Definitions for fullerˈfʊl ər

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  1. Fuller, Melville W. Fuller, Melville Weston Fuller(noun)

    United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)

  2. Fuller, Buckminster Fuller, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster Fuller(noun)

    United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)

  3. fuller(noun)

    a workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living

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  1. Fuller(ProperNoun)

    for a person who fulls cloth.

  2. Origin: Origin unknown.

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  1. Fuller(verb)

    one whose occupation is to full cloth

  2. Fuller(adj)

    a die; a half-round set hammer, used for forming grooves and spreading iron; -- called also a creaser

  3. Fuller(verb)

    to form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer; as, to fuller a bayonet

  4. Origin: [From Full, a.]

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  1. Fuller

    A fuller is a rounded or beveled groove or slot in the flat side of a blade. A fuller is often used to lighten the blade, much the way that the shape of an I-beam allows a given amount of strength to be achieved with less material, although it has long been a popular belief that the fuller serves to allow the flow of blood. When combined with proper distal tapers, heat treatment and blade tempering, a fullered blade can be 20% to 35% lighter than a non-fullered blade without any sacrifice of strength or blade integrity. This effect lessens as the blade is reduced in length.

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