What does lacing mean?

Definitions for lacingˈleɪ sɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lacing(noun)

    a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage

  2. lace, lacing(noun)

    a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)

  3. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking(noun)

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows


  1. Lacing(n.)

    A quantity of a substance, such as an alcoholic liquor, added to a food or a drink; as, punch with a lacing of rum.

  2. Lacing(n.)

    A beating, especially with a lash.


  1. lacing(Noun)

    That with which something is laced.

    A light lacing of rum goes into the cake batter.

  2. lacing(Noun)

    The tied laces that form a netlike pattern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lacing

    of Lace

  2. Lacing(noun)

    the act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces

  3. Lacing(noun)

    a lace; specifically (Mach.), a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts

  4. Lacing(noun)

    a rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc

  5. Lacing(noun)

    a system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut


  1. Lacing

    Lacing is the act of adding one or more substances to another. Some street drugs are commonly laced with other chemicals for various reasons, but it is most commonly done so as to bulk up the original product or to sell other, cheaper drugs in the place of something more expensive. Individuals sometimes lace their own drugs with another substance, to combine or alter the physiological or psychoactive effects.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lacing

    lās′ing, n. a fastening with a lace or cord through eyelet-holes: a cord used in fastening: in bookbinding, the cords by which the boards of a book are fastened to the back: in shipbuilding, the knee of the head, or lace-piece, a piece of compass or knee timber secured to the back of the figure-head: in mining, lagging, or cross-pieces of timber or iron placed to prevent ore from falling into a passage.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lacing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lacing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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