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puppets, plural;
  1. A movable model of a person or animal that is used in entertainment and is typically moved either by strings controlled from above or by a hand inside it

  2. A person, party, or state under the control of another person, group, or power
    • - he was little more than a puppet of his aides

  1. a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
  2. creature: a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
  3. a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers
  4. A puppet is an inanimate object or representational figure animated or manipulated by a puppeteer. It is usually - but by no means always - a depiction of a human character, and is used in puppetry, a play or a presentation that is a very ancient form of theatre. ...
  5. Puppet is an open source configuration management tool. It is written in Ruby and released under the GPL.
  6. "The Puppet" is the third single by the band Echo & the Bunnymen and was released on 14 September 1980.
  7. (Puppets (film)) Puppets is a 1916 short drama film directed by Tod Browning.
  8. (The Puppets) The Puppets' were a pop/beat group from Preston, Lancashire UK, that were managed and recorded by Joe Meek and backed solo artists like Americans ‘Little Miss Dynamite’ Brenda Lee, The Fabulous Ronettes, the ‘Mash Potato’ Lady, Miss Dee Dee Sharp and that wonderful rocker, the 'Be ...
  9. Any small model of a person or animal able to be moved by strings, rods or in the form of a glove; A person, country, etc, controlled by another
  10. (Puppets) If you dream that puppets are coming to life in your dream then don't panic, there's actually a man controlling them somewhere behind and it's just a show. If they are glove puppets and have no faces and only one arm then this means that you don't recognise oven gloves when you see them.
  11. (Puppets) of all sizes and types may be categorized under this umbrella term since this form allows a wide range of puppets, controlled by one or many puppeteers.
  12. A bid which requires partner to make a specific bid (e.g., a 2NT bid which requires partner to bid 3 clubs).
  13. a person or government, group or organization (eg: puppet army) whose actions are prompted and controlled by others, as a pawn, figurehead, tool, or instrument; see PROTECTORATE, SATELLITE, CLIENT STATE, GARRISON STATE, BUFFER STATE.
  14. (stock) Vertical member of a lathe that houses either of the two lathe centers. The head stock is the stationary puppet that housing the pulleys and driving center of a powered lathe. The tail stock can be moved along the ways to secure wood of different lengths.
  15. A model of a person or animal that a teacher can move by putting their hand inside it, which is often used when teaching young learners.
  16. 1) An illegal cut-out chip that turns off most of the conscious mind, commonly fitted to prostitutes. 2) See Meat Puppet.
  17. This term can refer to a finger puppet, just large enough to fit on one finger; a shadow puppet, which is a silhouette on a stick meant to cast a shadow on a wall or other flat vertical surface; or a hand puppet, meant to be manipulated by the entire hand, usually with the pinky in one of the ...
  18. Moving as if you were a puppet being guided by a puppet master
  19. A player-like object controlled by a character. A `virtual character', as it were. A puppet can move and act independently of the character; everything the puppet sees and hears is relayed to the character and player.