suomi-englanti sanakirja

main englannista suomeksi

  1. avomeri

  2. pääjohto, pääputki

  3. silkka, pelkkä

  4. pää-

  1. pää-, pääasiallinen, valta / valta-

  2. pääjohto

  3. iso

  4. Substantiivi

  5. Verbi

main englanniksi

  1. Of chief or leading importance; prime, principal. (defdate)

  2. (RQ:Tillotson Wisdo)

  3. ''Religion'' direct us rather to ſecure ''inward peace'' than ''outward eaſe'', to be more careful to avoid ''everlaſting'' and ''intolerable torment'' than ''ſhort'' and ''light afflictions which are but for a moment''; (..) In a word, our ''main intereſt'' is to be ''as happy as we can'', and ''as long as is poſſible''; and if we be caſt into ſuch circumſtances, that we muſt be either in part and for a time or elſe wholly and always miſerable, the ''beſt wiſdom'' is to chuſe the ''greateſt'' and ''moſt laſting happiness'', but the ''leaſt'' and ''ſhorteſt miſery''.
  4. (RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)

  5. (quote-book) The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.

  6. Chief, most important, or principal in extent, size, or strength; consisting of the largest part.

  7. (synonyms)


  8. (RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)

  9. (quote-journal)|date=3 August 2013|volume=408|issue=8847|passage=The dawn of the oil age was fairly recent. Although the stuff was used to waterproof boats in the Middle East 6,000 years ago, extracting it in earnest began only in 1859 after an oil strike in Pennsylvania. (..) It was used to make kerosene, the main fuel for artificial lighting after overfishing led to a shortage of whale blubber. Other liquids produced in the refining process, too unstable or smoky for lamplight, were burned or dumped.

  10. Full, sheer, undivided. (defdate)

  11. (RQ:Scott Rob Roy) I shall never forget the diabolical sneer which writhed Rashleigh's wayward features, as I was forced from the apartment by the main strength of two of these youthful Titans.

  12. (RQ:Scott Tales of the Crusaders)

  13. Big; angry.

  14. Belonging to or connected with the principal mast in a vessel.

  15. Great in size or degree; important, powerful, strong, vast.

  16. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=Printed for R. Gosling,(nb...) W. Mears,(nb...) and J. Browne(nb...)|year=1718|volume=II|section=stanza LXXXIX|page=167|pageurl=|oclc=1904801|passage=And now that Current with main Fury ran / (The Stop remov'd that did the Courſe defend) / Unto the full of Miſchief, that began / T' an univerſal Ruin to extend; (..)

  17. Exceedingly, extremely, greatly, mightily, very, much.

  18. (quote-book)|location=Dublin|publisher=Printed by Richard James,(nb...)|year=1754|section=Act II|page=35|pageurl=|oclc=7748527|passage=''Suck''''y''. A Draught of Ale, Friend, for I'm main dry. / ''Pen''''elope''. Fie! fie! Niece! Is that Liquor for a young Lady? Don't disparage your Family and Breeding!

  19. (quote-book)|year=1778|year_published=c. 1813–1828|section=Act I, scene ii|page=309|pageurl=|oclc=40729653|passage=Why, it's main jolly to be sure, and all that so fair.

  20. (short for)

  21. To mainly play a specific character or side, or with specific equipment, during a game.

  22. (quote-web) just Told Me His ‘Dark Secret’|url=|archiveurl=|archivedate=30 March 2017|work=(w)|date=25 January 2017|passage=Now, full disclosure: I too main Soldier 76 in "(video game)|Overwatch" (by the way, the term "maining" is parlance for the most-often used character you play in a given game).

  23. To convert (a road) into a main or primary road.

  24. (quote-book) ''et al.''|title=An Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents Other than Court Forms|location=London|publisher=Butterworth|year=1904|volume=6|oclc=894505420|passage=When a rural district council considers that a highway in its district ought to become a main road by reason of its being a medium of communication between great towns, or a thoroughfare to a railway station, or otherwise, it may apply to the county council for an order "maining" the road under s. 15 of the Highways and Locomotives (Amendment) Act, 1878 (41 & 42 Vict. c. 77), as amended by s. 3 (viii.) of the Local Government Act, 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c. 41), and the county council may make an order accordingly.

  25. (quote-journal)

  26. That which is chief or principal; the chief or main portion; the bulk, the greater part, gross.

  27. (quote-book) and Tonson|Jacob Tonson(nb...)|year=1718|volume=II, part I|section=part II, book II|page=96|pageurl=|oclc=695990865|passage=''III the Great|Antiochus'' (..) thought it a proper time for him to attempt the recovery of ''Syria''; and ''Hermias'' his prime Miniſter preſſed hard for his going in perſon to this war, contrary to the Opinion of ''Epigenes'' his General; who thought it chiefly concerned him to ſuppreſs the Rebellion of ''(satrap)|Alexander'' and ''(w)'' in the East; and therefore adviſed him to march immediately in perſon with the main of his Army for the ſubduing of thoſe Rebels, before they ſhould gather greater ſtrength in the revolted Provinces againſt him.

