baffling winds

baffling winds переменные, неблагоприятные ветры

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • Baffling — Baf fling (b[a^]f fl[i^]ng), a. Frustrating; discomfiting; disconcerting; as, baffling currents, winds, tasks. {Baff ling*ly}, adv. {Baff ling*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baffling — 1783, bewildering, from BAFFLE (Cf. baffle); earlier a sailor s adjective for winds that blow variously and make headway difficult (c.1770s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Joseph Macleod — Joseph Todd Gordon Macleod (1903 1984) was a British poet, actor, playwright, theatre director, theatre historian and BBC Newsreader. He also published poetry under the pseudonym Adam Drinan. Biography Joseph Macleod was the son of Scottish… …   Wikipedia

  • doldrums — /dohl dreuhmz, dol , dawl /, n. (used with a pl. v.) 1. a state of inactivity or stagnation, as in business or art: August is a time of doldrums for many enterprises. 2. the doldrums, a. a belt of calms and light baffling winds north of the… …   Universalium

  • baf´fling- ness — baf|fling «BAF lihng», adjective. 1. puzzling; bewildering: »a baffling problem. 2. hindering; thwarting: »His duty was obstructed by baffling regulations. 3. shifting: »baffling winds …   Useful english dictionary

  • baf´fling|ly — baf|fling «BAF lihng», adjective. 1. puzzling; bewildering: »a baffling problem. 2. hindering; thwarting: »His duty was obstructed by baffling regulations. 3. shifting: »baffling winds …   Useful english dictionary

  • baf|fling — «BAF lihng», adjective. 1. puzzling; bewildering: »a baffling problem. 2. hindering; thwarting: »His duty was obstructed by baffling regulations. 3. shifting: »baffling winds …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black horse — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blood horse — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cassia Javanica — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Collinsonia Canadensis — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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