Naramenica na kojoj stoji znak oficirskog čina; dobiti epolete, dobiti oficirski čin, postati oficir; izgubiti epolete, prestati biti oficir, biti lišen oficirskog čina.
ETYM French See Aglet.
1. A point or tag at the end of a fringe or lace; an aglet.
2. One of the ornamental tags, cords, or loops on some military and naval uniforms.
Aglet; specifically; a shoulder cord worn by designated military aides — compare fourragere.
ETYM French épaulette, dim. of épaule shoulder, from Latin spatula a broad piece, dim. of spatha abroad, flat instrument, from Greek, also, a broad rib, shoulder blade. Related to Spade the instrument, and cf. Epaule, Spatula.
An ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder; SYN. epaulette.
epaulette / epəlet /
Something that ornaments or protects the shoulder: as an ornamental fringed shoulder pad formerly worn as part of a military uniform; an ornamental strip or loop sewn across the shoulder of a dress or coat
ETYM Old Eng. knot, knotte, as. cnotta; akin to Dutch knot, Old High Germ. chnodo, chnoto, German knoten, Icel. knotr, Swed. knut, Dan. knude, and perh. to Latin nodus. Related to Knout, Knit.
In navigation, unit by which a ship's speed is measured, equivalent to one nautical mile per hour (one knot equals about 1.15 miles per hour). It is also sometimes used in aviation.Intertwinement of parts of one or more ropes, cords, or strings, to bind them together or to other objects. It is constructed so that the strain on the knot will draw it tighter. Bends or hitches are knots used to fasten ropes together or to other objects; when two ropes are joined end to end, they are spliced. The craft of macramé uses knots to form decorative pieces and fringes.
(Homonym: naught, not).
1. Any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object.
2. A hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged.
3. Something twisted and tight and swollen; SYN. gnarl.
4. A tight cluster of people or things.
ETYM Old Eng. strope, as. stropp, Latin stroppus, struppus, perhaps from Greek, a band or cord, from trepein to twist, to turn (cf. Strophe). Related to Strop a strap, a piece of rope.
1. A band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag; SYN. shoulder strap.
2. A loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of bus or train; passengers hold onto it.
3. A strip of leather used in flogging.
4. An elongated piece of leather (or similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position.
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