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Engelsk navneord: heart

1. heart (om erkendelse) the locus of feelings and intuitions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn your heart you know it is true.
Her story would melt your bosom.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bosom


Mindre specifikke termerhunch, intuition, suspicion

2. heart (i anatomi) the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe stood still, his heart thumping wildly.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pump, ticker


Mindre specifikke termerinternal organ, viscus


Mere specifikke termerathlete's heart, biauriculate heart


Omfatter disse specifikke termerarteria coronaria, cardiac muscle, cardiac valve, coronary artery, heart muscle, heart valve, valve


Omfatter disse overordnede termercardiovascular system, circulatory system

3. heart (om egenskab) the courage to carry on


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe kept fighting on pure spunk.
You haven't got the heart for baseball.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mettle, nerve, spunk


Mindre specifikke termerbraveness, bravery, courage, courageousness

4. heart (om sted) an area that is approximately central within some larger region


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is in the center of town.
They ran forward into the heart of the struggle.
They were in the eye of the storm.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)center, centre, eye, middle


Mindre specifikke termerarea, country


Mere specifikke termercenter stage, central city, centre stage, city center, city centre, financial center, hub, inner city, medical center, midfield, midstream, seat, storm center, storm centre


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCity of London, the City

5. heart (om erkendelse) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gist of the prosecutor's argument.
The heart and soul of the Republican Party.
The nub of the story.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum


Mindre specifikke termercognitive content, content, mental object


Mere specifikke termerbare bones, haecceity, hypostasis, quiddity, quintessence, stuff

6. heart (om egenskab) an inclination or tendency of a certain kind


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a change of heart.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spirit


Mindre specifikke termerdisposition, temperament

7. heart (om form) a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe drew a heart and called it a valentine.


Mindre specifikke termerplane figure, two-dimensional figure

8. heart (om mad) a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA five-pound beef heart will serve six.


Mindre specifikke termerorgans, variety meat

9. heart (om fornemmelse) a positive feeling of liking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had trouble expressing the affection he felt.
The child won everyone's heart.
The warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affection, affectionateness, fondness, philia, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness


Mindre specifikke termerfeeling


Mere specifikke termerattachment, fond regard, protectiveness, regard, respect, soft spot

10. heart (om genstand) a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe led the queen of hearts.
Hearts were trumps.


Mindre specifikke termerplaying card


Tilhører disse overordnede termermajor suit









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