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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Fiber fills you up, expands in your stomach, fiber also keeps you fuller longer.
Believe in life Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader and fuller life.
Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader and fuller life.
Because the protein and fiber in beans delay stomach emptying, you feel fuller longer and have a delayed return of hunger.
Africans are always left out of history, the revival of Pinkster helps us to just have a fuller understanding, awareness of what was happening in this country.
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