Fuller

Definition of Fuller

Full´er
n.1.One whose occupation is to full cloth.
Fuller's earth
a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease.
Fuller's herb
(Bot.) the soapwort (Saponaria officinalis), formerly used to remove stains from cloth.
Fuller's thistle
(Bot.) the teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) whose burs are used by fullers in dressing cloth. See Teasel.
1.(Blacksmith's Work) A die; a half-round set hammer, used for forming grooves and spreading iron; - called also a creaser.
v. t.1.To form a groove or channel in, by a fuller or set hammer; as, to fuller a bayonet.

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applied scientist, architect, Buckminster Fuller, designer, engineer, R. Buckminster Fuller, Richard Buckminster Fuller, technologist
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