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slender

['slendə] брит. / амер.

  1. прил.

    1. стройный, тонкий (о человеке)

    2. тонкий, узкий (о предметах)

      1. скудный, слабый

      2. небольшой, незначительный

    3. лингв.

      закрытый (о гласном звуке)

  2. гл.

    1. худить

    2. сокращаться, суживаться; становиться уже

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slender

['slendə]

adj

  1. тонкий; стройный

  2. скудный, слабый

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Aileen turned and examined critically a tall, dark, slender woman of the high world of the West, very remote, disdainful, superior.
Эйлин обернулась и критически осмотрела с головы до ног эту великосветскую даму, от которой так и веяло холодом.
Dreiser, Theodore / The TitanДрайзер, Теодор / Титан
Титан
Драйзер, Теодор
© Издательство "Правда", 1981
The Titan
Dreiser, Theodore
© 1914 by JOHN LANE COMPANY
She had on a white dress; a blue shawl, pinned close round her throat with a gold brooch, half hid her slender, beautiful arms, in which one could see the fineness of her race.
На ней было белое платье, голубая шаль, заколотая у самого горла золотой булавкой, прикрывала до половины ее тонкие, породистые руки.
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.2Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.2
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
Out of the shadows a ladder was let down: it was made of rope, silver-grey and glimmering in the dark, and though it looked slender it proved strong enough to bear many men.
С дерева опустили веревочную лестницу. Сделанная из очень тонкого шпагата, она, как вскоре убедились Хранители, была вместе с тем необычайно прочной.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / The Fellowship of the RingТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Братство Кольца
Братство Кольца
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© Издательство "Радуга", 1988
The Fellowship of the Ring
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1954, 1965, 1966 by J.R.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1982 by Christopher R. Tolkien, Michael H.R. Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1993, 1994 by Christopher R.Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© 2003 J. R. R. Tolkien
And the knotted ropes are too slender for my weight."
А веревки меня не выдержат.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / HobbitТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Хоббит или туда и обратно
Хоббит или туда и обратно
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© "Новосибирское книжное издательство", 1989
Hobbit
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1937 by George Allen & Unwin Lcd.
© 1966 by J.R R. Tolkien
© Renewed 1994 by Christopher R. Tolkien, John F. R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© Restored 1996 by the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien,
Riordan gave a chuckle and, by way of answer, pointed to a slender black microphone.
Риордан неожиданно хихикнул и указал на тонкий черный микрофон на пульте.
Rankin, Ian / Exit MusicРэнкин, Иэн / Музыка под занавес
Музыка под занавес
Рэнкин, Иэн
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
© В. Гришечкин, перевод на русский язык, 2011
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка" 2011
Exit Music
Rankin, Ian
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
I likewise felt several slender ligatures across my body, from my arm-pits to my thighs.
Равным образом я почувствовал, что мое тело, от подмышек до бедер, опутано целой сетью тонких бечевок.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
Then she raised a slender finger a scan five centimeters and motioned for me to sit down on the chair opposite.
И, приподняв над журналом руку, тонким пальцем указала на стул.
Murakami, Haruki / Dance, dance, danceМураками, Харуки / Дэнс, дэнс, дэнс
Дэнс, дэнс, дэнс
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami 1991 "Dansu, dansu, dansu"
© Дмитрий Коваленин, 2001
Dance, dance, dance
Murakami, Haruki
© 1994 by Kodansha International Ltd.
At the window sat a slender, long-barreled weapon on a tripod, angled sharply downward to fire at the street.
На подоконнике был пристроен тонкий длинноствольный пулемет – наклоненный под таким углом, чтобы обстреливать улицу.
Zahn, Timothy / Dragon And SoldierЗан, Тимоти / Дракон и солдат
Дракон и солдат
Зан, Тимоти
Dragon And Soldier
Zahn, Timothy
© 2004 by Timothy Zahn
On his white, slender, little fingers he always wore a number of big, glittering rings.
На тоненьких и бледненьких пальчиках его всегда сверкали несколько чрезвычайно крупных перстней.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Tall, slender, her small smile, her secret eyes.
Высокая, стройная, на губах слабая улыбка, в глазах — отсвет тайны.
Rosnay, Tatiana de / Sarah's KeyРосней, Татьяна де / Ключ Сары
Ключ Сары
Росней, Татьяна де
Sarah's Key
Rosnay, Tatiana de
© 2007 by Tatiana de Rosnay
"You can stop counting," she said. She opened the fingers of one hand slightly and in the palm of the hand was a single slender object.
- Можете дальше не считать,- сказала женщина и разжала пальцы - на ладони у нее лежала крохотная тоненькая палочка.
Bradbury, Ray / Fahrenheit 451Брэдбери, Рэй / 451 градус по Фаренгейту
451 градус по Фаренгейту
Брэдбери, Рэй
© Издательство "Радуга", 1989
Fahrenheit 451
Bradbury, Ray
© 1953 by Ray Bradbury
But physically, they were tall and slender, often small-boned.
Но физически они высокие и худощавые, часто тонкокостные.
Mead, Richelle / FrostbiteМид, Райчел / Ледяной укус
Ледяной укус
Мид, Райчел
© Перевод. Б.Жужунава. 2009
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© 2008 Richelle Mead
Frostbite
Mead, Richelle
© 2008 Richelle Mead
Great white clouds were scudding over the sky, a slender mast was swaying in the distance, a long streamer, with a red cross on it, kept fluttering, falling, and fluttering again.
Большие белые тучи быстро неслись по небу, тонкая мачта качалась в отдалении, длинный вымпел с красным крестом беспрестанно взвивался, падал и взвивался снова.
Turgenev, I.S. / On the eveТургенев, И.С. / Накануне
Накануне
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
On the eve
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1st World Library, 2008
The blue curtain at the back of the shop was drawn aside and a tall, slender woman entered, carrying a tray with cups of tea.
Голубая занавеска в задней части аптеки отодвинулась, и появилась высокая, стройная женщина с подносом.
Gulik, Robert van / The Chinese Nail MurdersГулик, Роберт ван / Убийство гвоздями
Убийство гвоздями
Гулик, Роберт ван
© 1961 by Robert van Gulik
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
The Chinese Nail Murders
Gulik, Robert van
© 1961 by Robert van Gulik
Small men and slender, graceful in their movements, almost dainty, their plain brown clothes fitting them like fur.
Невысокие, худощавые, движения грациозные, почти небрежные, и простая коричневая одежда облегала их, точно собственная шкура.
Beagle, Peter / The Innkeeper's SongБигл, Питер / Песня трактирщика
Песня трактирщика
Бигл, Питер
The Innkeeper's Song
Beagle, Peter
© Peter S. Beagle, 1993

