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Engelsk navneord: jaw

1. jaw (i anatomi) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth


Mindre specifikke termerbone, os


Mere specifikke termerchop, jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, maxilla, maxillary, submaxilla, upper jaw, upper jawbone


Omfatter disse specifikke termeralveolar arch, alveolar process, alveolar ridge, gum ridge


Omfatter disse overordnede termerskull

2. jaw (i anatomi) the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth


Mindre specifikke termerfeature, lineament


Omfatter disse overordnede termerface, human face

3. jaw (om genstand) holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object


Mindre specifikke termerholding device


Omfatter disse overordnede termeralligator clip, bench vise, bulldog clip, chuck, pair of pliers, pliers, plyers, spanner, vise, wrench


Engelsk udsagnsord: jaw

1. jaw (om kommunikation) talk socially without exchanging too much information


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, confab, confabulate, gossip, natter, shoot the breeze, visit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerconverse, discourse


Mere specifikke termerjawbone, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze

2. jaw (om kommunikation) talk incessantly and tiresomely


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rattle on, yack, yack away, yap away


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termermouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

3. jaw (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe jawed his bubble gum.
Chew your food and don't swallow it!.
The cows were masticating the grass.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chew, manducate, masticate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termergrate, grind


Mere specifikke termerchamp, champ, chaw, chomp, crunch, gnaw, gum, mumble, munch

4. jaw (om kommunikation) censure severely or angrily


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car.
The deputy ragged the Prime Minister.
The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, take to task, trounce


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termercriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart


Mere specifikke termerbrush down, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, objurgate, tell off









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