looseness n : movement or space for movement; "there was too much play in the steering wheel" [syn: play] [ant: tightness]
- The property of being loose.
- See if that nut has too much looseness and tighten it if it does.
Loose may refer to: *Loose (album), a 2006 album by Nelly Furtado
looseness in German: Loose (Begriffsklärung)
looseness in Dutch: Loose
looseness in Russian: Loose
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