Definition of Dwang

1. n. A piece of wood set between two studs, posts, etc., to stiffen and support them.



Definition of Dwang

1. Noun. (context: Scotland New Zealand) A horizontal timber (or steel) section used in the construction of a building. ¹

2. Noun. A large metal crowbar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dwang

1. a reinforcing strut [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dwang

1. 1. A piece of wood set between two studs, posts, etc, to stiffen and support them. 2. A kind of crowbar. A large wrench. Origin: Cf. D. Dwingen to force, compel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwang

dvandvas
dvergr
dvornik
dvorniks
dwaal
dwale
dwales
dwalm
dwalmed
dwalming
dwalms
dwam
dwammed
dwamming
dwams
dwang (current term)
dwangs
dwarf
dwarf-white trillium
dwarf Russian almond
dwarf astilbe
dwarf banana
dwarf bilberry
dwarf birch
dwarf blueberry
dwarf buckeye
dwarf buffalo
dwarf cape gooseberry
dwarf chestnut
dwarf chinkapin oak

Literary usage of Dwang

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1. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"... dwang. gabarra, gabarro, barge, gabbard, tender || lighter, skute, ballast lighter (w.) flaw on cloth. gabardina (tail.) gabardine, gabarito (mar. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"To oppress by too much labour ; dwang'd with wark, SB 2. ... One horse in a plough, or one ox under the voke, is in this case said to dwang another, SB 3. ..."

3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To dwang, «. ч. 1. To oppress with labour, SB 2. To hear, or draw, unequally, 8. ... The person who attempts to turn the dwang holds it b; the small end, ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"V. in- u M. To dwang, ». a. 1. To oppress with labour, SB 2. To bear, or draw, ... To dwang, vn To toil, SB Marison. dwang, ». 1. A rough shake or throw, ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are ...by John Jamieson by John Jamieson (1818)
"To dwang, v..: 1. To oppress with labour, SB 2. To bear, or draw, unequally, SB 3. ... dwang, ». A rough shake or throw, SB ¡(orison» To ..."

6. The Exploration of Tibet: Its History and Particulars from 1623 to 1904 by Graham Sandberg (1904)
"Armed with a pass from the faithful "King Mi-dwang," which provided him with supplies ... Having obtained from Mi-dwang a document safeguarding the Mission ..."

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