haw·ser


haw·ser
/ˈhɑːzɚ/ noun, pl -sers [count]
technical : a very thick rope or cable for towing or tying up a ship

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  • haw|ser — «H zuhr, suhr», noun. a large, stout rope or thin steel cable, used for mooring or towing ships. ╂[< Anglo French hauceour, Old French haucier, earlier haulsier to hoist, tug < Vulgar Latin altiāre < altus high; influenced by Frankish… …   Useful english dictionary

  • haw|ser-laid — «H zuhr LAYD, suhr », adjective. = cablelaid …   Useful english dictionary

  • haw — haw·er; haw·kie; haw·ser; haw·thorn; haw; wax·haw; haw·king; haw·thorne; haw·key; …   English syllables

  • ser — ac·i·pen·ser; ac·i·pen·ser·es; ac·i·pen·ser·oid; an·ser; an·ser·es; an·ser·i·form; an·ser·i·for·mes; an·ser·ous; as·ser·tion; as·ser·tion·al; as·ser·tive; as·ser·tive·ly; as·ser·tive·ness; as·ser·tor; as·ser·to·ri·al; as·ser·to·ric; as·ser·to·ry; …   English syllables

  • Ser. (таксономия) — Содержание 1 Общие правила 2 Список обозначений 2.1 auct. 2.2 auct. pl. 2.3 candidatus …   Википедия

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  • hawser — haw·ser …   English syllables

  • hawser — haw|ser [ˈho:zə US ˈho:zər] n technical [Date: 1200 1300; : Anglo French; Origin: hauceour, from Old French haucier to lift , from Latin altus high ] a thick rope or steel ↑cable used on a ship …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hawser — haw|ser [ hɔzər ] noun count a heavy CABLE or rope that is used for tying up or pulling a ship …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hawser — haw•ser [[t]ˈhɔ zər, sər[/t]] n. naut. navig. a heavy rope for mooring or towing • Etymology: 1300–50; ME haucer < AF hauceour= MF hauci(er) to hoist (< LL *altiāre to raise, der. of L altus high; see haughty) + our or II, er II …   From formal English to slang


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