Tensions between the Viacom-owned Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks, the star-studded boutique it bought almost two years ago for $1.53 billion, may drive Steven Spielberg to leave as soon as his contract is up -- taking several big names with him, BusinessWeek reported.
studded with sth
stud (DECORATION) Show phonetics
noun [C usually plural]
a small nail or piece of metal, with a large rounded top, that is hammered into or fixed to the surface of something, usually for decoration
studded Show phonetics
1 made with metal studs hammered into the surface in a pattern:
a studded dog-collar/leather jacket
2 LITERARY studded with sth If something is studded with many objects of the same type, those objects are arranged regularly across it, or across the surface of it:
a baked ham studded with cloves
Elaine looked up at the black, velvety sky studded with tiny, twinkling stars.
[BAHB-kah] A rum-scented, Polish sweet yeast bread studded with almonds, raisins and orange peel.
Mr. Bush studded his administration with many former Ford aides.
━━ n. 飾りびょう［くぎ］; 飾りボタン; 植込みボルト; （道路の仕切りを示すのに打つ）びょう; 【建】間柱(まばしら).
━━ vt. （-dd-） 飾りびょうを打つ; ちりばめる ((with)); 間柱をつける.
stud・ded ━━ a. びょう（のようなもの）で飾った ((with)) (a diamond-～ crown ダイヤモンドをちりばめた王冠）.
━━ n. （繁殖用などに飼育する）馬［動物］, その飼育場; 種馬; 〔俗〕 （セックスの面で）精力的な（若い）男.
at [in] stud 繁殖［種馬］用の.
(be) put out to stud 種馬として飼われて（いる）.
; 〈海事〉 【海事】補助帆, スタンスル.
stud farm 種馬農場.
stud horse 種馬.
- Having the ends of the collar fastened down by buttons: a button-down shirt.
- also but·toned-down (bŭt'nd-) Conservative, conventional, or unimaginative: “a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business” (Newsweek).