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Mangle vs. Wringer

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  • Mangle (verb)

    To change, mutilate or disfigure by cutting, tearing, rearranging etc.

  • Mangle (verb)

    To modify (an identifier from source code) so as to produce a unique identifier for internal use by the compiler, etc.

  • Mangle (verb)

    To wring laundry.

  • Mangle (noun)

    A hand-operated device with rollers, for wringing laundry.

  • Mangle (noun)

    The mangle attached to wringer washing machines, often called the wringer.

  • Mangle (noun)

    mangrove (tree)

  • Wringer (noun)

    One who wrings.

  • Wringer (noun)

    A device for drying laundry consisting of two rollers between which the wet laundry is squeezed (or wrung); a mangle.

  • Wringer (noun)

    Something that causes pain, hardship, or exertion; an ordeal.

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  • Mangle

    To cut or bruise with repeated blows or strokes, making a ragged or torn wound, or covering with wounds; to tear in cutting; to cut in a bungling manner; to lacerate; to mutilate.

  • Mangle

    To mutilate or injure, in making, doing, or performing; as, to mangle a piece of music or a recitation.

  • Mangle

    To smooth with a mangle, as damp linen or cloth.

  • Mangle (noun)

    A machine for smoothing linen or cotton cloth, as sheets, tablecloths, napkins, and clothing, by roller pressure, often with heated rollers.

  • Wringer (noun)

    One who, or that which, wrings; hence, an extortioner.

  • Wringer (noun)

    A machine for pressing water out of anything, particularly from clothes after they have been washed.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Mangle (noun)

    clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers

  • Mangle (verb)

    press with a mangle;

    "mangle the sheets"

  • Mangle (verb)

    injure badly by beating

  • Mangle (verb)

    alter so as to make unrecognizable;

    "The tourists murdered the French language"

  • Mangle (verb)

    destroy or injure severely;

    "The madman mutilates art work"

  • Wringer (noun)

    a clothes dryer consisting of two roles between which the wet clothes are squeezed

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