Explicație beat în Dicționarul Englez Englez

beat

(bēt )

substantiv
the act of beating to windward
sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
substantiv
a stroke or blow
"the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"

substantiv
a regular rate of repetition
"the cox raised the beat"

substantiv
the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
"the piece has a fast rhythm"
"the conductor set the beat"

substantiv
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
substantiv
the sound of stroke or blow
"he heard the beat of a drum"

substantiv
the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
"he could feel the beat of her heart"

substantiv
a regular route for a sentry or policeman
"in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"

substantiv
a member of the beat generation
a nonconformist in dress and behavior
substantiv
a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies
has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
verb
wear out completely
"This kind of work exhausts me"
"I''m beat"
"He was all washed up after the exam"

verb
be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"
"Got me--I don''t know the answer!"
"a vexing problem"
"This question really stuck me"

verb
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"
"We beat the competition"
"Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

verb
beat through cleverness and wit
"I beat the traffic"
"She outfoxed her competitors"

verb
give a beating to
subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
"Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"
"The teacher used to beat the students"

verb
hit repeatedly
"beat on the door"
"beat the table with his shoe"

verb
strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
verb
strike (a part of one''s own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music
"beat one''s breast"
"beat one''s foot rhythmically"

verb
stir vigorously
"beat the egg whites"
"beat the cream"

verb
shape by beating
"beat swords into ploughshares"

verb
produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly
"beat the drum"

verb
make by pounding or trampling
"beat a path through the forest"

verb
move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
"the city pulsated with music and excitement"

verb
move rhythmically
"Her heart was beating fast"

verb
indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks
"Beat the rhythm"

verb
sail with much tacking or with difficulty
"The boat beat in the strong wind"

verb
move with a flapping motion
"The bird''s wings were flapping"

verb
move with a thrashing motion
"The bird flapped its wings"
"The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"

verb
glare or strike with great intensity
"The sun was beating down on us"

verb
make a rhythmic sound
"Rain drummed against the windshield"
"The drums beat all night"

verb
make a sound like a clock or a timer
"the clocks were ticking"
"the grandfather clock beat midnight"

verb
avoid paying
"beat the subway fare"

verb
be superior
"Reading beats watching television"
"This sure beats work!"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) cadence, measure, meter, metre, pulsation, pulse, rhythm, round
(verb) amaze, baffle, bewilder, bunk, circumvent, crush, drum, dumbfound, exhaust, flap, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, outwit, overreach, perplex, pose, pound, pulsate, puzzle, quiver, scramble, shell, stick, stupefy, thump, tick, trounce, vanquish, vex