2017年2月1日 星期三

stall, standstill, shiftless, uncreated, idle, Je Maintiendrai, dexter; gules

But The New Bauhaus Has gone. Eighty students who
had applied for enrollment for the second year had to be told
that their hopes for a new art education were idle. 

Democrats Work to Stall Confirmations

Democrats skipped the scheduled votes on the picks for Treasury and health secretary and pushed to block Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the attorney general nominee.

Quotation of the Day: "I’m concerned about the fact there seems to be a war on the poor. That if you’re poor, somehow you’re shiftless and lazy." — Gov. John R. Kasich, an Ohio Republican, critiquing his party’s views on poverty programs.

shift·less (shĭft'lĭs) pronunciation

    1. Lacking ambition or purpose; lazy: a shiftless student.
    2. Characterized by a lack of ambition or energy: studied in a shiftless way.
  1. Lacking resourcefulness or efficiency; incompetent.
[SHIFT, expedient + -LESS.]
shiftlessly shift'less·ly adv.
shiftlessness shift'less·ness n.un·cre·at·ed (ŭn'krē-ā'tĭd) pronunciation
  1. Not having been created; not yet in existence.
  2. Existing of itself; uncaused.


adj., i·dler, i·dlest.
    1. Not employed or busy: idle carpenters. See synonyms at inactive.
    2. Avoiding work or employment; lazy: shiftless, idle youth. See synonyms at lazy.
    3. Not in use or operation: idle hands.
  1. Lacking substance, value, or basis. See synonyms at baseless, vain.

v., i·dled, i·dling, i·dles. v.intr.
  1. To pass time without working or while avoiding work.
  2. To move lazily and without purpose.
  3. To run at a slow speed or out of gear. Used of a motor vehicle.
  1. To pass (time) without working or while avoiding work; waste: idle the afternoon away.
  2. To make or cause to be unemployed or inactive.
  3. To cause (a motor, for example) to idle.
  1. A state of idling. Used of a motor vehicle: an engine running quietly at idle.
  2. A mechanism for regulating the speed at which an engine runs at rest: set the idle higher to keep the motor from stalling.
[Middle English idel, from Old English īdel.]
idleness i'dle·ness n.
idler i'dler (īd'lər) n.
idly i'dly adv.
Royal-wedding souvenirs line a street stall in London, the city where Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry on Friday
Sang Tan / AP


1 (馬屋・牛舎などの1頭用の)一仕切り;((〜s))馬屋, 家畜小屋
He led the horse back into the stall.
2 ((しばしば複合語))((主に英))売店, 商品陳列台
a newspaper stall
3 (エンジン・車の)失速, エンスト;《航空》失速.
4 個室;小区画;(会社・駅などのトイレの)大便用の1区画;(駐車場などの)一区画
a shower stall
5 ((the 〜s))((英・豪))劇場の一階舞台前の特別席(⇒ORCHESTRA 2).
7 教会内陣の聖職者席, 共唱祈祷(きとう)
a choir stall
8 ストール, 指サック.
9 ((米俗))(2人以上のスリのうち)被害者の注意をそらす係. ▼実際に盗む人間はhook.
1 〈車・エンジンに〉エンストを起こさせる, 失速させる;〈飛行機を〉失速させる.
2 〈馬・車などを〉立ち往生させる;…を行き詰まらせる
reopen the stalled talks
Her car was stalled in the snow.
3 〈家畜を〉畜舎に入れる;〈牛を〉(太らせるために)牛舎に閉じ込める.
4 〈畜舎に〉仕切りをする.
1 〈エンジン・車などが〉止まる;〈航空機が〉失速する((out))
The car stalled completely.
2 行き詰まる;((米))〈馬・車などが〉立ち往生する((out)).
3 〈家畜が〉畜舎にはいっている.
[古英語steall. ラテン語stabulum(馬小屋)と同系. △STABLE1, STEAD, STILL1
((略式))[名](引き延ばしの)口実, 言いのがれ, ごまかし.
━━[動](自)(口実をもうけて)時間かせぎをする;言いのがれる, ごまかす
stall for time
━━(他)〈人を〉足止めさせる;(準備が整うまで)〈事を〉遅らせる;〈交渉などを〉(口実をもうけて)引き延ばす;…を避ける, ごまかす((off))
stall one's enemy

