adjective, stur·di·er, stur·di·est.
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Origin of sturdy1
SYNONYMS FOR sturdy
OTHER WORDS FROM sturdystur·di·ly, adverbstur·di·ness, nounun·stur·di·ly, adverbun·stur·di·ness, noun
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Definition for sturdy (2 of 2)
noun Veterinary Pathology.
Origin of sturdy2
OTHER WORDS FROM sturdysturdied, adjective
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Its streamlined, but sturdy, exoskeleton may shield the insect from digestive juices.Water beetles can live on after being eaten and excreted by a frog|Jonathan Lambert|August 3, 2020|Science News
The club, helmed by second-year head coach James Clarkson, went through a roster overhaul in the offseason with a focus on fitness, efficiency in the attack and sturdier defense.
Using that solution as their base, the researchers added pollen-protecting ingredients, like calcium and potassium, along with a polymer to make the bubbles sturdy enough to withstand winds generated by drone propellers.Bubble-blowing drones may one day aid artificial pollination|Maria Temming|June 22, 2020|Science News
For example, most of the galleasses couldn’t carry the sturdy square sails because of the size of the galley-based hull.Know Your Historical Warships: From 7th Century BC – 17th Century AD|Dattatreya Mandal|April 4, 2020|Realm of History
Designed as a massive circular platform reinforced with sturdy metallic plates, and driven by wheels – the Armored Car was envisaged to have a crew of 8 members inside the hull.14 Exceptional Weapon Systems from History That Were Ahead of their Time|Dattatreya Mandal|March 26, 2020|Realm of History