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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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