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Fuller, Melville W. Fuller, Melville Weston Fullernoun
United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)
Fuller, Buckminster Fuller, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster Fullernoun
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.
Etymology: Origin unknown.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
One whose trade is to cleanse cloath.
Etymology: fullo, Latin.
The clothiers have put off
The spinsters, carders, fullers, weavers. William Shakespeare, H. VIII.
His raiment became shining, exceeding white as snow; so as no fuller on earth can whiten them. Mar. ix. 3.
A fuller is a tool used in blacksmithing, designed to shape and mold metal by longitudinal compression or a groove or depression in a piece of metal. It is used to draw out the steel and to distribute or concentrate the material in a particular area. A fuller can also refer to a rounded or bevelled longitudinal groove or channel on a blade. In the context of hair care, fuller refers to hair that is thicker or appears thicker and more voluminous.
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
Etymology: [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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The fluting groove of a bayonet.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fuller is ranked #281 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Fuller surname appeared 110,116 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 37 would have the surname Fuller.
73.2% or 80,627 total occurrences were White.
21% or 23,190 total occurrences were Black.
2.3% or 2,566 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.1% or 2,379 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.6% or 694 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.6% or 661 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of fuller in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fuller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
A good goal in life is to be intentional. We've got to force ourselves to plug into the voice that tell us we're deserving to claim that richer, fuller life.
Apples are an excellent source of fiber and are low in calories, which means they will satisfy your hunger and keep you fuller for a longer period of time, the best way to get the nutritional benefits of apples is by consuming one medium-sized apple per day.
Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader and fuller life.
I had some conversations and the response was, privately,' We love what you're doing but publicly we can't get involved with you politically', whether Jaimie Fuller talk about players' representation, or supporters ’ representation, or national associations, or about sponsors in particular, I have a degree of empathy for the position many find themselves in.
Because the protein and fiber in beans delay stomach emptying, you feel fuller longer and have a delayed return of hunger.
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