slackened

ослаблять ослабленный см. также slacken

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Slackened — Slack Slack, Slacken Slack en, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slacked}, {Slackened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slacking}, {Slackening}.] [See {Slack}, a.] 1. To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slackened — slack·en || slækÉ™n v. slow down, decelerate; loosen; ease, make less intense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slackened — …   Useful english dictionary

  • slacken — UK [ˈslækən] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms slacken : present tense I/you/we/they slacken he/she/it slackens present participle slackening past tense slackened past participle slackened 1) slacken or slacken off to become slower… …   English dictionary

  • Steppe, the — ▪ geographical area, Eurasia Introduction  belt of grassland that extends some 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometres) from Hungary in the west through Ukraine and Central Asia to Manchuria in the east. Mountain ranges interrupt the steppe, dividing it… …   Universalium

  • slacken — slack‧en [ˈslækən] also slacken off verb [intransitive, transitive] to gradually become weaker or less active, or to make something do this: • As business slackens, accounting firms are reducing their professional staffs and shaking up office… …   Financial and business terms

  • slackening — slacken slack‧en [ˈslækən] also slacken off verb [intransitive, transitive] to gradually become weaker or less active, or to make something do this: • As business slackens, accounting firms are reducing their professional staffs and shaking up… …   Financial and business terms

  • slacken — slack|en [ slækən ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) slacken or slacken off to become slower or less active, or make something become slower or less active: Interest in the project shows no sign of slackening. He slackened his pace. 2. ) to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Lotic ecosystems — are the ecosystems of rivers, streams and springs. Included in these environments are the biotic interactions (amongst plants, animals and micro organisms) together with the abiotic interactions (physical and chemical). [Angelier (2003)] Lotic… …   Wikipedia

  • Cordero Channel — is part of a series of straits connecting the Strait of Georgia and Johnstone Strait. Cordero Channel is a strait in British Columbia, Canada, located between the mainland and Vancouver Island, among the Discovery Islands north of the Strait of… …   Wikipedia

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

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