nerve englannista suomeksi
(senseid) A neuron.
(RQ:Wodehouse Jeeves in the Offing)
2013, Daniel Taylor, ''Jack Wilshere scores twice to ease Arsenal to victory over Marseille'' (in ''The Guardian'', 26 November 2013)http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/nov/26/arsenal-marseille-match-report-champions-league
- A trip to the whistling, fire-cracking Stadio San Paolo is always a test of nerve but Wenger's men have already outplayed the Italians once.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Regained)
(senseid) One's neural structures considered collectively as, and conceptually equated with, one's psyche;
A ''nervy'' tank lining will be difficult to lay around tight bends or in corners because it tends to spring back.Blair Rubber company glossary of terms. https://blairrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/glossary-of-terms.pdf
1959, Newell A Perry, Eric O Ridgway, US patent US2870103 Ahttps://www.google.com/patents/US2870103
- The nerviness (ability to recover quickly from strain or stretching) ... generally requires it to be broken down or masticated on the mill before the other compounding ingredients are added. In the break-down operation, heat is inherently generated by the sheer action of the milling or mixing equipment on the polymer. Therefore, it is difficult to maintain the desired low temperatures during the milling or mixing... An object of this invention is to reduce the inherent ''nerve'' of ... polymers ... during break-down.
To give courage.
''May their example nerve us to face the enemy.''
1861, Elizabeth Gaskell, ''The Grey Woman''
- And how I strained my ears, and nerved my hands and limbs, beginning to twitch with convulsive movements, which I feared might betray me!
''The liquor nerved up several of the men after their icy march.''
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