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Definition of Lash

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strike, hit; flog, whip; hit against with force; move rapidly back and forth, thrash; move suddenly and quickly; attack verbally, harshly criticize; tie or fasten with a rope or cord; waste money (British Slang)
flexible part of a whip; whip; blow from a whip, stroke of a whip; something which stings or urges forward in the manner of a whip; eyelash
Lash Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
(v. t.)
To strike with a lash ; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
(v. t.)
To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash; as, a whale lashes the sea with his tail.
(v. t.)
To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.
(v. i.)
To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language.
To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten; as, to lash something to a spar; to lash a pack on a horse's back.
The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough; as, the culprit received thirty-nine lashes.
A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.
A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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together v : bind together with a cord or rope; "lash together these barrels!"

  similar words(4) 

 lash together 
 to lash out 
 lash out 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
Australian Slang
(crass) sexual intercourse
1. go on a spending spree; 2. burst into violent action or speech
WordNet 2.0

1. any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
(synonym) eyelash, cilium
(hypernym) hair
(part-holonym) eyelid, lid, palpebra
2. leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
(synonym) thong
(hypernym) leather strip
(part-holonym) whip
(derivation) whip
3. a quick blow with a whip
(synonym) whip, whiplash
(hypernym) blow
(derivation) whip

1. beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
(synonym) flog, welt, whip, lather, slash, strap, trounce
(hypernym) beat, beat up, work over
(hyponym) flagellate, scourge
(derivation) whip, whiplash
2. lash or flick about sharply; "The lion lashed its tail"
(hypernym) swing, sway
3. strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"
(synonym) whip
(hypernym) strike
(hyponym) urticate
(derivation) thong
4. bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse"
(antonym) unlash
(hypernym) tie, bind
(hyponym) frap
Lash Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
A type of barge carrying vessel equipped with an overhead crane capable of lifting barges of a common size and stowing them into cellular slots in athwartship position. Lighter Aboard Ship (LAS) is an all-water technology analogous to containerization. (MARAD1)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
2K Group Shipping, Trade, Insurance Dictionary
Lighter aboard ship: A barge carrier designed to act as a shuttle between ports, taking on and discharging barges.
Lash Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
lighter aboard ship
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Lighter Aboard Ship
Lash Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
See backlash , valvelash , and whiplash .
Lash Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Lash or Lashing may refer to:
  • Whip
  • Flagellation, a form of torture or punishment involving a whip
  • Lashing (ropework), a means of attaching two or more objects with rope
  • A lashing point such as a D-ring
  • Eyelash
  • Backlash (engineering), clearance between mating components
  • Lighter aboard ship, a system of water transport
  • Littoral Airborne Sensor/Hyperspectral, an imaging system developed by the United States Navy
  • Lash (band), an all-female alternative/punk rock band from Perth, Australia
  • The Lash (1930 film), an American western film
  • The Lash (1934 film), a British drama film

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Lash Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Lighter aboard ship