stave


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Synonyms for stave

a fairly long straight piece of solid material used especially as a support in walking

stave off: to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

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(music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket

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furnish with staves

burst or force (a hole) into something

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They divided the firearms equally in each party, as well as the halberds and staves. They would have had the women kept back, but they said they were resolved to die with their husbands.
Forces stave off Mumbai-style terrorist attack on Gwadar hotel
Joel Stave takes the practical view of an engineer when explaining his college football career, his nearly three years in the National Football League and his decision to walk away from it all.
We built our tub upside down and carefully used a mallet to push the stave grooves onto the edges of the floor, taking care not to damage the joints.
A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building.
They called it Stave, a portmanteau of their first names and a play on one of the word's meanings: to break to pieces.
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At its Alabama facility, the process utilizes two Weinig CNC stave jointers, as well as Weinig P2400 planers.
Wis--Abbrederis 65 pass from Stave (French kick), 13:38.
The stave church has been the subject of much research and appreciation, the majority of which has focused on the stave church's remarkable and long-lasting wooden construction.
Summary: Carphone Warehouse has managed to stave off slower growth in its European mobile phone division due to its partnership with Best Buy.
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A 79-member group from the House of Representatives is urging the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve to ramp up their efforts to stave off a commercial real estate crisis that could bring down the economic recovery.