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be·calm

 (bĭ-käm′)
tr.v. be·calmed, be·calm·ing, be·calms
1. To render motionless for lack of wind: "Across the harbor, a small sailing skiff, becalmed near some reeds, caught the breeze again" (Horace Freeland Judson).
2. To make calm or still; soothe.

becalmed

(bɪˈkɑːmd)
adj
(Nautical Terms) (of a sailing boat or ship) motionless through lack of wind
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.becalmed - rendered motionless for lack of windbecalmed - rendered motionless for lack of wind
nonmoving, unmoving - not in motion

becalmed

adjective still, stuck, settled, stranded, motionless We found ourselves becalmed off Dungeness for several hours.
Translations

becalmed

[bɪˈkɑːmd] adj
[ship] → encalminé(e)
to be becalmed (fig) [economy, team] → stagner
to remain becalmed → rester stagnant(e)

becalmed

[bɪˈkɑːmd] adj to be becalmedessere fermo/a per mancanza di vento
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