Definition of Tumblers

1. Noun. (plural of tumbler) ¹



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Definition of Tumblers

1. tumbler [n] - See also: tumbler

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumblers

tumble dryers
tumble to
tumblebug
tumblebugs
tumbled
tumbledown
tumbledung
tumbledungs
tumblehome
tumblehomes
tumbler
tumbler pigeon
tumblerful
tumblerfuls
tumblers (current term)
tumblersful
tumbles
tumbleset
tumblesets
tumbleth
tumbleweed
tumbleweed moment
tumbleweeds
tumbling
tumbling mill
tumblings
tumbrel
tumbrels
tumbril

Literary usage of Tumblers

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1905)
"That by the testimony of the manufacturers and operatives, glass tumblers are manufactured entirely by the glassblower, or in part by the glassblower and in ..."

2. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"3148. the arbor of the tumblers is at right angles with the ... In a third, л clog pivoted to the case holds the bolt unless the tumblers are in such ..."

3. The Mechanics' Magazine (1853)
"moved at all ; and it is so constructed that when the curtain-plug is in this notch, the stump does not quite reach the ends of the tumblers, and therefore, ..."

4. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"One authority says they were called "tumblers" because "they could not be set down, ... Professor Max Müller possesses a set of silver tumblers which when ..."

5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1854)
"In it the pin on the bolt does not abut against the tumblers, ... These pieces may be termed secondary tumblers, and are furnished with slits like the ..."

6. Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States: With Notes by Benjamin Robbins Curtis, United States Supreme Court, Richard Peters, Henry Wheaton, Alexander James Dallas, William Cranch, Benjamin C Howard (1870)
"That tumblers known in trade and commerce, and amongst manufacturers, ... That the cutting or smoothing of the bottoms of the tumblers in question, ..."

7. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, William Ripley Nichols, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1854)
"In it the pin on the bolt does not abut against the tumblers, ... These pieces may be termed secondary tumblers, and are furnished with slits like the ..."

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