adpress

[æd'pres]
гл.; книжн.
прижимать (очень сильно к какой-л. поверхности), уплощать

Birds when frightened, as a general rule, closely adpress all their feathers. (Darwin) — Как правило, когда птицы пугаются, они перья прижимают плотно к телу.


Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • Adpress — Ad*press , v. t. [L. adpressus, p. p. of adprimere.] See {Appressed}. {Ad*pressed },, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adpressed — Adpress Ad*press , v. t. [L. adpressus, p. p. of adprimere.] See {Appressed}. {Ad*pressed },, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appressed — Ap*pressed , Apprest Ap*prest , a. [p. p. appress, which is not in use. See {Adpress}.] (Bot.) Pressed close to, or lying against, something for its whole length, as against a stem. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apprest — Appressed Ap*pressed , Apprest Ap*prest , a. [p. p. appress, which is not in use. See {Adpress}.] (Bot.) Pressed close to, or lying against, something for its whole length, as against a stem. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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