1. To make a strident sound; SYN. blare.
2. To use explosives on; SYN. strafe, shell.
1. To cause to be bored; SYN. tire.
2. To drill a hole into; SYN. drill.
tidal flow of water up estuaries
wall of water advancing up narrow estuary at certain tides.
1. To break the water, as by leaping out; -- said of a whale.
2. To break a clause in a contract.
1. To begin suddenly and sometimes violently
2. To take from stowage in preparation for usage.
1. To pass through, as through a barrier; SYN. crack.
2. To penetrate; SYN. come through.
Sinonimi: bull through
1. To advance in price, as of stocks.
2. To push or force; SYN. bull through.
3. To try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying.
Commerce, speculator in shares who desires a rise in price; papal edict.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: cleaved; or: cleft).
1. To make by cutting into.
2. To separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; SYN. split, rive.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: drove, driven).
1. To operate a vehicle; To travel in a vehicle; SYN. motor, cruise, travel.
2. To push or propel.
3. To cause someone or something to move by driving.
4. To cause to function.
5. To cause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force.
6. To compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on.
7. To compel somebody to do something, often against his own will or judgment.
8. To have certain properties when driven; SYN. ride.
9. To hit (a ball) very hard and straight, as (in cricket) with the bat swinging more or less vertically.
10. To strike (the ball) with a driver, as in teeing off; in golf.
11. To move into a desired direction of discourse; SYN. get, aim.
12. To SYN. tool.
13. To search (an area) for game.
14. To excavate horizontally, in mining.
15. To chase (game) from cover into more open ground.
1. To eat by pecking at; of birds; SYN. pick up.
2. To hit lightly with a picking motion; SYN. pick, beak.
1. To come to understand; SYN. fathom, bottom.
2. To pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance.
1. To make a hole through ; especially; to make a line of holes in to facilitate separation
2. To pass through or into by or as if by making a hole
3. To penetrate a surface
4. To bore through; to pierce through with a pointed instrument; to make a hole or holes through by boring or piercing; to pierce or penetrate the surface of.
1. To part by violence; break, burst
2. To create or induce a breach of
3. To produce a rupture in
4. To have or undergo a rupture
Sinonimi: stave in
To burst or force (a hole) into something; SYN. stave in.
To walk (through relatively shallow water).
(Irregular preterit, past participle: wove, woven; or: weaved).
1. To interlace as if weaving; SYN. interweave.
2. To create textiles; create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton.
3. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course: the river winds through the hills.; SYN. wind, thread, meander.
To squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; SYN. squeeze, force.
Block of triangular cross-section that can be used as a simple machine. An axe is a wedge: it splits wood by redirecting the energy of the downward blow sideways, where it exerts the force needed to split the wood.