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buckle 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈbəkəl/,
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buckles, plural;
  1. Fasten or decorate with a buckle
    • - he buckled his belt
  2. Fasten one's seat belt in a car or aircraft

  3. Bend and give way under pressure or strain
    • - the earth buckled under the titanic stress
  4. Bend (something) out of shape
    • - a giant oak buckles the sidewalk
  5. (of a person) Yield or collapse under pressure
    • - a weaker person might have buckled under the strain
Noun
  1. A flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap

  2. A similarly shaped ornament, esp. on a shoe


  1. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  2. fasten with a buckle or buckles
  3. fold or collapse; "His knees buckled"
  4. warp: a shape distorted by twisting or folding
  5. heave: bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
  6. The buckle is a device used for fastening two loose ends, with one end attached to it and the other held by a catch in a secure but adjustable manner. ...
  7. The Buckle, Inc. is an upscale retailer selling apparel, footwear and accessories for young men and women.
  8. (Buckles (comic)) Buckles is a comic strip by David Gilbert about the misadventures of a anthropomorphic naïve dog. Buckles debuted on March 25, 1996.
  9. A clasp used for fastening two things together, such as the ends of a belt, or for retaining the end of a strap; The brisure of an eighth daughter; An upward, elongated displacement of a roof membrane frequently occurring over insulation or deck joints. ...
  10. (Buckles) The means by which an element of a letter ties itself to the staff, as in the letters "K" and "R."
  11. (Buckles) The most popular form of attachment of armour to a limb or another piece of armour was by buckle and strap or by lacing them to the aketon or hauberk. ...
  12. (Buckles) a series of waves in sheets which are ordinarily transverse to the direction of rolling.
  13. Decorative buckles worn on hard shoes, typically during a performance.
  14. The locking mechanism of the vehicle belt and child safety seat buckle/latchplate system. Buckles are typically mounted/attached to fabric webbing and/or by metal or plastic stalks.
  15. to fight. "Buckle for your dust" means to fight furiously
  16. To dream of buckles, foretells that you will be beset with invitations to places of pleasure, and your affairs will be in danger of chaotic confusion.
  17. Usually matching the case, it attaches the two parts of the leather strap around the wrist.
  18. The strap fastener. Most common is the Fastex style buckle from ITW Nexis, a plastic piece that opens by pinching the sides.
  19. A clasp at the end of a length of fabric or leather that joins one end of the material to the other.
  20. A partial collapse of the pipe due to excessive bending associated with soil instability, landslides, washouts, frost heaves, earthquakes, etc.
  21. Type of fastener/device holding two ends together at the end of a strap. Commonly found on boots.
  22. Waves or bulges that appear in pages and canvas, generally from too much moisture and uneven drying.
  23. to fail by an inelastic change in alignment, usually because of compression
  24. means any device for holding the body belt or body harness closed around the employee's body.
  25. 1) Bulging of a large flat face of a casting; in investment casting, caused by dip coat peeling from the pattern, 2) an indentation in a casting, resulting from expansion of the sand, may be termed the start of an expansion defect.