Engelsk ordbog



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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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