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  • Mending — See Perching, Picking, Burling and Mending. Mending relates to the insertion of yarn in places where warp or weft is missing. It is skilful needlework, the object being to remove entirely the faults caused by missing yarn. The mender also takes… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • mending — index correction (change), renewal, repair Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mending — [men′diŋ] n. 1. the act of one who mends 2. things to be repaired by sewing, darning, patching, etc …   English World dictionary

  • mending — n. invisible mending * * * [ mendɪŋ] invisible mending …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mending — [[t]me̱ndɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Mending is the sewing and repairing of clothes that have got holes in them. [OLD FASHIONED] → See also mend Who will then do the cooking, the washing, the mending? …   English dictionary

  • Mending — Mend Mend (m[e^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mending}.] [Abbrev. fr. amend. See {Amend}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mending — /men ding/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that mends. 2. articles, esp. clothes, to be mended: Grandmother always kept her mending in this wicker basket. [1250 1300; ME; see MEND, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mending — mend|ing [ mendıŋ ] noun uncount the job of mending clothes, etc. that are torn or damaged a. clothes that need to be mended …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mending — mend …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Mending — Мелкий ремонт (книг) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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