stilted

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stilted englannista suomeksi

  1. jäykkä, väkinäinen

  1. Verbi

stilted englanniksi

  1. use|Making use of or possessing a stilt or stilts, or things resembling stilts; raised on stilts.

  2. (antonyms)

  3. (RQ:Young Night-Thoughts)

  4. (quote-book)|edition=2nd corrected and enlarged|location=Edinburgh|publisher=Printed by J. Stark, for & Robinson|Archibald Constable and Company; London: Murray (publisher)|John Murray,(nb...)|year=1806|oclc=960061402|passage=The state of husbandry is very far behind. The plough generally used is the single stilted one. In using this kind of plough, the ploughman bends towards the soil, and well merits the title of ''curvus arator'', bestowed by (w) on the Italian ploughman. ... The two-stilted plough is beginning to be used; but the general opinion is against it.|footer=(small) here means “the handle of a plough”.

  5. (quote-book)

  6. (RQ:Scott Pirate) here means “the handle of a plough”.

  7. (quote-book); Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green,(nb...)|year=1830|pages=379–380|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=pScOAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA379|oclc=82367409|passage=We have still more striking instances in the large clouded-wing crane fly (''Tipula gigantea'', (smallcaps)), popularly termed father longlegs, or jenny-spinner, their stilted legs enabling these insects to overtop the grass as they walk in the meadows, in the same way as our imaginary giraffe would overtop the trees in a forest.

  8. (quote-book) and Bennet (missionary)|George Bennet, Esq. Deputed from the London Missionary Society, to Visit Their Various Stations in the South Sea Islands, China, India, &c. between the Years 1821 and 1829. Compiled from Original Documents, ... In Three Volumes. ... From the First London Edition, Revised by an American Editor|series=Library of Religious Knowledge|seriesvolume=I|location=Boston, Mass.|publisher=Published by & Brewster|Crocker and Brewster,(nb...); New York, N.Y.: Leavitt (publisher)|Jonathan Leavitt,(nb...)|year=1832|volume=I|page=99|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=3QVAAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA99|oclc=950909687|passage=We were much more annoyed by our enemies within doors—the fleas, which, in spite of our stilted bedsteads, obtruded upon us, and were so ardent and active that sleep was hopeless in such society.

  9. (quote-journal)|location=London; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire|publisher=Publishers|Macmillan and Co.(nb...)|year=1879–1880|volume=II|pages=220–221|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=s441AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA220|issn=0022-3751|oclc=9559311|passage=Whether locomotion was possible or not, the animal remained a good half-minute at rest in this stilted attitude without venturing a step. ... When put on their feet in the water (instead of out of the water on a table) these crayfish had not such a strikingly stilted attitude, and did not as a rule attempt to walk, but began either feeding or preening movements, or falling over a little to one side set up the rhythmic swing instead.

  10. (quote-book)|year=1942–1947|year_published=1991|volume=III (1939–1962)|section=part II (The Double Axe 1942–1947), section I (The Love and the Hate)|pages=214–215|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=8_KEjI0oWzoC&pg=PA214|isbn=978-0-8047-1847-9|passage=Half dazzled, a man, a soldier / Standing beside the stilted water tank, the Spanish girl / Peeking at him from the doorway.

  11. (quote-book)|edition=6th|location=Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire|publisher=Bradt Travel Guides; Guildford, Conn.: Pequot Press|The Globe Pequot Press|month=January|year=2014|section=part 2 (Accra and Surrounds)|page=257|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=ShVTAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA257|isbn=978-1-84162-478-5|passage=Beyin is also a wonderful beach retreat in its own right, as well as being the normal base from which to visit the unique stilted village of Nzulezo.

  12. Elevated or raised in a contrived or unnatural way; stiff and artificially formal or pompous; also, depending on redundant, unnecessary elements.

  13. (ux)

  14. (quote-journal) 8vo. pp. 304. London; Longman and Co. 1813. review|editor=&91;(w)&93;|magazine=Review|The Quarterly Review|edition=5th|location=London|publisher=Murray (publisher)|John Murray,(nb...)|month=April|year=1814|volume=XI|issue=XXI|page=78|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=uZlKAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA78|oclc=1009026207|passage=Untutored intellects are pleased with its frothy sentiment and its florid language, just as young and uneducated eyes are delighted with the gaudy hues of coloured prints in aquatinta. But though the tinsel of this stilted prose greatly contributed to Gessner|Salomon Gessner's success in this and in every other country where his work has been naturalized, the story was not less essentially in its favour.

  15. (quote-book), once Master of the Rolls in Ireland:(nb...)|location=London|publisher=Printed for James Harper,(nb...); Dublin: Richard Milliken,(nb...)|year=1817|page=25|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=4kAsAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA25|oclc=1693368|passage=Tired of this popinjay's stupid vanity and stilted affectation, and having a cheerless and dreary prospect before him, he reflected that every thing is worth something.

  16. (RQ:Melville White Jacket)

  17. (RQ:Mackenzie Parson's Progress)

  18. (quote-book)|year=1981|page=25|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=zvJzgamEeUMC&pg=PA25|isbn=978-0-919670-54-9|passage=The course of the actual warfare is seen as a confrontation between vigorous frontier pragmatism and stilted European tactics – canny American marksmen with their squirrel guns, hiding among the trees and picking off British regulars as the redcoats marched stiffly past in their serried ranks, their drums beating and their flags flying.

  19. (quote-book)|year=2015|page=227|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=5kAxBAAAQBAJ&pg=PA227|isbn=978-1-4767-3075-2|passage=As soon as she sat down, I made a decision in my mind: I was not going to let our conversation conform to the stilted style that protocol would dictate. I decided to be funny, to be jokey. She connected immediately—she joked right back.

  20. Of a building or architectural feature such as an arch or vault: supported by (l); also having the main part raised above the usual level by some structure.

  21. (quote-book)|year=1845|page=124|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=n589AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA124|oclc=150486201|passage=In Winchester Cathedral and Romsey Abbey Church, we have examples of what is called the stilted or horse-shoe arch, which is where the curvature of the arch does not spring immediately from the capitals or imposts of the piers, but the extreme points of the semicircle are continued straight down below the spring of the curve before they rest on the imposts, thus giving the idea of an arch stilted or raised, and somewhat approximating in form that of a horse-shoe.

  22. (quote-book)|year=1920|page=84|pageurl=https://archive.org/details/5631513/page/n85/mode/1up|oclc=21664756|passage=The stilted arch was a good and much used expedient in ancient and modern times.

  23. (en-past of)