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sliver

['slɪvə] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

      1. длинная узкая полоска (чего-л.)

      2. ломтик; обломок, кусок, кусочек (чего-л.)

      3. щепа; лучина, щепка

      4. амер. кусочек мелкой рыбки для наживки (при ужении)

    1. текст. прядь (шерсти)

  2. гл.

      1. раскалываться, расщепляться

      2. откалываться

      1. разрезать; раскалывать, расщеплять; разрывать

      2. откалывать

    1. текст.

      делать ленту, прядь

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sliver

['slɪvə]

n

  • a sliver of wood — щепка, лучина
  • a sliver of soap — обмылок
  • slivers of glass — осколки стекла

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Because that bright sliver of polished wood meant the mug had been moved.
Ибо чистое серебристое полированное пятно означает, что кружку сдвигали.
Wilson, Paul Francis / ConspiraciesВилсон, Пол Фрэнсис / Бездна
Бездна
Вилсон, Пол Фрэнсис
Conspiracies
Wilson, Paul Francis
© 2000 by F. Paul Wilson
Her eyes were huge and strangely brilliant, and in a stray sliver of light I noticed her face was sheened with moisture.
Она глядела на меня широко раскрытыми и как-то странно горевшими глазами, и в последних отблесках света я увидела, что все лицо у нее в испарине.
Harris, Joanne / Holy FoolsХаррис, Джоан / Блаженные шуты
Блаженные шуты
Харрис, Джоан
© 2003 by Joanne Harris
© Издательство Ольги Морозовой, 2007
© О. Кириченко, перевод, 2007
Holy Fools
Harris, Joanne
© 2004 by Frogspawn, Ltd.
The door to the left, marked Cimmeria, cracked open and a sliver of dark face looked out.
Дверь слева, с табличкой «Киммерия», приоткрылась, и за ней возникла полоска чернокожей физиономии.
Banks, Iain / WhitБэнкс, Иэн / Умм, или Исида среди Неспасенных
Умм, или Исида среди Неспасенных
Бэнкс, Иэн
© 1995 by Iain Banks
© Е. Петрова, перевод, 2006
© ООО "ИД "Домино", 2007
Whit
Banks, Iain
© 1995 Iain Banks
She sat down on the high stool by the counter, found the sliver of whetstone in its small aluminium dish, and began to scrub it along the gleaming edge of the blade with the apathetic, fixated attention of the damned.
Она села на высокий стул у разделочного стола, нащупала рукой брусок в алюминиевой мисочке и принялась возить им по сверкающему краю лезвия с тупой целеустремленностью проклятой души.
King, Stephen / CarrieКинг, Стивен / Кэрри
Кэрри
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978
© Перевод. А.И.Корженевский, 1997
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
Carrie
King, Stephen
© 1974 by Stephen King
A man inched past them, inserted an aluminum sliver into the key slit, and walked in.
Мимо них проскользнул мужчина, вставил в алюминиевую скважину металлическую пластинку и вошел внутрь.
Asimov, Isaac / The Caves of SteelАзимов, Айзек / Стальные пещеры
Стальные пещеры
Азимов, Айзек
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1967
The Caves of Steel
Asimov, Isaac
© 1953,1954 by Isaac Asimov
It was not truly dark; a sliver of moon lit the clear sky, and the stars were bright enough to cast shadows on the road beyond the gatehouse.
Ночь была светлая; серебристая луна и звезды светили ярко, бросая тени на дорогу за сторожкой у ворот.
Harris, Joanne / Holy FoolsХаррис, Джоан / Блаженные шуты
Блаженные шуты
Харрис, Джоан
© 2003 by Joanne Harris
© Издательство Ольги Морозовой, 2007
© О. Кириченко, перевод, 2007
Holy Fools
Harris, Joanne
© 2004 by Frogspawn, Ltd.
There were just four apartments on this floor, all the one-bedrooms you could squeeze into the sliver-thin building.
На этом этаже находились четыре квартиры, все односпальные; больше в такое узкое, как щепка, здание и не втиснешь.
Westerfeld, Scott / PeepsВестерфельд, Скотт / Армия ночи
Армия ночи
Вестерфельд, Скотт
© Перевод. Б.Жужунава, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© 2005 by Scott Westerfield
Peeps
Westerfeld, Scott
© 2005 Scott Westerfield
He shrieked until his throat cracked and an awful pain lodged in his vocal cords like a sliver of bone.
Он кричал, пока не охрип, пока в голосовых связках осколком кости не засела страшная боль.
King, Stephen / Salem's LotКинг, Стивен / Салимов удел
Салимов удел
Кинг, Стивен
© Е.Ю. Александрова, 1992. Перевод
Salem's Lot
King, Stephen
© 1975 by Stephen King
It consisted of a thin sliver of silver inlaid in the lacquer.
Это была тонкая полоска серебра, инкрустированная в лаковую поверхность.
Gulik, Robert van / The Lacquer ScreenГулик, Роберт ван / Лакированная ширма
Лакированная ширма
Гулик, Роберт ван
© 1962 by Robert van Gulik
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
The Lacquer Screen
Gulik, Robert van
© 1962 by Robert van Gulik
When the lead had become liquid, the alchemist took from his pouch the strange yellow egg. He scraped from it a sliver as thin as a hair, wrapped it in wax, and added it to the pan in which the lead had melted.
Когда свинец расплавился, он достал из кармана стеклянное желтое яйцо, отколупнул от него крохотный, не больше булавочной головки, осколок, обмазал его воском и бросил в расплавленный свинец.
Coelho, Paulo / The AlchemistКоэльо, Пауло / Алхимик
Алхимик
Коэльо, Пауло
© Перевод, А. Богдановский, 2000
© ООО "Издательство "Астрель", издание на русском языке, 2008
© Paulo Coelho, 1988
The Alchemist
Coelho, Paulo
© 1988 by Paulo Coelho
On black-bordered plates patterned with flowers of paradise lay slivers of thinly cut smoked salmon and pickled eels.
На разрисованных райскими цветами тарелках с черной широкой каймой лежала тонкими ломтиками нарезанная семга, маринованные угри.
Bulgakov, Michail / The Heart of a DogБулгаков, Михаил / Собачье сердце
Собачье сердце
Булгаков, Михаил
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The Heart of a Dog
Bulgakov, Michail
© English translation Raduga Publishers 1990
Obscurity still yawned below him but the occasional sounds of heavy weights dragging on a coarse surface, or of metal slivering against metal, were much louder now.
По-прежнему перед Марком простиралась неизвестность тьмы, но теперь отдельные звуки от передвижения тяжелых грузов по шероховатой поверхности или звяканье металла о металл слышались гораздо явственнее.
Dickson, Gordon / The OutposterДиксон, Гордон / Пограничник
Пограничник
Диксон, Гордон
The Outposter
Dickson, Gordon
© 1972 by Gordon R. Dickson
She glanced around as the blonde hurried off, and saw Peabody sniffing at minute slivers of soap that were set out as samples.
Ева проводила взглядом удаляющуюся блондинку и заметила, что Пибоди нюхает крошечные кусочки мыла, выставленные в качестве образцов.
Robb, J.D. / Creation In DeathРобертс, Нора / Образ смерти
Образ смерти
Робертс, Нора
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. Н. Миронова, 2009
Creation In Death
Robb, J.D.
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
His feet crunched on slivers of glass and scatters of splinters, but Pickering did not turn.
Он наступал на осколки стекла, но Пикеринг не оборачивался.
King, Stephen / InsomniaКинг, Стивен / Бессонница
Бессонница
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1994
© Перевод. Т.Ю. Покидаева, 2003
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2003
Insomnia
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1994

