welter

  • 1 welter — [ wɛltɛr; vɛltɛr ] n. m. • 1909; de l angl. welter weight ♦ Anglic. Boxe Poids mi moyen. ● welter nom masculin et adjectif (anglais welter weight, poids mi moyen) Synonyme de mi moyen. ● welter (synonymes) nom masculin et adjectif (anglais wel …

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  • 2 Welter — ist der Nachname folgender Personen: Emmi Welter (1887–1971), deutsche Politikerin Erich Welter (1900–1982), deutscher Publizist und Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Gabriel Welter (1890–1954), deutscher Archäologe Ilya Welter (* 1966), deutsche… …

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  • 3 Welter — may refer to welterweight, a weight class division in combat sports, especially boxing.Welter as a surname may refer to: *Alexandre Welter (born 1953), Brazilian sailor *Jean Welter (born 1901), Luxembourgian boxer *Kurt Welter (1916–1949),… …

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  • 4 welter — WÉLTER s.n. (Box) Denumire pentru categoria semimijlocie. [pr. uél tăr] (din engl. welter) Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN  wélter s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  WELTER s.n. Denumire pentru categoria… …

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  • 5 Welter — Wel ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Weltered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Weltering}.] [Freq. of OE. walten to roll over, AS. wealtan; akin to LG. weltern, G. walzen to roll, to waltz, sich w[ a]lzen to welter, OHG. walzan to roll, Icel. velta, Dan. v[ae]lte, Sw …

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  • 6 Welter — Wel ter, n. [1913 Webster] 1. That in which any person or thing welters, or wallows; filth; mire; slough. [1913 Webster] The foul welter of our so called religious or other controversies. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 2. A rising or falling, as of… …

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  • 7 Welter — Wel ter, a. (Horse Racing) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the most heavily weighted race in a meeting; as, a welter race; the welter stakes. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 welter — / velter/ [adattam. fonetico del s. ingl. welter, prob. der. di (to ) welt, nel sign. di colpire, picchiare violentemente ]. ■ s.m. (sport.) [pugile professionista di peso compreso tra 63,504 e 66,678 kg] ▶◀ (peso) medioleggero. ⋰ minimosca,… …

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  • 9 welter — [wel′tər] vi. [ME weltren < MDu welteren, freq. formation akin to OE wealtan, to roll, boil up: for IE base see WELL1] 1. a) to roll about or wallow, as a pig does in mud b) to be deeply involved [to welter in work] 2. to be soaked, stained,… …

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  • 10 wélter — ☛ V. peso wélter …

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  • 11 Welter — Wel ter, v. t. [Cf. {Wilt}, v. i.] To wither; to wilt. [R.] [1913 Webster] Weltered hearts and blighted . . . memories. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 welter — index commotion, imbroglio, shambles, turmoil Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 Welter — Welter, Welters Variantes de Walter (voir ce nom) portées en Basse Allemagne et aux Pays Bas …

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  • 14 welter — (v.) to roll or twist, c.1300, from M.Du. or M.L.G. welteren to roll, from P.Gmc. *waltijanan (Cf. O.E. wieltan, O.N. velta, O.H.G. walzan to turn, revolve, Ger. wälzen to roll, Goth. waltjan to roll ), from PIE root *wel …

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  • 15 welter — *wallow, grovel Analogous words: struggle, strive (see ATTEMPT vb) …

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  • 16 welter — ► NOUN ▪ a large number of items in no order; a confused mass. ► VERB literary 1) move in a turbulent fashion. 2) lie steeped in blood. ORIGIN originally in the sense «writhe, wallow»: from Dutch, Low German welteren …

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  • 17 wélter — (Voz inglesa.) ► sustantivo masculino DEPORTES Categoría que comprende a los boxeadores amateurs de un peso entre 67 y 71 kilos, y a los profesionales de 66,678 kilos hasta menos de 69,853. IRREG. plural welter * * * wélter (ingl.; pl. «wélters») …

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  • 18 welter — UK [ˈweltə(r)] / US [ˈweltər] noun Word forms welter : singular welter plural welters 1) a) [singular] an untidy collection of different things welter of: a welter of papers b) a large number of unpleasant things a welter of criticism 2)… …

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  • 19 welter — welter1 /wel teuhr/, v.i. 1. to roll, toss, or heave, as waves or the sea. 2. to roll, writhe, or tumble about; wallow, as animals (often fol. by about): pigs weltering about happily in the mud. 3. to lie bathed in or be drenched in something,… …

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  • 20 welter — wel|ter [ˈweltə US ər] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: welter state of confusion (16 19 centuries), from welter to roll about, be in a state of confusion (14 20 centuries), from Middle Dutch welteren or Middle Low German weltern] a welter of sth a… …

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