blate


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blate

(bleɪt)
adj
1. obsolete exhibiting corpselike qualities, for example a pallid tone, insensibility, or lack of spirits
2. undiscerning
3. obsolete brusque
4. shy and ill at ease

blate

(bleɪt)
vb
to babble (something)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.blate - cry plaintivelyblate - cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
Adj.1.blate - disposed to avoid noticeblate - disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
backward - (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover"
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Esta actividad, dependiendo su intensidad puede comprometer la regeneracion natural del ecosistema (Putz, Blate, Redford, Fimbel, & Robinson, 2001), ocasionar la extincion local de especies vegetales (Bawa & Seidler, 2008) y en adicion con otras actividades antropogenicas como la ganaderia y la agricultura, puede llevar a la transformacion total del habitat, resultando en una considerable perdida de la biodiversidad (Rendon-Carmona et al., 2009).
'Building on more than a half-century legacy of innovation and invention, our engineers and designers are on a mission to advance the state-of-the-art in fire detection technology,' said Andrew Blate, vice president and general manager, Global Fire Detection Products, Johnson Controls.
"Building on more than a half-century legacy of innovation and invention, our engineers and designers are on a mission to advance the state-of-the-art in fire detection technology," remarked Andrew Blate, the vice president and general manager, Global Fire Detection Products, Johnson Controls.
Morgan wisnae blate either aboot dishin oot a flytin - in advance - to you, our brand new parliamentarians.
Skadden, Arps, Blate, Meager & Flom 100 Jones Day 86.5 Kirkland & Ellis 65.4 Baker & McKenzie 61.3 Hogan Lovas 53.8 DLA Piper 53.1 Sidle Austin 51.8 Morgan, Lewis & Bockuis 46.2 Latham Watkins 44.4 Well, Gotshal & Manges 44.3 Source: Aeritas' 2014 U.S.
Large-seeded species invest proportionately greater resources into physical defences, such as a thick endocarp or seed coat, in response to high predation risks (Fenner, 1983; Blate & al., 1998; Moles & al., 2003).
(19) Burns responds disingenuously with 'The Answer': 'I mind it weel in early date, / When I was beardless, young and blate [...
PINKER, The blank blate. The modern denial of human nature (2002), trad.