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  • 1 Berth — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Berth Álbum en directo de The Used Publicación 6 de febrero de 2007 Grabación 2006 …

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  • 2 berth — [bʉrth] n. [< base of BEAR1 + TH1] 1. enough space at sea to keep clear of another ship, the shore, etc. 2. space for anchoring or tying up 3. a ship s place of anchorage 4. a position, place, office, job, etc …

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  • 3 Berth — (b[ e]rth), n. [From the root of bear to produce, like birth nativity. See {Birth}.] [Also written {birth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) (a) Convenient sea room. (b) A room in which a number of the officers or ship s company mess and reside. (c)… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 berth — ► NOUN 1) a ship s place at a wharf or dock. 2) a fixed bunk on a ship or train. ► VERB 1) moor in a berth. 2) provide a berth for (a passenger). ● give a wide berth Cf. ↑give a wide ber …

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  • 5 Berth — Berth, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Berthed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Berthing}.] 1. To give an anchorage to, or a place to lie at; to place in a berth; as, she was berthed stem to stern with the Adelaide. [1913 Webster] 2. To allot or furnish berths to, on… …

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  • 6 berth — berth·age; berth; berth·ing; …

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  • 7 berth — [n1] harbor; bunk anchorage, bed, bedroom, billet, compartment, cot, dock, hammock, haven, jetty, levee, pier, port, quay, slip, wharf; concepts 513,516 berth [n2] position of responsibility appointment, billet, capacity, connection, employment,… …

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  • 8 Berth — Berth. bei Tiernamen Abkürzung für Arnold Adolf Berthold, geb. 26. Febr. 1803 in Soest, gest. 3. Jan. 1861 in Göttingen als Professor der Physiologie …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 berth — index employment, lodge (house), lodging, office, post, seat, trade (occupation) …

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  • 10 berth — 1 *room, play, elbowroom, leeway, margin, clearance 2 *wharf, dock, pier, quay, slip, jetty, levee …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 Berth — The term berth is used to describe a bed on a boat or train, or a location in a port or harbour used specifically for mooring vessels while not at sea (or as a verb to describe bringing a vessel alongside to berth ), or for describing playoff… …

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  • 12 berth — I UK [bɜː(r)θ] / US [bɜrθ] noun [countable] Word forms berth : singular berth plural berths 1) a bed on a train or ship the upper/lower berth 2) a place at a port where a ship stays for a period of time • give someone/something a wide berth… …

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  • 13 berth — I. noun Etymology: Middle English birth, probably from beren to bear + th Date: 15th century 1. a. sufficient distance for maneuvering a ship b. an amount of distance maintained for safety < give the fire a wide berth > 2. a. the place where a… …

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  • 14 berth — n. 1) to make up a berth 2) a lower; sleeping; upper berth 3) (misc.) to give smb. a wide berth ( to avoid smb. ) * * * [bɜːθ] sleeping upper berth a lower to make up a berth (misc.) to give smb. a wide berth ( to avoid smb. ) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 berth — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)θ[/t]] berths, berthing, berthed 1) PHRASE: V inflects If you give someone or something a wide berth, you avoid them because you think they are unpleasant, or dangerous, or simply because you do not like them. More experienced hands in …

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  • 16 berth — /berrth/, n. 1. a shelflike sleeping space, as on a ship, airplane, or railroad car. 2. Naut. a. the space allotted to a vessel at anchor or at a wharf. b. the distance maintained between a vessel and the shore, another vessel, or any object. c.… …

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  • 17 berth — berth1 [ bɜrθ ] noun count 1. ) a place at a port where a ship stays for a period of time 2. ) a bed on a train or ship: the upper/lower berth give someone/something a wide berth INFORMAL to avoid someone or something berth berth 2 [ bɜrθ ] verb… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 berth — {{11}}berth (n.) 1620s, convenient sea room (both for ships and sailors), of uncertain origin, probably from BEAR (Cf. bear) (v.) + noun suffix TH (Cf. th) as in strength, health, etc. Original sense is preserved in phrase to give (something or… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 Berth — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Édouard Berth (1875 1939) est un théoricien français du syndicalisme révolutionnaire. Paul Berth (1890 1969) est un footballeur danois. Berth est un… …

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  • 20 berth — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bunk, compartment; couchette; dock, slip; position, office; lodging. See business, support, abode. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A bed, especially in a conveyance] Syn. bunk, deck, hammock, upper berth,… …

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