couch

suomi-englanti sanakirja

couch englannista suomeksi

  1. psykiatrin sohva

  2. pohjustus

  3. leposohva

  4. ilmaista

  1. sohva, leposohva

couch englanniksi

  1. An item of furniture, often upholstered, for the comfortable seating of more than one person.

  2. (quote-book)|year=2009|page=|isbn=978-1-4081-1327-1|passage=At a casting workshop, an actor was performing a blank scene (..) and he had not bothered to make any choices about why he was on stage, what his motivation was, what he was playing. He had decided who he was and where he was (on a couch with his girlfriend) but had not decided what he wanted. So the performance was flat and lifeless.

  3. (quote-book)|year=2010|isbn=978-0-415-47615-7|passage=(..) I want to try to describe my efforts to take psychoanalysis as a method off the couch and into the work of creating and using a political conference table.

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  5. A bed, a resting-place.

  6. (quote-book) O thou dull God, why lyeſt thou with the vilde, / In loathſome Beds, and leavest|leau'st the Kingly Couch, / A Watch-caſe, or a common Larum-Bell?

  7. (quote-journal)|magazine=(w)|location=Boston, Mass.|publisher=O. Everett|year=c. 1811 or 1816|year_published=September 1817|oclc=4604572|passage=Approach thy grave / Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch / About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.

  8. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner|year=1896|section=stanza XLVI, lines 19–22|oclc=2026821|passage=He and those / Shall bide eternal bedfellows / Where low upon the couch he lies / Whence he never shall arise.

  9. (quote-book)|year=1963|oclc=483591931|ol=2004261W|passage=The half-dozen pieces (..) were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. (..) The bed was the most extravagant piece. Its graceful cane halftester rose high towards the cornice and was so festooned in carved white wood that the effect was positively insecure, as if the great couch were trimmed with icing sugar.

  10. (quote-book)|year=1997|page=22|isbn=978-0-87661-183-8|passage=The dining room that is typical of the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore differs considerably from the large public dining hall known from other sites such as Perachora or the Argive Heraion. It is small and encloses no more than nine couches, with seven or eight being most common. (..) Throughout, we use the term "banquette" to indicate the continuous platform in contrast to "couch," which designates a portion of that banquette reserved for one diner. (..) Individual couches are always marked off by contoured armrests, composed of a single row of fieldstones plastered with clay.

  11. The den of an otter.

  12. A preliminary layer, as of colour or size.

  13. (quote-book)|year=1839|page=231|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=eZlAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA231|oclc=609196706|passage=For the re-lining, the usual method is to strain a new and strong cloth of an even surface upon the stretcher, to rub it down smooth with pumice stone, and then to give it an even couch of paste, a similar couch is then to be applied to the back of the picture after it has been freed from all inequalities; (..)

  14. (quote-book) Your paint should glide and then melt into the couch as you work the paint with your brush.

  15. A mass of steeped barley spread upon a floor to germinate, in malting; or the floor occupied by the barley.

  16. (ux)

  17. (quote-book), St George's Cathedral, Southwark|St. George's, (w), and 5, Talbot Court, (w)|year=1849|pages=125–126|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=77JjAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA125|oclc=881493046|passage=MALTING IN MUNICH. The barley is steeped till the acrospire, in embryo, or seed germ, seems to be quickened; (..) As long however as the seed-gum sticks to the husk, it has not been steeped enough for exposure to the underground malt-floor: nor can deficient steeping be safely made up for afterwards by sprinkling the malt couch with a watering can, which is apt to render the malting irregular. (..) It barley is now taken out and laid on the couch floor, in a square heap, eight to ten inches high, and it is turned over morning and evening with dexterity, so as to throw the middle portion upon the top and bottom of the new made couch.

  18. Psychotherapy.

  19. ''He spent years on the couch going over his traumatic childhood.''

  20. To down; to recline (upon a couch or other place of repose).

  21. (syn)

  22. (quote-book).

  23. (quote-av)|role=Lelaina Pierce|title=(w)|location=Universal City, Calif.|publisher=Pictures Home Entertainment|MCA Universal Home Video|year=1994|oclc=31129702|passage=All you do around here, Troy, is eat and couch and fondle the remote control.

  24. To bend the body, as in reverence, pain, labor, etc.; to stoop; to crouch.

  25. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  26. To lay something upon a bed or other resting place.

  27. (quote-book)|year=1974|isbn=978-0-340-16692-5|passage=The storm seemed to have acquired a second wind, blowing as fiercely as in the morning, and at the tree we couched the beasts and started to upload again. We rolled into our blankets once more, and passed more hours sheltering blindly from the blasting of the sand.

