Aloft

  • 1 Aloft — est un film documentaire américain réalisé par Robert Redford, dont la sortie est prévue en 2009. Synopsis Étude sur la migration du faucon pèlerin. Fiche Technique Réalisateur : Robert Redford Producteur : Robert Redford… …

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  • 2 Aloft — A*loft (?; 115), adv. [Pref. a + loft, which properly meant air. See {Loft}.] 1. On high; in the air; high above the ground. He steers his flight aloft. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) In the top; at the mast head, or on the higher yards or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Aloft — A*loft , prep. Above; on top of. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Fresh waters run aloft the sea. Holland. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 aloft — (adv.) c.1200, from a Scandinavian source, Cf. O.N. a lopti up above, lit. up in the air, from a in, on + lopt sky, air, atmosphere; loft, upper room (Cf. Goth. luftus, O.H.G. luft, O.E. lyft air; see LOFT (Cf. loft)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 aloft — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB ▪ up in or into the air. ORIGIN Old Norse …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 aloft — [ə lôft′] adv. [ME < o, on, ON + loft < ON lopt: see LOFT] 1. far above the ground 2. in the air; flying 3. high above the deck of a ship; in the rigging or on a mast …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 aloft — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse ā lopt, from ā on, in + lopt air more at on, loft Date: 13th century 1. at or to a great height < measuring the winds aloft > 2. in the air; especially in flight (as in an airplane) < meals… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 aloft — [[t]əlɒ̱ft, AM əlɔ͟ːft[/t]] ADV: ADV after v, be ADV Something that is aloft is in the air or off the ground. [LITERARY] As they emerged from the court they held their arms aloft before crowds of cheering well wishers... Four of the nine starting …

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  • 9 aloft — adverb /əˈlɔːft,əˈlɒft/ a) in the air; in the sky high winds aloft b) above, overhead, in a high place; up …

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  • 10 aloft — a|loft [əˈlɔft US əˈlo:ft] adv formal [Date: 1200 1300; : Old Norse; Origin: a lopt in the air ] high up in the air hold/bear sth aloft ▪ He emerged, triumphantly holding a baby aloft …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 aloft — /euh lawft , euh loft /, adv. 1. high up; far above the ground. 2. Naut. a. on the masts; in the rigging; overhead. b. (on a square rigged sailing ship) in the upper rigging, specifically, on or above the lower yards (opposed to alow). 3. in or… …

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  • 12 aloft — adverb formal high up in the air: a flag flying aloft …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 aloft — a•loft [[t]əˈlɔft, əˈlɒft[/t]] adv. 1) high up; far above the ground 2) naut. naut. navig. on the masts; in the rigging or upper rigging 3) in or into the air 4) on or at the top of: flags flying aloft the castle[/ex] • Etymology: 1150–1200; ME o …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 aloft — /əˈlɒft / (say uh loft) adverb 1. in or into the air: she threw it aloft. –adjective 2. high up; above the ground. 3. Nautical at or towards the masthead; in the upper rigging. {Middle English, from Old Norse ā lopti in the air} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 aloft — Synonyms and related words: aboard, above, abovestairs, afloat, airward, all aboard, aloof, athwart the hawse, athwarthawse, aye, before the mast, high, high up, in flight, in sail, in the air, in the clouds, on board, on board ship, on deck, on… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 aloft — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. on high, overhead, above, up; in the air; in the rigging. See height. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. on high, overhead, up; see over 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. airborne, flying, skyward,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 aloft — a|loft [ ə lɔft ] adverb LITERARY high up in the air …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 aloft — a·loft || É™ lÉ’ft adv. at a great height; in flight …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 aloft — float …

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  • 20 aloft — adjective & adverb up in or into the air. ↘up the mast or into the rigging of a ship. Origin ME: from ON á lopt, á lopti, from á in, on, to + lopt air …

    English new terms dictionary


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