trimmer

suomi-englanti sanakirja

trimmer englannista suomeksi

  1. virityslaippa

  2. palkki

  3. siistijä

  4. särmäyssaha

  1. Substantiivi

  2. trimmeri

trimmer englanniksi

  1. (en-comparative of)

  2. One who trims, arranges, fits, or ornaments.

  3. 1944, (w), ''(w)'', “Life Loves Living,”http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100121.txt

  4. It put me to endless expense of having roof-men, gutter-men and tree-trimmers. At last I gave the grim order, “Cut her down.”
  5. A device used to trim.

  6. ''My new electric shaver has a beard trimmer attachment.''

  7. A member of the crew who trims the sails.

  8. (syn)

    (hypo)

  9. Someone who fluctuates between opposing factions, political parties etc., according to current interest, a flip-flopper.

  10. 1848, (w), ''History of England'', I.2:

  11. Thus Halifax was a Trimmer on principle.
  12. (quote-book)|title=Fooling With Words : A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft|chapter=(w)|url=|page=6|text=    ''What do you love most?''    Most of all, I love being alive. I love the natural world—and caring and creative people—and the seekers of justice and truth. Whom do I disdain? Bigots, reactionaries, self-righteous people, zealots, trimmers, bullies, and manipulators.|publisher=William Morrow and Company, Inc.|location=New York, N.Y.|isbn=0-688-17346-2|oclc=

  13. 2011, Thomas Penn, ''Winter King'', Penguin 2012, p. 9:

  14. Lady Margaret Beaufort's third husband, Lord Stanley, an accomplished political trimmer, gave fair words but little commitment: the vast, well-armed Stanley retinues shadowed Henry's route southeast to the battlefield and waited, detached, to see how the chips fell.
  15. A beam into which are framed the ends of headers in floor framing, as when a hole is to be left for stairs, or to avoid bringing joists near chimneys.

  16. A person employed to rearrange the coal in the hold of a vessel, so that it fills the vessel without forming a conical blockage.

  17. A device for storing coal in gradually increasing piles made by building up at the point of the cone or top of the prism.

  18. A float bearing a baited hook and line, used in fishing for pike.

  19. One who or that which trims, or rebukes or reproves; a scold.

  20. 1853, (w), ''My Novel, or Varieties in English Life''

  21. Mr. Hazeldean wrote him such a trimmer that it could not but produce an unconciliatory reply.