Fuller, Melville W. Fuller, Melville Weston Fuller(noun)
United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
Fuller, Buckminster Fuller, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster Fuller(noun)
United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)
a workman who fulls (cleans and thickens) freshly woven cloth for a living
for a person who fulls cloth.
Origin: Origin unknown.
one whose occupation is to full cloth
a die; a half-round set hammer, used for forming grooves and spreading iron; -- called also a creaser
to form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer; as, to fuller a bayonet
Origin: [From Full, a.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fool′er, n. a half-round set-hammer.
The numerical value of fuller in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fuller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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