smear englannista suomeksi
tahrata, vetää lokaan, mustamaalata
''The artist smeared paint over the canvas in broad strokes.''
1776, (w), ''A Survey of Experimental Philosophy,'' London: T. Carnan and F. Newbery, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)74,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004897705.0001.001
- In general, all bodies whose surfaces are even will (..) stick to each other, and if a liquid be smeared over either surface, their cohesion will be still the stronger.
2019, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Penguin,https://books.google.ca/books?id=hKRtDwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- Then you would kneel and smear a handful of pomade through my hair, comb it over.
To cover (a surface ''with'' a layer of some substance) by rubbing.
''She smeared her lips with lipstick.''
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost) a Vessel of huge bulk,Measur’d by Cubit, length, & breadth, and highth,Smeard round with Pitch,
1964, (w), ''(w),'' London: Vintage, 2010, p.(nbs)53,https://archive.org/details/singleman0000ishe/page/53/mode/1up?q=smear
- (..) it’s ''better'' if we admit to disliking and hating them, than if we try to smear our feelings over with pseudo-liberal sentimentality.
To make something dirty.
1583, (w) (translator), ''The Sermons of (w) upon the (w),'' London: George Bishop, Sermon(nbs)41, p.(nbs)246,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A17698.0001.001
- A man may bee smeared or grimed, and euerie man shall laugh at him, and yet he himselfe shall not perceiue it a whit.
1855, (w), ''(w),'' London: Chapman and Hall, Volume(nbs)2, Chapter(nbs)11, p.(nbs)147,https://archive.org/details/northsouth02gask/page/147/mode/1up?q=smeared
- (..) she returned, carrying Johnnie, his face all smeared with eating,
2016, (w), ''(w),'' Penguin, 2017, Chapter(nbs)2,https://books.google.ca/books?id=A8AiDAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- His hands and forearms, his face, his good shirt and suit are smeared from the dustbins and climbing the fence,
(qualifier) To make a surface dirty by covering it.
1982, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Knopf, 1989, Chapter(nbs)6, p.(nbs)168,https://archive.org/details/dinnerathomesick0000tyle_x4u5/page/168/mode/1up?q=smear
- a rust spot smearing the back of the sink
(RQ:Joyce Dubliners)|page=164|url=https://archive.org/details/dubliners00joycrich/page/164/mode/1up?q=smear|text=May everlasting shame consumeThe memory of those who triedTo befoul and smear th’ exalted nameOf one who spurned them in his pride.
1976, (w), “J.M.—A Writer’s Tribute” in ''Writers in Politics,'' London: Heinemann, 1981, p.(nbs)82,https://archive.org/details/writersinpolitic0000ngug/page/82/mode/1up?q=smear
- The imperialist foreigners then in the offices of the Nation Newspapers would not allow the African staff to review it. They handled it themselves in order to smear the book and its author and his celebration of (w).
2018, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Norton, “Neelay Mehta,”https://books.google.ca/books?id=_zQsDwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- They’ll smear him on the country’s dial-up bulletin boards as the worst traitor.
To cause (something) to be messy or not clear by rubbing and spreading it.
(RQ:Dickens David Copperfield)
1954, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Ballantine, 1973, Book(nbs)2, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)419,https://archive.org/details/lordofrings0000tolk_k7e8/page/419/mode/1up?q=smeared
- Then there are four lines smeared so that I can only read ''went 5 days ago''.
2007, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Weinstein Books, Book(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)56,https://archive.org/details/giftofrain00tant/page/56/mode/1up?q=smeared
- Bird droppings, smeared by the strokes of rain and dried by the heat, streaked its sides.
To become messy or not clear by being spread.
''The paint is still wet — don't touch it or it will smear.''
1970, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Fawcett, 1971, Chapter(nbs)2, p.(nbs)84,https://archive.org/details/mrsammlersplanet1970bell/page/84/mode/1up?q=smeared
- ciphers smeared on the windows of condemned shops
1985, (w), ''(w),'' Penguin, Part(nbs)3, Chapter(nbs)39, p.(nbs)311,https://archive.org/details/whitenoise00deli/page/311/mode/1up?q=smear
- smear crude words on the walls in the victim’s own blood as evidence of his final cult-related frenzy
2001, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Grove Press, 2002, “The Freshwater Crayfish,”https://books.google.ca/books?id=VRPnBAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- (..) she brought a red daubed finger up to my cheek & began to smear markings on my face.
To cause (something) to be a particular colour by covering with a substance.
