knockdown

[ US /ˈnɑkˌdaʊn/ ]
[ UK /nˈɒkda‍ʊn/ ]
NOUN
  1. a blow that knocks the opponent off his feet
ADJECTIVE
  1. (furniture) easily assembled and dismantled
    I bought a knockdown chest at the do-it-yourself store
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How To Use knockdown In A Sentence

  • Now remember, this is in skinflint New Hampshire, where a request for money for a new light bulb can cause a knockdown, drag-out debate.
  • Here we introduce a new procedure, branchlet shaking, and compare it with chemical knockdown.
  • It took about 20 minutes to sell his things because I was giving them away at knockdown prices. The Sun
  • A knockdown price for a gorgeous stadium seemed like a slice of fortune that had been hiding for too long. Times, Sunday Times
  • But it's not so much the chaotic ending as the knockdown punch itself that has kept rumours of skulduggery thriving for so long. Times, Sunday Times
  • He suffered a knockdown in the eighth, but by the tenth was on the brink of immortality. Times, Sunday Times
  • Space sprays or aerosols can be effective for rapid knockdown and kill of adult flies present during the application.
  • It took a lot of concentration to be able to maneuver your horse correctly and get it to jump all 3 jumps without refusals, knockdowns or passing the fence.
  • Combining several cutting-edge genetic engineering techniques, Tonegawa's laboratory invented a method called doxycycline-inhibited circuit exocytosis-knockdown, or DICE-K-an acronym that also reflects Tonegawa's admiration of ace Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka. Biosingularity
  • Archer, while a great boxer, wasn't a puncher of any description and that knockdown, as clear as any signpost, indicated that it was time for Sugar Ray to quit.
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