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fend·er

 (fĕn′dər)
n.
1.
a. A guard over each wheel of a motor vehicle, for example, that is shaped and positioned so as to block the splashing of water or mud.
b. A device at the front end of a locomotive or streetcar designed to push aside obstructions.
2. A cushioning device, such as a bundle of rope or a piece of timber, used on the side of a vessel or dock to absorb impact or friction.
3. A screen or metal framework placed in front of a fireplace to keep hot coals and debris from falling out.

Fender

(ˈfɛndə)
n
(Instruments) trademark a type of solid-body electric guitar
[C20: named after Leo Fender (1909-91), its US inventor (1951)]

Fender

(ˈfɛndə)
n
(Instruments) trademark a type of solid-body electric guitar
[C20: named after Leo Fender (1909-91), its US inventor (1951)]

fend•er

(ˈfɛn dər)

n.
1. the part mounted over the road wheels of an automobile, bicycle, etc., to reduce the splashing of mud, water, and the like.
2. a device on the front of a locomotive, streetcar, or the like, for clearing the track of obstructions.
3. a mudguard or splash guard on a horse-drawn vehicle.
4. a piece of timber, bundle of rope, or the like, hung over the side of a vessel to lessen shock or prevent chafing, as between the vessel and a dock.
5. a low metal guard before an open fireplace to keep back falling coals.
6. a person or thing that wards something off.
[1350–1400; Middle English fendour, aph. variant of defendour defender]

fender

An object, usually made of rope or rubber, hung over the side of a vessel to protect the sides from damage caused by impact with wharves or other craft.

Fender

A cultivator attachment used to keep small plants from being covered during early cultivation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fender - a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mudfender - a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud; "in Britain they call a fender a wing"
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
mudguard, splash guard, splash-guard - a curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels
2.fender - an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
3.fender - a low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth
safety device, guard, safety - a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
4.fender - a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
Translations
جَناح السَّيّارهحاجِز إصْطِدام المَرْكَبرَفْرَفُ الْعَجَلَةِسِياج المَوْقِد
blatníkmřížnárazníkochranný kryt
skærmfenderfriholtkaminskærm
lokasuoja
blatobran
kandallórács
arinhlíf, aringrindstél, uggi, vindskeiîstuîari
泥よけ
진흙받이
fenderisgrotelėssparnas
aizsargs, ‘fenderis’automašīnas spārnsrežģisspārns
ochranný kryt
blatnik
stänkskärm
บังโคลนรถ
çamurluksiperusturmaça
cái chắn bùn

fender

[ˈfendəʳ] N (round fire) → guardafuego m (US) (Aut) → guardabarros m inv, guardafango m (LAm), salpicadera f (Mex), tapabarro m (Peru) (US) (Rail) → trompa f (Naut) → defensa f

fender

[ˈfɛndər] n
[fireplace] → garde-feu m inv
(on boat)défense f
(US) (= wing of car) → aile f

fender

n
(in front of fire) → Kamingitter nt
(US) (on car) → Kotflügel m; (on bicycle etc) → Schutzblech nt
(Naut) → Fender m
(US, on train, streetcar) → Puffer m

fender

[ˈfɛndəʳ] n (round fire) → paracenere m, parafuoco (Am) (Aut) (wing) → parafango (Am) (Rail) → paraurti m inv (Naut) → parabordo

fender

(ˈfendə) noun
1. anything used to protect a boat from touching another, a pier etc. She hung old car tyres over the side of the boat to act as fenders.
2. a low guard around a fireplace to prevent coal etc from falling out.
3. (American) a wing of a car.

Fender

رَفْرَفُ الْعَجَلَةِ blatník skærm Kotflügel λασπωτήρας bufanda, guardabarros lokasuoja garde-boue blatobran parafango 泥よけ 진흙받이 spatbord skvettskjerm błotnik pára-lama, pára-lamas крыло автомобиля stänkskärm บังโคลนรถ çamurluk cái chắn bùn 挡泥板
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But by-and-by, when the teething worry was over and the idols went to sleep at proper hours, leaving Mamma time to rest, she began to miss John, and find her workbasket dull company, when he was not sitting opposite in his old dressing gown, comfortably scorching his slippers on the fender.
Jumping over forms, and creeping under tables, I made my way to one of the fire-places; there, kneeling by the high wire fender, I found Burns, absorbed, silent, abstracted from all round her by the companionship of a book, which she read by the dim glare of the embers.
On the right hand of the table the empty space was well occupied by the fireplace and fender, by some traveling-trunks, and a large packing-case.
In a short pause which ensued, she had a fancy that she felt Miss Betsey touch her hair, and that with no ungentle hand; but, looking at her, in her timid hope, she found that lady sitting with the skirt of her dress tucked up, her hands folded on one knee, and her feet upon the fender, frowning at the fire.
Dinner done and we sitting with our feet upon the fender, I said to Herbert, "My dear Herbert, I have something very particular to tell you.
Tom Kitten took another big jump off the bar, and landed on a ledge high up inside the chimney, knocking down some soot into the fender.
But put your forehead in your left hand, rest one foot on the fender, and your elbow on your knee; then, if you compass the idea of this quiet and uniform scene, this house and its interior, this company and its interests, heightened by the pettiness of its intellect like goldleaf beaten between sheets of parchment, ask yourself, What is human life?
Here, thank you," said the lawyer, and he drew near and leaned on the tall fender.
After sitting long enough to admire every article of furniture in the room, from the sideboard to the fender, to give an account of their journey, and of all that had happened in London, Mr.
Will Baker's lad comes to help me in a morning, and we get as much cleaning done in one hour, without any fuss, as a woman 'ud get done in three, and all the while be sending buckets o' water after your ankles, and let the fender and the fire-irons stand in the middle o' the floor half the day for you to break your shins against 'em.
I never dreamed of anything like that steel-cut fender.
I had just consummated an unusually hearty dinner, of which the dyspeptic truffe formed not the least important item, and was sitting alone in the dining-room, with my feet upon the fender, and at my elbow a small table which I had rolled up to the fire, and upon which were some apologies for dessert, with some miscellaneous bottles of wine, spirit andliqueur.