n.1.(Naut.) One of the circles or windings of a cable or hawser, as it lies in a coil; a single turn or coil.
v. t.1.(Naut.) To coil (a rope, line, or hawser), by winding alternately in opposite directions, in layers usually of zigzag or figure of eight form,, to prevent twisting when running out.
Faking box
a box in which a long rope is faked; used in the life-saving service for a line attached to a shot.
1.To cheat; to swindle; to steal; to rob.
2.To make; to construct; to do.
3.To manipulate fraudulently, so as to make an object appear better or other than it really is; as, to fake a bulldog, by burning his upper lip and thus artificially shortening it.
n.1.A trick; a swindle.
Noun1.fake - something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
Synonyms: sham, postiche
2.Fakefake - a person who makes deceitful pretenses
3.fake - (football) a deceptive move made by a football player
Synonyms: juke
Verb1.fake - make a copy of with the intent to deceive; "he faked the signature"; "they counterfeited dollar bills"; "She forged a Green Card"
Synonyms: counterfeit, forge
2.fake - fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
3.fake - talk through one's hat; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
Synonyms: bullshit, bull
Adj.1.fake - fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
Synonyms: bogus, phoney, phony, bastard
2.fake - not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
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Translate Fake to Spanish, Translate Fake to German, Translate Fake to French
Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
fait accompli
faith cure
faith healing
-- Fake --
fake book
Faking box
fal la
Falcatifolium falciforme
Falcatifolium taxoides
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