Definition of Straplike

1. Adjective. Long and narrow like a strap. "Straplike leaves"

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Definition of Straplike

1. Adjective. Resembling or characteristic of a strap. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straplike

strap on a pair
strap ons
strap strategy
strap up
straped
straphang
straphanged
straphanger
straphangers
straphanging
straphangs
straphung
straping
strapless
straplesses
straplike (current term)
strapline
straplines
strapon
strapons
strappado
strappadoed
strappadoes
strappadoing
strappados
strapped
strapper
strappers
strappier
strappiest

Literary usage of Straplike

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1. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"The white flowers in long loose clusters, with 5 straplike petals | inch long, and many yellow stamens, the sepals finally sharply re- flexed. ..."

2. Archeological Explorations in Northeastern Arizona by Alfred Vincent Kidder, Samuel James Guernsey (1919)
"... consisting of a large strap of raw yucca leaves that bears evidence of use as a carrying strap (A-2167); a similar straplike object of raw yucca leaves ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"... arranged with regularity; the anterior end is armed with six pairs of straplike organs, jointed at the base and minutely spined, some of which serve to ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1863)
"... two little horns near the straplike junction of the labellum with the base of the column secrete so much limpid nectar, having a slightly sweet taste, ..."

5. The Order Microsauria by Robert Lynn Carroll, Pamela Gaskill (1978)
"... are the exoccipital and basioccipital united to form a single straplike articulating surface, a feature common to all ..."

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