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'slɪvəNounдлинная узкая полоскаExamples

a sliver of land — полоска земли

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  1. 1.

    заноза

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Collocations

card sliver
чесальная лента
combed sliver
гребенная лента
drawn sliver
лента с ленточной машины
random sliver
случайная прядь
regular sliver
регулярная прядь
sliver lapper
лентосоединительная машина
tow sliver
штапелированная лента
sliver screen
щепколовка
breakage of the sliver
обрыв ленты
sliver feed spout
разгрузочный патрон
back slivers
задние плены
slivers content
содержание костры

Word forms

sliver

noun
SingularPlural
Common casesliverslivers
Possessive casesliver'sslivers'

sliver

verb
Basic forms
Pastslivered
Imperativesliver
Present Participle (Participle I)slivering
Past Participle (Participle II)slivered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I sliverwe sliver
you sliveryou sliver
he/she/it sliversthey sliver
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am sliveringwe are slivering
you are sliveringyou are slivering
he/she/it is sliveringthey are slivering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have sliveredwe have slivered
you have sliveredyou have slivered
he/she/it has sliveredthey have slivered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been sliveringwe have been slivering
you have been sliveringyou have been slivering
he/she/it has been sliveringthey have been slivering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I sliveredwe slivered
you sliveredyou slivered
he/she/it sliveredthey slivered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was sliveringwe were slivering
you were sliveringyou were slivering
he/she/it was sliveringthey were slivering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had sliveredwe had slivered
you had sliveredyou had slivered
he/she/it had sliveredthey had slivered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been sliveringwe had been slivering
you had been sliveringyou had been slivering
he/she/it had been sliveringthey had been slivering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will sliverwe shall/will sliver
you will sliveryou will sliver
he/she/it will sliverthey will sliver
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be sliveringwe shall/will be slivering
you will be sliveringyou will be slivering
he/she/it will be sliveringthey will be slivering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have sliveredwe shall/will have slivered
you will have sliveredyou will have slivered
he/she/it will have sliveredthey will have slivered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been sliveringwe shall/will have been slivering
you will have been sliveringyou will have been slivering
he/she/it will have been sliveringthey will have been slivering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would sliverwe should/would sliver
you would sliveryou would sliver
he/she/it would sliverthey would sliver
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be sliveringwe should/would be slivering
you would be sliveringyou would be slivering
he/she/it would be sliveringthey would be slivering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have sliveredwe should/would have slivered
you would have sliveredyou would have slivered
he/she/it would have sliveredthey would have slivered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been sliveringwe should/would have been slivering
you would have been sliveringyou would have been slivering
he/she/it would have been sliveringthey would have been slivering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am sliveredwe are slivered
you are sliveredyou are slivered
he/she/it is sliveredthey are slivered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being sliveredwe are being slivered
you are being sliveredyou are being slivered
he/she/it is being sliveredthey are being slivered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been sliveredwe have been slivered
you have been sliveredyou have been slivered
he/she/it has been sliveredthey have been slivered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was sliveredwe were slivered
you were sliveredyou were slivered
he/she/it was sliveredthey were slivered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being sliveredwe were being slivered
you were being sliveredyou were being slivered
he/she/it was being sliveredthey were being slivered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been sliveredwe had been slivered
you had been sliveredyou had been slivered
he/she/it had been sliveredthey had been slivered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be sliveredwe shall/will be slivered
you will be sliveredyou will be slivered
he/she/it will be sliveredthey will be slivered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been sliveredwe shall/will have been slivered
you will have been sliveredyou will have been slivered
he/she/it will have been sliveredthey will have been slivered