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Meaning of "lean-to" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LEAN-TO

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEAN-TO

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Lean-To is a noun.
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WHAT DOES LEAN-TO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lean-to

Lean-to

A lean-to is a type of simple structure originally added to an existing building with the rafters "leaning" against another wall. Free standing lean-to structures are generally used as shelters. One traditional type of lean-to is known by its Finnish name laavu.

Definition of lean-to in the English dictionary

The definition of lean-to in the dictionary is a roof that has a single slope with its upper edge adjoining a wall or building. Other definition of lean-to is a shed or outbuilding with such a roof.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEAN-TO

leally
lealty
leam
Leamington Spa
lean
lean manufacturing
lean on
lean over backwards
lean-burn
lean-burn engine
Leander
leaning
Leaning Tower of Pisa
leanly
leanness
leant
leap
leap of faith
leap second
leap year

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEAN-TO

according to
alto
auto
be a wake-up to
come home to
come to
come up to
down to
due to
face up to
give rise to
give way to
go-to
how-to
in addition to
photo
set-to
stand-to
talking-to
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Synonyms and antonyms of lean-to in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «lean-to» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEAN-TO

Find out the translation of lean-to to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

瘦到
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cobertizo
570 millions of speakers

English

lean-to
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दुबला करने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

- الهزيل ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

навес
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inclinar - a
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঠেক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

appentis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersandar-ke
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

lehnen zu
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

リーンに
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의지 - 에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lean-to
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hướng về
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாய்ந்து-க்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुबळा-ते
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yan binaya yaslı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

capannone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lean - do
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

навіс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lean - a
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κλίνει προς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

leun -tot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lean -to
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gapahuk
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEAN-TO»

The term «lean-to» is regularly used and occupies the 62.955 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEAN-TO»

Discover the use of lean-to in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lean-to and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Guide to log lean-to construction
Tips on all phases of backcountry shelter-building from 30 years' experience doing so in the Maine woods.
Maine Appalachian Trail Club, 1992
2
The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous ...
Eric Ries defines a startup as an organization dedicated to creating something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty. This is just as true for one person in a garage or a group of seasoned professionals in a Fortune 500 boardroom.
Eric Ries, 2011
3
Lean For Dummies
In plain-English, this friendly guide explores the general overview of Lean, how flow and the value stream works, and the best ways to apply Lean to your enterprise.
Natalie J. Sayer, Bruce Williams, 2012
4
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road
This book reveals the most critical lessons learned over the authors' combined 30-plus years of exploring lean highways and shares stories based on real-world applications.
Jamie Flinchbaugh, Andy Carlino, 2006
5
Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works
In this inspiring book, Ash Maurya takes you through an exacting strategy for achieving a "product/market fit" for your fledgling venture, based on his own experience in building a wide array of products from high-tech to no-tech.
Ash Maurya, 2012
6
The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions
The Poppendiecks weave lean principles throughout this book, just as those principles must be woven throughout the fabric of your truly lean organization.
Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck, 2013
7
The Art of Lean Software Development: A Practical and ...
With this book, you will: Understand Lean's origins from Japanese industries and how it applies to software development Learn the Lean software development principles and the five most important practices in detail Distinguish between the ...
Curt Hibbs, Steve Jewett, Mike Sullivan, 2009
8
A Lean Guide to Transforming Healthcare: How to Implement ...
All of these seminars focused on the benefits of Lean to the healthcare organization, but failed to answer the two most important questions the attendees had relative to Lean. First, "What exactly does it mean to be a lean organization?" Second ...
Tom Zidel, 2006
9
Lean Administration: Case Studies in Leadership and Improvement
To satisfy the growing interest in applying lean to non-manufacturing operations, this first volume of the series covers the implementation of lean to administrative and office applications.
‎2007
10
Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation, Second Edition
Koenigsaecker illustrates successful strategies and valuable lessons learned with case histories of U.S. leaders who brought Lean to the forefront. He explains the use of value stream analysis at the leadership level and describes how to ...
George Koenigsaecker, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEAN-TO»

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No limits: UMPI professor may be 1st paraplegic to scale Katahdin …
After a hearty meal at Chimney Pond, the team slept in a bunkhouse and lean-to tucked in the woods, then rose early the next morning to ... «Bangor Daily News, Jul 15»
2
Keiser employees eager to get back to work in wake of Oxford …
OXFORD — A smoky fire at Keiser Industries on Friday that burned a lean-to and the wood stored in it did not affect the main building, the ... «Lewiston Sun Journal, Jul 15»
3
Rainier students battle zombies at survival camp
... the direction of Columbia River Fire and Rescue, construct a lean-to building and make dandelion-and-oregano lanyards to repel zombies. «Beaumont Enterprise, Jul 15»
4
Nevada Appeal at 150: Foreman-Roberts House: Mystery remains …
The lean-to kitchen was the first to go. Concerned citizens in Carson City came together to save the house, but were told if the house wasn't put ... «Nevada Appeal, Jul 15»
5
Lane County businesses say impact of being on reality TV outlasts …
... detailed by Craig Zumwalt at thejunkyard.net, including having to shut down when a neighbor complained to the county that the trailer/lean-to ... «The Register-Guard, Jul 15»
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The ear is as important as the eye in SITE's new show
If you go inside the lean-to, you can don headphones and adjust the sound track you want to listen to. Dario Robleto has worked with sound ... «Albuquerque Journal, Jul 15»
7
Footsteps Adventures Camp takes youth into nature - The Bradford Era
An outdoor survival class teaches children how to build a lean-to as well as a rock footpath across a creek and a campfire. The group also ... «Bradford Era, Jul 15»
8
Are you ready for the Catskills' hardest day hike?
At a lean-to, the scattered group reconvenes, and I fill my water bottles again. The hardest climbing is now behind us. But we still have another ... «Times Herald-Record, Jul 15»
9
Connections - Briefly | Sun Journal
OXFORD — A smoky fire at Keiser Industries on Friday that burned a lean-to and the wood stored in it did not affect the main building, the ... «Lewiston Sun Journal, Jul 15»
10
No More Sea Blindness: Covering Stowaways on a Lawless Ocean …
Once he returned to land, he lived as a beggar and, most nights, slept in a shabby lean-to built of sticks and leaves under a railroad bridge ... «New York Times, Jul 15»

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