Definition of Frilling

1. Verb. (present participle of frill) ¹

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Definition of Frilling

1. an arrangement of frills [n -S]

Frilling Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frilling

frijoles refritos
frilled lizard
frilled lizards
frilled shark
frilling (current term)
fringe-toed lizard
fringe benefit
fringe benefits
fringe bush
fringe cups
fringe group
fringe groups
fringe tree

Literary usage of Frilling

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1. The Dictionary of Photography for the Amateur and Professional Photographer by Edward John Wall (1902)
"frilling. By this is meant the gelatine leaving the plates ... The use of formalin is one of the most complete preventives of frilling. (See FORMALIN. ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1803)
"... us with an example in the soliloquy of Alexis, who concludes his pathetic apostrophes with " Ich sic liebe mehr als die biene den frilling liebt. ..."

3. Modern Dry Plates: Or, Emulsion Photography by Josef Maria Eder (1881)
"frilling and expansion of the film are promoted:—1. By coating the plates thickly; 2. When the gelatine absorbs a good deal of water; 3. ..."

4. The science and practice of photography: an elementary textbook on the by John Ransom Roebuck (1918)
"The purpose of the alum which we use regularly in the hypo solution is to harden the gelatine, so avoiding frilling in the later washing and also in the ..."

5. Photo-micrographs and how to Make Them by George Miller Sternberg (1883)
"... in northern latitudes, the dry plates of some manufacturers require to be washed with iced water, to prevent the film from peeling off— " frilling. ..."

6. Wilson's Quarter Century in Photography: A Collection of Hints on Practical by Edward Livingston Wilson (1887)
"Boiling for a short time has much the same effect on the gelatine as cooking at a lower temperature, hence to avoid frilling it is better on the whole not ..."

7. The Geology of the Isle of Man by George William Lamplugh, William Whitehead Watts (1903)
"Shear-cleavage, obscure in the mudstones, but strongly developed as an oblique serrated frilling in the ..."

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