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Eisenbahnweiche {f}; Weiche {f} (Bahn)
Eisenbahnweichen {pl}; Weichen {pl}
Entgleisungsweiche {f}
spitzbefahrene Weiche {f}
stumpfbefahrene Weiche {f}
Weiche ohne Kreuzung
Weiche auf Ablenkung
Weiche in Halblage
Weiche mit federnder Zunge
die Weichen stellen
die Weichen umlegen
die Weichen auffahren aufschneiden
die Weichen spitz stumpf befahren
doppelte Weichenverbindung {f}
gekreuzte Weichenverbindung {f}
Fühlschiene einer spitz befahrenen Weiche
railway points [Br.]; points [Br.]; railroad switch [Am.]; track switch [Am.]; switch [Am.]
railway points; points; railroad switches; track switches; switches
derailing points [Br.]; catch points [Br.]; derailing switch [Am.]; safety switch [Am.]
facing points
trailing points
points and crossings [Br.]; switch gear [Am.]
points in reverse position
half-closed points
flexible points [Br.] switch [Am.]
to make the road to throw the points [Br.]
to reverse the points
to split the points
to pass the point facing trailing
double crossover
scissors crossover
facing point (lock) bar
Abstellgleis {n} (Bahn)
Abstellgleise {pl}
Abstellgleis mit spitzbefahrener Weiche
Abstellgleis mit stumpfbefahrener Weiche
aufs Abstellgleis geschoben werden [übtr.]
stabling siding; parking siding; siding (railway)
stabling sidings; parking sidings; sidings
entry line over facing points
entry line over trailing points
to put sb. in a backwater [fig.]
weiche
squashily
weiche
smooth
Weiche {f}
turnout
Weiche {f}
track switch, switch [Am.], point [Br.]
Weiche
points
Programmschalter {m}, Weiche {f}
alterable switch
Programmschalter, Weiche
alterable switch
weiche Währung
soft currency
Programmschalter {m}; Weiche {f}
alterable switch
weiche Währung {f} [fin.]
soft currency
Y-Weiche {f} (Bahn)
Y-Weichen {pl}
wye turnout (railway)
wye turnouts
schalten, Schalter, Weiche
switch
(weiche gepolsterte) Instrumentenaufbewahrungstasche {f} [mus.]
Instrumentenaufbewahrungstaschen {pl}
gig bag; gigbag
gig bags; gigbags
Anschlagschiene {f}; Backenschiene {f} (einer Weiche) (Bahn)
Anschlagschienen {pl}; Backenschienen {pl}
stock rail; closure rail (of points) (railway)
stock rails; closure rails
optimal {adj}
Der weiche Sitz sorgt für einen optimalen Fahrkomfort.
optimum
The soft seat allows for optimum rider comfort
Flor {m}; Pol {m}; weiches Haar {n} (weiche und haarige Seite) [textil.]
den Flor ausscheren
pile
to crop nap the pile
weiches Karamellbonbon {n}; Rahmtäfeli {n} [Schw.]; Nidelzältli {n} [Schw.] [cook.]
weiche Karamellbonbons {pl}; Rahmtäfelis {pl}; Nidelzältlis {pl}
fudge
fudge
Budgetbeschränkung {f}, Haushaltbeschränkung {f}
Budgetbeschränkungen {pl}, Haushaltbeschränkungen {pl}
weiche Budgetbeschränkung
budget constraint
budget constraints
soft budget constraint
Budgetbeschränkung {f}; Haushaltbeschränkung {f}; Budgetrestriktion {f}
Budgetbeschränkungen {pl}; Haushaltbeschränkungen {pl}; Budgetrestriktionen {pl}
weiche Budgetbeschränkung
Budgetrestriktion des Staates
budget constraint; budget restriction
budget constraints; budget restrictions
soft budget constraint
government budget constraint
Strahlung {f} [phys.]
harte weiche Strahlung; energiearme energiereiche Strahlung
Hintergrundstrahlung {f}
ionisierende Strahlung
Kaskadenstrahlung {f}
radioaktive Strahlung
radiation
soft hard radiation
background radiation
ionizing radiation
cascade radiation
nuclear radiation; radioactive radiation
Rußkohle {f} [min.]
weiche Rußkohle
soot coal; earthy-pit coal
dant [Br.]
