snib


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snib

 (snĭb)
tr.v. snibbed, snib·bing, snibs Chiefly British
To latch (a door or window): "[The] window is snibbed on the inner side" (Arthur Conan Doyle).

[Origin unknown.]
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snib

(snɪb)
n
(Building) the bolt or fastening of a door, window, etc
vb (tr) , snibs, snibbing or snibbed
to bolt or fasten (a door)
[C19: of uncertain origin; perhaps from Low German snibbe beak]
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snib


Past participle: snibbed
Gerund: snibbing

Imperative
snib
snib
Present
I snib
you snib
he/she/it snibs
we snib
you snib
they snib
Preterite
I snibbed
you snibbed
he/she/it snibbed
we snibbed
you snibbed
they snibbed
Present Continuous
I am snibbing
you are snibbing
he/she/it is snibbing
we are snibbing
you are snibbing
they are snibbing
Present Perfect
I have snibbed
you have snibbed
he/she/it has snibbed
we have snibbed
you have snibbed
they have snibbed
Past Continuous
I was snibbing
you were snibbing
he/she/it was snibbing
we were snibbing
you were snibbing
they were snibbing
Past Perfect
I had snibbed
you had snibbed
he/she/it had snibbed
we had snibbed
you had snibbed
they had snibbed
Future
I will snib
you will snib
he/she/it will snib
we will snib
you will snib
they will snib
Future Perfect
I will have snibbed
you will have snibbed
he/she/it will have snibbed
we will have snibbed
you will have snibbed
they will have snibbed
Future Continuous
I will be snibbing
you will be snibbing
he/she/it will be snibbing
we will be snibbing
you will be snibbing
they will be snibbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snibbing
you have been snibbing
he/she/it has been snibbing
we have been snibbing
you have been snibbing
they have been snibbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snibbing
you will have been snibbing
he/she/it will have been snibbing
we will have been snibbing
you will have been snibbing
they will have been snibbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snibbing
you had been snibbing
he/she/it had been snibbing
we had been snibbing
you had been snibbing
they had been snibbing
Conditional
I would snib
you would snib
he/she/it would snib
we would snib
you would snib
they would snib
Past Conditional
I would have snibbed
you would have snibbed
he/she/it would have snibbed
we would have snibbed
you would have snibbed
they would have snibbed
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You would depart, of course, in the same fashion, and your ally would draw up the rope, untie it from the hook, shut the window, snib it on the inside, and get away in the way that he originally came.
Monica closed it gently down, and fastened the snib.
Members of the Scottish Parliament's economy, energy and fair work committee approved the general principles of the SNIB Bill, paving the way for the bank, at its first stage.
"If one result of a SNIB is to draw together, integrate and work well alongside the various other strands of public sector support for growth businesses then that would be a powerful outcome.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the establishment of SNIB in September and work to develop the remit is being headed by Tesco Bank chief executive Benny Higgins.
So for the bathroom an extra lock, snib or latch is needed for privacy.
Kate, 59, had left the door of their house in Scone, Perthshire, on the snib when she went to the toilet.
En los herbarios estadounidenses y el britanico se recabaron los datos a traves del Sistema Nacional de Informacion sobre Biodiversidad de Mexico (SNIB) de CONABIO.
Los registros de presencia primaria para Mexico se extrajeron de la informacion obtenida a traves del Sistema Nacional de Informacion sobre Biodiversidad (SNIB), perteneciente a la Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO), un dato primario es el registro de una especie particular en un punto dado en tiempo y espacio (Peterson et al.
When she realised he had kept a copy of her keys, she changed the locks but he was able to break in without her knowing through a snib on a side door.