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Engelsk navneord: piece

1. piece (om genstand) a separate part of a whole

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn important piece of the evidence.

Mindre specifikke termerpart, portion

Mere specifikke termerbeam, fragment, piece of cloth, piece of leather, piece of material, scrap, shard, sherd, snip, snippet, snipping, spindle

2. piece (om genstand) an item that is an instance of some type

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe designed a new piece of equipment.
She bought a lovely piece of china.

Mindre specifikke termeritem

3. piece (om ting) a portion of a natural object

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey analyzed the river into three parts.
He needed a piece of granite.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)part

Mindre specifikke termerthing

Mere specifikke termeracicula, base, body part, corner, corpus, craton, cutting, fragment, hunk, lump, nub, segment, slice, strip, stub, world

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerNorth Atlantic, North Pacific, South Atlantic, South Pacific

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbuilding block, unit

4. piece (om kommunikation) a musical work that has been created

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe composition is written in four movements.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)composition, musical composition, opus, piece of music

Mindre specifikke termermusic

Mere specifikke termeradagio, allegretto, allegro, andante, arrangement, bagatelle, canon, capriccio, divertimento, duet, duette, duo, etude, fantasia, idyl, idyll, incidental music, intermezzo, introit, larghetto, largo, medley, morceau, motet, movement, musical arrangement, musical passage, nocturne, notturno, octet, octette, passage, pastiche, pastoral, pastorale, potpourri, program music, programme music, quartet, quartette, quintet, quintette, realisation, realization, septet, septette, serenade, sestet, sextet, sextette, sheet music, solo, song, study, suite, symphonic poem, toccata, tone poem, trio, vocal

Omfatter disse specifikke termercoda, finale

5. piece (om begivenhed) an instance of some kind

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a nice piece of work.
He had a bit of good luck.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bit

Mindre specifikke termercase, example, instance

6. piece (om kommunikation) an artistic or literary composition

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wrote an interesting piece on Iran.
The children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests.

Mindre specifikke termercreation

Mere specifikke termerafterpiece, article, fragment, hiatus, morceau

7. piece (om genstand) a portable gun

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wore his firearm in a shoulder holster.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)firearm, small-arm

Mindre specifikke termergun

Mere specifikke termer.22, autoloader, handgun, muzzle loader, pistol, repeater, repeating firearm, rifle, riot gun, scattergun, self-loader, shooting iron, shotgun, side arm, smoothbore, twenty-two

Omfatter disse specifikke termerfiring pin, lock, sights

8. piece (om mad) a serving that has been cut from a larger portion

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA piece of pie.
A slice of bread.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)slice

Mindre specifikke termerhelping, portion, serving

Mere specifikke termercutlet, escallop, filet, fillet, fish filet, fish fillet, scallop, scollop

9. piece (om egenskab) a distance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is down the road a piece.

Mindre specifikke termerdistance

10. piece (om genstand) a work of art of some artistic value

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis store sells only objets d'art.
It is not known who created this piece.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)art object, objet d'art

Mindre specifikke termerwork of art

Mere specifikke termervirtu

11. piece (om tid) a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was here for a little while.
I need to rest for a piece.
A spell of good weather.
A patch of bad weather.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)patch, spell, while

Mindre specifikke termertime

Mere specifikke termercold snap, cold spell, hot spell, snap

12. piece (om forhold) a share of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA slice of the company's revenue.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)slice

Mindre specifikke termerpart, percentage, portion, share

13. piece (om genstand) game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe taught me to set up the men on the chess board.
He sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)man

Mindre specifikke termergame equipment

Mere specifikke termerblack, checker, chequer, chess piece, chessman, tile, white

Engelsk udsagnsord: piece

1. piece (om relation) to join or unite the pieces of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPatch the skirt.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey piece the cape

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)patch

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something with something

Mindre specifikke termerconjoin, join

Mere specifikke termervamp, vamp up

2. piece (om tilvejebringelse) create by putting components or members together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe pieced a quilt.
He tacked together some verses.
They set up a committee.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assemble, put together, set up, tack, tack together

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbring together, create, join, make

Mere specifikke termercomfit, compound, confect, confection, configure, confuse, jumble, mix up, reassemble, rig up

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)break apart, disassemble, take apart, dismantle, break up

3. piece (om relation) join during spinning

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPiece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termersplice

4. piece (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) eat intermittently; take small bites of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pieced at the sandwich all morning.
She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nibble, pick

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termereat

5. piece (om ændring) repair by adding pieces

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe pieced the china cup.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)patch

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbushel, doctor, fix, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on

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