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Engelsk navneord: duck

1. duck (om dyr) small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

Mindre specifikke termeranseriform bird

Mere specifikke termerAix galericulata, Aix sponsa, Anas acuta, Anas clypeata, Anas penelope, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas rubripes, Aythya americana, Aythya ferina, Aythya valisineria, black duck, bluebill, broadbill, broadbill, Bucephela albeola, Bucephela clangula, bufflehead, butterball, Cairina moschata, canvasback, canvasback duck, dabbler, dabbling duck, dipper, diving duck, drake, duckling, goldeneye, mallard, mandarin duck, muscovy duck, musk duck, Oxyura jamaicensis, pin-tailed duck, pintail, pochard, quack-quack, redhead, ruddy duck, scaup, scaup duck, sea duck, sheldrake, shoveler, shoveller, summer duck, teal, whistler, widgeon, wigeon, wild duck, wood duck, wood widgeon

Omfatter disse specifikke termerduck, duck down

Tilhører disse overordnede termerAnatidae, family Anatidae

2. duck (om mængde el. mål) (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)duck's egg

Mindre specifikke termerscore

Overordnet emneområdecricket

3. duck (om mad) flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)

Mindre specifikke termerpoultry

Mere specifikke termerduckling

Omfatter disse overordnede termerduck

4. duck (om genstand) a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents

Mindre specifikke termercloth, fabric, material, textile

Engelsk udsagnsord: duck

1. duck (om bevægelse) to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBefore he could duck, another stone struck him.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termermove

2. duck (om bevægelse) submerge or plunge suddenly

Eksempler på anvendelseThe airplane is sure to duck

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerdive, plunge, plunk

3. duck (om bevægelse) dip into a liquid

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe dipped into the pool.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dip, douse

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerdip, douse, dunk, plunge, souse

4. duck (om kommunikation) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe dodged the issue.
She skirted the problem.
They tend to evade their responsibilities.
He evaded the questions skillfully.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)circumvent, dodge, elude, evade, fudge, hedge, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeravoid

Mere specifikke termerbeg, quibble

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