Droge {f}; Suchtstoff {m}; Suchtmittel {n}; Suchtgift {m} [Ös.]
Drogen {pl}; Suchtstoffen {pl}; Suchtmittel {pl}; Suchtgifte {pl}
bewusstseinsverändernde Droge
gestreckte Drogen
weiche Drogen
harte Drogen (führen zu körperlicher Abhängigkeit)
Drogen dealen
narcotic drug
narcotic drugs
smart drug
impure drugs
soft drugs
hard drugs (lead to physical addiction)
to traffic in drugs
Knie {n} [anat.]
Knie {pl}
gebeugte Knie
auf Knien; inständig
jdn. auf Knien kniefällig [geh.] etw. bitten
das Knie beugen
in die Knie gehen
auf die Knie gehen; niederknien
vor jdm. in die Knie gehen
in die Knie sacken
jdn. auf in die Knie zwingen
weiche Knie bekommen haben
vor jdm. auf den Knien liegen
seine Knie umklammern
Mir zitterten die Knie als ...
Du hast mich in die Knie gezwungen (besiegt).
knee
knees
bended knees
on bended knees
to ask sb. sth. on your knees
to bend the knee
to sink to one's knees; to sink down on one's knees
to get (down) on one's knees
to go down on bended knees to sb.
to sag at the knees
to force bring sb. to his her knees; to defeat beat sb.
to get be weak at in the knees
to kneel before sb.; to be on one's knees before sb.
to hug one's knees
My knees were shaking when ...
You've got me on my knees.
Mord {m} (an jdm.)
Morde {pl}
vorsätzlicher Mord
Ritualmord {m}
Mord im Affekt
Totschlag {m}
Die Kripo ermittelt wegen Mordes.
Die Sonne bringt es ans Licht.
Der Verkehr heute früh war mörderisch die Hölle.
Samstags einkaufen zu gehen ist der (blanke) Horror.
Weiche Betten sind Gift für meinen Rücken.
Sie lässt den Kindern alles durchgehen.
Meine Tochter würde lauthals protestieren wenn man versucht sie zu Bett zu bringen.
Die Opposition wird wegen der neuen Regelungen Zeter und Mordio schreien.
murder (of sb.)
murders
premeditated murder; first degree murder [Am.]
ritual murder
murder of passion; second degree murder [Am.]
manslaughter; third degree murder [Am.]
Detectives have launched a murder inquiry investigation.
Murder will out.
The traffic was murder this morning.
It's murder doing the shopping on Saturdays.
Soft beds are murder on my back.
She lets those children get away with murder.
My daughter would scream cry blue bloody [Am.] murder if you tried to put her to bed.
The opposition will scream blue bloody [Am.] murder about over the new regulations.

Deutsche Synonyme für Weiche

weiche  
Abzweigung  Gabelung  Weiche  

Englische Synonyme für railway points ; points ; railroad switch ; track switch ; switch

railway  L  branch  cable railway  cog railway  el  electric railway  elevated  elevated railway  embankment  feeder  feeder line  gravity-operated railway  horse railway  junction  light railroad  line  main line  metro  monorail  rack railway  rack-and-pinion railway  rail  rail line  railroad  roadbed  roadway  sidetrack  siding  street railway  streetcar line  subway  switchback  terminal  terminus  track  train  tram  tramline  trestle  trolley line  trunk  trunk line  tube  turnout  underground  
railway car  Pullman  Pullman car  baggage car  boxcar  caboose  car  carriage  chair car  coach  coal car  covered waggon  day coach  diner  dinghy  dining car  drawing room  flat  flatcar  gondola  local  luggage van  mail car  mail van  palace car  parlor car  passenger car  reefer  refrigerator car  roomette  sleeper  smoker  smoking car  stockcar  tank  tender  truck  van  waggon  
railway express  air express  airfreight  airlift  asportation  bearing  carriage  carry  carrying  cartage  conveyance  drayage  expressage  ferriage  freight  freightage  haulage  hauling  lighterage  lugging  packing  portage  porterage  shipment  shipping  telpherage  toting  transport  transportation  transshipment  truckage  waft  waftage  wagonage  

Lexikoneinträge für railway points [Br.]; points [Br.]; railroad switch [Am.]; track switch [Am.]; switch [Am.] / railway points; points; railroad switches; track switches; switches / derailing points [Br.]; catch points [Br.]; derailing switch [Am.]; safety switch [Am.] / facing points / trailing points / points and crossings [Br.]; switch gear [Am.] / points in reverse position / half-closed points / flexible points [Br.] switch [Am.] / to make the road to throw the points [Br.] / to reverse the points / to split the points / to pass the point facing trailing / double crossover / scissors crossover / facing point (lock) bar

Bevel gear () A kind of gear in which the two wheels working together lie in different planes, and have their teeth cut at right angles to the surfaces of two cones whose apices coincide with the point where the axes of the wheels would meet.