  28. (quote-book)|year=1803|page=8|pageurl=|oclc=5861323|passage=But the King &91;(w)&93;, (..) preferring his affection to his own line and blood, (..) resolved to rest upon the title of Lancaster as the main, and to use the other two, that of marriage, and that of battle, but as supporters, the one to appease secret discontents, and the other to beat down open murmur and dispute; (..)

  29. The primary character that one plays in a game in which one can play more than one character.

  30. (antonyms)

  31. A large cable or pipe providing utility service to an area or a building, such as a main or main. (defdate)

  32. (quote-journal)|location=Dublin|publisher=Printed by Abraham Bradley and Abraham Bradley King,(nb...)|date=3 April 1778|year_published=1782|volume=XX|page=539|pageurl=|oclc=264474860|passage=The Contract with the Pipe-water Pavior was, as he recollects, to keep the Pavement in Repair for ſix Weeks; did oblige the Contractor to repair many Places in that ſix Weeks; there was a Part of the new Main failed in ''Dame-ſtreet''; was obliged to take up three or four Pieces in Length, in conſequence of a Sewer being made there, which undermined the Main, and put it out of its Place; (..)

  33. (quote-book)

  34. The seas. (defdate)

  35. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  36. (RQ:Dryden Virgil)

  37. (quote-book) (music)|chapter=(Handel)|Hercules: An Oratorio|title=The Miscellaneous Pieces, as Set to Music, of Geo. Fred. Handel.(nb...)|location=London|publisher=Printed for T. Heptinstall,(nb...)|year=c. 1744|year_published=1799|volume_plain=part II|section=part the second II, scene iv|page=53|pageurl=|oclc=642364001|passage=Wanton god of am'rous fires, / Wishes, sighs and soft desires, / All nature's sons thy laws maintain; / O'er liquid air, firm land, and swelling main, / Extend thy uncontroul'd and boundless reign.

  38. (quote-song)

  39. (quote-book)|title=Rudyard Kipling’s Verse: Inclusive Edition 1885–1918|location=London|publisher=& Stoughton|Hodder and Stoughton Ltd.|year=1907|year_published=1927|pages=436–437|pageurl=|oclc=5198131|passage=The Sons of Mary seldom bother, for they have inherited that good part; / But the Sons of Martha favour their Mother of the careful soul and the troubled heart, / (..) / It is their care that the wheels run truly; it is their care to embark and entrain, / Tally, transport, and deliver duly the Sons of Mary by land and main.

  40. The mainland. (defdate)

  41. (quote-book)|year=1624|year_published=1740|volume=III|page=526|pageurl=|oclc=960099509|passage=In the year that followed of 1589, we gave the ''Spaniards'' no breath, but turned challengers, invaded the main of ''Spain''. In which enterprize, although we failed of our end, which was to ſettle ''Prior of Crato|Don Antonio'' in the kingdom of ''Portugal'', yet a man ſhall hardly meet with an action that doth better reveal the great ſecret of the power of ''Spain'': (..)

  42. (RQ:Donne Devotions)

  43. (RQ:Smith Generall Historie)

  44. (RQ:Melville Moby-Dick) all this sufficiently proclaimed him an inheritor of the unvitiated blood of those proud warrior hunters, who, in quest of the great New England moose, had scoured, bow in hand, the aboriginal forests of the main.

  45. (short for) (defdate)

  46. Force, power, strength, violent effort. (defdate)

  47. A hand or match in a game of dice.

  48. (quote-book)?&93;|chapter=Epistle to Sheppard|Fleetwood Shephard, Esq.|mainauthor=“Mr. Gentleman” pseudonym|title=The New Pleasing Instructor: Or, Entertaining Moralist.(nb...)|location=York, Yorkshire|publisher=Printed by C. Etherington, for Bell (publisher)|John Bell, (...) and C. Etherington,(nb...)|date=14 May 1689|year_published=1772|page=370|pageurl=|oclc=79576873|passage=That writing is but juſt like dice, / And lucky mains make people wiſe: / That jumbled words, if fortune throw 'em, / Shall, well as Dryden|Dryden, form a poem; (..)

  49. The largest throw in a match at dice; in the game of hazard, a number from one to nine outVerb|called out by a person before the dice are thrown.

  50. (RQ:Thackeray Pendennis)

  51. A stake played for at dice.

  52. (RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-1 Q1)

  53. A sporting contest or match, especially a cockfighting match.

  54. (RQ:Thackeray Henry Esmond)

  55. A banker's shovel for coins.

  56. A basket for gathering grapes.

  57. (quote-book)|edition=3rd|location=London|publisher=Printed by C. and J. Ackers, for William Mount and Thomas Page ''et al.''|year=1751|column=1|oclc=644251218|passage=''A main'' hamper Corbis vindemiatorius|brackets=on

  58. (q) my

  59. (uxi)

  60. mine

  61. (qualifier) me

  62. (fi-form of)

  63. hand

  64. handball

  65. hand

  66. (C) quire

  67. to play

  68. to gamble

  69. woman

  70. (alt form)

  71. hand

  72. (inflection of)

  73. (alt sp)

  74. play

  75. (syn)

  76. slender, thin

  77. fine