Plucking


Plucking
плакинг

Deutsch-Russisch Wörterbuch für Geographie. . 2007.

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  • Plucking — Pluck or plucking may refer to: *Plucking (hair removal), the removal of hair, fur, or feathers **Feather plucking, a behavior in birds *Plucking (glaciation), a process related to glaciers *Pluck (card game), a card game * Pluck (play), a play… …   Wikipedia

  • Plucking — Pluck Pluck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plucked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plucking}.] [AS. pluccian; akin to LG. & D. plukken, G. pfl[ u]cken, Icel. plokka, plukka, Dan. plukke, Sw. plocka. ?27.] 1. To pull; to draw. [1913 Webster] Its own nature . . . plucks …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plucking — noun An act in which something is plucked …   Wiktionary

  • plucking —   a form of glacial erosion in which ice freezes on to rock and pulls it away when the glacier moves on …   Geography glossary

  • plucking — plÊŒkɪŋ n. picking, pulling out, detaching plÊŒk n. internal organs of animals (used for food); pulling, tugging; failure; daring, spunk; courage v. pull out feathers (as of a chicken); tear out; cause to fail; deceive, cheat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • PLUCKING — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plucking (glaciation) — Plucking, in the sense relating to glaciers, is when a glacier erodes away chunks of bedrock to be later deposited as glacial erratics. Glacial plucking exploits pre existing fractures in the bedrock. When the ice comes into contact with a joint …   Wikipedia

  • Plucking (hair removal) — Plucking can mean the process of removing human hair, animal hair or a bird s feathers by mechanically pulling the item from the owner s body.In humans, this is done for personal grooming purposes, usually with tweezers. An epilator is a… …   Wikipedia

  • plucking out — index avulsion, evulsion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • plucking post — noun A raised structure such as a tree stump which is used regularly by a bird of prey to dismember its prey, removing feathers and various other inedible parts before consuming it …   Wiktionary

  • plucking one's eyebrows — removing hairs from the eyebrows …   English contemporary dictionary

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