Definition of Bucking

1. n. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used.



Definition of Bucking

1. Verb. (present participle of buck) ¹

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Definition of Bucking

1. buck [v] - See also: buck

Medical Definition of Bucking

1. 1. The act or process of soaking or boiling cloth in an alkaline liquid in the operation of bleaching; also, the liquid used. 2. A washing. 3. The process of breaking up or pulverizing ores. Bucking iron, a large circular boiler, or kier, used in bleaching. Bucking stool, a washing block. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bucking

buckets down
bucketsful
bucketshop
bucketshops
bucketwheel
bucketwheels
buckeye
buckeyes
buckhorn
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound
buckhounds
buckie
buckies
bucking (current term)
bucking for
bucking off
buckings
buckish
buckjumper
buckjumpers
buckjumping
buckle
buckle cavity
buckle down
buckle under
buckle up
buckled

Literary usage of Bucking

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1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"In other words, at high speeds, the current passes through the bucking coll ... Note the bucking coil is in series with the circuit, connecting as it does, ..."

2. Electrical Engineering: The Theory and Characteristics of Electrical by Clarence Victor Christie (1917)
"bucking or Flashing.—bucking or flashing may be the result of poor commutating conditions causing bad sparking under the brushes, or of high voltage between ..."

3. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution by David Hume (1789)
"... the crown Murder of Edward V. and of the duke of Tork contented The earl of Richmond bucking- bam executed ..."

4. Handbook for Rangers & Woodsmen by Jay Laird Burgess Taylor (1916)
"bucking LOGS Improper bucking is responsible for one of the greatest losses in the lumbering industry. Crooked logs especially present excellent ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemistry: On the Basis of Mr. Nicholson's, in which the ...by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson by Andrew Ure, William Nicholson (1821)
"The goods are next exposed to the action of hot alkaline lixivia, by bucking or boiling, or both. The former operation consists in pouring boiling hot ley ..."

6. The Electrical Engineer (1892)
"bucking became much les frequent when the commutated fields were replaced ... MM '' It was noticed that bucking was very commonly precede by flashing at the ..."

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