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Definition of Fretted

Fretted
Fretted Fret"ted, p. p. & a. [From 2d Fret.] 1. Rubbed or worn away; chafed. 2. Agitated; vexed; worried.
Fretted
Fretted Fret"ted, p. p. & a. [See 5th Fret.] 1. Ornamented with fretwork; furnished with frets; variegated; made rough on the surface. 2. (Her.) Interlaced one with another; -- said of charges and ordinaries.
Fretted
Fret 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. --Chaucer. 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 ship. 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 fear. --Shak. 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. xxxvii. 1.
Frett
Frett Frett, n. [See 2d Fret.] (Mining) The worn side of the bank of a river. See 4th Fret, n., 4.
Frett
Frett Frett, n. [See Frit.] A vitreous compound, used by potters in glazing, consisting of lime, silica, borax, lead, and soda.

Meaning of Fretted from wikipedia

- significance as frets wear. It is also possible to find semi-fretted instruments; examples include the Malagasy kabosy and the Afghan Rubab. Semi-fretted versions...
- Neyman, O. Olszewski, "Research on fretting wear dependence of hardness ratio and friction coefficient of fretted couple", Wear of materials, International...
- A fret is a raised portion on the neck of a stringed instrument. Fret or FRET may also refer to: Förster resonance energy transfer or fluorescence resonance...
- The Appalachian dulcimer (many variant names; see below) is a fretted string instrument of the lute family, typically with three or four strings, originally...
- Förster or fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET), resonance energy transfer (RET) or electronic energy transfer (EET) is a mechanism describing...
- Fretter was an electronics and major appliance retailer based in Detroit, founded in the 1950s by Oliver "Ollie" Fretter. The company's founder and spokesman...
- The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that typically has six strings. It is usually held flat against the player's body and pla**** by strumming or...
- Frets on Fire (FoF) is a free, open-source music video game created by Finnish independent video game developer Unreal Voodoo. Players use the keyboard...
- The fingerboard (also known as a fretboard on fretted instruments) is an important component of most stringed instruments. It is a thin, long strip of...
- Single molecule fluorescence (or Förster) resonance energy transfer (or smFRET) is a biophysical technique used to measure distances at the 1-10 nanometer...