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Denizione di  blood - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua blood



blood (third-person singular simple present bloods, present participle blooding, simple past and past participle blooded)

  1. To cause something to be covered with blood; to bloody.
  2. (medicine, historical) To let blood (from); to bleed.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 121:
      Mr Western, who imputed these symptoms in his daughter to her fall, advised her to be presently blooded by way of prevention.
  3. To initiate into warfare or a blood sport.

blood (countable and uncountable; plural bloods)

  1. A vital liquid flowing in the bodies of many types of animals that usually conveys nutrients and oxygen. In vertebrates, it is colored red by hemoglobin, is conveyed by arteries and veins, is pumped by the heart and is usually generated in bone marrow.
  2. A family relationship due to birth, such as that between siblings; contrasted with relationships due to marriage or adoption. (See blood relative, blood relation, by blood.)
  3. (medicine, countable) A blood test or blood sample.
  4. The sap or juice which flows in or from plants.
    • 1841, B. Parsons, Anti-Bacchus, page 95:
      It is no tautology to call the blood of the grape red or purple, because the juice of that fruit was sometimes white and sometimes black or dark. The arterial blood of our bodies is red, but the venous is called ""black blood.""
    • 1901, Levi Leslie Lamborn, American Carnation Culture, fourth edition, page 57:
      Disbudding is merely a species of pruning, and should be done as soon as the lateral buds begin to develop on the cane. It diverts the flow of the plants blood from many buds into one or a few, thus increasing the size of the flower, [...]
    • 1916, John Gordon Dorrance, The Story of the Forest, page 44:
      Look at a leaf. On it are many little raised lines which reach out to all parts of the leaf and back to the stem and twig. These are ""veins,"" full of the trees blood. It is white and looks very much like water; [...]

Definizione italiano>inglese blood

  vital liquid flowing in animal bodies
  A fluid connective tissue consisting of the plasma and cells that circulate in the blood vessels.
sangue reale

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Traduzione 'veloce'

sangue |discendenza |libertino |sangue reale |sanguigna |sanguigno |sanguo |stirpe |zerbinotto |

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