|be indecisive, cause to change predictably, move backward and forward, vary regularly between two positions; vacillate between two opinions; fluctuate between high and low values; swing predictably between two extremes||oscillate|
|(about an airplane) move slowly along a runway before takeoff of after landing, cab, taxicab, car taking paying passengers, move aircraft on ground, transport somebody or be transported, travel in taxi||taxi|
|(about animals) requiring little parental care, able to move about and function almost entirely independently upon birth (Zoology), independent at birth||precocial|
|(Aviation) backward slope of an airplane wing created by having the outer section of the wing downstream from the inner section, backward-slanting aircraft wing||sweepback|
|(British slang) rugby, type of ball game, variety of football in which players must advance to the goal without passing the ball forward (kicking and backwards or lateral passes are permitted)||rugger|
|(British spelling for inflection) curve, bend; change in pitch or tone of the voice; addition of a suffix or other element to the basic form of a word to change its meaning or function (Grammar)||inflexion|
|(British) scamper, run or move quickly, scuttle, scurry, (British) scurry, quick run or movement||scutter|
|(Cards) bid too high; bid higher in level or suit than the previous bidder (in Bridge), higher bid||overcall|
|(Chemistry) change into an isomer (chemical compound which has the same number and kind of atoms as another but differs in structural arrangement), make or become isomeric||isomerize|
|(Chemistry) convert into an ester, change into ester||esterify|
|(Chemistry) of or containing molybdenum (metallic element used to strengthen and harden steel), relating to molybdenum with a high valence||molybdic|
|(Colloquial) journey across the snow (esp. with dogs); command a team of dogs to set out or move faster (in Northwestern USA and Alaska); mash, make into mush, command to sled dogs, cooked cereal, dogsled trip, mash something, porridge, gruel; sentimen...||mush|
|(Computers) high-level modular computer programming language used to develop applications for military and civilian needs (standard of the U.S. Department of Defense)||ada|
|(Computers) high-powered chip set used on advanced 3D graphic accelerator cards (developed by 3Dfx Interactive)||Voodoo|
|(Computers) sign up, inform a newsgroup program that a user wants to regularly read a certain newsgroup; inform a mailing list server that a user wants to read a certain group, guarantee to invest in something, make advance payment for something, promi...||subscribe|
|(Computers) system in which various types of media are connected by a hypertext program so that users can move between them in a non-linear manner (the World Wide Web is one such system), multi-media hypertext system||hypermedia|
|(Football) defensive or offensive players who are positioned behind the line or behind the linebackers; area in which the backfield are positioned, area of field, positions||backfield|
|(French) high, upper; high-class, fashionable, stylish||haute|
|(Geology) belief that major geological changes on earth were caused by catastrophes (and not by gradual change), pessimism, theory of geological violence||catastrophism|
|(in Economics) nickname for stocks of a company that is considered stable and profitable and has a relatively high price per share; something of high quality and expensive; blue token that has a high value (in poker games), poker chip, valuable asset o...||blue chip|
Translations: 1 – 20 / 2004
EUdict (European dictionary) is a collection of online dictionaries for the languages spoken mostly in Europe. These dictionaries are the result of the work of many authors who worked very hard and finally offered their product free of charge on the internet thus making it easier to all of us to communicate with each other. Some of the dictionaries have only a few thousand words, others have more than 320,000. Some of the words may be incorrectly translated or mistyped.
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Total number of language pairs: 482
Total number of translations (in millions): 14.1
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EUdict is online since May 9, 2005 and English<>Croatian dictionary on tkuzmic.com since June 16, 2003.