By-pass (n.) A by-passage, for a pipe, or other channel, to divert circulation from the usual course.
Catch (v. t.) To lay hold on
Catch (v. t.) To seize after pursuing
Catch (v. t.) To take captive, as in a snare or net, or on a hook
Catch (v. t.) Hence: To insnare
Catch (v. t.) To seize with the senses or the mind
Catch (v. t.) To communicate to
Catch (v. t.) To engage and attach
Catch (v. t.) To get possession of
Catch (v. t.) To take or receive
Catch (v. t.) To come upon unexpectedly or by surprise
Catch (v. t.) To reach in time
Catch (v. i.) To attain possession.
Catch (v. i.) To be held or impeded by entanglement or a light obstruction
Catch (v. i.) To take hold
Catch (v. i.) To spread by, or as by, infecting
Catch (n.) Act of seizing
Catch (n.) That by which anything is caught or temporarily fastened
Catch (n.) The posture of seizing
Catch (n.) That which is caught or taken
Catch (n.) Something desirable to be caught, esp. a husband or wife in matrimony.
Catch (n.) Passing opportunities seized
Catch (n.) A slight remembrance
Catch (n.) A humorous canon or round, so contrived that the singers catch up each other's words.
Catch-basin (n.) A cistern or vault at the point where a street gutter discharges into a sewer, to catch bulky matters which would not pass readily through the sewer.
Catch-meadow (n.) A meadow irrigated by water from a spring or rivulet on the side of hill.
Closed (imp. & p. p.) of Close
Cony-catch (v. t.) To deceive
Cover-point (n.) The fielder in the games of cricket and lacrosse who supports "point."
Derailing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Derail
Dew-point (n.) The temperature at which dew begins to form. It varies with the humidity and temperature of the atmosphere.
Double (a.) Twofold
Double (a.) Being in pairs
Double (a.) Divided into two
Double (a.) Having the petals in a flower considerably increased beyond the natural number, usually as the result of cultivation and the expense of the stamens, or stamens and pistils. The white water lily and some other plants have their blossoms naturally double.
Double (adv.) Twice
Double (a.) To increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length, value, or the like
Double (a.) To make of two thicknesses or folds by turning or bending together in the middle
Double (a.) To be the double of
Double (a.) To pass around or by
Double (a.) To unite, as ranks or files, so as to form one from each two.
Double (v. i.) To be increased to twice the sum, number, quantity, length, or value
Double (v. i.) To return upon one's track
Double (v. i.) To play tricks
Double (v. i.) To set up a word or words a second time by mistake
Double (n.) Twice as much
Double (n.) Among compositors, a doublet (see Doublet, 2.)
Double (n.) That which is doubled over or together
Double (n.) A turn or circuit in running to escape pursues
Double (n.) Something precisely equal or counterpart to another
Double (n.) A player or singer who prepares to take the part of another player in his absence
Double (n.) Double beer
Double (n.) A feast in which the antiphon is doubled, hat is, said twice, before and after the Psalms, instead of only half being said, as in simple feasts.
Double (n.) A game between two pairs of players
Double (n.) An old term for a variation, as in Bach's Suites.
Double-acting (a.) Acting or operating in two directions or with both motions
Double-bank (v. t.) To row by rowers sitting side by side in twos on a bank or thwart.
Double-banked (a.) Applied to a kind of rowing in which the rowers sit side by side in twos, a pair of oars being worked from each bank or thwart.
Double-barreled (a.) Alt. of -barrelled
Double-beat valve () See under Valve.
Double-breasted (a.) Folding or lapping over on the breast, with a row of buttons and buttonholes on each side
Double-charge (v. t.) To load with a double charge, as of gunpowder.
