• Lacing Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut.
- (n.) A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.
- (n.) A lace; specifically (Mach.), a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lace
- (n.) The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces.
• Lac Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the Coccus lacca, a scale-shaped insect, the female of which fixes herself on the bark, and exudes from the margin of her body this resinous substance.
- (n.) Alt. of Lakh
• Lace Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To adorn with narrow strips or braids of some decorative material; as, cloth laced with silver.
- (n.) That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through eyelet or other holes, and used in drawing and holding together parts of a garment, of a shoe, of a machine belt, etc.
- (n.) Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage.
- (v. t.) To fasten with a lace; to draw together with a lace passed through eyelet holes; to unite with a lace or laces, or, figuratively. with anything resembling laces.
- (v. t.) To add spirits to (a beverage).
- (v. t.) To beat; to lash; to make stripes on.
- (v. i.) To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace.
- (n.) A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net.
- (n.) A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, cotton, etc., often ornamented with figures; a delicate tissue of thread, much worn as an ornament of dress.
- (v. t.) To twine or draw as a lace; to interlace; to intertwine.