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trunk
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. The stem, or body, of a tree, apart from its limbs and roots; the main stem, without the branches; stock; stalk.
4. That part of a pilaster which is between the base and the capital, corresponding to the shaft of a column.
8. A box or chest usually covered with leather, metal, or cloth, or sometimes made of leather, hide, or metal, for containing clothes or other goods; especially, one used to convey the effects of a traveler.
9. A flume or sluice in which ores are separated from the slimes in which they are contained.
11. A long, large box, pipe, or conductor, made of plank or metal plates, for various uses, as for conveying air to a mine or to a furnace, water to a mill, grain to an elevator, etc.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To lop off; to curtail; to truncate; to maim.
2. To extract ( ores) from the slimes in which they are contained, by means of a trunk. See Trunk, n., 9.
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