, allowing it to be an adaptable solution for an entire bulk material processing system across many different industries.
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SKIRTING THE ISSUE A SILVER skirt is an ideal buy to take you from late summer to autumn.
SKIRTING THE ISSUE SKIRTING THE ISSUE A SILVER skirt is an ideal buy to take you from late summer to autumn.