broom

suomi-englanti sanakirja

broom englannista suomeksi

  1. luuta, harja

  2. kanerva

  3. lakaista, luutia

  4. väriherne, vihma

  1. luuta, katuharja

  2. harja

  3. vihma, väriherne

  4. lakaista, luutia

  5. Substantiivi

broom englanniksi

  1. A domestic utensil with fibers bound together at the end of a long handle, used for sweeping.

  2. (syn)

  3. An implement with which players sweep the ice to make a stone travel further and curl less; a sweeper.

  4. Any of several yellow-flowered shrubs of the family Fabaceae, in the tribe Genisteae, including genera ''Cytisus'', ''Genista'', and (taxlink), with long, thin branches and small or few leaves.

  5. 1610, ''Tempest|The Tempest'', by (w), act 4 scene 1:

  6. (..) and thy broom groves,
    Whose shadow the dismissed bachelor loves,
    Being lass-lorn (..)
  7. (c) A gun, because it is more or less long, held similarly to a besom and “cleans” what is front.

  8. (quote-book)

  9. (quote-song)

  10. To sweep with a broom.

  11. 1855 September 29, (w), "Model Officials", in ''Household Words: A Weekly Journal'', Bradbury and Evens (1856), page 206:

  12. (..) Sidi, I was busy in the exercise of my functions, occupied in brooming the front of the stables, when who should come but Hhamed Ould Denéï on horseback, at full gallop, as if he were going to break his neck. (..)
  13. (ante) (w), ''Our Street'', in ''Christmas Books: Mrs. Perkins's Ball, Our Street, Dr. Birch'', Chapman & Hall (1857), http://books.google.com/books?id=hB8GAAAAQAAJ&pg=RA1-PA8&dq=brooming ''Our Street'' page 8:

  14. It was but this morning at eight, when poor Molly, was brooming the steps, and the baker paying her by no means unmerited compliments, that my landlady came whirling out of the ground-floor front, and sent the poor girl whimpering into the kitchen.
  15. (ante) Opal Stanley Whiteley, ''The Story of Opal: The Journal of an Understanding Heart'', Atlantic Monthly Press (1920), pages 58–59:

  16. After that I did take the broom from its place, and I gave the floor a good brooming. I broomed the boards up and down and cross-ways. There was not a speck of dirt on them left.
  17. 1997, Will Hobbs, ''Far North'' (HarperCollins, (ISBN), page 100:

  18. We broomed the dirt floor clean with spruce branches, brought our gear inside, and moved in.
  19. To improve the embedding of a membrane by using a broom or squeegee to smooth it out and ensure contact with the adhesive under the membrane.

  20. to get rid of someone, like firing an employee or breaking up with a girlfriend, to sweep another out of one's life

  21. *April 2002 Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborne, speaking to his son Harry, in the film "Spider-Man"

  22. A word to the "not-so-wise" about your girlfriend. Do what you need to with her, then broom her fast.
  23. *August 2002 Jeffrey J. Fox ''How to Become a Great Boss: The Rules for Getting and Keeping the Best Employees'' page 15

  24. let the employee leave on his own, or the boss must broom him. If you hire, or inherit, able people, and you groom them, you won't have to broom them. Groom, broom, and watch your company zoom.
  25. *2012 George Stevens Jr. ''Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation'' page 204

  26. I was still going to go with Breslin until one day he said to me, "I got a confession to make to yo. When my mothe died on her deathbed I promised her I'd never drive a car and I still don't know how to drive a car." I figured for this picture you have to drive a car, so I just decided to broom him and go with an actor.
  27. (alternative form of) (gloss)

  28. bromine

  29. bromine (defdate)