1864, (w), ''A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome,'' London: Tinsley Brothers, Volume(nbs)1, Chapter(nbs)3, p.(nbs)43,https://archive.org/details/missiontogelelek18641burt/page/43/mode/1up?q=smeared
- small wooden dolls smeared red as though with blood
1917, (w), “Pastoral” in ''(w),'' Boston: The Four Seas Company, p.(nbs)15,https://archive.org/details/bookofpoem100willrich/page/15/mode/1up?q=smeared
- the fences and outhouses
- built of barrel-staves
- and parts of boxes, all,
- if I am fortunate,
- smeared a bluish green
1993, (w), ''(w),'' Penguin, 1994, Chapter(nbs)2.1, p.(nbs)73,https://archive.org/details/suitableboy0000seth/page/73/mode/1up?q=smeared
- They paid the tonga-wallah double his regular fare and smeared his forehead pink and that of his horse green for good measure.
To rub (a body part, etc.) across a surface.
(RQ:Dickens Great Expectations) he smeared his ragged rough sleeve over his eyes.
1979, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Random House, Chapter(nbs)3, p.(nbs)58,https://archive.org/details/sophieschoicesty00styr/page/58/mode/1up?q=smeared
- With the lazy appetite of a calf mooning over a salt lick, he smeared his sizable nose against her face,
2013, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Knopf, Chapter(nbs)6, p.(nbs)74,https://archive.org/details/americanah00chim/page/74/mode/1up?q=%22smear+their%22
- (..) what was it with all those village people who could not stand on their feet without reaching out to smear their palm on a wall?
To attempt to remove (a substance) from a surface by rubbing.
(RQ:Dickens Oliver Twist) a dirty belcher handkerchief round his neck, with the long frayed ends of which he smeared the beer from his face as he spoke:
1926, (w), ''(w),'' London: Heinemann, 1955, Chapter(nbs)5, p.(nbs)85,https://archive.org/details/plumedserpent0000lawr/page/76/mode/2up?q=smear
- The boatman rowed short and hard (..), only pausing at moments swiftly to smear the sweat from his face with an old rag he kept on the bench beside him.
1960, (w), “Holiday” in Douglas and Sylvia Angus (eds.), ''Contemporary American Short Stories,'' New York: Ballantine, 1983, p.(nbs)323,https://archive.org/details/contemporaryamer00angu/page/323/mode/1up?q=smearing
- (..) she stood and shook with silent crying, smearing away her tears with the open palm of her hand.
To climb without using footholds, using the friction from the shoe to stay on the wall.
A mark made by smearing.
''This detergent cleans windows without leaving smears.''
1886, (w), ''(w),'' London: Smith, Elder, Volume(nbs)2, Chapter(nbs)8, p.(nbs)108,https://archive.org/details/mayorofcasterbri02hard/page/108/mode/1up?q=smear
- A smear of decisive lead-coloured paint had been laid on to obliterate Henchard’s name, though its letters dimly loomed through like ships in a fog.
1933, (w), ''First Russia, Then Tibet,'' London: Macmillan, Part(nbs)2, Chapter(nbs)8,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20170539/html.php
- Vast avalanches had left their dirty smears on the opposing slopes,
1952, (w), ''(w),'' London: Heinemann, Chapter(nbs)2,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20120508/html.php
- she bought a couple of rolls filled with a thin smear of potted meat for her breakfast
2005, (w), ''(w),'' London: Picador, Part(nbs)2, p.(nbs)228,https://archive.org/details/sea00banv/page/228/mode/1up?q=smear
- I could see the roofs of the town on the horizon, and farther off and higher up, a tiny silver ship propped motionless on a smear of pale sea.
1752, (w), ''A Lick at a Liar,'' London: R. Griffiths, p.(nbs)7,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004806911.0001.000
- I should have held him quite beneath my Notice, as is all he utters, but that the Appetite of Slander, in many, is too predominant; and, ’tis possible, when the filthiest Fellow throws a Profusion of Dirt, some may chance to stick, if not timely thrown off; I shall endeavour therefore, to wipe away the sooty Smears of this Chimney-sweeper, by relating a simple Fact, which will, I flatter myself, amply confute the malicious Tales of this unprovoked, rancorous Mortal:
(RQ:Toole Confederacy Dunces)
A preparation to be examined under a microscope, made by spreading a thin layer of a substance (such as blood, bacterial culture) on a slide.Edwin Benzel Steen, ''Dictionary of Biology,'' New York: Barnes & Noble, 1971.https://archive.org/details/dictionaryofbiol00edwi/page/504/mode/1up?q=smear
A smear (gloss).
''I'm going to the doctor's this afternoon for a smear.''
1954, ''Radio & Television News: Radio-electronic engineering section''
- In television terms, a certain amount of smear, ringing, and anticipatory overshoot are indigenous to VSB transmission.
1972, ''Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports''
- Results show the reduction in intelligibility produced by changing the filter condition was much greater than reductions caused by altering smear duration.