tumbler englannista suomeksi
One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat.
(RQ:Bacon Learning) the tricks of tumblers, funambuloes, baladines (..)
A movable obstruction in a lock, consisting of a lever, latch, wheel, slide, or the like, which must be adjusted to a particular position by a key or other means before the bolt can be thrown in locking or unlocking.
A rotating device for smoothing and polishing rough objects, placed inside it, on relatively small parts.
A drinking glass that has no stem, foot, or handle — so called because such glasses originally had a pointed or convex base and could not be set down without spilling. This compelled the drinker to finish his measure.
1919, (w), ''(w)'', Moon and Sixpence/Chapter XLVI|chapter 46
- "You don't think it's too early?" said the Captain.
- "You and your liver must decide that between you," I replied.
- "I'm practically a teetotaller," he said, as he poured himself out a good half-tumbler of Canadian Club.
A variety of the domestic pigeon remarkable for its habit of tumbling, or turning somersaults, during its flight.
A beverage cup, typically made of stainless steel, that is broad at the top and narrow at the bottom commonly used in India.