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Blood

 (blŭd)
n. pl. Blood or Bloods
A member of a tribe of the Blackfoot confederacy inhabiting southern Alberta.

blood

 (blŭd)
n.
1.
a. The fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues.
b. A similar fluid in animals other than vertebrates.
c. The juice or sap of certain plants.
2. A vital or animating force; lifeblood.
3. One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, identified with the blood found in blood vessels, and thought to cause cheerfulness.
4. Bloodshed; murder.
5. Temperament or disposition: a person of hot blood and fiery temper.
6.
a. Descent from a common ancestor; parental lineage.
b. Family relationship; kinship.
c. Descent from noble or royal lineage: a princess of the blood.
d. Recorded descent from purebred stock.
e. National or racial ancestry.
7. A dandy.
tr.v. blood·ed, blood·ing, bloods
1. To give (a hunting dog) its first taste of blood.
2.
a. To subject (troops) to experience under fire: "The measure of an army is not known until it has been blooded" (Tom Clancy).
b. To initiate by subjecting to an unpleasant or difficult experience.
Idioms:
bad blood
Long-standing animosity.
in cold blood
Deliberately, coldly, and dispassionately.
in (one's) blood
So characteristic as to seem inherited or passed down by family tradition.

[Middle English blod, from Old English blōd; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

blood

(blʌd)
n
1. (Physiology) a reddish fluid in vertebrates that is pumped by the heart through the arteries and veins, supplies tissues with nutrients, oxygen, etc, and removes waste products. It consists of a fluid (see blood plasma) containing cells (erythrocytes, leucocytes, and platelets).
2. (Zoology) a similar fluid in such invertebrates as annelids and arthropods
3. bloodshed, esp when resulting in murder
4. the guilt or responsibility for killing or injuring (esp in the phrase have blood on one's hands or head)
5. life itself; lifeblood
6. relationship through being of the same family, race, or kind; kinship
7. blood, sweat, and tears informal hard work and concentrated effort
8. flesh and blood
a. near kindred or kinship, esp that between a parent and child
b. human nature (esp in the phrase more than flesh and blood can stand)
9. ethnic or national descent: of Spanish blood.
10. in one's blood as a natural or inherited characteristic or talent
11. the blood royal or noble descent: a prince of the blood.
12. temperament; disposition; temper
13. (Breeds)
a. good or pure breeding; pedigree
b. (as modifier): blood horses.
14. people viewed as members of a group, esp as an invigorating force (in the phrases new blood, young blood)
15. chiefly rare Brit a dashing young man; dandy; rake
16. the sensual or carnal nature of man
17. (Physiology) obsolete one of the four bodily humours. See humour8
18. bad blood hatred; ill feeling
19. blood is thicker than water family duties and loyalty outweigh other ties
20. have one's blood up get one's blood up to be or cause to be angry or inflamed
21. in cold blood showing no passion; deliberately; ruthlessly
22. make one's blood boil to cause to be angry or indignant
23. make one's blood run cold to fill with horror
vb (tr)
24. (Hunting) hunting to cause (young hounds) to taste the blood of a freshly killed quarry and so become keen to hunt
25. (Hunting) hunting to smear the cheeks or forehead of (a person) with the blood of the kill as an initiation in hunting
26. (Military) to initiate (a person) to an activity or organization, esp by real-life experience
[Old English blōd; related to Old Norse blōth, Old High German bluot]

Blood

(blʌd)
n
(Biography) Thomas, known as Colonel Blood. ?1618–80, Irish adventurer, who tried to steal the crown jewels (1671)

blood

(blʌd)
n.
1. the red fluid that circulates through the heart, arteries, and veins of vertebrates, consisting of plasma in which red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended.
2. a comparable circulating fluid in many invertebrates.
3. the vital principle; life.
4. a person or group regarded as a source of vitality: The company needs new blood.
5. one of the four elemental bodily humors of medieval physiology, regarded as causing cheerfulness.
6. bloodshed; slaughter.
7. the juice or sap of plants.
8. temperament: a person of hot blood.
9. human nature; humanity: the frailty of our blood.
10. descent from a common ancestor; ancestry: related by blood.
11. the people of one's lineage; kindred.
12. royal extraction: a prince of the blood.
13. purebred breeding.
14. a profligate or rake.
15. Chiefly Brit. a high-spirited, adventuresome youth.
16. Slang. a black person, esp. a man.
v.t.
17. to give (hounds) a first sight or taste of blood.
18. to stain with blood.
Idioms:
1. bad blood, longstanding mutual animosity.
2. in cold blood, with malign and merciless lack of feeling.
3. taste blood, to experience a new, usu. violent or destructive sensation and acquire an appetite for it.
[before 1000; Middle English blo(o)d, Old English blōd; c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon blōd, Old High German bluot, Old Norse blōth, Gothic bloth]
blood′like`, adj.

blood

(blŭd)
1. The fluid that circulates through the body of a mammal or other vertebrate animal by the action of the heart, carrying oxygen and nutrients to the body's cells and removing waste products from them. In humans and other vertebrates, blood consists of plasma containing red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
2. A fluid that is similar in function in many invertebrate animals.

