Noun(1) stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber(2) a strip fixed to something to hold it firm
Verb(1) furnish with battens(2) secure with battens
(1) Cornwall and Regan batten their gates against the coming storm.(2) Later Rohan explained how one checked the shape of the sail and the force required to ├ö├ç├┐flip├ö├ç├û the batten end, to determine if the battens had the same tension on both left and right tip.(3) A new ├ö├ç├┐U├ö├ç├û shaped batten pocket tends to lock the sail to the batten and help limit chord wise pressure movement resulting in less pitch up in strong thermal conditions.(4) Although we batten down all bottles and loose items, this time, mercifully, there is only a moderate swell.(5) I would prefer a standard flip tip on the last batten rather then a string but in this configuration the tip is more durable to set up and breakdown.(6) multinational monopolies batten on the working classes(7) If you are working with a batten make sure that the tiles are firmly seated on it.(8) I also wonder if Bo has tightened the batten strings to reduce washout.(9) It is usually best to nail a straight wooden batten so that the top of the batten is set to the horizontal line.(10) By 1980, the mainsail roach had been increased, a full-length top batten added to the mainsail and the jib size increased slightly for a new sail area of 87 square feet.(11) The arrangement and integrity of the rafters, wattles, battens and fixings in most of the buildings with medieval thatch suggest that their base coats were applied when the buildings were first constructed.(12) Layered battens , vines and translucent corrugated acrylic sheets on the west make a wall animated by shadow play on the inside, and a vertical garden outside.(13) The cedar battens that cover the joints in the wainscoting are typical of the way in which the architects create elegant ornamentation out of practical detail.(14) Her Falcon had no damage either, except all of the battens were flipped over, as the sail all but turned inside out.(15) Also with the sail tensioned the battens didn't catch on the cross tubes as you pushed them in.(16) We wedged the sides in the casements and, while Graham was outside applying more nails and battens to make it weather-tight, I fetched old towels to mop up the water on the window seat and on the floor beneath.
(1) batten down the hatches :: avala izivingco
1. bar ::
2. bolt ::
3. rail ::
4. shaft ::
5. board ::
6. strip ::
7. fasten ::
8. fix ::
9. secure ::
11. lash ::
12. make fast ::
14. seal ::
Different Formsbatten, battened, battening, battens
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