Hay 2 definiciones de sledge en inglés:

sledge1

Saltos de línea: sledge
Pronunciación: /slɛdʒ
 
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chiefly British

sustantivo

1A vehicle on runners for conveying loads or passengers over snow or ice, often pulled by draught animals: a dog sledge [as modifier]: a sledge journey
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  • During their historic trek across the constantly moving ocean the women first pulled their 250 lb sledges of food and equipment over house-sized pressure ridges of ice and sat out blizzards.
  • Led by accomplished Polar explorer Jim McNeill, the group will pull sledges weighing up to 250 lb for up to 10 hours a day 210 miles to the Magnetic Pole.
  • The Manchester University academic and a pal are heading to the Greenland Icecap on sledges pulled by giant kites.
1.1A small lightweight vehicle, either on runners or having a smooth bottom surface, used for sliding downhill over snow or ice.
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  • Tea trays, as we all know are ten times better than any sledge or toboggan you can buy in the shops, and have the added advantage of being useful as giant frisbees when the snow melts.
  • We discovered that as we had gotten older, we'd gotten taller and larger to the point that sitting on a sledge tends to make it sink into the snow rather than fly screaming towards the trees at the bottom.
  • Children across York and North Yorkshire reached for their sledges yesterday as a dusting of snow transformed much of the county into a winter wonderland.

verbo

[no object, with adverbial of direction] Volver al principio  
1Ride on a sledge: they sledged down the slopes in the frozen snow (as noun sledging) I love sledging
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  • We would seek to avoid obtruding on to the slopes traditionally used for sledging, or to restrict the area used by horse riders.
  • For any kids who have not burnt enough energy during the day, there's a perfect slope across the road to go sledging in safety.
  • She said: ‘This is the first time they have been sledging.’
1.1 [with object and adverbial of direction] Carry (passengers or a load) on a sledge: the task of sledging 10-metre lifeboats across tundra
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  • All the material for the house had to be sledged up the hill by horse.
  • Another was sledged almost halfway up Mount Taranaki, to provide accommodation for visitors.
  • That afternoon we made our expedition sledging flags.

Origen

late 16th century (as a noun): from Middle Dutch sleedse; related to sled. The verb dates from the early 18th century.

Derivativos

sledger

sustantivo
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  • The Sledger's Handbook is a series of light-hearted observations on cricket's foremost insults and most controversial events.
  • Merv was a master sledger, his yelling and screaming similar to what Muhammad Ali did to Sonny Liston in 64.

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Pronunciación: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
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Hay 2 definiciones de sledge en inglés:

sledge2

Saltos de línea: sledge
Pronunciación: /slɛdʒ
 
/

sustantivo

A sledgehammer.
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  • Their guitars hammer away like sledges to anvils while the rhythm section is hot enough to melt steel!
  • Steel wedges were driven into the fault and hammered with a sledge until the stone separated.
  • Go find a hammer: a claw, a sledge, a ball-peen, whatever's handy.

verbo

[with object] (usually as noun sledging) Cricket Volver al principio  
(Of a fielder) make offensive remarks to (an opposing batsman) in order to break their concentration: they will be remembered for their sledging as much as for their skill he had resorted to sledging Stewart
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  • I had plenty of faith in my bowlers to get the batsmen out without sledging them.
  • Obstruction is now a part of the game, so too sledging, so too verbal intimidation of referees.
  • Asian and black players have long complained that abuse during matches, known as sledging, had taken on a racial tone when directed at them.

Origen

Old English slecg (noun), from a Germanic base meaning 'to strike', related to slay1. The current sense of the verb dates from the late 20th century.

Derivativos

sledger

sustantivo
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  • The chilly weather also saw ramblers and day-trippers take in the fresh country air in beauty spots throughout Derbyshire with Mam Torr proving popular with sledgers.
  • They advise sledgers to don protective gear and not to go out without parental supervision.
  • Hayden's style is that of a bully, both as a batsman and as a notorious sledger.

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