2016年4月23日 星期六

placement, wave, waver, waiver, longheld, unwavering,displacement

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David
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the 
early
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days
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the
practice
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 and
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sermon
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all
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 what
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 going 
to
 do.




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Barnes did so much, more than he was capable of knowing. We can know how much only if his orchestrations are taken apart and rearranged ever so slightly and briefly, once in a while. It is great that Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, the architects, adhered to his vision so sensitively, providing a kind of unwaveringly accurate baseline. But every so often the pieces of even his most revelatory ensembles should be freed from his matrix, just as his amazing achievement has been liberated from Merion.





placement Line breaks: place|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪsmənt/



NOUN

[MASS NOUN]
1The action of placing someone or something somewhere:the proper placement of microphones
1.1The action of finding a home, job, or school for someone:a baby put up for adoption may wait up to three years or more for placement[COUNT NOUN]: a placement in a special school
1.2British The temporary posting of someone in a workplace to enable them to gain work experience:students spend one year on industrial placement


steadfast Pronunciation (adjective) Marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable.
Synonyms:unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering, firm, steady, stiff
Usage:He remained steadfast in his belief that he had done the right thing.




3[WITH OBJECT AND ADVERBIAL OF DIRECTION] Instruct (someone) to move in a particular direction by moving one’s hand:he waved her back
wave
v., waved, wav·ing, waves.v.intr.
  1. To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind.
  2. To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand: waved as she drove by.
  3. To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl: Her hair waves naturally.
v.tr.
  1. To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly: She waved a fan before her face.
    1. To move or swing as in giving a signal: He waved his hand. See synonyms at flourish.
    2. To signal or express by waving the hand or an object held in the hand: We waved goodbye.
    3. To signal (a person) to move in a specified direction: The police officer waved the motorist into the right lane.
  2. To arrange into curves, curls, or undulations: wave one's hair.
n.
    1. A ridge or swell moving through or along the surface of a large body of water.
    2. A small ridge or swell moving across the interface of two fluids and dependent on surface tension.
  1. The sea. Often used in the plural: vanished beneath the waves.
  2. Something that suggests the form and motion of a wave in the sea, especially:
    1. A moving curve or succession of curves in or on a surface; an undulation: waves of wheat in the wind.
    2. A curve or succession of curves, as in the hair.
    3. A curved shape, outline, or pattern.
  3. A movement up and down or back and forth: a wave of the hand.
    1. A surge or rush, as of sensation: a wave of nausea; a wave of indignation.
    2. A sudden great rise, as in activity or intensity: a wave of panic selling on the stock market.
    3. A rising trend that involves large numbers of individuals: a wave of conservatism.
    4. One of a succession of mass movements: the first wave of settlers.
    5. A maneuver in which fans at a sports event simulate an ocean wave by rising quickly in sequence with arms upraised and then quickly sitting down again in a continuous rolling motion.
  4. A widespread, persistent meteorological condition, especially of temperature: a heat wave.
  5. Physics.
    1. A disturbance traveling through a medium by which energy is transferred from one particle of the medium to another without causing any permanent displacement of the medium itself.
    2. A graphic representation of the variation of such a disturbance with time.
    3. A single cycle of such a disturbance.
phrasal verb:wave off

  1. To dismiss or refuse by waving the hand or arm: waved off his invitation to join the group.
  2. Sports. To cancel or nullify by waving the arms, usually from a crossed position: waved off the goal because time had run out.

[Middle English waven, from Old English wafian.]
waver wav'er n.


