Noun(1) (music(2) one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket(3) a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
Verb(1) furnish with staves(2) burst or force (a hole
(1) Every step of the film is grounded in common logic and practicality - civilian survivors mourn their dead, band together into surrogate families, stave off the infected and turn to soldiers for protection.(2) The recital of her crime too was read out as she knelt, and then the executioner stepped forward with a wooden stave and dealt a hundred blows upon her shoulder.(3) I started to crash to the stones of the courtyard, only to find myself being supported by Gareth, who had immediately dropped his stave to catch me.(4) a reassuring presence can stave off a panic attack(5) In his Alphabet des mouvements du corps humain he placed movement symbols on a special stave while recording the floor patterns above it.(6) He used his stave like a walking cane, swinging it before him with a tap of his boot.(7) Japan had hoped that the resumption of talks in September would help the countries settle the issue and stave off mounting cries on both sides for further escalation.(8) As he searched, he spotted a wooden stave laying in the dirt.(9) The wood of the stave and arrow shafts was dark with moisture.(10) Len Smith was attacked just seconds after reaching his 46th birthday and was beaten savagely with a wooden stave picked up in the beer garden of his pub in Salford.(11) Arms and wooden staves waved in crazy confusion above the human mass and from it projectiles - bricks, rocks, bars of iron - arced into the line of men.(12) On the roadway, the supporters were shouting at the crowd to move back, staves were being swung, a few punches thrown.(13) Despite an environmentally hostile administration and a country preoccupied with the threat of war and terrorism, some key threats to the environment were staved off.(14) It was carried out with a stocking filled with sand or sometimes wooden staves from a cask.(15) Gold-covered wooden staves were used to carry The Ark Of The Covenant.(16) For three years the wine is aged in new barrels made of hand-split oak staves .
(1) stave off :: afwend
1. rung ::
2. round ::
3. stave in ::
verhoed dat in
Different Formsstave, staved, staves, staving
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