girdle


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Synonyms for girdle

Synonyms for girdle

Synonyms for girdle

an encircling or ringlike structure

a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

a woman's close-fitting foundation garment

cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients

put a girdle on or around

References in classic literature ?
They seemed to be well made, too, under the long robes that they wore gracefully flung about their persons, and carried a sort of "kilt" woven from the fibres of calabash fastened around their girdles.
In the British Journal of Sports Medicine, experts from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, said: "High-impact exercises were associated with less risk of pelvic girdle pain.
Low back/pelvic girdle pain is especially common in pregnant women who are older, overweight, or have a history of back pain during a previous pregnancy.
The groupings were (1) studies using only bed rest, analgesics, or a pelvic girdle and (2) studies that also included physical therapy to progressively mobilize and strengthen the women in addition to walking reeducation (Table).
Customs did ultimately agree with Riddell's argument that the football girdles should be reclassified into a category containing apparel that is "knitted" as opposed to a category containing "brassieres, girdles and corsets" based on the lack of body support commonly found with the football girdle (Riddell, 2014, p.
This could explain why certain species of twig girdler beetles with bigger adults prefer to girdle branches with greater diam and length.
Officers said they found about $21,000 in her girdle.
The pelvic girdle is made up of three major joints: The two 'sacroiliac joints' formed by the base of the spine and the iliac bones of the pelvis, and the 'symphysis pubis' which is found at the front and centre of the pelvic ring.
Although you may appear thinner when you wear a girdle, the girdle doesn't strengthen or tone your abdominal muscles," Laskowski said.
In order to reconstruct the shoulder girdle, a hip spacer (spacer G by Orthodynamics) was cemented into the proximal humerus with the soft tissues tensioned appropriately.
When Nell Armstrong took his first steps on the moon in July 1969, he wore a spacesuit fashioned by Playtex, the bra and girdle company.
Many believe Orsippus intentionally allowed his girdle to slip off because he thought running naked would help him run faster.
This one was from Oklahoma where an unemployed woman has been arrested on charges of robbing a McDonald's restaurant with a girdle wrapped around her face as a makeshift mask.
Boldon Auction Galleries in South Tyneside is selling a black nylon girdle said to have belonged to Marilyn.
The Physiology of the Joints, Volume 3: The Spinal Column, Pelvic Girdle and Head, 2008.