  28. To arrange or dispose as if in a bed.

  29. 1684, (w), ''The Theory of the Earth: Containing an Account of the Original of the Earth, and of All the General Changes which it Hath Already Undergone, or Is to Undergo, Till the Consummation of All Things'', volume I, London: Printed by Roger Norton for Walter Kettilby, (w) 12330969, book I; republished as ''The Theory of the Earth: Containing an Account of the Original of the Earth, and of All the General Changes which it Hath Already Undergone, or Is to Undergo, Till the Consummation of All Things. The Two First Books Concerning the Deluge, and Concerning Paradise'', 3rd edition, volume I, London: Printed for Roger Norton for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop's-Head in St Paul's Cathedral|S. Paul's Church-Yard, 1697, (w) 228725686, page 56:

  30. The Sea and the Land make one Globe, and the waters couch themſelves, as cloſe as may be, to the Center of this Globe in a Spherical convexity; ſo that if all the Mountains and Hills were ſcal'd, and the Earth made even, the Waters would not overflow its ſmooth ſurface; (..)
  31. To lay or deposit in a bed or layer; to bed.

  32. 1627, (w), “VIII. Century”, in ''Sylua Syluarum: or A Naturall Historie: in Ten Centuries. VVritten by the Right Honourable Francis Lord Verulam Viscount St. Alban. Published after the Authors Death, by Rawley|VVilliam Rawley Doctor of Diuinitie, late His Lordships Chaplaine'', London: Printed by Iohn Hand Augustine Matthews|Augustine Mathewes for William Lee at the Turks Head in Street|Fleet-street, next to the Miter, (w) 606502643; republished as ''Sylva Sylvarvm: or A Naturall Historie. In Ten Centvries. Written by the Right Honourable Francis Lo. Verulam Viscount St. Alban. Published after the Authors Death, by William Rawley Doctor in Divinitie, One of His Majesties Chaplaines. Hereunto is now Added an Alphabeticall Table of the Principall Things Contained in the Whole Worke'', London: Printed by John Haviland for William Lee, and are to be sold by John Williams, 1635, (w) 606502717, page 197:

  33. It is, at this Day, in uſe, in ''Gaza'', to couch ''Pot-Sheards'' or ''Veſſels'' of ''Earth'', in their ''Walls'', to gather the ''Wind'' from the top, and to paſſe it downe in Spouts into ''Roomes''. It is a Device for ''Freſhneſſe'', in great Heats; (..)
  34. To lower (a spear or lance) to the position of attack.

  35. (RQ:Scott Lay of the Last Minstrel)

  36. In the treatment of a cataract in the eye, to displace the opaque lens with a sharp object such as a needle. The technique is regarded as largely obsolete.

  37. (quote-book) A Man having a Cataract in both Eyes, which intirely deprived him of Sight, committed himſelf to an Oculiſt, who finding them ripe, performed the Operation, and couched the Cataracts with all the Succeſs could be deſired; but after they were couched, he could not ſee objects diſtinctly, even at an ordinary Diſtance, without the Help of a very convex Lens; which is what every body has obſerved to be neceſſary to all thoſe who have had a Cataract couched: (..).

  38. To transfer (for example, sheets of partly dried pulp) from the wire mould to a felt blanket for further drying.

  39. (quote-journal)

  40. (quote-book) After couching the sheet, place a new felt on top and repeat the operation.

  41. To attach a thread onto (l) with small stitches in order to add (l).

  42. To phrase in a particular style; to use specific wording for.

  43. (quote-journal); London: Cadell (publisher)|Thomas Cadell and W. Davis|year=1878|volume=CXXIII|page=49|oclc=631932349|passage=And here I should observe that I had received a letter from Flora couched in rather cool terms, congratulating me on my marriage; (..)

  44. To lie down for concealment; to conceal, to hide; to be concealed; to be included or involved darkly or secretly.

  45. (quote-book)|year=1661|section=dialogue 2|oclc=614597712|passage=You have overlooked a fallacy couched in the experiment of the stick.

  46. 1832, (w), “The State of Sacred Science: ‘Thy Testimonies are My Meditation’”, in ''Saturday Evening'', London: Holdsworth and Ball, (w) 262702496; republished Hingham, Mass.: Published by C. & E. B. Gill ..., 1833, (w) 191249371, page 91:

  47. (..) Or who, regardless of the powers of calumny that keep their state as ministers of vengeance around the throne of ancient Prejudice, explores anew the half-hidden, half-revealed wonders, that yet couch beneath the words of the Scripture?
  48. (l), a species of persistent grass, ''repens'', usually considered a weed.

  49. (quote-journal), W.C.|date=19 November 1864|volume=24|issue=47|page=1114, column 2|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=-j9JAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA1114|oclc=220082288|passage=The first field it did was one on which Swedes had been roughly planted the year previously, but it had not been touched since the crop was eaten off, and was then a perfect wilderness of Couch, Docks, Thistles, and Dandelions.