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Engelsk tillægsord: opening

1. opening first or beginning


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth.
The play's opening scene.


Termer med lignende betydningbeginning, first, first, inaugural, initiative, initiatory, introductory, maiden, starting


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)closing


Engelsk navneord: opening

1. opening (om ting) an open or empty space in or between things


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a small opening between the trees.
The explosion made a gap in the wall.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gap


Mindre specifikke termerspace


Mere specifikke termerbreach, chasm, cleft, crack, crevice, diastema, fissure, foramen, hiatus, hole, mouth, nodes of Ranvier, pocket, Ranvier's nodes, rent, rift, rip, scissure, snag, split, tear, window


Omfatter disse overordnede termerEarth's surface, surface

2. opening (om begivenhed) a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise


Mindre specifikke termerceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance

3. opening (om handling) becoming open or being made open


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for.


Mindre specifikke termerchange of integrity


Mere specifikke termercut, cutting

4. opening (om begivenhed) the first performance (as of a theatrical production)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe opening received good critical reviews.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curtain raising, opening night


Mindre specifikke termerstart

5. opening (om handling) the act of opening something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door.


Mindre specifikke termermotility, motion, move, movement


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)closing, shutting

6. opening (om tilstand) opportunity especially for employment or promotion


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is an opening in the sales department.


Mindre specifikke termerchance, opportunity

7. opening (om kommunikation) the initial part of the introduction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe opening established the basic theme.


Mindre specifikke termerintroduction


Mere specifikke termersalutation, teaser

8. opening (om erkendelse) a possible alternative


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBankruptcy is always a possibility.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)possibility, possible action


Mindre specifikke termeralternative, choice, option


Mere specifikke termerpossible

9. opening (i anatomi) an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)orifice, porta


Mindre specifikke termerpassage, passageway


Mere specifikke termeranus, aortic orifice, blastopore, cardia, cervix, cervix uteri, external orifice, fenestra, fontanel, fontanelle, introitus, mouth, naris, os, porta hepatis, pylorus, rima, soft spot, spiracle, stoma, urethral orifice, uterine cervix, vent

10. opening (om genstand) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door.


Mindre specifikke termerartefact, artifact


Mere specifikke termeraperture, bell, breech, crack, embrasure, exit, fenestella, fly, fly front, gap, grille, gun muzzle, hole, inlet, intake, interstice, issue, lattice, lunette, mouth, muzzle, neck, neck opening, outlet, pass-through, port, porthole, rear of barrel, rear of tube, slit, spout, throat, way out, wicket, window, window

11. opening (om genstand) an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hatchway, scuttle


Mindre specifikke termerentrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway


Mere specifikke termerescape hatch


Omfatter disse specifikke termerhatch

12. opening (om handling) a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe memorized all the important chess openings.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)chess opening


Mindre specifikke termersequence, succession


Overordnet emneområdechess, chess game

13. opening (om handling) the first of a series of actions


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)first step, initiative, opening move


Mindre specifikke termerbeginning, commencement, start


Mere specifikke termercurtain raiser, first base, peace initiative









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