plough the waves

  • 1 plough through — 1) PHRASAL VERB: no passive If you plough through something such as a large meal or a long piece of work, you finally finish it although it takes a lot of effort. [V P n] Researchers have ploughed through 16,000 different pieces of classical,… …

    English dictionary

  • 2 Cnut the Great — For other people named Canute of Denmark, see Canute of Denmark. Canute and Cnut redirect here. For other people of these names, see Knut. Cnut the Great Coin of Cnut the Great from the British Museum …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 beat the air — Make vain efforts, waste one s efforts, try in vain, lash the waves, fish in the air, plough the sands …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 4 Disasters of the Century — is a documentary television series that airs on History Television. The program is produced by Regina, Saskatchewan based Partners in Motion. Each episode documents two different disasters from Canada and around the world, using a mixture of re… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 Origin of the Romanians — History of Romania This article is part of a series Prehistory …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 navigate — I. v. n. Sail, cruise, course, go in a vessel, plough the waves, plough the deep. II. v. a. 1. Sail over, sail on, pass in a vessel. 2. Steer, direct (in sailing), guide the course of …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 7 steam — I. n. 1. Vapor (especially of water), water in a gaseous state. 2. Visible vapor. 3. Mist, fume, reek, smoke, exhalation, effluvium. II. v. n. 1. Emit vapor, fume. 2. Evaporate, pass off in vapor. 3 …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 8 voyage — I. n. Journey by water, passage by sea. II. v. n. Cruise, sail, take a voyage, take a cruise, travel by sea, take ship, plough the waves, plough the deep …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 9 Kalevala (synopses) — The Kalevala is considered the national epic of Finland. It was compiled and edited by Elias Lönnrot while he was a district health officer in (then under the governance of Russia) eastern Finland. The poem consists of 50 runos or cantos and… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 Sea Venture — The Sea Venture was a 17th century English sailing ship, the wrecking of which in Bermuda is widely thought to have been the inspiration for Shakespeare s The Tempest . She was the flagship of the Virginia Company, and was a highly unusual vessel …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 12 Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …

    Universalium

  • 14 Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 — Shoemaker Levy redirects here. For other Shoemaker Levy comets see List of periodic comets. Infobox Comet name=SL9 (Shoemaker Levy) caption=Image of Comet Shoemaker Levy 9 fragments (total: 21), taken on May 17, 1994 discoverer= Carolyn Shoemaker …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Lift (soaring) — Lift, or more precisely static lift , is rising air used by soaring birds and by humans in gliding, hang gliding and paragliding to make extended soaring flights. There are four principal types of lift:cite book | last = Welch | first = John |… …

    Wikipedia

  • 16 Danelaw — England in 878: the Danelaw is shown in yellow The Danelaw, as recorded in the Anglo Saxon Chronicle (also known as the Danelagh; Old English: Dena lagu; Danish: Danelagen), is a historical name given to the part of England in which the laws of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 High Elves (Warhammer) — In Games Workshop s Warhammer Fantasy setting, the High Elves, or the Asur as they name themselves, are a race of Elves who live on the Isle of Ulthuan, analogous to Atlantis. The High Elf army appears to bear resemblance to the Byzantine Empire… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

    Universalium

  • 19 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

    Universalium

  • 20 Dek Island — Dek Geography Coordinates 11°55′N 37°16′E /  …

    Wikipedia