Double-charge (v. t.) To overcharge.
Double dealer () One who practices double dealing
Double dealing () False or deceitful dealing. See Double dealing, under Dealing.
Double-decker (n.) A man-of-war having two gun decks.
Double-decker (n.) A public conveyance, as a street car, with seats on the roof.
Double-dye (v. t.) To dye again or twice over.
Double-dyed (a.) Dyed twice
Double-ender (n.) A vessel capable of moving in either direction, having bow and rudder at each end.
Double-ender (n.) A locomotive with pilot at each end.
Double-entendre (n.) A word or expression admitting of a double interpretation, one of which is often obscure or indelicate.
Double-eyed (a.) Having a deceitful look.
Double-faced (a.) Having two faces designed for use
Double-faced (a.) Deceitful
Double first () A degree of the first class both in classics and mathematics.
Double first () One who gains at examinations the highest honor both in the classics and the mathematics.
Double-handed (a.) Having two hands.
Double-handed (a.) Deceitful
Double-headed (a.) Having two heads
Double-hung (a.) Having both sashes hung with weights and cords
Double-lock (v. t.) To lock with two bolts
Double-milled (a.) Twice milled or fulled, to render more compact or fine
Double-quick (a.) Of, or performed in, the fastest time or step in marching, next to the run
Double-quick (n.) Double-quick time, step, or march.
Double-quick (v. i. & t.) To move, or cause to move, in double-quick time.
Double-ripper (n.) A kind of coasting sled, made of two sleds fastened together with a board, one before the other.
Double-shade (v. t.) To double the natural darkness of (a place).
Double-tongue (n.) Deceit
Double-tongued (a.) Making contrary declarations on the same subject
Double-tonguing (n.) A peculiar action of the tongue by flute players in articulating staccato notes
Dust-point (n.) An old rural game.
Facing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Face
Facing (n.) A covering in front, for ornament or other purpose
Facing (n.) A lining placed near the edge of a garment for ornament or protection.
Facing (n.) The finishing of any face of a wall with material different from that of which it is chiefly composed, or the coating or material so used.
Facing (n.) A powdered substance, as charcoal, bituminous coal, ect., applied to the face of a mold, or mixed with the sand that forms it, to give a fine smooth surface to the casting.
Facing (n.) The collar and cuffs of a military coat
Facing (n.) The movement of soldiers by turning on their heels to the right, left, or about
Flexible (a.) Capable of being flexed or bent
Flexible (a.) Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others
Flexible (a.) Capable or being adapted or molded
Gear (n.) Clothing
Gear (n.) Goods
Gear (n.) Whatever is prepared for use or wear
Gear (n.) The harness of horses or cattle
Gear (n.) Warlike accouterments.
Gear (n.) Manner
Gear (n.) Business matters
Gear (n.) A toothed wheel, or cogwheel
Gear (n.) An apparatus for performing a special function
Gear (n.) Engagement of parts with each other
Gear (n.) See 1st Jeer (b).
Gear (n.) Anything worthless
Gear (v. t.) To dress
Gear (v. t.) To provide with gearing.
Gear (v. i.) To be in, or come into, gear.
Half (a.) Consisting of a moiety, or half
Half (a.) Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half
Half (adv.) In an equal part or degree
Half (a.) Part
Half (a.) One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided
Half (v. t.) To halve. [Obs.] See Halve.
Half-and-half (n.) A mixture of two malt liquors, esp. porter and ale, in about equal parts.
Half blood () The relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of both
Half blood (n.) A person so related to another.
Half blood (n.) A person whose father and mother are of different races
Half-blooded (a.) Proceeding from a male and female of different breeds or races
Half-blooded (a.) Degenerate
Half-boot (n.) A boot with a short top covering only the ankle. See Cocker, and Congress boot, under Congress.
Half-bound (n.) Having only the back and corners in leather, as a book.
Half-bred (a.) Half-blooded.
Half-bred (a.) Imperfectly acquainted with the rules of good-breeding
Half-breed (a.) Half-blooded.
Half-breed (n.) A person who is blooded
Half-brother (n.) A brother by one parent, but not by both.
Half-caste (n.) One born of a European parent on the one side, and of a Hindoo or Mohammedan on the other. Also adjective
Half-clammed (a.) Half-filled.
