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Synonyms for chaff

Synonyms for chaff

to tease or mock good-humoredly

good-natured teasing

Synonyms for chaff

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

foil in thin strips

Related Words

be silly or tease one another

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Wrinkle-free with a digitized camouflage pattern of greens and light browns, the uniform features angled breast pockets, a collar that folds up to prevent chaffing from body armor, Velcro and zippers instead of buttons, and pockets on the upper sleeves and toward the bottom of the legs.
But the Runcorn-based explorers will complete the voyage naked in a bid to avoid chaffing, a known hazard of long-distance rowing.
He describes the technique, called chaffing and winnowing, in an article posted on the World Wide Web at http://theory.
The Basis Top features a deep front zipper to allow ventilation during high exertion, flat locked seams to eliminate chaffing and a mesh-lined zippered back pocket for storing trail fuel or to be left open for extra ventilation.
While inspecting the wiring, he noticed a portion of the wires were chaffing against the Transformer-Rectifier power connection lugs in an area not easily seen without the use of a mirror and flashlight.