Trench

  • 1 Trench — coat Un trench coat est un manteau imperméable généralement descendant jusqu aux mollets, utilisé par plusieurs armées pendant la Première Guerre mondiale et la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Les trench coats sont désormais fabriqués dans une toile… …

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  • 2 trench — /trench/, n. 1. Fort. a long, narrow excavation in the ground, the earth from which is thrown up in front to serve as a shelter from enemy fire or attack. 2. trenches, a system of such excavations, with their embankments, etc. 3. a deep furrow,… …

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  • 3 Trench — Trench, n. [OE. trenche, F. tranch[ e]e. See {Trench}, v. t.] 1. A long, narrow cut in the earth; a ditch; as, a trench for draining land. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. An alley; a narrow path or walk cut through woods, shrubbery, or the like. [Obs …

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  • 4 Trench — /trench/, n. Richard Chenevix /shen euh vee/, 1807 86, English clergyman and scholar, born in Ireland. * * * (as used in expressions) deep sea trench oceanic trench Mariana Trench trench warfare * * * …

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  • 5 Trench — Trench, v. i. 1. To encroach; to intrench. [1913 Webster] Does it not seem as if for a creature to challenge to itself a boundless attribute, were to trench upon the prerogative of the divine nature? I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. To have… …

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  • 6 Trench — Trench, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trenched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trenching}.] [OF. trenchier to cut, F. trancher; akin to Pr. trencar, trenchar, Sp. trinchar, It. trinciare; of uncertain origin.] 1. To cut; to form or shape by cutting; to make by… …

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  • 7 trench — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS abbigl. impermeabile di taglio sportivo e con cintura in vita, indossato in origine dagli ufficiali inglesi durante la prima guerra mondiale Sinonimi: trench coat. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1933. ETIMO: propr.… …

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  • 8 trench|er — trench|er1 «TREHN chuhr», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a) a wooden platter on which meat or other food was formerly served and carved. b) such a platter with the food on it. 2. Obsolete. a slice of bread used instead of a plate or platter. 3. Obsolete …

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  • 9 trench — [trentʃ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: trenche act of cutting , from trenchier to cut , probably from Latin truncare; TRUNCATE] 1.) a long narrow hole dug into the surface of the ground ▪ Workers dug a trench for gas lines. 2.) …

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  • 10 trench — (n.) late 14c., track cut through a wood, later long, narrow ditch (late 15c.), from O.Fr. trenche a slice, ditch (late 13c.), from trenchier to cut, possibly from V.L. *trincare, from L. truncare to cut or lop off (see TRUNCATE (Cf. truncate)).… …

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  • 11 trench — /ingl. trɛntʃ/ [vc. ingl., riduzione di trench coat «impermeabile militare», letteralmente «soprabito (coat) da trincea (trench)»] s. m. inv. impermeabile, soprabito …

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  • 12 trench — ► NOUN 1) a long, narrow ditch. 2) a ditch dug by troops to provide shelter from enemy fire. 3) (also ocean trench) a long, narrow, deep depression in the ocean bed. ► VERB ▪ dig a trench or trenches in. ORIGIN Old French trenche, from Latin… …

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  • 13 Trench — [trɛntʃ], der; s, s: Kurzf. von ↑ Trenchcoat. * * * Trench [trɛntʃ], der; s, s: kurz für ↑Trenchcoat …

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  • 14 trench — /trɛntʃ/ s.m. [abbrev. della locuz. ingl. trench coat, propr. soprabito da trincea ]. (abbigl.) [soprabito per la pioggia fornito di cintura] ▶◀ impermeabile. ‖ soprabito, spolverino …

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  • 15 trench — [ trentʃ ] noun count 1. ) a long narrow open hole dug in the ground a ) a trench used by soldiers to protect themselves from enemy attack 2. ) TECHNICAL a long narrow valley in the ground under the ocean the trenches 1. ) used for referring to… …

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  • 16 trench — [trench] vt. [LME trenchen < OFr trenchier (Fr trancher), to cut, hack, prob. < L truncare, to cut off: see TRUNCATE] 1. to cut, cut into, cut off, etc.; slice, gash, etc. 2. a) to cut a deep furrow or furrows in b) to dig a ditch or… …

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  • 17 trench on — index intrude, overstep Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 trench —  Trench  Канавка   Протравленная область, заполненная оксидом или легированным кремнием, которая выполняет функцию изоляционного барьера между соседними устройствами …

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  • 19 trench — [n] ditch, channel dug in earth arroyo, canal, cut, depression, dike, drain, drill, dugout, earthwork, entrenchment, excavation, fosse, foxhole, furrow, gorge, gulch, gully, gutter, hollow, main, moat, pit, rut, sink, trough, tube, waterway;… …

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  • 20 trench|an|cy — «TREHN chuhn see», noun. trenchant quality; sharpness: »With the same trenchancy of contract (Robert Louis Stevenson) …

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