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Definition of the verb furl

What does furl mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: furled | furling | furls

  1. form into a cylinder by rolling
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of furl: roll up
    • more generic terms: change form / change shape / deform = assume a different shape or form
    • more specific terms:
      • douse = lower quickly
      • reef = roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area
      • bolt = make or roll into bolts
      • gather in / take in = fold up
      • brail = take in a sail with a brail

Alternative definition of the verb furl


  1. [transitive] To lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag)


"Furl" is a musical album of Seth Nehil.

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  1. Furl was a free social bookmarking website that allowed members to store searchable copies of webpages and share them with others. Every member received 5 gigabytes of storage space. The site was founded by Mike Giles in 2003 and purchased by LookSmart in 2004. Diigo bought it from LookSmart in exchange for equity.
  2. Furl: Furling refers to stowing or dousing a boat's sail by flaking, packing, or stowing it in part or whole using roller furling.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Furl

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Google previewNavigating Information Literacy (2008)

Your Information Society Survival Toolkit

Furl is a free social book- marking website founded in 2003 by Mike Giles and purchased by LookSmart (http://www.

Google previewFree Marketing in Social Media: 500 Tactics and Best Practices (2010)

by Sr. Ronald D. Geskey

saying bookmarks; but the thing about Furl is that you can access it from any computer, which means that your Favorites will go with you. Delicious has a " hotlist" on its home page and "popular" and "recent" pages, which help to make the ...

Google previewWeb Information Systems and Technologies (2007)

International Conferences WEBIST 2005 and WEBIST 2006, Revised Selected Papers by Joaquim Filipe, José Cordeiro, Vitor Pedrosa

Furl is a social bookmarking service that lets .

Google previewContexts for Learning (1996)

Sociocultural Dynamics in Children's Development by Ellice A. Forman, Norris Minick, C. Addison Stone

Troy: [The furl is a big glove like. [From here the children made ...

Google previewUntangling the Web (2013)

The NSA's Guide to Gathering Information on Google by Nsa

Alexa, UCmore, Furl, and Google all try to show related or similar websites, though not in the same way. Alexa shows 'people who visit this page also visit...'; UCmore clusters related pages by topic; Furl is a collaborative bookmarking tool, so it ...

Google previewIllustrated London News (1912)

'AURllq'ml-IONE' (Pafenf apflr'ld furl is a wonderful “ ocket telephone” which literally MAKES THE D AF HEAR. It may beheldtolhc ear either by a telesco ic handle or by a head-band without the least discom art, and is almost invisible.

Google previewDictionary of the English Language ... (1839)

by Samuel Johnson

To FURL, furl, v. a. to draw up, to contract. Fu' RLoNg, furlong, n. s. a measure of length, the eighth part of a mile. Fu'rlough, fur- lo, ...

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Furl Meaning

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Scrabble value of F4U1R1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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