Half-cracked (a.) Half-demented
Half-deck (n.) A shell of the genus Crepidula
Half-deck (n.) See Half deck, under Deck.
Half-decked (a.) Partially decked.
Half-faced (a.) Showing only part of the face
Half-fish (n.) A salmon in its fifth year of growth.
Half-hatched (a.) Imperfectly hatched
Half-heard (a.) Imperfectly or partly heard to the end.
Half-hearted (a.) Wanting in heart or spirit
Half-hearted (a.) Lacking zeal or courage
Half-hourly (a.) Done or happening at intervals of half an hour.
Half-learned (a.) Imperfectly learned.
Half-length (a.) Of half the whole or ordinary length, as a picture.
Half-mast (n.) A point some distance below the top of a mast or staff
Half-moon (n.) The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears illuminated.
Half-moon (n.) The shape of a half-moon
Half-moon (n.) An outwork composed of two faces, forming a salient angle whose gorge resembles a half-moon
Half-moon (n.) A marine, sparoid, food fish of California (Caesiosoma Californiense). The body is ovate, blackish above, blue or gray below. Called also medialuna.
Half-pike (n.) A short pike, sometimes carried by officers of infantry, sometimes used in boarding ships
Half-port (n.) One half of a shutter made in two parts for closing a porthole.
Half-ray (n.) A straight line considered as drawn from a center to an indefinite distance in one direction, the complete ray being the whole line drawn to an indefinite distance in both directions.
Half-read (a.) Informed by insufficient reading
Half seas over () Half drunk.
Half-sighted (a.) Seeing imperfectly
Half-sister (n.) A sister by one parent only.
Half-strained (a.) Half-bred
Half-sword (n.) Half the length of a sword
Half-timbered (a.) Constructed of a timber frame, having the spaces filled in with masonry
Half-tounue (n.) A jury, for the trial of a foreigner, composed equally of citizens and aliens.
Half-wit (n.) A foolish
Half-witted (a.) Weak in intellect
Half-yearly (a.) Two in a year
Head gear (n.) Alt. of Headgear
Jinny road () An inclined road in a coal mine, on which loaded cars descend by gravity, drawing up empty ones.
Libration point (n.) any one of five points in the plane of a system of two large astronomical bodies orbiting each other, as the Earth-moon system, where the gravitational pull of the two bodies on an object are approximately equal, and in opposite directions. A solid object moving in the same velocity and direction as such a libration point will remain in gravitational equilibrium with the two bodies of the system and not fall toward either body.
Lock (n.) A tuft of hair
Lock (n.) Anything that fastens
Lock (n.) A fastening together or interlacing
Lock (n.) A place from which egress is prevented, as by a lock.
Lock (n.) The barrier or works which confine the water of a stream or canal.
Lock (n.) An inclosure in a canal with gates at each end, used in raising or lowering boats as they pass from one level to another
Lock (n.) That part or apparatus of a firearm by which the charge is exploded
Lock (n.) A device for keeping a wheel from turning.
Lock (n.) A grapple in wrestling.
Lock (v. t.) To fasten with a lock, or as with a lock
Lock (v. t.) To prevent ingress or access to, or exit from, by fastening the lock or locks of
Lock (v. t.) To fasten in or out, or to make secure by means of, or as with, locks
Lock (v. t.) To link together
Lock (v. t.) To furnish with locks
Lock (v. t.) To seize, as the sword arm of an antagonist, by turning the left arm around it, to disarm him.
Lock (v. i.) To become fast, as by means of a lock or by interlacing
Lock-down (n.) A contrivance to fasten logs together in rafting
Lock hospital () A hospital for the treatment of venereal diseases.
Lock step () A mode of marching by a body of men going one after another as closely as possible, in which the leg of each moves at the same time with the corresponding leg of the person before him.
Lock stitch () A peculiar sort of stitch formed by the locking of two threads together, as in the work done by some sewing machines. See Stitch.
Lock-weir (n.) A waste weir for a canal, discharging into a lock chamber.
Maoadam road () A macadamized road.
