Meaning of STITCH in English


vi a contortion, or twist.

2. stitch ·vt to form land into ridges.

3. stitch ·vi a furrow.

4. stitch ·vi to practice stitching, or needlework.

5. stitch ·vi any least part of a fabric or dress; as, to wet every stitch of clothes.

6. stitch ·vi a single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made.

7. stitch ·vi a local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle; as, a stitch in the side.

8. stitch ·vt to sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.

9. stitch ·vi a space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle; hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance.

10. stitch ·vi a single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link, or loop, of yarn; as, to let down, or drop, a stitch; to take up a stitch.

11. stitch ·add. ·noun an arrangement of stitches, or method of stitching in some particular way or style; as, cross-stitch; herringbone stitch, ·etc.

12. stitch ·vt to form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches; as, to stitch a shirt bosom.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.