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Definition of the noun shoelace
What does shoelace mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: shoelaces
- a lace used for fastening shoes
- examples: The shoelace came untied. | My shoelace got caught in the escalator. | If you dangle a shoelace in front of my cat, she'll play with it.
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- alternative spelling: shoe lace
- synonyms of shoelace: shoe string / shoestring
- more generic words: lace / lacing = a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges
- part of: shoe = footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
- part: aiglet / aglet = metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon
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In God's Mirror (2003)
Reflections and Essays by Harold M. Schulweis
A shoelace is a functional string, but a pair of tefillin is a religious symbol. Tying a shoelace is a mundane function calling for literal instruction. Whether it is a single or a double knot is of little consequences. But tefillin tied seven times around ...
Pungent Boundaries (2014)
by Nancy Landrum, M.A.
A shoelace is a single entity, one string, united in one purpose—to hold a shoe snuggly against the foot. After being inserted in the bottom eyes of the shoe, it is divided in half. As both halves zig-zag through the eyes and meet at the top, then ...
Let the Credits Roll (2003)
Interviews with Film Crew by Barbara Baker
Tying a shoelace is an impossible task whilst wearing a Steadicam vest. Here Bill Geddes, key grip (left), ties Peter's shoe while Rawden Hayne, focus puller (right) , steadies the Steadicam on Eyes Wide Shut. (Courtesy of Peter Cavaciuti) the ...
First Children's Dictionary (2016)
shoelace (NOUN) A shoelace is a cord that fastens a shoe. shone ☛ See shine. shook ☛ See ...
A Wiccan Guide to Spellcasting by Lexa Rosean
RULER: Saturn TYPE: a fastening created by looping and tying MAGICKAL FORM: red cord, black shoelace Witches practice knot magick, using either red or black cord or string, for a variety of reasons. Tie seven knots and make seven wishes ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
shoelace/ shoelace. 2. Am.adj. long andthin (of tie,potatoes, etc.). shoestring/ on ashoestring budget Am. spending very little money todo smth. shoestring/ tieone's own shoestrings Am. 1. care for one's own business. 2. be absolutely ...
by Norbert M. Seel
Thus, an action schema for tying a shoelace would consist of the regular sequence of grasping, twisting, and pulling movements involved in tying a shoelace, regardless of the specific shoe, the thickness or elasticity of the lace, and so on.
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Scrabble value of S1H4O1E1L1A1C3E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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