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

Definizione monolingua river



river (third-person singular simple present rivers, present participle rivering, simple past and past participle rivered)

  1. (poker) To improve one’s hand to beat another player on the final card in a poker game.
    Johnny rivered me by drawing that Ace of spades

river (plural rivers)

  1. A large and often winding stream which drains a land mass, carrying water down from higher areas to a lower point, ending at an ocean or in an inland sea. Occasionally rivers overflow their banks and cause floods.
    • 1908, Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
      By the side of the river he trotted as one trots, when very small, by the side of a man who holds one spell-bound by exciting stories; and when tired at last, he sat on the bank, while the river still chattered on to him, a babbling procession of the best stories in the world, sent from the heart of the earth to be told at last to the insatiable sea.
  2. Any large flow of a liquid in a single body (e.g., a river of blood).
  3. (poker) The last card dealt in a hand.

Definizione italiano>inglese river

  large stream which drains a landmass
  A stream of water which flows in a channel from high ground to low ground and ultimately to a lake or the sea, except in a desert area where it may dwindle away to nothing.

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

fiume |fluviale |rio |riva |torrente |

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