Words nearby raveling
Definition for raveling (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), rav·eled, rav·el·ing or (especially British) rav·elled, rav·el·ling.
verb (used without object), rav·eled, rav·el·ing or (especially British) rav·elled, rav·el·ling.
Origin of ravel
OTHER WORDS FROM ravelrav·el·er; especially British, rav·el·ler, nounrav·el·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for raveling
He'd been raveling off his pants for more splices until he blushed to look at himself.
By raveling off about four inches from each leg he got enough cotton thread to patch the other two wicks with.
In dry climates, a layer six inches thick will be adequate if it can be kept from raveling.American Rural Highways|T. R. Agg
We have learned that our dish towels had to be hemmed because of the raveling of material.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne
These are the two who walked that afternoon towards Raveling.Parkhurst Boys|Talbot Baines Reed