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Overview of noun buckle

The noun buckle has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) buckle

(fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong)

2. warp, buckle

(a shape distorted by twisting or folding)

Overview of verb buckle

The verb buckle has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (1) buckle, clasp

(fasten with a buckle or buckles)

2. (1) buckle, crumple

(fold or collapse; "His knees buckled")

3. (1) heave, buckle, warp

(bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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