  1. A compartment for one domestic animal in a barn or shed.
    1. A booth, cubicle, or stand used by a vendor, as at a market.
    2. A small compartment: a shower stall.
    1. An enclosed seat in the chancel of a church.
    2. A pew in a church.
  2. Chiefly British. A seat in the front part of a theater.
  3. A space marked off, as in a garage, for parking a motor vehicle.
  4. A protective sheath for a finger or toe.
  5. The sudden, unintended loss of power or effectiveness in an engine.
  6. A condition in which an aircraft or airfoil experiences an interruption of airflow resulting in loss of lift and a tendency to drop.

v., stalled, stall·ing, stalls. v.tr.
  1. To put or lodge in a stall.
  2. To maintain in a stall for fattening: to stall cattle.
  3. To halt the motion or progress of; bring to a standstill.
  4. To cause (a motor or motor vehicle) accidentally to stop running.
  5. To cause (an aircraft) to go into a stall.
  1. To live or be lodged in a stall. Used of an animal.
  2. To stick fast in mud or snow.
  3. To come to a standstill: Negotiations stalled.
  4. To stop running as a result of mechanical failure: The car stalled on the freeway.
  5. To lose forward flying speed, causing a stall. Used of an aircraft.
[Middle English stalle, from Old English steall, standing place, stable.]

stall2 (stôl) pronunciation
A ruse or tactic used to mislead or delay.

v., stalled, stall·ing, stalls. v.tr.
To employ delaying tactics against: stall off creditors.

To employ delaying tactics: stalling for time.

[Alteration (influenced by STALL1) of obsolete stale, pickpocket's accomplice, from Middle English, decoy, from Anglo-Norman estale, of Germanic origin, possibly akin to Old English stǣl, stathol, place, position. See staddle.]


[名]((a 〜))停止;行き詰まり

an economic standstill
be at a standstill
come to a standstill
行き詰まる, 停止する
bring ... to a standstill
…を行き詰まらせる, 停止させる.
standstill negotiations
a standstill agreement

Coat_of_arms_of_the_Netherlands.svg(SVG文件,圖像大小:512 × 563像素,文件大小:409 KB)荷蘭國徽啟用於1815年8月24日。中心圖案為一盾徽,藍底,飾以黃色長方形小塊。中間為一隻頭戴金冠、呈忿怒狀的金色、紅舌紅爪,手持劍和代表七個省份的箭枝的獅子。上有王冠。外有兩隻紅舌紅爪獅子守護盾徽。下方藍色綬帶書有威廉一世的格言:「Je Maintiendrai」 (中古法語:我將堅持,原來的格言以後還有Châlon,即其前任所屬的家族名,後來改為拿騷,最後被刪除)。這些圖案被置於斗蓬中,上方有王冠。


The blazon is follows:
Azure, billetty Or a lion with a coronet Or armed and langued Gules holding in his dexter paw a sword Argent hilted Or and in the sinister paw seven arrows Argent pointed and bound together Or. [The seven arrows stand for the seven provinces of the Union of Utrecht.] The shield is crowned with the (Dutch) royal crown and supported by two lions Or armed and langued gules. They stand on a scroll Azure with the text (Or) "Je Maintiendrai" (French for "I will maintain".)
The monarch places this coat of arms on a mantle gules lined with Ermine. Above the mantle is a pavilion gules again topped with the royal crown.
In the Royal decree it is stated that the male successors can replace the crown on the shield by a helm with the crest of Nassau. (For a description see below at "Nassau".)


  • 発音記号[gjúːlz]
[名][形]《紋章》赤色(の), 紅色(の).