Definition of lacing
1 : the action of one that laces
2 : something that laces : lace
3 : a contrasting marginal band of color (as on a feather)
4a : a dash of liquor in a food or beverageb : a trace or sprinkling that adds spice or flavor
5 : a decisive defeat
Examples of lacing in a Sentence
stopped briefly to tighten the lacing on his shoe
the lacing on the uniform gives it a smart look
Recent Examples of lacing from the Web
The Nike Vandal is an iconic style that is similar to the Nike Air Force 1, but with less bulk and a slightly different lacing structure.
A front view of the Coopers’ spacious Bedford home shows the combination of late midcentury modern with a lacing of Asian influence.
On Sunday, the lacing was facing in on a crucial Vikings kick, and now Minnesota is out of the playoffs.
The suede upper is all-Italian, with a low profile, an elegant lacing system, and, on the women’s shoe, pretty details like yellow leather on the heel, a floral pattern on the toe, and a zigzag cut at the end of the tongue.
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