What is mangle?

  • (verb): Injure badly by beating.
    Synonyms: maul
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Rhizophora Mangle
... Rhizophora mangle, known as the red mangrove, is distributed in estuarine ecosystems throughout the tropics ... Rhizophora mangle grows on aerial prop roots, which arch above the water level, giving stands of this tree the characteristic "mangrove" appearance ... mangle thickets, however, are known to provide nesting and hunting habitat for a diverse array of organisms, including fish, birds, and crocodiles ...
Washing Machine - History - Wringing By Machine
... To help reduce this labor, the wringer/mangle machine was developed ... The mangle used two rollers under spring tension to squeeze water out of clothing and household linen ... As implied by the term "mangle," these early machines were quite dangerous, especially if powered and not hand-driven ...
Conocarpus Erectus - Common Names in Other Languages
... Chene Guadeloupe, Conocarpe Droit, Estachahuite, Geli, Gra Mangrove, Grignon, Grijze Mangle, Grijze Mangrove, Iztac-cuahuitl, Jele, Kaba, Kan-chik-inche, Kanche, Kank-ank-che, Kank-che, Madre de Sal ...
Laundryman - History - The Industrial Revolution
... The mangle (wringer US) was developed in the 19th century — two long rollers in a frame and a crank to revolve them ... wet clothing and cranked it through the mangle, compressing the cloth and expelling the excess water ... The mangle was much quicker than hand twisting ...
... Mangle can refer to Mangle (machine), a mechanical laundry aid consisting of two rollers Box mangle, an earlier laundry mangle using rollers and a heavy weight Mangled packet ...

More definitions of "mangle":

  • (verb): Press with a mangle.
    Example: "Mangle the sheets"
  • (verb): Alter so as to make unrecognizable.
    Synonyms: mutilate, murder
  • (noun): Clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers.