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balk

[bɔːk] брит. / амер.

    1. сущ.

      1. межа, граница между двумя участками

      2. участок, не вспаханный по (какой-л.) необычной причине

      3. препятствие; задержка, помеха, преграда

      4. окантованное бревно, балка, брус

      5. стр. коньковая балка

      6. мор. бимс

      7. специальная крепкая верёвка в сети, к которой привязывают другие сети

      8. (balks) чердак, мансарда

    2. гл. ; = baulk

      1. пропускать по недосмотру, обходить; оставлять без внимания, игнорировать

      2. = balk at отказываться (от чего-л.)

      3. уклоняться (от исполнения долга)

      4. упускать (случай)

      5. артачиться; упираться; не брать препятствие, не прыгать (обычно о лошадях)

        1. задерживать, мешать, препятствовать

        2. сдерживать чувства, сдерживать (кого-л.) в проявлении чувств

        3. разочаровывать

  1. сущ.; текст.

    не до конца обработанная, сырая ткань

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balk

[bɔːk]

v

  • the horse balked at the jump — лошадь заартачилась перед препятствием
  • to balk at the price — заартачиться, узнав цену

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Then they found a balk of timber floating in a pool which was commanded by the seaward slope of Fort Keeling, and they sat down together before this new target.
Потом они нашли банку, плававшую на поверхности небольшого озерка или лужи, и уселись перед этой новой мишенью.
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
Finally, most people would balk at having their diets and behaviors determined by others for long periods of time.
Наконец, большинство людей не захотят, чтобы их диета и поведение в течение длительного времени определялись посторонними лицами.
Fletcher, Robert,Fletcher, Suzanne,Wagner, Edward H. / Clinical epidemiologyФлетчер, Роберт,Флетчер, Сьюзан,Вагнер, Эдвард / Клиническая эпидемиология
Клиническая эпидемиология
Флетчер, Роберт,Флетчер, Сьюзан,Вагнер, Эдвард
© 1996 Williams & Wilkins
© Перевод на русский язык и оформление, "Медиа Сфера", 1997.
Clinical epidemiology
Fletcher, Robert,Fletcher, Suzanne,Wagner, Edward H.
© 1996 Williams & Wilkins
"balk to Spock about scheduling, if you feel the need."
– Ладно, если понадобится, вызови Спока по комму.
Duane, Diane / Spock's WorldДуэйн, Диана / Мир Спока
Мир Спока
Дуэйн, Диана
Spock's World
Duane, Diane
© 1988 Paramount Pictures
He did not balk now at this appalling commission.
И теперь - перед этим опаснейшим поручением - он тоже не отступил.
Mieville, China / The ScarМьевиль, Чайна / Шрам
Шрам
Мьевиль, Чайна
© Перевод. Г. Крылов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
© 2002 by China Mieville
The Scar
Mieville, China
© 2002 by China Mieville
Your bankers. Valint and Balk.”
Ваших банкиров, Валинта и Балка.
Abercrombie, Joe / The Blade ItselfАберкромби, Джо / Кровь и железо
Кровь и железо
Аберкромби, Джо
© 2006 by Joe Abercrombie.
© Перевод. В. Иванов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Blade Itself
Abercrombie, Joe
© 2007 by Joe Abercrombie
Strange thing though, no one seems ever to have met a Valint or a Balk.
Одно странно: похоже, никто никогда не встречал ни Валинта, ни Балка.
Abercrombie, Joe / The Blade ItselfАберкромби, Джо / Кровь и железо
Кровь и железо
Аберкромби, Джо
© 2006 by Joe Abercrombie.
© Перевод. В. Иванов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Blade Itself
Abercrombie, Joe
© 2007 by Joe Abercrombie
They balked at the assumed authority of the newcomer.
Они сплоченно восстали против самозванца, взявшего на себя командование кухней.
Jones, James / From Here to EternityДжонс, Джеймс / Отныне и вовек
Отныне и вовек
Джонс, Джеймс
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
© 1951 by James Jones
© renewed 1991 by Gloria Jones, James Anthony Phillipe Jones, and Kaylie Anne Jones
Nothing serious, just some of Warden's childish balking, and he was glad now, as he signed it, that there would be no argument because he always hated to have to pull his rank, even when it was for the good of his Company.
Ерунда, конечно, Тербер вечно артачится, как малый ребенок, но сейчас, подписав приказ, Хомс был доволен, что споров не будет, потому что терпеть не мог давить на подчиненных своей властью, даже когда того требовали интересы роты.
Jones, James / From Here to EternityДжонс, Джеймс / Отныне и вовек
Отныне и вовек
Джонс, Джеймс
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
© 1951 by James Jones
© renewed 1991 by Gloria Jones, James Anthony Phillipe Jones, and Kaylie Anne Jones
“Motives?” Entreri balked.
– Что движет мной? – отозвался Энтрери.
Salvatore, Robert / The Halfling’s GemСальваторе, Роберт / Проклятие рубина
Проклятие рубина
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
© С. Топоров, перевод, 2007
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
The Halfling’s Gem
Salvatore, Robert
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
Never once had he balked at his duty, however criminal it might have seemed.
Ни разу не усомнился он в своих обязанностях, какими бы преступными они не казались.
Barker, Clive / The Damnation GameБаркер, Клайв / Проклятая игра
Проклятая игра
Баркер, Клайв
© copyright 1985 by Clive Barker
© 1994, Кэдмэн
© перевод Д. Аношина
The Damnation Game
Barker, Clive
© copyright 1985 by Clive Barker
Even if she owed her social life and current status to Mimi, she balked at having to answer to her for everything.
Хоть она и обязана была Мими своим нынешним статусом и участием в общественной жизни, ей надоело во всем перед ней отчитываться.
De la Cruz, Melissa / Blue BloodsДе ла Круз, Мелисса / Голубая кровь
Голубая кровь
Де ла Круз, Мелисса
© Перевод. О. Степашкина, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
© 2006 by Melissa de la Cruz
Blue Bloods
De la Cruz, Melissa
© 2006 by Melissa de la Cruz
Some of the animals balked and had to be soothed by Garadooi.
Некоторые животные упирались, и Гарадуи приходилось их успокаивать.
Duncan, Dave / Coming of WisdomДункан, Дэйв / Обретение мудрости
Обретение мудрости
Дункан, Дэйв
Coming of Wisdom
Duncan, Dave
© 1988 by D. J. Duncan
When he'd left, she'd been a perplexed sixteen-year-old drink of water in a blue chiffon bridesmaid dress, trying to put his wedding back together when her sister had balked halfway down the aisle.
Когда Ник уезжал, это была застенчивая семнадцатилетняя девчонка в голубом шифоновом платье подружки невесты. Она сделала все, чтобы спасти положение, когда ее сестра «передумала» на полпути к алтарю.
Crusie, Jennifer / Crazy for YouКрузи, Дженнифер / Без ума от тебя
Без ума от тебя
Крузи, Дженнифер
Crazy for You
Crusie, Jennifer
© 1999 by Jennifer Crusie
The horses balked a little, their hooves slipping on the bare rock; but they ended by coming on, and did not protest strongly at being taken up on to the ledge.
Лошади то и дело останавливались, их копыта скользили по гладкому камню; и все же они без особого сопротивления прошли по выступу.
Dickson, Gordon / Dragon On The BorderДиксон, Гордон / Дракон на границе
Дракон на границе
Диксон, Гордон
Dragon On The Border
Dickson, Gordon
© 1992 by Gordon R. Dickson
From time to time also he balked them by a sudden effort of the will, as by lifting them suddenly in the middle of an unfinished sentence and closing the book.
А читая, поднимал глаза, иногда внезапно, мгновенным усилием воли отрываясь на середине неоконченной фразы, и захлопывал книгу.
Joyce, James / A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManДжойс, Джеймс / Портрет художника в юности
Портрет художника в юности
Джойс, Джеймс
© Перевод М. Богословской. Наследники, 2007
© Оформление, издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Joyce, James
© 2007 BiblioBazaar

