chink englannista suomeksi
täyttää raot, tilkitä
kilisyttää, helistä, kilahtaa, kilahdella, helähdellä
1898, (w), (w) Chapter 4
- Yet I did not give way, but settled to wait for the dawn, which must, I knew, be now at hand; for then I thought enough light would come through the chinks of the tomb above to show me how to set to work.
1842 (w), ''(w)''
- Through one cloudless chink, in a black, stormy sky, / Shines out the dewy morning star.
A vulnerability or flaw in a protection system or in any otherwise formidable system.
Ready money, especially in the form of coins.
1834, David Crockett, ''A Narrative of the Life of'', Nebraska 1987, pp. 47-8:
- I thought that if all the hills about there were pure chink, and all belonged to me, I would give them if I could just talk to her when I wanted to (..)
(quote-book)|passage=to leave his chink to better hands|year=1727|title=Occasional Poems|section="The Fortune-Hunter"
1855, Henry Augustus Wise, ''Tales for the Marines'' (page 121)
- At the same time, mind, I must have a bit of a frolic occasionally, for that's all the pleasure I has, when I gets a little chink in my becket; and ye know, too, that I don t care much for that stuff, for a dollar goes with me as fur as a gold ounce does with you, when ye put on your grand airs, and shower it about like a nabob.
To make a slight sound like that of metal objects touching.
To cause to make a sharp metallic sound, as coins, small pieces of metal, etc., by bringing them into collision with each other.
- He chinks his purse