Make (n.) A companion
Make (v. t.) To cause to exist
Make (v. t.) To form of materials
Make (v. t.) To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false
Make (v. t.) To bring about
Make (v. t.) To execute with the requisite formalities
Make (v. t.) To gain, as the result of one's efforts
Make (v. t.) To find, as the result of calculation or computation
Make (v. t.) To put a desired or desirable condition
Make (v. t.) To cause to be or become
Make (v. t.) To cause to appear to be
Make (v. t.) To require
Make (v. t.) To become
Make (v. t.) To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials
Make (v. t.) To be engaged or concerned in.
Make (v. t.) To reach
Make (v. i.) To act in a certain manner
Make (v. i.) To proceed
Make (v. i.) To tend
Make (v. i.) To increase
Make (v. i.) To compose verses
Make (n.) Structure, texture, constitution of parts
Make-belief (n.) A feigning to believe
Make-believe (n.) A feigning to believe, as in the play of children
Make-believe (a.) Feigned
Make-game (n.) An object of ridicule
Make-peace (n.) A peacemaker.
Make-up (n.) The way in which the parts of anything are put together
Pass (v. i.) To go
Pass (v. i.) To move or be transferred from one state or condition to another
Pass (v. i.) To move beyond the range of the senses or of knowledge
Pass (v. i.) To move or to come into being or under notice
Pass (v. i.) To go by or glide by, as time
Pass (v. i.) To go from one person to another
Pass (v. i.) To advance through all the steps or stages necessary to validity or effectiveness
Pass (v. i.) To go through any inspection or test successfully
Pass (v. i.) To be suffered to go on
Pass (v. i.) To go unheeded or neglected
Pass (v. i.) To go beyond bounds
Pass (v. i.) To take heed
Pass (v. i.) To go through the intestines.
Pass (v. i.) To be conveyed or transferred by will, deed, or other instrument of conveyance
Pass (v. i.) To make a lunge or pass
Pass (v. i.) To decline to take an optional action when it is one's turn, as to decline to bid, or to bet, or to play a card
Pass (v. i.) In football, hockey, etc., to make a pass
Pass (v. t.) To go by, beyond, over, through, or the like
Pass (v. t.) To go from one limit to the other of
Pass (v. t.) To go by without noticing
Pass (v. t.) To transcend
Pass (v. t.) To go successfully through, as an examination, trail, test, etc.
Pass (v. t.) To cause to move or go
Pass (v. t.) To cause to pass the lips
Pass (v. t.) To cause to advance by stages of progress
Pass (v. t.) To put in circulation
Pass (v. t.) To cause to obtain entrance, admission, or conveyance
Pass (v. t.) To emit from the bowels
Pass (v. t.) To take a turn with (a line, gasket, etc.), as around a sail in furling, and make secure.
Pass (v. t.) To make, as a thrust, punto, etc.
Pass (v. i.) An opening, road, or track, available for passing
Pass (v. i.) A thrust or push
Pass (v. i.) A movement of the hand over or along anything
Pass (v. i.) A single passage of a bar, rail, sheet, etc., between the rolls.
Pass (v. i.) State of things
Pass (v. i.) Permission or license to pass, or to go and come
Pass (v. i.) Fig.: a thrust
Pass (v. i.) Estimation
Pass (v. i.) A part
Pass-key (n.) A key for opening more locks than one
Pass-parole (n.) An order passed from front to rear by word of mouth.
Point (v. t. & i.) To appoint.
Point (n.) That which pricks or pierces
Point (n.) An instrument which pricks or pierces, as a sort of needle used by engravers, etchers, lace workers, and others
Point (n.) Anything which tapers to a sharp, well-defined termination. Specifically: A small promontory or cape
Point (n.) The mark made by the end of a sharp, piercing instrument, as a needle
Point (n.) An indefinitely small space
Point (n.) An indivisible portion of time
Point (n.) A mark of punctuation
Point (n.) Whatever serves to mark progress, rank, or relative position, or to indicate a transition from one state or position to another, degree
Point (n.) That which arrests attention, or indicates qualities or character
Point (n.) Hence, the most prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.
Point (n.) A small matter
Point (n.) A dot or mark used to designate certain tones or time
Point (n.) A dot or mark distinguishing or characterizing certain tones or styles
Point (n.) A dot placed at the right hand of a note, to raise its value, or prolong its time, by one half, as to make a whole note equal to three half notes, a half note equal to three quarter notes.