Blood

 

See Also: VIOLENCE

  1. Bleeding like a stuck pig —Anon
  2. Bleed, like a can of cherries —D. H. Lawrence
  3. Blood … hot and sticky like spilled wine —Harvey Swados
  4. Blood is like a parachute. If it’s not there when you need it, you’ll probably never need it again —Slogan for blood donor drive, June, 1987
  5. Blood spouting … as generously as water from a fountain —Jack London
  6. Blood like turpentine —George Garrett
  7. Blood spurting out of his noseholes like tomato puree —Jay Parini
  8. Bloodthirsty as a tick —Diane Ackerman
  9. Blood … which flows like a scream through the woods —Charles Simic
  10. Bubbled blood like a little red spring —William Goyen
  11. Face bloody as raw pork —Nelson Algren
  12. [Man in hopes of improving world] scatters blood like a fish leaping from a lake —Janet Flanner
  13. Stale, coppery smell [of blood] like the taste of pennies on the tongue —Jonathan Valin

blood


Past participle: blooded
Gerund: blooding

Imperative
blood
blood
Present
I blood
you blood
he/she/it bloods
we blood
you blood
they blood
Preterite
I blooded
you blooded
he/she/it blooded
we blooded
you blooded
they blooded
Present Continuous
I am blooding
you are blooding
he/she/it is blooding
we are blooding
you are blooding
they are blooding
Present Perfect
I have blooded
you have blooded
he/she/it has blooded
we have blooded
you have blooded
they have blooded
Past Continuous
I was blooding
you were blooding
he/she/it was blooding
we were blooding
you were blooding
they were blooding
Past Perfect
I had blooded
you had blooded
he/she/it had blooded
we had blooded
you had blooded
they had blooded
Future
I will blood
you will blood
he/she/it will blood
we will blood
you will blood
they will blood
Future Perfect
I will have blooded
you will have blooded
he/she/it will have blooded
we will have blooded
you will have blooded
they will have blooded
Future Continuous
I will be blooding
you will be blooding
he/she/it will be blooding
we will be blooding
you will be blooding
they will be blooding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blooding
you have been blooding
he/she/it has been blooding
we have been blooding
you have been blooding
they have been blooding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blooding
you will have been blooding
he/she/it will have been blooding
we will have been blooding
you will have been blooding
they will have been blooding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blooding
you had been blooding
he/she/it had been blooding
we had been blooding
you had been blooding
they had been blooding
Conditional
I would blood
you would blood
he/she/it would blood
we would blood
you would blood
they would blood
Past Conditional
I would have blooded
you would have blooded
he/she/it would have blooded
we would have blooded
you would have blooded
they would have blooded

blood

A sticky red fluid made up of colorless plasma, red blood cells (erythrocytes), white blood cells (leukocytes), and platelets (thrombocytes).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and plateletsblood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
arterial blood - blood found in arteries; "except for the pulmonary artery the arterial blood is rich in oxygen"
blood group, blood type - human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
gore - coagulated blood from a wound
lifeblood - the blood considered as the seat of vitality
blood stream, bloodstream - the blood flowing through the circulatory system
blood clot, grume - a semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells
cord blood - blood obtained from the umbilical cord at birth
menorrhea, menstrual blood, menstrual flow - flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years
venous blood - blood found in the veins; "except in the pulmonary vein venous blood is rich in carbon dioxide and poor in oxygen"
whole blood - blood that has not been modified except for the addition of an anticoagulant; "whole blood is normally used in blood transfusions"
blood serum, serum - an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
blood cell, blood corpuscle, corpuscle - either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
2.blood - temperament or dispositionblood - temperament or disposition; "a person of hot blood"
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
3.blood - a dissolute man in fashionable societyblood - a dissolute man in fashionable society
debauchee, libertine, rounder - a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
4.blood - the descendants of one individualblood - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, family line, sept, folk, family - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
side - a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side"
family tree, genealogy - successive generations of kin
5.blood - people viewed as members of a groupblood - people viewed as members of a group; "we need more young blood in this organization"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Verb1.blood - smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
daub, smear - cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"

blood

noun
1. lifeblood, gore, vital fluid an inherited defect in the blood
2. family, relations, birth, descent, extraction, ancestry, lineage, kinship, kindred He was of noble blood, and an officer.
in cold blood without emotion, cruelly, ruthlessly, mercilessly, callously, indifferently, unmercifully The crime has been committed in cold blood.
Related words
adjectives haemal, haematic, haemic, sanguineous
fear haematophobia
Proverbs
"You cannot get blood from a stone"
"Blood is thicker than water"

