bridle

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To show hostility or resentment

Immigrant-rights and religious organizations bridled at the plan to favor highly skilled workers over relatives. (Houston Chronicle, 6/8/2007).

A length of line or cable attached to two parts of something to spread the force of a pull, as the rigging on a kite for attaching line
The headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins

the horseman, who is the user of bridles and knows their use;.

To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as in bridle your tongue
To put a bridle on
the head-harness of a horse consisting of a head-stall, a bit, and the reins
{v} to put on a bridle, restrain, hold up
{n} an instrument to guide and restrain a horse, a check
(full) General designation of the headgear both leather (bridle and reins) and metal (snaffle bit, curb bit) used on horses
If you bridle, you show that you are angry or offended by moving your head and body upwards in a proud way. She bridled, then simply shook her head Alex bridled at the shortness of Pamela's tone. = bristle. a set of leather bands put around a horse's head and used to control its movements
A restraint; a curb; a check
put a bridle on; "bridle horses"
(1) having to do with horseback riding, as in: The bridle path was crowded this morning with weekend riders
A rigging system using more than one hanging point to distribute the load
A short length of wire with a line attached at the midpoint A bridle is used to distribute the load of the attached line Often used as boom travelers and for spinnaker down hauls
A span of rope, line, or chain made fast as both ends, so that another rope, line, or chain may be attached to its middle
Chain or rope run at an angle to support a batten
the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper" headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control respond to the reins, as of horses put a bridle on; "bridle horses
(1) The insulation covered lower portion of the cable to which a logging tool is connected (2) To connect in parallel a group of amplifiers to a common input (3) An arrangement for towing a seismic streamer
The apparatus on a horses head by which it is controlled
The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc
A rope attached to both ends of a boat or object to lift it Lifting tackle is attached to middle of the rope
A mooring hawser
To restrain, guide, or govern, with, or as with, a bridle; to check, curb, or control; as, to bridle the passions; to bridle a muse
the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"
To hold up the head, and draw in the chin, as an expression of pride, scorn, or resentment; to assume a lofty manner; usually with up
The cable link between the "horsehead" and the pump rod on a pumping unit
the head harness for a horse, basically consisting of the headstall, bit, chin strap and reins, but often including also a brow band, nose strap, and throat latch
respond to the reins, as of horses
To put a bridle upon; to equip with a bridle; as, to bridle a horse
lines that form the junction between kite and the flying lines A foil kite may have a complex bridle, while inflatable kites usually have simple bridles Bridle lines are sometimes called shroud lines
n, Connection between the top of a parachute/deployment bag and the pilot chute
headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
line that connects the kite with the flying line Bridling Point- point where the flying line attaches to the bridle Bowed Kite- Kites that have a dihedrial angle These kites do not need a tail Box kite- has many surfaces, some lie vertically
{i} rein, device used for leading horses
To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as , bridle your tongue
The head gear with which a horse is governed and restrained, consisting of a headstall, a bit, and reins, with other appendages
headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control respond to the reins, as of horses put a bridle on; "bridle horses
n The device, usually made of webbing or tape, connecting the pilot chute to the deployment bag or the canopy
Arrangement of lifting equipment or rigging hardware that enable a load to be shared between the legs of a bridle Two way, three way, 'H' are all types of bridle Load sharing is an important part of a bridle but they are also commonly used to suspend an object in a position where a Dead Hang is not possible Submitted by Piers from London, UK
(1) The disconnectable, rubber insulation-covered downhole end of a survey cable on which current and measure electrodes (cable electrodes) are mounted for resistivity measuring electrode configurations requiring longer spacings than can be attained on a sonde The head, to which the sonde is attached, is an integral part of the fishing bell and bridle (2) For those services which do not require bridle electrodes, it is the short disconnectable length of cable on which the fishing bell and head are attached The disconnectable feature permits the quick changing of head types and sizes, and easier servicing
A bridle is a set of straps that is put around a horse's head and mouth so that the person riding or driving the horse can control it
Typically two chains or wire ropes run at an angle to each other to support a batten, third chain or rope Load ratings must be carefully calculated and observed when using bridles
A harness of leather straps that fits around the horse's head and holds the bit
{f} put a bridle on; restrain, control; draw up the head in resentment
A section of connecting line between a drogue or main parachute and the attachment point on the harness or seat
The thin webbing strap from the pilot chute to the top of the canopy Part of the deployment system which consists of pilot chute, bag and bridle
bridle up
To show anger or indignation; bristle at
bridle path
A track in the countryside that you ride horses or bicycle
bridle iron
where no sufficient bearing can be had; called also stirrup and hanger
bridle iron
A strong flat bar of iron, so bent as to support, as in a stirrup, one end of a floor timber, etc
bridle path
a path suitable for riding or leading horses (but not for cars)
bridle path
A bridle path is a path intended for people riding horses. = bridleway. A trail for horseback riding. bri·dle·way a path that you ride a horse on
bridle up
show anger or indignation; "She bristled at his insolent remarks"
brank's bridle
A scold's bridle, sometimes called "the branks", as well as "brank's bridle" was a punishment device shaped like an iron muzzle in an iron framework used primarily on women, as a form of torture and public humiliation
bridle.
briddle
bridled
Having bridle-shaped marks
bridled
Simple past tense and past participle of bridle
bridled
Equipped with a bridle; controlled
double bridle
A common term for a Weymouth bridle, that uses both a bradoon, held by a sliphead, and a curb bit, and is used with two reins
scold's bridle
A scold's bridle, sometimes called "the branks", as well as "brank's bridle" was a punishment device shaped like an iron muzzle in an iron framework used primarily on women, as a form of torture and public humiliation
to bridle
{v} snaffle
bridled
past of bridle
bridles
plural of bridle
bridling
present participle of bridle
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