noun (C) AmE a lasso 1

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  • Lariat — Lar i*at (l[a^]r [i^]*[a^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lariated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lariating}.] To secure with a lariat fastened to a stake, as a horse or mule for grazing; also, to lasso or catch with a lariat. [Western U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lariat — can refer to:*a Lasso *lariat wrestling move *A genetic structure in Splicing (genetics) *A semi luxury trim package for the Ford F series …   Wikipedia

  • lariat — ☆ lariat [lar′ē ət ] n. [Sp la reata < la, the + reata, a rope < reatar, to tie (horses) in single file, orig., retie < re , RE + atar, to tie < L aptare < aptus: see APT1] 1. a rope used for tethering grazing horses, etc. 2. LASSO …   English World dictionary

  • Lariat — Lar i*at (l[a^]r [i^]*[a^]t), n. [Sp. la reata the rope; la the + reata rope. Cf. {Reata}.] A long, slender rope made of hemp or strips of hide, esp. one with a noose; used as a lasso for catching cattle, horses, etc., and for picketing a horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lariat — lariat. См. лассо. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • lariat — 1832, Amer.Eng., from Sp. la reata the rope, from reatar to tie against, from re back + atar to tie, from L. aptare to join (see ADAPT (Cf. adapt)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lariat — ► NOUN ▪ a rope used as a lasso or for tethering. ORIGIN from Spanish la reata, from la the and reatar tie again …   English terms dictionary

  • Lariat — Liste d attaques au catch Voici une liste des attaques au catch[1]. Sommaire 1 Chops 1.1 Backhand chop 1.2 Forehand chop …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lariat Loop Scenic & Historic Byway — The Lariat Loop Scenic Historic Byway is a convert|40|mi|km|sing=on route in the foothills between Golden, Morrison, and Evergreen about convert|20|mi|km west of Denver, Colorado. The byway includes portions of State Highway 93 between Golden and …   Wikipedia

  • Lariat chain — A Lariat chain is a chain that hangs off, and is spun by a wheel. It is often used as a science exhibit or a toy. Due to the non linear effects of transverse waves and the motion of the chain, odd patterns such as standing waves form. [… …   Wikipedia

  • lariat loop — noun : a small circular loop which is formed at one end of a lariat by knotting and through which the other end of the lariat is passed when preparing a running noose or lasso …   Useful english dictionary

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