Blood cells

phagocytic white blood cell, erythrocyte, haemocyte, leucocyte, lymphocyte, macrocyte, microcyte, poikilocyte, polymorph, reticulocyte

blood

noun
1. The fluid circulated by the heart through the vascular system:
2. The crime of murdering someone:
Slang: hit.
3. One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation:
4. Noble rank or status by birth:
Translations
أَصْل، عائِله، قَرابَهدَمدَمٌ
кръв
sang
krev
blodblodprøve
sango
veri
خون
veriverikoeverinäyteverisukulaisuus
ख़ूनरक्त
krv
vérvérrokon
ætt, uppruniblóî
血液血縁けつえん
혈액 검사혈통
sanguis
kraujaskraujo analizėkraujo grupėkraujo perpylimaskraujo praliejimas
asinisizcelsme
sânge
krv
kri
blod
เลือด
кров
خون
máu

blood

[blʌd]
A. N
1. (lit) → sangre f
to be after sb's bloodtenérsela jurada a algn
it makes my blood boilme saca de quiciohace que me hierva la sangre
it makes my blood boil to think howme hierve la sangre sólo de pensar que ...
in cold blooda sangre fría
to donate or give blooddonar or dar sangre
to draw blood (= wound) → hacer sangre (Med) → sacar sangre
to draw first blood (fig) → abrir el marcador, anotarse el primer tanto
a blood and guts filmuna película sangrienta or violenta
acting was in his bloodllevaba la profesión de actor en la sangre
to sweat blood (= work hard) → sudar tinta or sangre; (= worry) → sudar la gota gorda
blood and thunder (= melodrama) → melodrama m
to have sb's blood on one's handstener las manos manchadas con la sangre de algn
to make one's blood run cold the look in his eyes made her blood run coldsu mirada hizo que se le helara la sangre (en las venas)
to get blood out of a stonesacar agua de las piedras
getting her to talk is like trying to get blood out of a stonehacer que hable es como sacar agua de las piedras
see also bay 3
see also flesh
2. (= family, ancestry) → sangre f
of noble/royal bloodde sangre noble/real
blood is thicker than waterla sangre tira
see also blue D
3. (fig)
3.1. (= people)
fresh or new or young bloodsavia f nueva
3.2. (= feeling)
bad bloodhostilidad f
there had always been bad blood between him and his in-lawssiempre había existido hostilidad entre él y la familia de su mujer
B. CPD blood bank Nbanco m de sangre
blood blister Nampolla f de sangre
blood brother Nhermano m de sangre
blood cell Nglóbulo m
blood clot Ncoágulo m de sangre
blood corpuscle Nglóbulo m sanguíneo
blood count Nhemograma m, recuento m sanguíneo or globular
blood donor Ndonante mf de sangre
blood feud Nenemistad f mortal (entre clanes, familias)
blood group Ngrupo m sanguíneo
blood heat Ntemperatura f del cuerpo
blood money Ndinero m manchado de sangre (en pago por asesinato); (as compensation) indemnización que se paga a la familia de alguien que ha sido asesinado
blood orange Nnaranja f sanguina
blood plasma Nplasma m sanguíneo
blood poisoning Nsepticemia f, envenenamiento m de la sangre
blood pressure Ntensión f or presión f arterial, presión f sanguínea
to have high/low blood pressuretener la tensión alta/baja, tener hipertensión/hipotensión
to take sb's blood pressuretomar la tensión a algn
blood pudding Nmorcilla f
blood relation, blood relative N she is no blood relation to himella y él no son de la misma sangreella y él no son (parientes) cosanguíneos (frm)
blood relationship Nconsanguinidad f, lazo m de parentesco
blood sausage N (US) = blood pudding blood sport N deporte en el que se matan animales
blood sugar (level) Nnivel m de azúcar en la sangre
blood supply Nriego m sanguíneo
blood test Nanálisis m inv de sangre
blood transfusion Ntransfusión f de sangre
blood type N = blood group blood vessel Nvaso m sanguíneo

