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Stuff vs. Crew

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Stuffnoun

(informal) Miscellaneous items or objects; (with possessive) personal effects.

‘What is all that stuff on your bedroom floor?’; ‘He didn't want his pockets to bulge so he was walking around with all his stuff in his hands.’;

Crewnoun

A group of people together

Stuffnoun

(informal) Unspecified things or matters; trivial details.

‘I had to do some stuff.’;

Crewnoun

(obsolete) Any company of people; an assemblage; a throng.

Stuffnoun

The tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object.

Crewnoun

A group of people (often staff) manning and operating a large facility or piece of equipment such as a factory, ship, boat, airplane, or spacecraft.

‘If you need help, please contact a member of the crew.’; ‘The crews of the two ships got into a fight.’;

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Stuffnoun

(archaic) A material for making clothing; any woven textile, but especially a woollen fabric.

Crewnoun

A group of people working together on a task.

‘The crews competed to cut the most timber.’;

Stuffnoun

Abstract substance or character.

Crewnoun

(arts) The group of workers on a dramatic production who are not part of the cast.

‘There are a lot of carpenters in the crew!’; ‘The crews for different movies would all come down to the bar at night.’;

Stuffnoun

(informal) Used as placeholder, usually for material of unknown type or name.

‘Can I have some of that stuff on my ice-cream sundae?’;

Crewnoun

A close group of friends.

‘I'd look out for that whole crew down at Jack's.’;

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Stuffnoun

(slang) Narcotic drugs, especially heroin.

Crewnoun

A set of individuals lumped together by the speaker.

Stuffnoun

Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.

Crewnoun

(Scouting) A group of Rovers.

Stuffnoun

(obsolete) A medicine or mixture; a potion.

Crewnoun

A hip-hop group

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Stuffnoun

(obsolete) Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash.

Crewnoun

(rowing) A rowing team manning a single shell.

Stuffnoun

(nautical) A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.

Crewnoun

A person in a crew

Stuffnoun

Paper stock ground ready for use. When partly ground, it is called half stuff.

Crewnoun

(plural: crew) A member of the crew of a vessel or plant.

‘One crew died in the accident.’;

Stuffverb

(transitive) To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess.

‘She stuffed the turkey for Thanksgiving using her secret stuffing recipe.’;

Crewnoun

A worker on a dramatic production who is not part of the cast.

‘There were three actors and six crew on the set.’;

Stuffverb

(transitive) To fill a space with (something) in a compressed manner.

‘He stuffed his clothes into the closet and shut the door.’;

Crewnoun

A member of a ship's company who is not an officer.

‘The officers and crew assembled on the deck.’; ‘There are quarters for three officers and five crew.’;

Stuffverb

(transitive) To load goods into (a container) for transport.

Crewnoun

The sport of competitive rowing.

Stuffverb

To sate.

‘I’m stuffed after having eaten all that turkey, mashed potatoes and delicious stuffing.’;

Crewnoun

A pen for livestock such as chickens or pigs

Stuffverb

To break. en

Crewverb

To be a member of a vessel's crew

‘We crewed together on a fishing boat last year.’; ‘The ship was crewed by fifty sailors.’;

Stuffverb

To sexually penetrate. en

Crewverb

To be a member of a work or production crew

‘The film was crewed and directed by students.’;

Stuffverb

See also stuff it.

‘Stuff your stupid rules, I'll do what I like.’;

Crewverb

To supply workers or sailors for a crew

Stuffverb

(transitive) To cut off another competitor in a race by disturbing his projected and committed racing line (trajectory) by an abrupt manoeuvre.

‘I got stuffed by that guy on the supermoto going into that turn, almost causing us to crash.’;

Crewverb

(nautical) To do the proper work of a sailor

‘The crewing of the vessel before the crash was deficient.’;

Stuffverb

To preserve a dead bird or other animal by filling its skin.

Crewverb

(nautical) To take on, recruit (new) crew

Stuffverb

(transitive) To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.

Crewnoun

The Manx shearwater.

Stuffverb

(transitive) To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.

Crewnoun

A company of people associated together; an assemblage; a throng.

‘There a noble crewOf lords and ladies stood on every side.’; ‘Faithful to whom? to thy rebellious crew?’;

Stuffverb

To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.

Crewnoun

The company of seamen who man a ship, vessel, or at; the company belonging to a vessel or a boat.

