Sich bewegende Plattform, auf der der Fahrgast auf der Fahrtreppe fährt.
ETYM French degré, Old Fren. degret, from Late Lat. degradare. Related to Degrade.
1. A measure for arcs and angles; SYN. arcdegree.
2. A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; SYN. grade, level.
3. A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; SYN. level, stage, point.
4. A unit of temperature on a specified scale.
5. The highest power of a term or variable.
6. The seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime).
An incremental value in the temperature scale, i.e., there are 100[s] between the ice point and the boiling point of water in the Celsius scale and 180[s]F between the same two points in the Fahrenheit scale.
ETYM French grade, Latin gradus step, pace, grade, from gradi to step, go. Related to Congress, Degree, Gradus.
1. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group; SYN. level, tier.
2. The gradient of a slope or road or other surface.
3. The height of the ground on which something stands; SYN. ground level.
Sinonimi: spirit level
ETYM Old Eng. level, livel, Old Fren. livel, French niveau, from Latin libella level, water level, a plumb level, dim. of libra pound, measure for liquids, balance, water poise, level. Related to Librate, Libella.
1. Establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid; SYN. spirit level.
2. Height above ground.
ETYM Old Eng. pas, French pas, from Latin passus a step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in walking; cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to Eng. patent. Related to Pas, Pass.
1. A step in walking or running; SYN. stride, tread.
2. The rate of moving (especially walking or running); SYN. gait.
3. The relative speed of progress or change; SYN. rate.
ETYM Old Eng. pich, as. pic, Latin pix.
1. Any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue; SYN. tar.
2. The action or manner of throwing something.
3. The throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter; SYN. delivery.
4. The property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration.
5. Degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; SYN. rake, slant.
6. A high approach shot in golf; SYN. pitch shot.
7. (British) A vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk).
8. An all-fours card game in which the first card led is a trump; SYN. auction pitch.
1. A row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
2. Relative status
ETYM Old Eng. ronge, AS. hrung, a staff, rod, pole; akin to German runge a short, thick piece of iron or wood, OD. ronghe a prop, support, Icel. röng a rib in a ship, Goth. Hrugga a staff.
A crosspiece between the legs of a chair; SYN. round, stave.
Sinonimi: microscope stage | leg
ETYM Old Fren. estage, French étage, (assumed) Late Lat. staticum, from Latin stare to stand. Related to Stand, Static.
1. A large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience.
2. Any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something.
3. (Usually); the theater as a profession.
4. A small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination; SYN. microscope stage.
5. A section or portion of a journey or course; SYN. leg.
ETYM as. staepe. Related to Step.
1. A place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; SYN. stair.
2. A short distance.
3. The act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down.