Definitions for stavesteɪv
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
stavesteɪv(n.; v.)staved; stove, stav•ing.
(n.)one of the thin, narrow, shaped pieces of wood that form the sides of a cask, tub, or similar vessel.
a stick, rod, pole, or the like.
a rung of a ladder, chair, etc.
Category: Building Trades
a verse or stanza of a poem or song. the alliterating sound in a line of verse, as the w-sound in
wind in the willows.
Category: Music and Dance
Ref: staff1 (def. 8). 1 9
(v.t.)to break in a stave or staves of (a cask or barrel) so as to release the wine, liquor, or other contents.
to break or crush (something) inward (often fol. by in).
to break (a hole) in, esp. in the hull of a boat.
to break to pieces; splinter; smash.
to furnish with a stave or staves.
Category: Building Trades
to beat with a stave or staff.
(v.i.)to become staved in, as a boat; break in or up.
to move along rapidly.
stave off, to put, ward, or keep off, as by force or evasion. to prevent in time; forestall:
to stave off bankruptcy.
Category: Verb Phrase
Origin of stave:
1125–75; (n.) ME, back formation from staves ; (v.) der. of the n.
(music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written
one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
rung, round, stave(verb)
a crosspiece between the legs of a chair
furnish with staves
"stave a ladder"
stave, stave in(verb)
burst or force (a hole) into something
One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure; esp., one of the strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc.
One of the bars or rounds of a rack, rungs of a ladder, etc; one of the cylindrical bars of a lantern wheel
A metrical portion; a stanza; a staff.
The five horizontal and parallel lines on and between which musical notes are written or pointed; the staff.
A staff or walking stick
To break in the staves of; to break a hole in; to burst. Often with in.
To push, as with a staff. With off.
To delay by force; to drive away. Often with off.
To burst in pieces by striking against something.
To walk or move rapidly.
Origin: the plural of staff.
one of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure; esp., one of the strips which form the sides of a cask, a pail, etc
one of the cylindrical bars of a lantern wheel; one of the bars or rounds of a rack, a ladder, etc
a metrical portion; a stanza; a staff
the five horizontal and parallel lines on and between which musical notes are written or pointed; the staff
to break in a stave or the staves of; to break a hole in; to burst; -- often with in; as, to stave a cask; to stave in a boat
to push, as with a staff; -- with off
to delay by force or craft; to drive away; -- usually with off; as, to stave off the execution of a project
to suffer, or cause, to be lost by breaking the cask
to furnish with staves or rundles
to render impervious or solid by driving with a calking iron; as, to stave lead, or the joints of pipes into which lead has been run
to burst in pieces by striking against something; to dash into fragments
Translations for stave
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in music, a staff.
- مُدَرَّج موسيقيArabic
- pautaPortuguese (BR)
- notová osnovaCzech
- das NotensystemGerman
- fem nodelinierDanish
- πεντάγραμμο (μουσ.)Greek
- तख्ता, डाडा, संगीत, छन्दHindi
- crtovlje (muz.), strofaCroatian
- a kottaöt vonalaHungarian
- bagian partiturIndonesian
- rigo, pentagrammaItalian
- nošu līnijaLatvian
- fem notelinjerNorwegian
- нотный станRussian
- notová osnovaSlovak
- notna linijaSerbian
- notplan, notsystemSwedish
- 五線譜Chinese (Trad.)
- нотний станUkrainian
- موسیقی میں پانچ متوازی خطوط جن میں سے ایک یا کسی دو کے درمیان آواز کا چڑھاؤ ظاہر کرنے کے لیے نشان لگا دیا جاءےUrdu
- khuông nhạcVietnamese
- 五线谱Chinese (Simp.)
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