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bɔːkNounмежа, граница между двумя участками

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Collocations

balk-ploughing
попеременная вспашка всвал и вразвал
rest-balk
гребень
rest-balk
гребневать
balk inclusive tour
массовая перевозка типа "инклюзив тур"
balk tour
массовая перевозка
balk transportation
смешанная перевозка
kapp balk
капбалка
make a balk of good ground
упускать удобный случай
balked landing
прерванная посадка
balked landing procedure
уход на второй круг с посадки
deterministic balking
детерминированное неприсоединение к очереди
linear balking
неприсоединение к очереди по линейному закону
stochastic balking
стохастическое неприсоединение к очереди
balking behavior
неприсоединение к очереди
balking distribution
распределение вероятностей отказа присоединиться к очереди

Word forms

balk

noun
SingularPlural
Common casebalkbalks
Possessive casebalk'sbalks'

balk

verb
Basic forms
Pastbalked
Imperativebalk
Present Participle (Participle I)balking
Past Participle (Participle II)balked
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I balkwe balk
you balkyou balk
he/she/it balksthey balk
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am balkingwe are balking
you are balkingyou are balking
he/she/it is balkingthey are balking
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have balkedwe have balked
you have balkedyou have balked
he/she/it has balkedthey have balked
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been balkingwe have been balking
you have been balkingyou have been balking
he/she/it has been balkingthey have been balking
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I balkedwe balked
you balkedyou balked
he/she/it balkedthey balked
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was balkingwe were balking
you were balkingyou were balking
he/she/it was balkingthey were balking
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had balkedwe had balked
you had balkedyou had balked
he/she/it had balkedthey had balked
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been balkingwe had been balking
you had been balkingyou had been balking
he/she/it had been balkingthey had been balking
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will balkwe shall/will balk
you will balkyou will balk
he/she/it will balkthey will balk
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be balkingwe shall/will be balking
you will be balkingyou will be balking
he/she/it will be balkingthey will be balking
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have balkedwe shall/will have balked
you will have balkedyou will have balked
he/she/it will have balkedthey will have balked
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been balkingwe shall/will have been balking
you will have been balkingyou will have been balking
he/she/it will have been balkingthey will have been balking
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would balkwe should/would balk
you would balkyou would balk
he/she/it would balkthey would balk
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be balkingwe should/would be balking
you would be balkingyou would be balking
he/she/it would be balkingthey would be balking
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have balkedwe should/would have balked
you would have balkedyou would have balked
he/she/it would have balkedthey would have balked
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been balkingwe should/would have been balking
you would have been balkingyou would have been balking
he/she/it would have been balkingthey would have been balking
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am balkedwe are balked
you are balkedyou are balked
he/she/it is balkedthey are balked
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being balkedwe are being balked
you are being balkedyou are being balked
he/she/it is being balkedthey are being balked
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been balkedwe have been balked
you have been balkedyou have been balked
he/she/it has been balkedthey have been balked
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was balkedwe were balked
you were balkedyou were balked
he/she/it was balkedthey were balked
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being balkedwe were being balked
you were being balkedyou were being balked
he/she/it was being balkedthey were being balked
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been balkedwe had been balked
you had been balkedyou had been balked
he/she/it had been balkedthey had been balked
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be balkedwe shall/will be balked
you will be balkedyou will be balked
he/she/it will be balkedthey will be balked
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been balkedwe shall/will have been balked
you will have been balkedyou will have been balked
he/she/it will have been balkedthey will have been balked