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'slendəAdjectiveстройный; тонкийExamples

a slender figure — стройная фигура
slender legs — стройные ноги
slender fingers — тонкие пальцы
a slender waist — тонкая талия

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  1. 1.

    ['slendə] брит. / амер.

    1. прил.

    1. стройный, тонкий человеке)

    2. тонкий, узкий предметах)

    3.

    а) скудный

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Collocations

slender column
гибкий стержень
slender column
сжатый стержень большой гибкости
slender group
узкая группа
slender purse
бедность
slender skirt
узкая юбка со складками ниже колен
slender transition
удлиненное сопряжение
slender body
тонкое тело
make look thinner / slender
худить
slender purse
безденежье
slender body theory
теория тонкого тела
slender ship
корабль малой ширины
slender rice
тонкий рис
slender cone
тонкий конус

Word forms

slender

adjective
Positive degreeslender
Comparative degreeslenderer
Superlative degreeslenderest

slender

verb
Basic forms
Pastslendered
Imperativeslender
Present Participle (Participle I)slendering
Past Participle (Participle II)slendered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I slenderwe slender
you slenderyou slender
he/she/it slendersthey slender
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am slenderingwe are slendering
you are slenderingyou are slendering
he/she/it is slenderingthey are slendering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have slenderedwe have slendered
you have slenderedyou have slendered
he/she/it has slenderedthey have slendered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been slenderingwe have been slendering
you have been slenderingyou have been slendering
he/she/it has been slenderingthey have been slendering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I slenderedwe slendered
you slenderedyou slendered
he/she/it slenderedthey slendered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was slenderingwe were slendering
you were slenderingyou were slendering
he/she/it was slenderingthey were slendering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had slenderedwe had slendered
you had slenderedyou had slendered
he/she/it had slenderedthey had slendered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been slenderingwe had been slendering
you had been slenderingyou had been slendering
he/she/it had been slenderingthey had been slendering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will slenderwe shall/will slender
you will slenderyou will slender
he/she/it will slenderthey will slender
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be slenderingwe shall/will be slendering
you will be slenderingyou will be slendering
he/she/it will be slenderingthey will be slendering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have slenderedwe shall/will have slendered
you will have slenderedyou will have slendered
he/she/it will have slenderedthey will have slendered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been slenderingwe shall/will have been slendering
you will have been slenderingyou will have been slendering
he/she/it will have been slenderingthey will have been slendering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would slenderwe should/would slender
you would slenderyou would slender
he/she/it would slenderthey would slender
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be slenderingwe should/would be slendering
you would be slenderingyou would be slendering
he/she/it would be slenderingthey would be slendering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have slenderedwe should/would have slendered
you would have slenderedyou would have slendered
he/she/it would have slenderedthey would have slendered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been slenderingwe should/would have been slendering
you would have been slenderingyou would have been slendering
he/she/it would have been slenderingthey would have been slendering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am slenderedwe are slendered
you are slenderedyou are slendered
he/she/it is slenderedthey are slendered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being slenderedwe are being slendered
you are being slenderedyou are being slendered
he/she/it is being slenderedthey are being slendered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been slenderedwe have been slendered
you have been slenderedyou have been slendered
he/she/it has been slenderedthey have been slendered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was slenderedwe were slendered
you were slenderedyou were slendered
he/she/it was slenderedthey were slendered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being slenderedwe were being slendered
you were being slenderedyou were being slendered
he/she/it was being slenderedthey were being slendered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been slenderedwe had been slendered
you had been slenderedyou had been slendered
he/she/it had been slenderedthey had been slendered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be slenderedwe shall/will be slendered
you will be slenderedyou will be slendered
he/she/it will be slenderedthey will be slendered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been slenderedwe shall/will have been slendered
you will have been slenderedyou will have been slendered
he/she/it will have been slenderedthey will have been slendered