blood

[ˈblʌd] nsang m
in cold blood → de sang froid
young blood, new blood (fig)sang neuf
to need an injection of new blood → avoir besoin de sang neuf
bad blood (= ill feeling) → animosité f
to bay for blood → réclamer du sang
to have blue blood → avoir du sang bleu
it makes my blood boil → ça me met hors de moi
to make sb's blood run cold → donner le frisson à qn
to make sb's blood freeze → glacer le sang à qn
to have blood on one's hands → avoir du sang sur les mains
to be in one's blood
It's in her blood → Elle a ça dans le sang.
The desire to communicate was in her blood → Elle avait le désir de communiquer dans le sang.
it is like getting blood out of a stone, it is like getting blood from a stone, it is like getting blood out of a turnip (US)c'est comme se heurter à un mur
to sweat blood → suer sang et eau
blood, sweat, and tears (= hardship) → du sang, de la sueur et des larmes
blood is thicker than water → la voix du sang est la plus forteblood alcohol
nalcoolémie f
modif [level, content] → d'alcoolémieblood bank nbanque f du sangblood bath nbain m de sangblood brother blood-brother nfrère m de sangblood cell ncellule f sanguineblood clot ncaillot m de sangblood count nnumération f globulaire

blood

n
Blut nt; to give bloodBlut spenden; to spill or shed blood (in conflict, war) → Blut vergießen; it makes my blood boildas macht mich rasend; his blood is uper ist wütend; she’s out for or after his bloodsie will ihm an den Kragen (inf); his blood ran coldes lief ihm eiskalt über den Rücken; this firm needs new blooddiese Firma braucht frisches Blut; it is like trying to get blood from a stone (prov) → das ist verlorene Liebesmüh; blood, sweat and tearsBlut, Schweiß und Tränen; he has (their) blood on his handsan seinen Händen klebt (ihr) Blut ? bad blood
(fig: = lineage) → Blut nt, → Geblüt nt (geh), → Abstammung f; a prince of the bloodein Prinz von edlem Geblüt (geh); it’s in his blooddas liegt ihm im Blut; blood is thicker than water (prov) → Blut ist dicker als Wasser (prov)
(old, = dandy) → Geck m (old), → Stutzer m (dated)
attr (= purebred)reinrassig
vt houndsan Blut gewöhnen

blood

in cpdsBlut-;
blood alcohol
nBlutalkohol m
blood and thunder
nMord und Totschlag m
blood-and-thunder
adj blood novelReißer m; blood speechmelodramatische or donnernde Rede
blood bank
nBlutbank f
blood bath
nBlutbad nt
blood blister
nBlutblase f
blood brother
nBlutsbruder m
blood cell
blood clot
nBlutgerinnsel nt
blood count
n (Med) → Blutbild nt
bloodcurdling
adjgrauenerregend; they heard a blood crysie hörten einen Schrei, der ihnen das Blut in den Adern erstarren ließ (geh)
blood donor
nBlutspender(in) m(f)
blood feud
nBlutfehde f
blood group
nBlutgruppe f
blood guilt, blood guiltiness
nBlutschuld f
blood heat
bloodhound
n
(Zool) → Bluthund m
(fig: = detective) → Schnüffler m (inf), → Detektiv m

blood

:
blood-letting
nAderlass m
blood lust
nBlutrünstigkeit f
bloodmobile
n (US) → Blutspendewagen m
blood money
nMordgeld nt
blood orange
nBlutorange f
blood plasma
nBlutplasma nt
blood poisoning
blood pressure
nBlutdruck m; to have high bloodhohen Blutdruck haben
blood pudding
n˜ Blutwurst f
blood-red
adjblutrot
blood relation
nBlutsverwandte(r) mf
blood sample
n (Med) → Blutprobe f
bloodshed
bloodshot
blood sports
pl Jagdsport, Hahnenkampf etc
bloodstain
nBlutfleck m
bloodstained
bloodstock
bloodstone
nBlutjaspis m, → Heliotrop m
bloodstream
nBlut nt, → Blutkreislauf m
bloodsucker
n (Zool, fig) → Blutsauger m
blood sugar
nBlutzucker m; blood levelBlutzuckerspiegel m
blood test
nBlutprobe f
bloodthirstiness
n (of tale, regime)Blutrünstigkeit f; (of person, animal, disposition also)Blutgier f
bloodthirsty
adj tale, regimeblutrünstig; person, animal, disposition alsoblutgierig
blood ties
plBlutsbande pl (geh)
blood transfusion
nBlutübertragung f, → (Blut)transfusion f
blood type
nBlutgruppe f
blood vessel
nBlutgefäß nt; he almost burst a blood (lit)ihm wäre beinahe eine Ader geplatzt; (fig inf)ihn traf fast der Schlag

