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Definizione monolingua e traduzione true

Inglese grammatica



true (third-person singular simple present trues, present participle trueing or truing, simple past and past participle trued)

  1. To straighten.
    He trued the spokes of the bicycle wheel.
  2. To make even, level, symmetrical, or accurate, align; adjust.
    We spent all night truing up the report.


  1. Truth.
  2. The state of being in alignment.
    • 1904, Lester Gray French, Machinery, Volume 10,
      Some toolmakers are very careless when drilling the first hole through work that is to be bored, claiming that if the drilled hole comes out of true somewhat it can be brought true with the boring tool.
    • 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald, O Russet Witch! in Tales of the Jazz Age,
      She clapped her hands happily, and he thought how pretty she was really, that is, the upper part of her face—from the bridge of the nose down she was somewhat out of true.
    • 1994, Bruce Palmer, How to Restore Your Harley-Davidson,
      The strength and number of blows depends on how far out of true the shafts are.

true (comparative truer, superlative truest)

  1. (of a statement) conforming to the actual state of reality or fact; factually correct.
    This is a true story.
  2. (logic) A state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
    ""A and B"" is true if and only if ""A"" is true and ""B"" is true.
  3. Loyal, faithful.
    He’s turned out to be a true friend.
  4. Genuine.
    This is true Parmesan cheese.
  5. Legitimate.
    The true king has returned!
  6. (of an aim or missile in archery, shooting, golf, etc.) Accurate; following a path toward the target.
    • 1801, Mrs. Cowley, “The siege of Acre”, The British Critic, volume 17-18‎, page 521: 
      Whateer the weapon, still his aim was true, Nor eer in vain the fatal bullet flew.
    • 2008, Carl Hiaasen, The downhill lie: a hackers return to a ruinous sport, page 188:
      I held my breath and struck the ball. My aim was true, but I didnt give the damn thing enough gas. It died three feet from the cup.
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    • 1990, William W. S. Wei, Time Series Analysis, ISBN 0201159112, page 8:
      Let Z_t be twice the value of a true die shown on the t-th toss.

true (not comparable)

  1. (of shooting, throwing etc) accurately
    this gun shoots true
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