Point (n.) A fixed conventional place for reference, or zero of reckoning, in the heavens, usually the intersection of two or more great circles of the sphere, and named specifically in each case according to the position intended
Point (n.) One of the several different parts of the escutcheon. See Escutcheon.
Point (n.) One of the points of the compass (see Points of the compass, below)
Point (n.) A short piece of cordage used in reefing sails. See Reef point, under Reef.
Point (n.) A a string or lace used to tie together certain parts of the dress.
Point (n.) Lace wrought the needle
Point (n.) A switch.
Point (n.) An item of private information
Point (n.) A fielder who is stationed on the off side, about twelve or fifteen yards from, and a little in advance of, the batsman.
Point (n.) The attitude assumed by a pointer dog when he finds game
Point (n.) A standard unit of measure for the size of type bodies, being one twelfth of the thickness of pica type. See Point system of type, under Type.
Point (n.) A tyne or snag of an antler.
Point (n.) One of the spaces on a backgammon board.
Point (n.) A movement executed with the saber or foil
Point (n.) To give a point to
Point (n.) To direct toward an abject
Point (n.) Hence, to direct the attention or notice of.
Point (n.) To supply with punctuation marks
Point (n.) To mark (as Hebrew) with vowel points.
Point (n.) To give particular prominence to

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record track record the sum of recognized accomplishments, the lawyer has a good record, the track record shows that he will be a good president
Underground Railroad
Underground Railway
secret aid to escaping slaves that was provided by abolitionists in the years before the American Civil War
track record the fastest time ever recorded for a specific distance at a particular racetrack, the track record for the mile and a half at Belmont is minutes seconds held by Secretariat since
passing pass qualifying success in satisfying a test or requirement, his future depended on his passing that test, he got a pass in introductory chemistry
double fault (tennis) two successive faults in serving resulting in the loss of the point
position the act of positing, an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
apprehension
arrest
catch collar
pinch taking into custody
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal), the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
bait and switch a deceptive way of selling that involves advertising a product at a very low price in order to attract customers who are then persuaded to switch to a more expensive product
double stopping stopping two strings and producing two notes at the same time
throw the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist), the catcher made a good throw to second base
pass
toss
flip
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team, the pass was fumbled
throw-in (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
foul shot
free throw
penalty free throw
charity toss
charity throw
charity shot
an unhindered basketball shot from the foul line, given to penalize the other team for committing a foul
base on balls
walk pass
(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls, he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
base hit
safety
(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
line-drive double
line double
a double resulting from a line drive
double
two-base hit
two-bagger
two-baser
a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base, he hit a double to deep centerfield
catch
grab
snatch
snap
the act of catching an object with the hands, Mays made the catch with his back to the plate, he made a grab for the ball before it landed, Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away, the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
fair catch (American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled
shoestring catch (baseball) a running catch made near the ground
fast track a rapid means of achieving a goal, they saw independence as the fast track to democracy, he took a fast track to the top of the corporate ladder, the company went off the fast track when the stock market dropped
road a way or means to achieve something, the road to fame
royal road an auspicious way or means to achieve something, the royal road to success
double-blind procedure
double-blind experiment
double-blind study
an experimental procedure in which neither the subjects of the experiment nor the persons administering the experiment know the critical aspects of the experiment, a double-blind procedure is used to guard against both experimenter bias and placebo effects
makeshift
stopgap
make-do
something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
closed primary a primary in which only registered members of a particular political party can vote, closed primaries strengthen party unity
split ticket a ballot cast by a voter who votes for candidates from more than one party
safety a score in American football, a player is tackled behind his own goal line
point after
point after touchdown
extra point
in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown
switch
switching
shift
the act of changing one thing or position for another, his switch on abortion cost him the election
springboard
jumping-off point
point of departure
a beginning from which an enterprise is launched, he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own, reality provides the jumping-off point for his illusions, the point of departure of international comparison cannot be an institution but must be the function it carries out
pass a flight or run by an aircraft over a target, the plane turned to make a second pass
three-point landing a landing in which all three wheels of the aircraft touch the ground at the same time
on the road
on tour
travelling about, they took the show on the road, they lost all their games on the road
trailing
tracking
the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind
shuffle
shuffling
make
the act of mixing cards haphazardly
reversion reverse reversal turnabout
turnaround
turning in the opposite direction
schism
split
division of a group into opposing factions, another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy
rent rip
split
