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Roget-categorie 215

2. Words relating to space
2.2. Dimensions
›› 2.2.2. Linear dimensions

#215. Support

zelfstandig naamwoord

support, ground, foundation, base, basisterra firmabearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex cribpoint d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, locus standi [Lat.]landing place, landing stagestage, platformblockrest, resting placegroundwork, substratum, riprap, sustentation, subventionfloor etc. (basement) 211.
supporteraid etc. 707prop, stand, anvil, fulcimentcue rest, jiggermonkeystay, shore, skid, rib, truss, bandagesleeperstirrup, stilts, shoe, sole, heel, splint, lap, bar, rod, boom, sprit, outriggerratlings.
staff, stick, crutch, alpenstock, baton, staddlebourdon, cowlstaff, lathi, mahlstick.
post, pillar, shaft, thill, column, pilasterpediment, pediclepedestalplinth, shank, leg, socle, zoclebuttress, jamb, mullion, abutmentbaluster, banister, stanchionbalustradeheadstoneuprightdoor post, jamb, door jamb.
frame, frameworkscaffold, skeleton, beam, rafter, girder, lintel, joist, travis, trave, corner stone, summer, transomrung, round, step, sillangle rafter, hip raftercantilever, modillioncrown post, king postvertebra.
columella, backbonekeystoneaxle, axletreeaxisarch, mainstay.
trunnion, pivot, rowlockpeg etc. (pendency) 214 tiebeam etc. (fastening) 45thole pin.
board, ledge, shelf, hob, bracket, trevet, trivet, arbor, rackmantel, mantle piece [Fr.], mantleshelfslab, consolecounter, dresserflange, corbeltable, trestleshoulderperchhorseeasel, deskclotheshorse, hatrackretableteapoy.
seat, throne, daisdivan, musnudchair, bench, form, stool, sofa, settee, stallarm chair, easy chair, elbow chair, rocking chaircouch, fauteuil [Fr.], woolsack, ottoman, settle, squab, benchaparejo, faldstool, hornlong chair, long sleeve chair, morris chairlamba chauki, lamba kursisaddle, pannel, pillionside saddle, pack saddlepommel.
bed, berth, pallet, tester, crib, cot, hammock, shakedown, trucklebed, cradle, litter, stretcher, bedsteadfour poster, French bed, bunk, kip, palangbedding, bichhona, mattress, paillassepillow, bolstermat, rug, cushion.
footstool, hassocktabourettripod, monopod.
Atlas, Persides, Atlantes, Caryatides, Hercules.

werkwoord

be supported &c. — lie on, sit on, recline on, lean on, loll on, rest on, stand on, step on, repose on, abut on, bear on, be based on &c. — have at one's backbestride, bestraddle.
support, bear, carry, hold, sustain, shoulderhold up, back up, bolster up, shore upuphold, upbearpropunder prop, under pin, under setriprap bandage etc. 43.
give support, furnish support, afford support, supply support, lend support, give foundations, furnish foundations, afford foundations, supply foundations, lend foundationsbottom, found, base, ground, imbed, embed.
maintain, keep on footaid etc. 707.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

supporting, supported etc. v. — fundamentaldorsigerous.

bijwoord

astride on, straddle.



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