Stuffverb

To compress (a file or files) in the StuffIt format, to be unstuffed later.

Crewnoun

In an extended sense, any small body of men associated for a purpose; a gang; as (Naut.), the carpenter's crew; the boatswain's crew.

Stuffverb

(pronominal) To eat, especially in a hearty or greedy manner.

Crew

imp. of Crow

Stuffinterjection

(slang) A filler term used to dismiss explanation.

‘Why are you so sad, Joseph? – Well… stuff.’;

Crewnoun

the men who man a ship or aircraft

Stuffnoun

Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture.

‘For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much.’; ‘Ambitions should be made of sterner stuff.’; ‘The workman on his stuff his skill doth show,And yet the stuff gives not the man his skill.’;

Crewnoun

an organized group of workmen

Stuffnoun

The fundamental material of which anything is made up; elemental part; essence.

‘Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscienceTo do no contrived murder.’;

Crewnoun

an informal body of friends;

‘he still hangs out with the same crowd’;

Stuffnoun

Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind; specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber.

‘What stuff wilt have a kirtle of?’; ‘It [the arras] was of stuff and silk mixed, though, superior kinds were of silk exclusively.’;

Crewnoun

the team of men manning a racing shell

Stuffnoun

Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.

‘He took away locks, and gave away the king's stuff.’;

Crewverb

serve as a crew member on

Stuffnoun

A medicine or mixture; a potion.

Crew

A crew is a body or a class of people who work at a common activity, generally in a structured or hierarchical organization. A location in which a crew works is called a crewyard or a workyard.

Stuffnoun

Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash.

‘Anger would inditeSuch woeful stuff as I or Shadwell write.’;

Stuffnoun

A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.

Stuffnoun

Paper stock ground ready for use.

Stuffverb

To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess; as, to stuff a bedtick.

‘Sometimes this crook drew hazel bought adown,And stuffed her apron wide with nuts so brown.’; ‘Lest the gods, for sin,Should with a swelling dropsy stuff thy skin.’;

Stuffverb

To thrust or crowd; to press; to pack.

‘Put roses into a glass with a narrow mouth, stuffing them close together . . . and they retain smell and color.’;

Stuffverb

To fill by being pressed or packed into.

‘With inward arms the dire machine they load,And iron bowels stuff the dark abode.’;

Stuffverb

To fill with a seasoning composition of bread, meat, condiments, etc.; as, to stuff a turkey.

Stuffverb

To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.

‘I'm stuffed, cousin; I can not smell.’;

Stuffverb

To fill the skin of, for the purpose of preserving as a specimen; - said of birds or other animals.

Stuffverb

To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.

‘An Eastern king put a judge to death for an iniquitous sentence, and ordered his hide to be stuffed into a cushion, and placed upon the tribunal.’;

Stuffverb

To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.

Stuffverb

To put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).

Stuffverb

To feed gluttonously; to cram.

‘Taught harmless man to cram and stuff.’;

Stuffnoun

the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object;

‘coal is a hard black material’; ‘wheat is the stuff they use to make bread’;

Stuffnoun

miscellaneous unspecified objects;

‘the trunk was full of stuff’;

Stuffnoun

informal terms for personal possessions;

‘did you take all your clobber?’;

Stuffnoun

senseless talk;

‘don't give me that stuff’;

Stuffnoun

unspecified qualities required to do or be something;

‘the stuff of heros’; ‘you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine’;

Stuffnoun

information in some unspecified form;

‘it was stuff I had heard before’; ‘there's good stuff in that book’;

Stuffnoun

a critically important or characteristic component;

‘suspense is the very stuff of narrative’;

Stuffverb

fill completely;

‘The child stuffed his pockets with candy’;

Stuffverb

press or force;

‘Stuff money into an envelope’; ‘She thrust the letter into his hand’;

Stuffverb

obstruct;

‘My nose is all stuffed’; ‘Her arteries are blocked’;

Stuffverb

overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself;

‘She stuffed herself at the dinner’; ‘The kids binged on icecream’;

Stuffverb

treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting;

‘stuff a bearskin’;

Stuffverb

fill tightly with a material;

‘stuff a pillow with feathers’; ‘The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist’;

Stuffverb

fill with a stuffing while cooking;

‘Have you stuffed the turkey yet?’;

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