waft

suomi-englanti sanakirja

waft englannista suomeksi

  1. leijailla, leijua

  2. leuhahtaa

  3. merkinantolippu

  1. Verbi

  2. leijua, lehahtaa

  3. leijua, kellua

  4. vilkuttaa

  5. Substantiivi

waft englanniksi

  1. To (cause to) float easily or gently through the air.

  2. (ux)

  3. (quote-book)|seriesvolume=57|location=Cambridge, Mass.|publisher=(w); London: (publisher)|William Heinemann Ltd.|year=1914|oclc=728546559|passage=I will sing of stately Aphrodite, gold-crowned and beautiful, whose dominion is the walled cities of all sea-set Cyprus. There the moist breath of the western wind wafted her over the waves of the loud-moaning sea in soft foam, and there the gold-filleted Hours welcomed her joyously.

  4. (quote-book)

  5. (quote-journal)

  6. (quote-journal) seals England’s stunning comeback against Germany|url=http://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/mar/26/germany-england-international-friendly-match-report|newspaper=(w)|city=London|date=27 March 2016|passage=(w), playing with a peacock-like spread of feathers, wafted one chance over an exposed net for a miss that was completely out of place with the rest of his display.

  7. To be moved, or to pass, on a buoyant medium; to float.

  8. 1675, (w), ''(w)'', London: s.n., (w) 497010563, Act III, scene i; republished as “Aureng-Zebe, a Tragedy”, in (w), editor, ''The Works of John Dryden, now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes. Illustrated with Notes, Historical, Critical, and Explanatory, and a Life of the Author, by Walter Scott, Esq.'', volume V, London: Printed for Miller (British publisher)|William Miller, (w), by Ballantyne|James Ballantyne and Co. Edinburgh, 1808, (w) 317070632, page 226:

  9. Unhappy Aureng-Zebe is in disgrace; / And your Morat, proclaimed the successor, / Is called, to awe the city with his power. / Those trumpets his triumphant entry tell, / And now the shouts waft near the citadel.
  10. To give notice to by waving something; to wave the hand to; to beckon.

  11. (quote-book) but ſoft: who wafts vs yonder.

  12. A light breeze.

  13. 1902, John Buchan, ''The Outgoing of the Tide''

  14. It lay before him white and ghaistly, with mist blowing in wafts across it and a slow swaying of the tides.
  15. Something (such as an odor or perfume) that is carried through the air.

  16. (quote-journal)|location=St. Louis, Mo.|publisher=Hartmann Pub. Co.|month=September|year=2010|volume=16|issue=9|page=170|issn=1090-5723|passage=Patrol Magazine says of this Oxford, Miss., band: "Guitars are responsible for every noise in Colour Revolt's mix—not a single note of piano, waft of synthesizer, or evidence of electronic tampering are to be found.(nb..)"

  17. A flag used to indicate wind direction or, with a knot tied in the center, as a signal; a waif, a wheft.