Associations to the word «Stitch»


STITCH, noun. A single pass of a needle in sewing; the loop or turn of the thread thus made.
STITCH, noun. An arrangement of stitches in sewing, or method of stitching in some particular way or style.
STITCH, noun. (sports) An intense stabbing pain under the lower edge of the ribcage, caused by internal organs pulling downwards on the diaphragm during exercise.
STITCH, noun. A single turn of the thread round a needle in knitting; a link, or loop, of yarn
STITCH, noun. An arrangement of stitches in knitting, or method of knitting in some particular way or style.
STITCH, noun. A space of work taken up, or gone over, in a single pass of the needle.
STITCH, noun. Hence, by extension, any space passed over; distance.
STITCH, noun. A local sharp pain; an acute pain, like the piercing of a needle.
STITCH, noun. (obsolete) A contortion, or twist.
STITCH, noun. (colloquial) Any least part of a fabric or dress.
STITCH, noun. A furrow.
STITCH, verb. To form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches.
STITCH, verb. To sew, or unite or attach by stitches.
STITCH, verb. (agriculture) To form land into ridges.
STITCH, verb. (intransitive) To practice/practise stitching or needlework.
STITCH, verb. (computing) (graphics) To combine two or more photographs of the same scene into a single image.
STITCH AND BITCH, noun. (slang) A group that meets for knitting and chat.
STITCH IN THE DITCH, noun. The quiltmaking technique of stitching within the patchwork seams.
STITCH UP, verb. To close by sewing
STITCH UP, verb. (slang) to maliciously or dishonestly incriminate someone

Dictionary definition

STITCH, noun. A link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing.
STITCH, noun. A sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running.
STITCH, verb. Fasten by sewing; do needlework.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery