Engelsk ordbok

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Engelsk substantiv: preparation

1. preparation (om handling) the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPreparations for the ceremony had begun.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)readying

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkdeployment, fire control, groundwork, makeready, planning, priming, prolusion, tune-up, turnaround, turnround, warm-up

2. preparation (om masse eller substans) a substance prepared according to a formula

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)formulation

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchemical compound, compound

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcleaner, cleanser, cleansing agent, glycerinated gelatin, nebula, polish, smelling salts, starch

3. preparation (om erkjendelse) the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)planning, provision

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process

Mere spesifikke uttrykkagreement, applecart, arrangement, calculation, deliberation, forethought, malice aforethought, mens rea, premeditation

4. preparation (om tilstand) the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPutting them in readiness.
Their preparation was more than adequate.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)preparedness, readiness

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkstate

Mere spesifikke uttrykkalert, qui vive, ready

Kjennetegner disse uttrykkeneready, unready

Overordnet kategoriarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

5. preparation (om kommunikasjon) (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another dissonance.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkharmony, musical harmony

Overordnet kategorimusic

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)resolution

6. preparation (om handling) activity leading to skilled behavior

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)grooming, training

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkathletic training, discipline, drill, drill, exercise, military training, practice, practice session, recitation, retraining, schooling, skull practice, skull session, toilet training

7. preparation (om handling) preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)homework, prep

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkschool assignment, schoolwork

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenedidactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching

8. preparation (om handling) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCooking can be a great art.
People are needed who have experience in cookery.
He left the preparation of meals to his wife.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)cookery, cooking

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange of state

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbaking, boiling, braising, broil, broiling, browning, cuisine, culinary art, frying, fusion cooking, grilling, percolation, poaching, roasting, sauteing, simmering, stewing, toasting

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkseasoning, tenderisation, tenderization

Forekomster i samme kategorialcoholise, alcoholise, alcoholize, alcoholize, bake, barbecue, barbeque, baste, beat, blacken, blanch, boil down, boil down, braise, bread, brine, broil, brown, brown sauce, bruise, butterfly, calamari, calamary, can, caramelise, caramelise, caramelize, caramelize, challah, char, Chinese brown sauce, churn, clarify, coddle, concentrate, concentrate, concoct, conserve, cook, cook out, cook up, corn, cream, crisp, crispen, crumb, curry, curry, decoct, deep-fat-fry, deep-fry, devil, dredge, dress, dun, egg, farce, filet, fillet, fire, flavor, flavour, flour, fortify, fortify, french-fry, fricassee, frizzle, frost, fry, ginger, griddle, grill, hallah, hibachi, ice, Jewish rye, Jewish rye bread, jug, lace, lard, marinade, marinate, mask, micro-cook, microwave, nuke, oven broil, ovenbake, overboil, pan roast, pan-broil, pan-fry, parboil, pepper, pickle, precook, pressure-cook, puree, put on, put up, reduce, reduce, render, rice, roast, salt, salt, sauce, saute, savor, savour, scorch, scramble, sear, season, shirr, simmer, souse, spatchcock, spice, spice up, spike, splat, squid, steam, stew, stir fry, strain, stuff, tin, toast, truss, try, whip, whip up, whisk, whomp up, zap, zest

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