coat hanger

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Synonyms for coat hanger

a hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on

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The Dundonian became famous in 1985 when he saved a woman's life on a Hong Kong to London flight by using a coathanger to treat a collapsed lung and LIFE-SAVER Wallace brandy to sterilise his improvised equipment.
Coathanger is an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Alan Osborne and Richard Davies at Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Romilly Road, Canton, until tomorrow.
She said when she told a manager she was pregnant in 1996, he told her that did not suit the roster and that he had "a coathanger in the back of his car".
The work outside St Giles' Church in Edinburgh is the first of four coathanger crucifixion figures, including a contemporary sculptural version of Calvary, which will be displayed as part of an exhibition at Edinburgh's City Art Centre in summer 2011.
It all takes place on designer Mark Walters' creative set, topped off by a giant coathanger.
I briefly contemplated using a coathanger to prise the door open and, in a particularly weak moment, even considered lobbing a brick through the back window until the solution finally came to me.
That's in case poor auld Paddy Gilhooley, living halfway up the Muckish Mountains, can't pick up the English stations on the wire coathanger he uses as an aerial.
This tale was told to us as we stood near the spot where he fell from the bridge, known to locals as The Coathanger.
You also took a metal coathanger and actual violence was used.
In fact, let's skip the looks - the skirts, the coathanger shoulders over 19ins low-profile tyres, the spoilers, the gills, two big chrome tailpipes etc - and get to the heart of this treat.
In fact, let's skip the looks ( the skirts, the coathanger shoulders over 19in low-profile tyres, the spoilers, the gills, two big chrome tailpipes etc ( and get to the heart of this treat.
The objective of this study is to report on the stress relaxation and creep of natural and synthetic polymer blends that were sheeted using a coathanger die.
I bought a piece of black fake fur for just a few dollars, hung my coat from my folded up, upright ironing board (higher than a coathanger on a door handle) and got a piece of paper to trace the collar outline, in a new, shawl-type shape.
And when it's summer, I want to chase butterflies with a net made out of cheesecloth and a coathanger and a broomstick.
In the case of "Verger" these include: (i) the plumbing, or "supply ducts" as they are called in the story--for this is a lipogram in i (these are the equivalent of the capillary tubes in the Large Glass, tubes which solidify and transport the "illuminating gas" omitted by the aroused bachelors); (ii) a coathanger (Duchamp's Hat-rack ready-made, 1917 [lost]); (iii) a glass-panelled door (the glass itself); (iv) Paz's description of the reclining female in Duchamp's Etant donnes: 1) la chute d'eau, 2) le gaz d'eclairage (beginning: "a naked girl, stretched on a kind of bed or pyre of branches and leaves, her face almost completely covered by the blond mass of her hair .