fish

suomi-englanti sanakirja

fish englannista suomeksi

  1. kala

  2. urkkia, kerjätä, kalastella

  3. kalastaa

  1. kalastaa

  2. kalastaa, onkia, naarata

  3. penkoa

  4. urkkia, onkia

  5. kalastella, kerjätä, vongata

  6. Substantiivi

fish englanniksi

  1. Fish

  1. A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills.

  2. (ux)

  3. Any animal (or any vertebrate) that lives exclusively in water.

  4. (quote-text)|title=History of the Earth and Animated Nature|volume=IV|passage=The whale, the limpet, the tortoise and the oyster… as men have been willing to give them all the name of fishes, it is wisest for us to conform.

  5. (quote-book)| year=1851| https://books.google.com/books?isbn=0981764479| author=(w)| passage=Be it known that, waiving all argument, I take the good old fashioned ground that the whale is a fish, and call upon holy Jonah to back me.

  6. Cod; codfish.

  7. The flesh of the fish used as food.

  8. (quote-journal)

  9. A card game in which the object is to obtain cards in pairs or sets of four (depending on the variation), by asking the other players for cards of a particular rank.

  10. A woman.

  11. An easy victim for swindling.

  12. A bad poker player. Compare shark (a good poker player).

  13. A makeshift overlapping longitudinal brace, originally shaped roughly like a fish, used to temporarily repair or extend a spar or mast of a ship.

  14. A purchase used to fish the anchor.

  15. A torpedo (the self-propelled explosive device).

  16. 1977, (w), ''Clear the Bridge: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang'', Ballantine Books (2003), page 344:

  17. The second and third fish went to the middle of her long superstructure and under her forward deck.
  18. A paraphyletic grouping of the following extant taxonomic groups:

  19. Class Myxini, the hagfish (no vertebra)

  20. Class Petromyzontida, the lampreys (no jaw)

  21. Within infraphylum Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates (also including Tetrapoda)

  22. Class Chondrichthyes, cartilaginous fish such as sharks and rays

  23. Superclass Osteichthyes, bony fish.

  24. The thirty-fourth Lenormand card.

  25. A period of time spent fishing.

  26. An instance of seeking something.

  27. To hunt fish or other aquatic animals in a body of water.

  28. 19th c., anonymous, "The Bonny Ship the 'Diamond'"

  29. ''It's cheer up, my lads, let your hearts never fail,''
    ''For the bonny ship the'' Diamond ''goes a-fishing for the whale.''

    ''She went to the river to fish for trout.''

  30. To search (a body of water) for something other than fish.

  31. To use as bait when fishing.

  32. (quote-book)

  33. To (attempt to) find or get hold of an object by searching among other objects.

  34. (syn)

  35. To talk to people in an attempt to get them to say something, or seek to obtain something by artifice.

  36. 1820, (w), ''Oedipus Tyrannus; Or, Swellfoot The Tyrant: A Tragedy in Two Acts'':

  37. Laoctonos is fishing for a compliment,But ’tis his due. Yes, you have drunk more wine,And shed more blood, than any man in Thebes.
  38. Of a batsman, to attempt to hit a ball outside off stump and miss it.

  39. To repair (a spar or mast) by fastening a beam or other long object (often called a fish) over the damaged part (see Noun above).

  40. 1970, James Henderson, ''The Frigates, an account of the lesser warships of the wars from 1793 to 1815'', Wordsworth (1998), page 143:

  41. (..) the crew were set to replacing and splicing the rigging and fishing the spars.
  42. To hoist the flukes of.

  43. 1860, ''Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons'' (page 214)

  44. Found that the cause of the ship's having drifted on the night of the 19th, was from the bight of the chain span (used to fish the anchor,) having slipped between the shank and upper fluke, thereby preventing the lower fluke from opening (..)
  45. A counter, used in various games.

  46. (alternative form of)