Definition of Sleekers

1. sleeker [n] - See also: sleeker



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleekers

sleds
slee
sleech
sleeches
sleechier
sleechy
sleek
sleek down
sleek over
sleeked
sleeken
sleekened
sleekening
sleekens
sleeker
sleekers (current term)
sleekest
sleekier
sleekiest
sleeking
sleekings
sleekit
sleekly
sleekness
sleeknesses
sleeks
sleeky
sleep
sleep-at-noon
sleep-debt

Literary usage of Sleekers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Henley's Encyclopædia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades: A by Joseph Gregory Horner (1907)
"Square corner sleekers are used for smoothing internal ungles, c, ... Button, or /tarai box sleekers, н, are curved in directions at right angles for ..."

2. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1901)
"The tools called ''sleekers" used in the early part of the century by tanners for removing fat from ... 1, 2)f analogues of the above mentioned sleekers. ..."

3. A Handbook of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1872)
"js farc t smoothed, or rather ironed, with iron or copper " sleekers," and next polished with glass sleekers, a stout cylindrical piece of glass, ..."

4. A Handbook of chemical technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner, Rudolf Wagner, William Crookes (1877)
"... smoothed, or rather ironed, with iron or copper " sleekers," and next polished with glass sleekers, a stout cylindrical piece of glass, ..."

5. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1904)
"If a still higher gloss is required, the leather is first smoothed, or rather ironed, with iron or copper " sleekers," and next polished with glass ..."

6. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"Trowels, cleaners, sleekers, and gate knives are usually purchased as required ; but the ... 5 reproduces a few "sleekers," that is, tools used for ..."

7. General Foundry Practice by Andrew McWilliam, Percy Longmuir (1907)
"Trowels, cleaners, sleekers, and gate knives are usually purchased as required ; but the ... 5 reproduces a few "sleekers," that is, tools used for ..."

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