the act of rending or ripping or splitting something, he gave the envelope a vigorous rip
double leg circle a gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast (with legs together) swings his legs in a circle while alternating hands on the pommels
reverse hang a hang with the arms extended in back
piked reverse hang a reverse hang performed on the rings
split extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
scissors a gymnastic exercise performed on the pommel horse when the gymnast moves his legs as the blades of scissors move
split stock split
split up
an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity, they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock
reverse split
reverse stock split
split down
a decrease in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
track and field participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it
track
running
the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
half gainer a dive in which the diver throws the feet forward and up to complete a half backward somersault and enters the water facing the diving board
away game
road game
a game played away from home
catch a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth, he played catch with his son in the backyard
twin bill
doubleheader
double feature
two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)
double dribble an illegal dribble in basketball (the player uses both hands to dribble or the player starts to dribble a second time after coming to a stop)
double Dutch the difficult version of jump rope in which players jump over two ropes that are swung in a crisscross manner by two turners
daily double a single bet on two horse races in the same day
road show a show on tour
completion pass completion (American football) a successful forward pass in football
reverse (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction
double reverse (American football) a running play in which a first reverse is followed by a second reverse
pass passing play
passing game
passing
(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate, the coach sent in a passing play on third and long
forward pass
aerial
a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
flare pass
flare
a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines, he threw a flare to the fullback who was tackled for a loss
screen pass a short forward pass in which the receiver is protected by a screen of blockers
lateral pass
lateral
a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
spot pass a pass to a designated spot on the field, the receiver should arrive at that spot the same time the ball does
switch a basketball maneuver, two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
double play the act of getting two players out on one play
safety squeeze play
safety squeeze
the runner on third base waits to start home until the batter has bunted successfully
half volley a tennis return made by hitting the ball immediately after it bounces
scissors kick a kick used in the sidestroke, legs are brought together in a scissoring motion
busywork
make-work
active work of little value, while he was waiting he filled the days with busywork
position post
berth
office spot billet
place
situation
a job in an organization, he occupied a post in the treasury
double entry
double-entry bookkeeping
bookkeeper debits the transaction to one account and credits it to another
sigmoidoscopy
flexible sigmoidoscopy
visual examination (with a sigmoidoscope) of the lower third of the colon in a search for polyps
split-brain technique brain surgery on animals in which the corpus callosum (and sometimes the optic chiasm) is severed so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted
closed-heart surgery heart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened)
stead
position place lieu
the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another, can you go in my stead?, took his place, in lieu of
position (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player, what position does he play?
double cross
doublerossing
an act of betrayal, he gave us the old double cross, I could no longer tolerate his impudent doublerossing
duplicity
double-dealing
acting in bad faith, deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another
make-believe
pretend
the enactment of a pretense, it was just pretend
crack fling go pass whirl
offer
a usually brief attempt, he took a crack at it, I gave it a whirl
double blind a test procedure in which the identity of those receiving the intervention is concealed from both the administrators and the subjects until after the test is completed, designed to reduce or eliminate bias in the results
doubling double raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of , I decided his double was a bluff
half nelson a wrestling hold in which the holder puts an arm under the opponent's arm and exerts pressure on the back of the neck
lock any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
scissors
scissors hold
scissor hold
scissor grip
scissors grip
a wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
lining facing providing something with a surface of a different material
double take a delayed reaction indicating surprise
road construction the construction of roads
safety blitz
linebacker blitzing
blitz
(American football) defensive players try to break through the offensive line
placement
location locating
position
positioning
emplacement
the act of putting something in a certain place
point duty the control of traffic by a policeman stationed at an intersection
road rage violence exhibited by drivers in traffic
double jeopardy the prosecution of a defendant for a criminal offense for which he has already been tried, prohibited in the fifth amendment to the United States Constitution
throw casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly, he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice
three-point turn the act of turning a vehicle around in a limited space by moving in a series of back and forward arcs
bluepoint
blue point
small edible oyster typically from the southern shore of Long Island
jacksnipe half snipe
Limnocryptes minima
a small short-billed Old World snipe
blue point Siamese Siamese cat having a bluish creamolored body and dark grey points