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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
1. a low metal frame which confines falling coals to the hearth
2. (Railways) chiefly US a metal frame fitted to the front of locomotives to absorb shock, clear the track, etc
3. (Nautical Terms) a cushion-like device, such as a car tyre hung over the side of a vessel to reduce damage resulting from accidental contact or collision
4. (Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian the part of a car body that surrounds the wheels. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): wing
ˈfendered adj

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
References in classic literature ?
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.
When she began to walk and talk, he became fond of her; bought a little arm-chair and stood it by the high fender of the lodge fire-place; liked to have her company when he was on the lock; and used to bribe her with cheap toys to come and talk to him.
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.
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.
But Raffles had reminded himself by his movement with the flask that it had become dangerously loose from its leather covering, and catching sight of a folded paper which had fallen within the fender, he took it up and shoved it under the leather so as to make the glass firm.
said she, throwing herself into an arm-chair, and stretching out her feet to the fender, with an obvious effort to appear composed.
His mistress had ceased to scream and was stretched insensible upon a couch, while with his feet tilted over the side of an arm-chair, and his head upon the ground near the corner of the fender, was lying the unfortunate soldier stone dead in a pool of his own blood.
And I emphasized my offence by nodding and shrugging toward a pair of very large Indian clubs that stood in the fender, on either side of the chimney up which I had presumed to glance.
He put his hat on his head, and stood over Rodney, who still lay stretched back in his chair, with his toes within the fender.
David knows that all children in our part of London were once birds in the Kensington Gardens; and that the reason there are bars on nursery windows and a tall fender by the fire is because very little people sometimes forget that they have no longer wings, and try to fly away through the window or up the chimney.
Julian laid one hand on his aunt's arm, and pointed with the other to Horace--standing with his back to them, warming his feet on the fender.