Lay

  • 161 lay — i. To aim ahead to provide for the crossing velocity of a target and the time of flight of a weapon. ii. To spread an aerial smokescreen (e.g., to lay smoke) …

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  • 162 lay on — provide, supply    The chefs lay on lots of food at the banquet. It s a feast! …

    English idioms

  • 163 lay in — store up a supply of something, get and keep for future use They are trying to lay in as much food as possible before winter comes …

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  • 164 lay-by — noun (plural lay bys) 1》 Brit. an area at the side of a road where vehicles may pull off the road and stop. 2》 Austral./NZ & S. African a system of paying a deposit to secure an article for later purchase …

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  • 165 lay in — Store, provide, lay up …

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  • 166 lay up — 1. Store, provide, treasure up, lay in. 2. Confine to the bed or the house …

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  • 167 lay — I. v. a. 1. Put, place, lay down. 2. Impose, assess. 3. Impute, charge, ascribe. 4. Spread (on a surface). 5. Prepare, set in order, get ready. 6. Contrive, scheme, devise, concoct. 7. Al …

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  • 168 lay-up — /ˈleɪ ʌp/ (say lay up) noun 1. a period in which commercial shipping, as fishing boats, cargo boats, etc., are laid up. 2. a type of basketball shot in which the player, from a point of close proximity to the basket, jumps or leaps and, whilst in …

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  • 169 lay-by — n. (pl. lay bys) 1 Brit. an area at the side of an open road where vehicles may stop. 2 a similar arrangement on a canal or railway. 3 Austral. & NZ a system of paying a deposit to secure an article for later purchase …

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  • 170 lay — See: KILL THE GOOSE THAT LAID THE GOLDEN EGG …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 171 lay by — {v.} To save, especially a little at a time. * /The students laid a little money by every week till they had enough for a trip to Florida./ * /The farmer laid by some of his best corn to use the next year for seed./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 172 lay — See: KILL THE GOOSE THAT LAID THE GOLDEN EGG …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 173 lay by — {v.} To save, especially a little at a time. * /The students laid a little money by every week till they had enough for a trip to Florida./ * /The farmer laid by some of his best corn to use the next year for seed./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 174 lay-by — noun Date: 1939 1. British turnout 4b 2. the final operation (as a last cultivating) in the growing of a field crop …

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  • 175 lay on — verb Date: 1600 transitive verb 1. a. to apply by or as if by spreading on a surface < laying it on thick > b. provide, arrange < food laid on in abundance > c. hand out < …

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  • 176 lay to — verb Date: 1796 intransitive verb lie to transitive verb to bring (a ship) into the wind and hold stationary …

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  • 177 Lay-up — Fragiskos Alvertis bei einem Korbleger Der Korbleger (engl. „layup“) ist eine Wurftechnik in der Sportart Basketball. Dabei wird der Ball (in der Regel aus dem Lauf) mit einer Hand direkt in den Korb oder ans Brett gelegt. Korbleger sind nach dem …

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  • 178 lay — 1) to deposit eggs, as a fish 2) to set a fishing net 3) the agreement between owner and crew on the allotment of the profit of a fishing trip (Newfoundland) …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 179 lay-in — noun A shot in which the ball is tossed directly into the basket from near the rim …

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  • 180 Lay — Раскладка || раскладывать; Выравнивающий упор (накладного стола печатной машины); Расположение …

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