[名]
1 波, 波浪;波のような動き, うねり, 波立ち
waves of applause
拍手の波
The waves rose and fell.
波が上下にうねっていた.
2 (手・ハンカチなどを)振ること;振ってする合図
give a person a parting wave
人に手を振って別れる.
3 《物理学》(光・音などの)波, 波動.
4 (感情・景気などの)波, 高まり((of ...));広く広がった共通の感情[意見, 傾向]
a wave of pain
襲ってくる痛み
a wave of prosperity
好景気の波
a wave of suicides
自殺増加の傾向.
5 (移民・部隊・渡り鳥などの)集団の移動, 波, (大勢の人の)押し寄せ((of ...)).
6 (地形の)起伏, うねり;(頭髪の)ウエーブ;(織地などの)波形曲線[模様]((of ...))
waves of wheat
波うつような麦畑
a permanent wave
パーマ(ネント).
7 ((米))(観客が見せる)ウエーブ(((英))Mexican wave).
8 (気象などの)急激な変動;(異常に寒い・暑い気候の)一期間((of ...))
a cold [a heat] wave
寒波[熱波]
a long wave of hot weather
打ち続く暑い天気.
9 ((通例the 〜(s)))((文))(川・湖・海などの)水;大洋.
catch the wave
(時代や状況の)流れをつかむ, 時流に乗る.
▼サーフィンから.
in waves
断続的に押し寄せて, 波状的に
attack in waves
波状攻撃をする.
make waves
((略式))(…に)波風を立てる, 騒ぎ[もんちゃく]を起こす, 波紋を投じる((among ...)).
━━[動](自)
1I[副])]〈手・旗などが〉振られる;手[旗など]を振って(…に)合図[あいさつ]する((at, to ...))
wave to [at] a person
手を振って人にあいさつする
wave to the sofa
ソファに座るように手で合図する
wave to the car to go back
車にバックするように手を振って合図する
The Queen waved at the crowd.
女王は群衆に手を振った.
2 揺れる, 揺れ動く, 翻る.
3 〈道などが〉波形をしている;〈髪が〉ウエーブしている, 起伏する, うねる
My hair doesn't wave naturally.
私の髪のウエーブは天然のものではない.
━━(他)
1
(1)III[名][副])]〈手・旗などを〉振る, 振り回す((around, ((英))about));〈武器などを〉(人に)振り回す((at, to ...))
Mother waved her hand at [to] you.
お母さんがあなたに手を振りましたよ
The robber waved a knife at us.
強盗はわれわれにナイフを振り回した.
(2)III[名][副]/V[名]to do]〈人・車などに〉(…するよう)手[旗]で合図する;[wave A to B/wave B A]〈A(あいさつなど)をB(人)に〉手を振って知らせる
wave the boys aside [away] from the table
少年たちにテーブルから離れろと合図する
wave a car on to the corner
車に角まで進めと手を振って指示する
wave a child (to come) nearer
子供に手を振って近くへ来るよう合図する
wave a person goodby [=wave goodby to a person]
手を振って人に別れを告げる.
2 〈風などが〉〈旗・枝などを〉揺り動かす, 翻させる.
3 〈髪を〉ウエーブさせる;…をうねらせる;…を起伏させる;〈織地に〉波紋[波形模様]をつける.
wave ... aside/wave aside ...
(1)(他)1 (2)
(2) 〈考え・提案などを〉はねつける, 退ける.
wave ... away [off]/wave away [off] ...
(1)(他)1 (2)
(2) 〈疑惑などを〉払いのける.
wave ... down
〈車に〉手を振って止まれと合図する.
wáved
[形]
wave・less
[形]
wave・lìke
[形]




waver[wa・ver1]

  • レベル:社会人必須
  • 発音記号[wéivər]
[動](自)
1 揺れる, 揺れ動く;ひらひらする;〈光・炎などが〉ちらちらする, またたく, ゆらめく;〈手・声などが〉震える;〈人・物が〉ぐらつく, よろめく;〈物価などが〉絶えず変動する
Her love for him began to waver.
彼への愛はぐらつき始めた.
2 〈人・勇気などが〉動揺する, ひるむ, 浮き足立つ.
3 〈考えなどが〉ぐらつく;〈人が〉(判断・決断などに)迷う((in ...));〈人・判断などが〉(…の間で)ためらう, ちゅうちょする((between ...))
waver in one's judgment
判断に迷う
His mood wavers between cheer and gloom.
喜んだりふさいだり気分が定まらない.
━━[名]揺れ, 明滅, よろめき, ぐらつき;動揺;迷い.
wa・ver・er

waiver[waiv・er]

  • レベル:社会人必須
  • 発音記号[wéivər]
[名]《法律》
1 [U]権利放棄. ▼レンタカーのcollision damage waiverは, 一定の割増料金を支払った者に対する衝突の損害請求額を貸す側が放棄するという意味
the waiver clause
(海上保険の)免責条項.
2 1の証書.



displacement

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈpleɪsm(ə)nt/
Translate displacement | into Italian

noun

[mass noun]
  • 1the action of moving something from its place or position:vertical displacement of the shoreline [count noun]:a displacement of the vertebra at the bottom of the spine
  • the removal of someone or something by someone or something else which takes their place:males may be able to resist displacement by other males
  • the enforced departure of people from their homes, typically because of war, persecution, or natural disaster:the displacement of farmers by guerrilla activity
  • [count noun] the amount by which a thing is moved from a position:a displacement of 6.8 metres along the San Andreas fault
  • 2the occupation by a submerged body or part of a body of a volume which would otherwise be occupied by a fluid.
  • the volume or weight of fluid that would fill the volume displaced by a floating ship, used as a measure of the ship’s size:the submarine has a surface displacement of 2,185 tons
  • technical the volume swept by a reciprocating system, as in a pump or engine: [as modifier]:a fixed displacement gear
  • 3 Psychoanalysis the unconscious transfer of an intense emotion from one object to another:this phobia was linked with the displacement of fear of his father
  • 4 Physics the component of an electric field due to free separated charges, regardless of any polarizing effects.
  • the vector representing such a component.
  • the flux density of such an electric field.

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