Fuller


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Synonyms for Fuller

United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)

United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)

a workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living

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The fuller looked sadly and gravely at him; but finding that he still laughed, he bowed with much mock politeness and stalked onwards in his borrowed clothes.
I was fortunate enough to discover that there was a deposit of fuller's-earth in one of my fields.
'The only point which I could not quite understand was what use you could make of a hydraulic press in excavating fuller's-earth, which, as I understand, is dug out like gravel from a pit.'
On the other hand, the face and manner of my patron had made an unpleasant impression upon me, and I could not think that his explanation of the fuller's-earth was sufficient to explain the necessity for my coming at midnight, and his extreme anxiety lest I should tell anyone of my errand.
It was obvious at a glance that the story of the fuller's-earth was the merest fabrication, for it would be absurd to suppose that so powerful an engine could be designed for so inadequate a purpose.
'I was admiring your fuller's-earth,' said I; 'I think that I should be better able to advise you as to your machine if I knew what the exact purpose was for which it was used.'
Tender and deep as his love for Hetty had been--so deep that the roots of it would never be torn away--his love for Dinah was better and more precious to him, for it was the outgrowth of that fuller life which had come to him from his acquaintance with deep sorrow.
It was believed also that from writers mainly British and American fuller consideration of English Philosophy than it had hitherto received might be looked for.
That less expert mortals should require fuller indications was beyond Sweet's patience.
For the present I went no farther in German literature, and I recurred to it in later years only for deeper and fuller knowledge of Heine; my Spanish was ignored, as all first loves are when one has reached the age of twenty-six.
What I felt the next day was, I suppose, nothing that could be fairly called a reaction from the cheer of my arrival; it was probably at the most only a slight oppression produced by a fuller measure of the scale, as I walked round them, gazed up at them, took them in, of my new circumstances.
The wine-bags also fell to my lot to carry, and throughout the day, after each drink, I replenished them secretly with water, so that at the next halt they were found fuller than before!
As if the waves had been fullers, this craft was bleached like the skeleton of a stranded walrus.
Alexandra Fuller writes to untangle a knot--usually a knot in her own lived experience.
Fuller's rare mental prep already impressing Bears' new position coach