beat against

beat against ударять обо что-л. My grandmother used to clean her mats bybeating them against the wall of the house. The rain was beating against thewindows.

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

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  • beat — I n. a regularly traversed round 1) to patrol, walk one s beat 2) to cover one s beat 3) a policeman s beat rhythm 4) an irregular; regular, steady beat 5) to a beat (to dance to the beat of jungle music) unit of rhythm 6) a beat to (four beats… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • beat — beat1 W2S2 [bi:t] v past tense beat past participle beaten [ˈbi:tn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(competition/election)¦ 2¦(hit)¦ 3¦(hit against)¦ 4¦(do better)¦ 5¦(be better)¦ 6¦(food)¦ 7¦(control/deal with)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • beat — beatable, adj. /beet/, v., beat, beaten or beat, beating, n., adj. v.t. 1. to strike violently or forcefully and repeatedly. 2. to dash against: rain beating the trees. 3. to flutter, flap, or rotate in or against: beating the air with its wings …   Universalium

  • beat — 1 verb /bi:t/ past tense beat past participle beaten / bi:tn/ 1 DEFEAT (T) a) to get the most points, votes etc in a game, race, or competition: Brazil were beaten in the final 2 1. | I could always beat my brother at chess. | beat sb hollow… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • beat — I UK [biːt] / US [bɪt] verb Word forms beat : present tense I/you/we/they beat he/she/it beats present participle beating past tense beat past participle beaten UK [ˈbiːt(ə)n] / US [ˈbɪt(ə)n] *** 1) [transitive] to defeat someone in a game,… …   English dictionary

  • beat — v., n., & adj. v. (past beat; past part. beaten) 1 tr. a strike (a person or animal) persistently or repeatedly, esp. to harm or punish. b strike (a thing) repeatedly, e.g. to remove dust from (a carpet etc.), to sound (a drum etc.). 2 intr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beat frequency oscillator — A beat frequency oscillator or BFO in radio telegraphy, is a dedicated oscillator used to create an audio frequency signal from carrier wave transmissions to make them audible, as they are not broadcast as such. The signal from the BFO is then… …   Wikipedia

  • against — /euh genst , euh gaynst /, prep. 1. in opposition to; contrary to; adverse or hostile to: twenty votes against ten; against reason. 2. in resistance to or defense from: protection against burglars. 3. in an opposite direction to: to ride against… …   Universalium

  • against — a•gainst [[t]əˈgɛnst, əˈgeɪnst[/t]] prep. 1) in opposition to; contrary to: twenty votes against ten[/ex] 2) in resistance to or defense from: protection against mosquitos[/ex] 3) in an opposite direction to: walking against the wind[/ex] 4) in… …   From formal English to slang

  • Beat 'em up — Beat em ups (often called scrolling fighting games, fighting action games, scrolling beat em ups or sometimes brawlers) are video games where close combat fighting against multiple opponents is the main objective. Beat em ups based around mêlée… …   Wikipedia

  • beat — [bēt] vt. beat, beaten, beating [ME beten < OE beatan < IE * bhaut < base * bhau , * bhū , to strike, beat > BEETLE2, BUTT1 & BUTT2, L fustis, a club] 1. to …   English World dictionary

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