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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together.

Usage examples (34)
  • Opening dough with a dowel is harder than it looks.
  • I use a 4 foot long, 1 inch hardwood dowel from the hardware store.
  • The cloths are made from 1-square-meter corduroy attached to a wooden dowel which is dragged along the trail's edges.
  • A wooden or plastic dowel is driven into the wall. for more
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