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Shoe vs. Zapateado

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Shoenoun

A protective covering for the foot, with a bottom part composed of thick leather or plastic sole and often a thicker heel, and a softer upper part made of leather or synthetic material. Shoes generally do not extend above the ankle, as opposed to boots, which do.

‘Get your shoes on now, or you'll be late for school.’;

Zapateadonoun

A dance of Mexican Indian origin characterized by a lively rhythm punctuated by the striking of the dancer's shoes.

Shoenoun

A piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse's foot as a means of protection; a horseshoe.

‘Throw the shoe from behind the line, and try to get it to land circling (a ringer) or touching the far stake.’;

Shoenoun

(card games) A device for holding multiple decks of playing cards, allowing more games to be played by reducing the time between shuffles.

Shoenoun

Something resembling a shoe in form, position, or function, such as a brake shoe.

‘Remember to turn the rotors when replacing the brake shoes, or they will wear out unevenly.’;

Shoenoun

A band of iron or steel, or a ship of wood, fastened to the bottom of the runner of a sleigh, or any vehicle which slides on the snow.

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Shoenoun

A drag, or sliding piece of wood or iron, placed under the wheel of a loaded vehicle, to retard its motion in going down a hill.

Shoenoun

The part of a railroad car brake which presses upon the wheel to retard its motion.

Shoenoun

(architecture) A trough-shaped or spout-shaped member, put at the bottom of the water leader coming from the eaves gutter, so as to throw the water off from the building.

Shoenoun

A trough or spout for conveying grain from the hopper to the eye of the millstone.

Shoenoun

An inclined trough in an ore-crushing mill.

Shoenoun

An iron socket or plate to take the thrust of a strut or rafter.

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Shoenoun

An iron socket to protect the point of a wooden pile.

Shoenoun

(engineering) A plate, or notched piece, interposed between a moving part and the stationary part on which it bears, to take the wear and afford means of adjustment; called also slipper and gib.

Shoenoun

Part of a current collector on electric trains which provides contact either with a live rail or an overhead wire (fitted to a pantograph in the latter case).

Shoenoun

The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, especially for an automobile.

Shoeverb

To put shoes on one's feet.

Shoeverb

To put horseshoes on a horse.

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Shoeverb

To equip an object with a protection against wear.

‘The billiard cue stick was shod in silver.’;

Shoenoun

A covering for the human foot, usually made of leather, having a thick and somewhat stiff sole and a lighter top. It differs from a boot on not extending so far up the leg.

‘Your hose should be ungartered, . . . yourshoe untied.’; ‘Spare none but such as go in clouted shoon.’;

Shoenoun

Anything resembling a shoe in form, position, or use.

Shoenoun

The outer cover or tread of a pneumatic tire, esp. for an automobile.

Shoeverb

To furnish with a shoe or shoes; to put a shoe or shoes on; as, to shoe a horse, a sled, an anchor.

Shoeverb

To protect or ornament with something which serves the purpose of a shoe; to tip.

‘The sharp and small end of the billiard stick, which is shod with brass or silver.’;

Shoenoun

footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Shoenoun

(card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time

Shoenoun

U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof

Shoenoun

a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation

Shoeverb

furnish with shoes;

‘the children were well shoed’;

Shoe

A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration and fashion.

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