Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 362 results

position British & World English

A place where someone or something is located or has been put

pole position British & World English

The most favourable position at the start of a motor race

position paper British & World English

(In business and politics) a written report outlining someone’s attitude or intentions regarding a particular matter

second position British & World English

A posture in which the feet form a straight line, being turned out to either side with the heels separated by the distance of a small step

fifth position British & World English

A posture in which the feet are placed turned outwards, one immediately in front of but touching the other so that the toe of the back foot just protrudes beyond the heel of the front foot

false position British & World English

A situation in which one is compelled to act in a manner inconsistent with one’s true nature or principles

fourth position British & World English

A posture in which the feet are placed turned outwards one in front of the other, separated by the distance of one step

first position British & World English

A posture in which the feet are placed turned outwards with the heels touching

third position British & World English

A posture in which the turned-out feet are placed one in front of the other, so that the heel of the front foot fits into the hollow of the instep of the back foot

lotus position British & World English

A cross-legged position for meditation, with the feet resting on the thighs

recovery position British & World English

A position used in first aid to prevent choking in unconscious patients, in which the body is placed facing downwards and slightly to the side, supported by the bent limbs

scoring position British & World English

A runner’s position on second or third base, from which scoring on a base hit is likely

lithotomy position British & World English

A supine position of the body with the legs separated, flexed, and supported in raised stirrups, originally used for lithotomy and later also for childbirth

Trendelenburg position British & World English

A position, used for pelvic surgery and to treat shock, in which a patient lies face upwards on a tilted table or bed with the pelvis higher than the head

missionary position British & World English

A position for sexual intercourse in which a couple lie face to face with the woman underneath the man

semi-prone position British & World English

Another term for recovery position.

cover one's position British & World English

Purchase securities in order to be able to fulfil a commitment to sell

false position in false British & World English

A situation in which one is compelled to act in a manner inconsistent with one’s true nature or principles

cover one's position in cover British & World English

Purchase securities in order to be able to fulfil a commitment to sell

preposition British & World English

A word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause, as in ‘the man on the platform’, ‘she arrived after dinner’, ‘what did you do it for?’

reposition British & World English

Place in a different position; adjust or alter the position of

postposition British & World English

A word or morpheme placed after the word it governs, for example -ward in homeward

tuck position in tuck British & World English

(In diving, gymnastics, downhill skiing, etc.) a position with the knees bent and held close to the chest, often with the hands clasped round the shins

position English Thesaurus

radars determine the aircraft's position

position English-Spanish

posición feminine, ubicación feminineespecially Latin America/especialmente América Latina

pole position English-Spanish

pole feminine, primera línea, primera fila

position paper English-Spanish

informe detallado en el que se hacen recomendaciones sobre un tema concreto


Page: 1 2 3 ... 8