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Definition of the noun roost
What does roost mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: roosts
- a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
- a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
Alternative definition of the noun roost
- The place where a bird sleeps (usually its nest or a branch).
- [UK, Shetland, and, Orkney] A tidal race.
Definition of the verb roost
What does roost mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: roosted | roosting | roosts
- sit, as on a branch
- examples: Some big birds roost in the tree | There roost some big birds in the tree
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Theme, indefinite] There stood on the corner a statue [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] They stood the statue on the pedestal [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] John slouched [Theme - concrete object] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] The statue stood on the corner [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] On the pedestal stood a statue
Verbs of Existence (with the same syntax): balance, bend, bow, crouch, dangle, droop, flop, fly, hang, hover, huddle, hunch, jut, kneel, lean, lie, loll, loom, lounge, nestle, open, perch, plop, project, protrude, recline, repose, rest, rise, sag, sit, slope, slouch, slump, sprawl, squat, stand, stoop, straddle, swing, tilt, tower.
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of roost: perch / rest
- more generic terms: sit / sit down = be seated
- settle down or stay, as if on a roost
Alternative definition of the verb roost
- [context: of birds] sleep.
- to come back home
"Roost" a.k.a. "The Roost" is a 2005 horror film directed by Ti West. Zombies and homicidal bats terrorize four teenagers stranded on a mysterious farm.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Larry Fessenden
- production design by David Bell
- written by Ti West
- edited by Ti West
- genres: Slasher, Horror, Haunted House Film, Zombie Film
- released on (9 years ago)
Roost is a record label.
Phrases with Roost
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Roost
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The Rural New-Yorker (1906)
The simplest roost is a piece of 2 x 2-inch, slightly rounded on the top, bored on the lower side half way open all night until the sun becomes warm. Mixed grain is thrown in litter and water troughs filled. We use 10-foot galvanized four-inch ...
Rural New Yorker (1906)
The simplest roost is a piece of 2 x 2-inch, slightly rounded on the top, bored on the lower side half way chill before cold water is put in. open all night until the sun becomes warm. Mixed grain is thrown in litter and water troughs filled. We use ...
The Tales Hunters Tell (2014)
Stories of Adventure and Inspiration by Steve Chapman
Sitting at daylight at the edge of a field next to a patch of woods where turkeys are known to roost is the best classroom any turkey hunter can attend. It's there that we can listen closely and learn how to say what they say and when to say it.
Vampire Bats (2010)
by Tamara L. Britton
A roost is a place, such as a cave or a tree, where animals rest. saliva - a liquid produced by the body that keeps the mouth moist. tendon - a band of tough fibers that joins a muscle to another body part, such as a bone. wingspan - the distance ...
Fisherman Bats (2010)
by Tamara L. Britton
A roost is a place, such as a cave or a tree, where animals rest. tendon - a band of tough fibers that joins a muscle to another body part, such as a bone. tropical - having a climate in which there is no frost and plants can grow all year long.
Terror, Iraq, and the Left by Simon Cottee, Thomas Cushman, Christopher Hitchens
Loose talk about chickens coming home to roost is the moral equivalent of the hateful garbage emitted by Falwell and Robertson, and exhibits about the same intellectual content. Indiscriminate murder is not a judgment, even obliquely, on the ...
by Inc. Fodor's Travel Publications
The Roost is an excellent place to stop to browse, talk about trails, or find our what's going on around town. The Entrada Institute (©www.enrradamstitiite.orgj, a Torrey-hased nonprofit organization committed to educating people about the ...
The simplest roost is a piece of 2 x 2 inch, slightly rounded on the top, bored on the lower side halfway through, and set on a f-inch iron rod driven into the floor. If your floor beams are 22 inches from centres, this rod will drive into them through ...
A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker
Pigeon Roost was settled in 1809 by migrants from Kentucky after the 1805 Treaty of Grouseland had been signed. Under this treaty, Indiana governor William Henry Harrison purchased land, including Pigeon Roost, from the Miami tribe in ...
A Dictionary of the English Language ... by Noah Webster
Roost'er, n. The male of the domestic fowl ; acock. \U.S.~] Root (root), n. The underground portion of a plant; a source of nourishment or support ; that from which anything proceeds ; a word from which other words are formed ; that factor of a ...
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Usage statistics about roost
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Photos about Roost
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The #33 buggy kicks up a little dirt on the first jump. If you look closely, you can tell by the angle of the front wheels that the left front is already damaged.
Photo credit: HowdeeDoodat
Photo credit: Benjamin Dobson
A roost of Indian flying fox(Bat) on Tamarind tree
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Swallows are like fighter jets - fast, tight turns; shooting one in midair is nearly impossible. If you wait until the evening, though, they'll stop to watch the sun set just like the rest of us.
Photo credit: Johnath
- Hillsborough Lake & Cormorant Roost
The lake in Hillsborough Forest which, although well away from the coast, seems to be attractive to sea birds - including a tree full of Cormorants!
Photo credit: Eskling
- Starling Roost
Starling roost at Minsmere, Suffolk
Photo credit: don_macauley
- Roost, Revu
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- Revue, Roost
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- High Tide Roost
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- Final Roost
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- Pigeon Roost
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- Pelicans' Roost
Los Arcos, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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- Pigeon roost
Photo credit: Iain Cuthbertson
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- Roost Meaning
Video shows what roost means. The place where a bird sleeps (usually its nest or a branch).. A group of birds roosting together.. roost pronunciation. How to ...
- Organic Roost What Does Organic Really Mean The Definition
Episode 1: Organic Roost defines the meaning of what Organic really means. Why does Organic need to be labeled? Find out what the National Organic ...
- Definition of massive roost. The Xl and The KTM.
- Clap Is A Noun, Fist Is A Verb- Live at The Roost Grill And Spirits 10/2/10
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Quotes about Roost
Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot. (Mitchell Burgess)
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Scrabble value of R1O1O1S1T1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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