Definition of Leaners
1. leaner [n] - See also: leaner
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leaners
Literary usage of Leaners
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"leaners. — A transition between lianas and ordinary erect plants is afforded by one ... Many plants that are prostrate in the open may be leaners where the ..."
2. EMF Electrical Year Book by Electrical Trade Publishing Company (1921)
"Pebbles or slag par- .es of the same size as the grain or n are sometimes removed by special .chines called stoners, |j|;leaners. HAT, MOTOR-DRIVEN. ..."
3. Teaching the Common Branches: A Textbook for Teachers of Rural and Graded by Werrett Wallace Charters (1917)
"This can be obviated, however, by making leaners work alone, or by setting two leaners to work together. In support of the plan it is urged that study is ..."
4. Psychotherapy by James Joseph Walsh (1912)
"The world is made up of two classes of people, lifters and leaners, and the leaners constitute by far the larger class. Most men and women are the subjects ..."