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leather 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈleT͟Hər/,
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leathers, plural;
  1. Of, relating to, or catering to people who wear leather clothing and accessories as a sign of rough masculinity, esp. homosexuals who practice sadomasochistic sex
    • - leather bar
    • - leather queen
Verb
  1. Cover with leather
    • - dancers in leathered costumes
  2. Beat or thrash (someone)
    • - he caught me and leathered me black and blue
    • - go, before you get a leathering
Noun
  1. A material made from the skin of an animal by tanning or a similar process
    • - a leather jacket
  2. A thing made of leather, in particular

  3. A piece of leather as a polishing cloth

  4. Leather clothes, esp. those worn by a motorcyclist


  1. an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
  2. whip with a leather strap
  3. Leather is a durable and flexible material created via the tanning of putrescible animal rawhide and skin, primarily cattlehide. It can be produced through different manufacturing processes, ranging from cottage industry to heavy industry.
  4. Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born May 8, 1975), better known as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish pop music singer-songwriter.
  5. Leather is a fictional character from DC Comics.
  6. A tough material produced from the skin of animals, by tanning or similar process, used e.g. for clothing; A piece of the above used for polishing; A cricket ball or football; clothing made from the skin of animals, often worn by motorcycle riders; A good defensive play; this sense? ...
  7. (Leathers) riding armor made of leather.
  8. (Leathers) A robust leather strap from which the stirrup hangs. Usually they have buckles to allow for adjustment.
  9. (LEATHERS) Pieces of leather that are stitched and/or tacked around an oar to protect it where it rides in the oar lock. They usually have a stop or "button" to keep the oar from sliding out of the oar lock when left unattended. ...
  10. (Leathers) Apparel worn by those riding motorcycles. They consist of a leather jacket and leather trousers. Their purpose is to reduce the possibility of injury in the event of a fall; but they also provide warmth when riding because the rushing air will tend to cool off the rider.
  11. (Leathers) Motorcycle riding gear, including jacket, pants, gloves and boots, that are helpful in protecting a rider in the event of a crash. ...
  12. (Leathers) The form-fitting leather suit a rider wears on the street or track. Racing leathers feature special, sturdy stitching, abrasion-resistant hides, and foam and plastic armor at key points such as the back, knees, elbows and shoulders. ...
  13. (Leathers) Weapon related equipment such as belt, cap pouch, cartridge box etc.
  14. (Leathers) are the original biker gear. The term refers to everything including jacket, boots, pants, gloves – many people still prefer to wear leather whilst they are riding their motorcycle (and at other times but we won’t go into that), it does offer great protection but you can get a bit ...
  15. To dream of leather, denotes successful business and favorable engagements with women. You will go into lucky speculations if you dream that you are dressed in leather. Ornaments of leather, denotes faithfulness in love and to the home. Piles of leather, denotes fortune and happiness. ...
  16. Refers to how good a player plays defensively or handles the glove. Ex: "He flashed some leather on that play."
  17. For the avoidance of all ambiguities and doubts, which may and do grow upon the definition and interpretation of this word leather, it is enacted, and declared by these presents, that the hides and skins of ox, steer, bull, cow, calf, deer, red and fallow, goats and sheep being tanned or tawed, ...
  18. Animal skin dressed for use in clothing.
  19. A material created through the tanning of animal hides, typically from cattle. Leather can feature course or smooth finishes, and takes dye well. Used for jackets, pants and upholstery.
  20. needles, also known as Glovers needles have a triangular shaped point for piercing the leather without tearing it. Used on leather, suede, vinyl and plastic. Sizes 3/0-10.
  21. A hide that has been tanned to render it resistant to decay.
  22. Another take on 'earthy,' often found in older reds; may add a specific adjective, as appropriate, such as 'bookbinder's leather' or 'saddle leather.'
  23. Tanned animal skins come in a few different forms:
  24. (a word which appears in all Teutonic languages; cf. Ger. Leder, Dutch leer or leder, Swed. leder, and in such Celtic forms as Welsh llader), an imputrescible substance prepared from the hides or skins of living creatures, both cold and warm blooded, by chemical and mechanical treatment. ...
  25. Early soccer balls (footballs) were made with leather outer covers. However; the balls would absorb water and become very heavy.  Synthetic leather materials are used in today's balls because they do not absorb as much water. For more information on the history of the soccer ball, click here.