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Synonyms for fret

Synonyms for fret

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to focus the attention on something moodily and at length

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

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agitation resulting from active worry

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a spot that has been worn away by abrasion or erosion

an ornamental pattern consisting of repeated vertical and horizontal lines (often in relief)

a small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument

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worry unnecessarily or excessively

be agitated or irritated

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provide (a musical instrument) with frets

become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

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carve a pattern into

decorate with an interlaced design

cause friction

remove soil or rock

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wear away or erode

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The reference to 'all the semitones' signifies only those that exist on the common keyboard, and these are recreated on the vihuela through Bermudo's fret adjustments.
The three distinct FRET levels that were observed allow us to estimate the overall change in rolipram/forskolin-induced cAMP levels.
When you're fretting the strings, you should use your left index finger on the 1st fret and your middle finger on the second fret.
From the humbucker to the metal frets, the whammy bar to the metal tuners, the Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller gives you the credibility you rightfully deserve.
Unmixed CFP and YFP images were used to calculate a FRET image (Figure 1f).
L'Office de l'Aviation Civile et des Aeroports -OACA-, relevant du ministere des Transports, s'apprete a signer un accord avec la societe americaine, en vertu duquel elle exploitera l'aeroport de Tabarka comme zone de fret et de transfert", a-t-il declare lors d'une visite a l'aeroport Tabarka-Ain Draham.
L'OACA a prive jeudi, ces locaux d'electricite suite au refus des agents de fret, de quitter les lieux apres l'expiration de leurs contrats de location signes avec l'OACA, selon ce reponsable .
La region autonome Zhuang du Guangxi au sud-ouest de la Chine a ouvert une nouvelle ligne de fret ferroviaire vers la Pologne, nous apprend l'agence d'information chinoise Xinhua.
Remainers have no need to fret K D KEY urges us to go back to the future by abandoning Brexit (Birmingham Mail Talkback, December 1) or, in other words, become a minor satellite state in a federal Europe totally dependent on, and obedient to, Brussels while paying annual extortionate protection fees.
BioAuxilium's custom immunoassay kits use the TR-FRET technology, which combines the sensitivity and low background of time-resolved fluorescence with the homogeneous nature of FRET.
This is on account of the varying fret spacing on your fretboard.
I fret I am fretting happens too often when you wind up dead.
L'objectif de cette entreprise publique est de faire passer la part de son activite fret de 2% actuellement a 17% en 2020, sachant que les 2% representent 5 millions de tonnes de produits transportes chaque annee.
Regularly arranged grooves contribute to the improvement of lubricant circular leakage conditions, the removal of wear products from the contact zone, the splitting of stress and strain waves, thus effectively preventing fret development.
Stock traders have a lot to fret about these days, and apparently the things they were fretting about yesterday were pretty much the same as the things they were fretting about two days ago.