Lofting [lôf′tiŋ]
Hugh (John) 1886-1947; U.S. writer & illustrator, esp. of children's books, born in England

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  • Lofting — is a carpentry technique (sometimes using mathematical tables) whereby curved lines are drawn on wood and the wood then cut for advanced woodworking. The technique can be as simple as bending a flexible object (such as a long cane) so that it… …   Wikipedia

  • Lofting — hat mehrere Bedeutungen: Familiennamen: Hugh Lofting (1896–1947), englischer Schriftsteller Sonstiges: Schichtungstyp der Luft, siehe Schichtungsstabilität der Erdatmosphäre Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklä …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lofting — lofting; pho·to·lofting; …   English syllables

  • Lofting — Recorded in the spellings of Loftin, Lofton and Lofting, this is a surname of English origins. It is locational and originates from a now lost medieval village probably called Loftun or similar, the name translating as the house with an upper… …   Surnames reference

  • Lofting — Loft Loft, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Lofted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lofting}.] To raise aloft; to send into the air; esp. (Golf), to strike (the ball) so that it will go over an obstacle. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lofting — noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of loft (II) : the process of lofting an airplane or ship or a part of one …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lofting iron — Loft ing iron (Golf) Same as {Lofter}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lofting, Hugh — ▪ British American author born Jan. 14, 1886, Maidenhead, Berkshire, Eng. died Sept. 26, 1947, Santa Monica, Calif., U.S.       English born American author of a series of children s classics about Dr. Dolittle (Dolittle, Doctor), a chubby,… …   Universalium

  • lofting iron — Lofter Loft er, n. (Golf) An iron club with a sloped face, used in lofting the ball; called also {lofting iron}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lofting iron — /ˈlɒftɪŋ aɪən/ (say lofting uyuhn) noun an iron headed golf club used in lofting the ball. Also, lofter …  

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