blood

[blʌd] nsangue m
to give blood → donare sangue
of royal blood → di sangue reale
there's bad blood between them → corre cattivo sangue fra di loro
new blood (fig) → nuova linfa
it's like trying to get blood out of a stone → è come voler cavare sangue dalle pietre
in cold blood → a sangue freddo
blood is thicker than water (Proverb) → il sangue non è acqua
it's in the blood → ce l'ho (or l'hai ) nel sangue
he's after my blood (hum) → se mi prende m'ammazza
my blood ran cold → mi son sentito gelare il sangue

blood

(blad) noun
1. the red fluid pumped through the body by the heart. Blood poured from the wound in his side.
2. descent or ancestors. He is of royal blood.
ˈbloodless adjective
1. without the shedding of blood. a bloodless victory.
2. anaemic. She is definitely bloodless.
ˈbloody adjective
1. stained with blood. a bloody shirt; His clothes were torn and bloody.
2. bleeding. a bloody nose.
3. murderous and cruel. a bloody battle.
4. used in slang vulgarly for emphasis. That bloody car ran over my foot!
ˈbloodcurdling adjective
terrifying and horrible. a blood-curdling scream.
blood donor
a person who gives blood for use by another person in transfusion etc.
blood group/type
any one of the types into which human blood is classified. Her blood group is O.
ˈblood-poisoning noun
an infection of the blood. He is suffering from blood-poisoning.
blood pressure
the (amount of) pressure of the blood on the walls of the blood-vessels. The excitement will raise his blood pressure.
ˈbloodshed noun
deaths or shedding of blood. There was much bloodshed in the battle.
ˈbloodshot adjective
(of eyes) full of red lines and inflamed with blood.
ˈbloodstained adjective
stained with blood. a bloodstained bandage.
ˈbloodstream noun
the blood flowing through the body. The poison entered her bloodstream.
ˈblood test noun
an analysis of a patient's blood to find out if he/she has any diseases. etc.
ˈbloodthirsty adjective
1. eager to kill people. a bloodthirsty warrior.
2. (of a film etc) full of scenes in which there is much killing.
ˈbloodthirstiness noun
ˈblood transfusion noun
the process of giving blood to someone through the veins during an operation etc.
ˈblood-vessel noun
any of the tubes in the body through which the blood flows. He has burst a blood-vessel.
in cold blood
while free from excitement or passion. He killed his son in cold blood.

blood

دَم krev blod Blut αίμα sangre veri sang krv sangue bloed blod krew sangue кровь blod เลือด kan máu 血液

blood

n. sangre;
autologous ______ autóloga;
___ alcohol concentrationconcentración de alcohol en la ___;
___ alcohol testprueba de alcoholemia;
___ bankbanco de ___;
___ cell countconteo globular, conteo de células sanguíneas;
___ clotting abilitypropiedad de coagulación;
___ countconteo sanguíneo;
___ culturehemocultivo;
___ clotcoágulo de ___;
___ coagulation timetiempo de coagulación sanguínea;
___ derivativesderivados sanguíneos, hemoderivados;
___ donordonante de ___;
___ gasesgases sanguíneos;
___ groupsgrupos sanguíneos;
___ groupingdeterminación de grupos sanguíneos;
___ oxygen analysisanálisis del oxígeno contenido en la ___;
___ plasmaplasma sanguíneo;
___ pressurepresión arterial;
___ productsproductos sanguíneos;
___ proteinsproteínas sanguíneas;
___ relationconsanguíneo-a;
___ screeningprueba selecta de ___;
___ sputumesputo sanguinolento;
___ substitutessubstitutos sanguíneos;
___ sugarglucemia;
___ transfusiontransfusión sanguínea;
___ typegrupo sanguíneo;
___ typingdeterminación del grupo sanguíneo;
___ vesselvaso sanguíneo;
packed ___ cellscélulas paquete, células sanguíneas compactadas;
peripheral ______ periférica.

blood

n sangre f; arterial — gas gasometría arterial, gases mpl arteriales; — poisoning (ant) septicemia (form), infección f de la sangre; — pressure V. pressure; — pressure monitor V. monitor; cord — sangre del cordón umbilical; whole — sangre total