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FretFret Fret (fr[e^]t), n. [Obs.]
See 1st Frith. FretFret Fret (fr[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fretted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Fretting.] [OE. freten to eat, consume; AS. fretan,
for foretan; pref. for- + etan to eat; akin to D. vreten,
OHG. frezzan, G. fressen, Sw. fr["a]ta, Goth. fra-itan. See
For, and Eat, v. t.]
1. To devour. [Obs.]
The sow frete the child right in the cradle.
2. To rub; to wear away by friction; to chafe; to gall;
hence, to eat away; to gnaw; as, to fret cloth; to fret a
piece of gold or other metal; a worm frets the plants of a
With many a curve my banks I fret. --Tennyson.
3. To impair; to wear away; to diminish.
By starts His fretted fortunes give him hope and
4. To make rough, agitate, or disturb; to cause to ripple;
as, to fret the surface of water.
5. To tease; to irritate; to vex.
Fret not thyself because of evil doers. --Ps.
Fret Fret, n. [F. frette a saltire, also a hoop, ferrule,
prob. a dim. of L. ferrum iron. For sense 2, cf. also E. fret
1. (Her.) A saltire interlaced with a mascle.
2. (Mus.) A short piece of wire, or other material fixed
across the finger board of a guitar or a similar
instrument, to indicate where the finger is to be placed.
Fret Fret, v. t.
To furnish with frets, as an instrument of music.
Fret Fret, v. t. [OE. fretten to adorn, AS. fr[ae]twan,
fr[ae]twian; akin to OS. fratah[=o]n, cf. Goth. us-fratwjan
to make wise, also AS. fr[ae]twe ornaments, OS. fratah[=i]
To ornament with raised work; to variegate; to diversify.
Whose skirt with gold was fretted all about. --Spenser.
Yon gray lines, That fret the clouds, are messengers of
Fret Fret, v. i.
1. To be worn away; to chafe; to fray; as, a wristband frets
on the edges.
2. To eat in; to make way by corrosion.
Many wheals arose, and fretted one into another with
great excoriation. --Wiseman.
3. To be agitated; to be in violent commotion; to rankle; as,
rancor frets in the malignant breast.
4. To be vexed; to be chafed or irritated; to be angry; to
utter peevish expressions.
He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground.
Fret Fret, n.
1. The agitation of the surface of a fluid by fermentation or
other cause; a rippling on the surface of water.
2. Agitation of mind marked by complaint and impatience;
disturbance of temper; irritation; as, he keeps his mind
in a continual fret.
Yet then did Dennis rave in furious fret. --Pope.
3. Herpes; tetter. --Dunglison.
4. pl. (Mining) The worn sides of river banks, where ores, or
stones containing them, accumulate by being washed down
from the hills, and thus indicate to the miners the
locality of the veins.
Meaning of Fret from wikipedia
- A fret
is any of the thin strips
of material, usually metal
wire, inserted laterally
at specific positions along
the neck or fretboard
of a stringed
- A fret
is a raised portion
on the neck of a stringed
may also refer
to: Förster resonance energy transfer
- Förster or fluorescence resonance energy transfer
), resonance energy transfer
(RET) or electronic energy transfer
(EET) is a mechanism
- Fretting refers
to wear and sometimes corrosion damage
of loaded surfaces
in contact while
they encounter small oscillatory movements tangential
- A zero fret
is a fret placed
at the headstock
end of the neck of a banjo, guitar, mandolin, or b**** guitar. It serves
one of the functions
of a nut: holding...
- The Appalachian dulcimer
names; see below) is a fretted string instrument
of the lute family, typically
or four strings, originally...
- Kevin Fret
(June 11, 1994 – January
10, 2019) was a Puerto Rican
and the first openly
**** male Latin
trap artist. He was known
for his gender-variant...
- Single molecule fluorescence
(or Förster) resonance energy transfer
) is a biophysical technique
used to measure distances
at the 1-10 nanometer...
- The guitar
is a fretted musical instrument
has six strings. It is usually
held flat against
the player's body and pla**** by strumming
- The fingerboard
as a fretboard
instruments) is an important component
of most stringed
instruments. It is a thin, long strip