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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

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These included Spearman's rank correlations for interval-interval or interval-ordinal variable comparisons such as the girdling index to pellet group counts, and the girdling index to aspect (an ordinal variable with 8 levels).
Mortality was positively correlated with the girdling index (y = 49.
Branch girdling and oviposition biology of Oncideres pustulatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on Acacia farnesiana.
Cerambycid girdling and water stress modify mesquite architecture and reproduction.
Vandenberg is helping with control efforts in New York, girdling trees in Randolph and setting up sticky traps near them to study the extent of the infestation.
Weed whackers work great on weeds but inadvertently cut away bark from the base of the tree, effectively girdling it.
A: The irregular trunk growth and loss of needles above the scar are symptoms of stern girdling from the wire having been wrapped around the trunk for too long.