trim englannista suomeksi
muotoilu, tasoittaminen, trimmaus
siistiä, trimmata, leikata
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1883, (w), ''(w)''
- The captain made us trim the boat, and we got her to lie a little more evenly.
To modify the angle (of the sails) relative to the wind, especially to set them at the most advantageous angle.
To make trim; to put in due order for any purpose; to make right, neat, or pleasing; to adjust.
- The hermit trimmed his little fire.
To dress; to make smooth.
Decoration; especially, decoration placed along edges or borders.
Dress; gear; ornaments.
(RQ:Scott Peveril of the Peak)
(RQ:Chapman Andromeda Liberat)
- The measure and whole trim of comeliness
1969, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Bantam, 1971, Chapter 35, pp. 239-240,https://archive.org/details/iknowwhycagedbi000maya
- “Take me somewhere.”
- His response lacked dignity, but in fairness to him I admit that I had left him little chance to be suave.
- He asked, “You mean, you’re going to give me some trim?”
The arrangement of the sails with reference to the wind.
1599, (w), ''(w)'', Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare)|(nowrap)
- (..)manhood is melted into curtsies, valour into compliment, and men are only turned into tongue, and trim ones too: he is now as valiant as Hercules that only tells a lie and swears it.
- “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron; and she looked it, always trim and trig and smooth of surface like a converted yacht cleared for action. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable,(nb..).
In good order; properly managed or maintained.
With sails well trimmed.
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