Definition of Studs
1. Noun. (plural of stud) ¹
2. Noun. (plural only) A pair of shoes or boots which have studs on the bottom to aid grip. ¹
3. Noun. (plural only) Tires/tyres with metal protrusions used for improved traction on snow and ice in winter. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Studs
1. stud [v] - See also: stud
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Literary usage of Studs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The studs on the armature plate were charged inductively by being connected for a moment by a neutralizing wire as they passed in front of the field plates, ..."
2. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"The studs are carefully made and are plumb and true. Metal lath or plaster-boards are secured to the studs and plastered, completing the partition, ..."
3. Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life, the Employments by Levi W. Yaggy, Thomas Louis Haines (1886)
"Also gold buttons were found, or studs, one-sixth of an inch high, in the cavity of which is a ring above one-tenth of an inch broad for sewing them on: ..."
4. Carpentry Made Easy, Or, The Science and Art of Framing, on a New and by William E. Bell (1859)
"The studs. Next, frame 13 studs for one side of the building; the two corner studs ... Then cut off the other end of the studs at 10 feet from the shoulder. ..."
5. Text Book on Motor Car Engineering by Alexander Graham Clark (1917)
"Cylinder studs or Bolts.—In some engines bolts are employed to secure the cylinder to the crankcase, whilst in others studs are used. ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"The first two or three rings ol studs, beginning at the centre, ... The studs of this ring find the material while in mid air and moving in a direction ..."
7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1847)
"THE EMERALD studs. A REMINISCENCE OF THE CIRCUIT. CHAPTER !. "HALLO, Tom ! Are you not up yet ? Why, man, the judges have gone down to the court half an ..."