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06/25/2019 06:34:36 AM · #1
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa.

For example:

The word "sails" is often used to refer to a whole ship.
The phrase "hired hands" can be used to refer to workers.
The word "head" can refer to counting cattle or people.
The word "bread" can be used to represent food in general or money (e.g. he is the breadwinner; music is my bread and butter).
The word "wheels" refers to a vehicle.
The word "boots" refers to soldiers.
The word "bubbly" refers to champagne.
The word "glasses" refer to eyewear.
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