strapping


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strap·ping

 (străp′ĭng)
adj.
Having a sturdy muscular physique; robust.
n.
1. Straps considered as a group.
2. Material for making straps.

strapping

(ˈstræpɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) tall and sturdy
[C17: from strap (in the archaic sense: to work vigorously)]

strap•ping

(ˈstræp ɪŋ)

adj.
powerfully built; robust.
[1650–60]

strapping

1. An operation by which supply containers, such as cartons or boxes, are reinforced by bands, metal straps, or wire, placed at specified intervals around them, drawn taut, and then sealed or clamped by a machine.
2. Measurement of storage tanks and calculation of volume to provide tables for conversion of depth of product in linear units of measurement to volume of contents.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.strapping - muscular and heavily builtstrapping - muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term"
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
robust - sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"

strapping

adjective well-built, big, powerful, robust, hefty (informal), sturdy, stalwart, burly, husky (informal), hulking, beefy (informal), brawny, well set-up He was a bricklayer - a big, strapping fellow.

strapping

adjective
Translations
طَويل وقَوي البُنْيَه
statný
kraftig
megtermett
stór og stæîilegur
urastený
dalyan gibiiri ve güçlü

strapping

[ˈstræpɪŋ] ADJ [person] → fornido, robusto

strapping

[ˈstræpɪŋ] adjbien découplé(e), costaud(e)

strapping

adj (inf)stramm; woman alsodrall

strapping

[ˈstræpɪŋ] adj (person) → robusto/a, ben piantato/a

strap

(strӕp) noun
1. a narrow strip of leather, cloth, or other material, eg with a buckle for fastening something (eg a suitcase, wristwatch etc) or by which to hold, hang or support something (eg a camera, rucksack etc). I need a new watch-strap; luggage straps.
2. a short looped strip of leather etc, hanging from the roof of a train, by which a standing passenger can support himself.
verbpast tense, past participle strapped
1. to beat (eg a schoolchild) on the hand with a leather strap. He was strapped for being rude to the teacher.
2. to fasten with a strap etc. The two pieces of luggage were strapped together; He strapped on his new watch.
ˈstrapping adjective
large and strong. a big strapping girl.
strap in
to confine with a strap, eg by a safety-belt in a car. I won't start this car till you've strapped yourself in.
strap up
to fasten or bind with a strap, bandage etc. His injured knee was washed and neatly strapped up.
References in classic literature ?
No no,' said Joe--finding, however, something very engrossing to do in the way of strapping and buckling--'Miss Dolly quite well?
So saying, he raised his face, which was very red,--no doubt from the exertion of strapping and buckling as aforesaid,--and giving the reins to the old man, who had by this time taken his seat, sighed again and bade him good night.
Perhaps for a day or two before, but at any rate on "veast day" and the day after, in our village, you might see strapping, healthy young men and women from all parts of the country going round from house to house in their best clothes, and finishing up with a call on Madam Brown, whom they would consult as to putting out their earnings to the best advantage, or how best to expend the same for the benefit of the old folk.
And then three or four other hats, including the glossy castor of Joe Willis, the self-elected and would-be champion of the neighbourhood, a well-to-do young butcher of twenty-eight or thereabouts, and a great strapping fellow, with his full allowance of bluster.
The StrapBandit facilitates easier, more ergonomic threading, strapping and lacing of a strap through and around a pallet and its load for securement during shipping.
Mosca has enhanced its fully automated tandem machine for cross strapping, the SoniXs TAI-6, with the introduction of two Models--Base and Pro--both of which utilise the company's proven ultrasonic technology to provide reliable, quick and secure cross strapping for high throughput industries such as print and logistics.
Strapping unitizes bundled loads of products--from construction materials like lumber and brick, to primary packaging containers, including beverage bottles and cans.
Tenders are invited for Supply of polypropylene strapping 0.
Ultrasonic SoniXs sealing heads are said to make MOSCA strapping machines the first in the world to be suitable for full washdown to IP56 standards - perfect for industries such as fish, poultry and meat processing where hygiene is crucial.
a veteran manufacturer of packing tools and related accessories, has taken wraps off its newest PT52 pneumatic steel strapping tool for professional use.
Auto strap feed is bidirectional and uses Quipp's newest polypropylene strapping, with more strap per coil (30,000 feet at 5mm; 24,000 feet at 6mm).