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top end

noun
1.
(in vertical engines) another name for little end (sense 1)

Top End

noun
1.
(Austral) the Top End, the northern part of the Northern Territory
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  • He puts a handful of seed on the top end of the board and gently shakes it.

    The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier
  • Then you will find that the top end will go into the bottom and make a ring.

    Woodland Tales Ernest Seton-Thompson
  • The first axe should be struck in at the smaller or top end of the log.

  • The top end is rounded and the bottom end chamfered, as shown.

    Toy Craft Leon H. Baxter
  • The box is soldered to the top end of A and the base C to the bottom end.

  • Now, set it on its end on the floor; we'll put a book on the top end.

    The Great Airship. F. S. Brereton
  • George could see her from the top end of the garden as she stepped on to the verandah.

    The Road to the Open Arthur Schnitzler
  • Another of the bags has a draw string formed by a 9-ply cord drawn through the top end with a running stitch.

    Chincha Plain-weave cloths Lila M. O'Neale

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