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toe


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Toe  \Toe\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Toed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Toeing}.] 
  To  touch  or  reach  with  the  toes;  to  come  fully  up  to  as  to 
  toe  the  mark. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Toe  \Toe\,  v.  i. 
  To  hold  or  carry  the  toes  (in  a  certain  way). 
 
  {To  toe  in},  to  stand  or  carry  the  feet  in  such  a  way  that 
  the  toes  of  either  foot  incline  toward  the  other 
 
  {To  toe  out},  to  have  the  toes  of  each  foot,  in  standing  or 
  walking,  incline  from  the  other  foot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Toe  \Toe\,  n.  [OE.  too  taa,  AS  t[=a];  akin  to  D.  teen,  G. 
  zehe,  OHG.  z[=e]ha,  Icel.  t[=a],  Sw  t[*a],  Dan.  taa;  of 
  uncertain  origin.  [root]60.] 
  1.  (Anat.)  One  of  the  terminal  members,  or  digits,  of  the 
  foot  of  a  man  or  an  animal.  ``Each  one  tripping  on  his 
  toe.''  --Shak. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  fore  part  of  the  hoof  or  foot  of  an  animal. 
 
  3.  Anything  or  any  part  corresponding  to  the  toe  of  the 
  foot;  as  the  toe  of  a  boot;  the  toe  of  a  skate. 
 
  4.  (Mach.) 
  a  The  journal,  or  pivot,  at  the  lower  end  of  a  revolving 
  shaft  or  spindle,  which  rests  in  a  step. 
  b  A  lateral  projection  at  one  end  or  between  the  ends 
  of  a  piece,  as  a  rod  or  bolt,  by  means  of  which  it  is 
  moved 
  c  A  projection  from  the  periphery  of  a  revolving  piece, 
  acting  as  a  cam  to  lift  another  piece. 
 
  {Toe  biter}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  tadpole;  a  polliwig. 
 
  {Toe  drop}  (Med.),  a  morbid  condition  of  the  foot  in  which 
  the  toe  is  depressed  and  the  heel  elevated,  as  in  talipes 
  equinus  See  {Talipes}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  toe 
  adj  :  having  a  toe  or  toes  of  a  specified  kind  often  used  in 
  combination;  "long-toed";  "five-toed"  [syn:  {toed}] 
  [ant:  {toeless}] 
  n  1:  one  of  the  digits  of  the  foot 
  2:  the  part  of  footwear  that  covers  the  toes 
  3:  forepart  of  a  hoof 
  v  1:  walk  so  that  the  toes  assume  an  indicated  position  or 
  direction;  "She  toes  inwards" 
  2:  drive  obliquely;  "toe  a  nail" 
  3:  hit  the  ball  with  the  toe  of  the  club,  in  golf 
  4:  touch  with  the  toe 




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