lasso
Pronunciation
  • (British, Canada) enPR lăso͝o', IPA: /læsˈuː/, /ləsˈuː/
  • (America) enPR lăs'ō, IPA: /ˈlæs.oʊ/, /ˈlæs.u/
Noun

lasso (plural lassos)

  1. A long rope with a sliding loop on one end, generally used in ranching to catch cattle and horses.
  2. (computing) An image-editing function allowing the user to capture an irregularly-shaped object by drawing an approximate outline.
Translations
  • German: Lasso
  • Italian: lacciaia
  • Portuguese: laço
  • Russian: лассо́
  • Spanish: lazo
Verb

lasso (lassoes, present participle lassoing; past and past participle lassoed)

  1. (transitive) To catch with a lasso.
Translations
  • Portuguese: laçar
  • Russian: заарка́нить
  • Spanish: lacear, lazar



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