English to Icelandic Meaning :: beat

Beat :
slá
berja, lemjataktur - sláslábeatableberjabarsmíðarslög
 
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Noun(1) a regular route for a sentry or policeman(2) the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart(3) the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music(4) a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations(5) a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior(6) the sound of stroke or blow(7) (prosody(8) a regular rate of repetition(9) a stroke or blow(10) the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
Verb(1) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict(2) give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression(3) hit repeatedly(4) move rhythmically(5) shape by beating(6) make a rhythmic sound(7) glare or strike with great intensity(8) move with a thrashing motion(9) sail with much tacking or with difficulty(10) stir vigorously(11) strike (a part of one's own body(12) be superior(13) avoid paying(14) make a sound like a clock or a timer(15) move with a flapping motion(16) indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks
Adjective(1) very tired

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(1) But instead of following her usual habit of leaving early to beat the rush, her son Shaun insisted the group stayed to the end.(2) You can't beat the humble spud along with a pint of freshly chilled milk to speed the digestive process.(3) After his first set, those who left to beat the traffic missed the best moment of the entire performance.(4) The beat of drums and bellow of trumpets welcomed the team behind the success of the film.(5) In the cooler months you can't beat camellias as they are compact and reliable and can be clipped or trained to suit.(6) She will need to reach an average speed of 15.5 knots for the voyage if she is to beat the record.(7) In another medium mixing bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff and fold them also into the chocolate mixture.(8) A MAN who beat his dog after it had been injured in a road accident has been jailed for three months and banned from keeping animals for life.(9) Police must be seen to be on the beat in every area where crime is known to be a problem.(10) For something a bit smarter, you can't beat a shirt and tie.(11) Influenced by the beat poets like Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and Ted Jones, McGough would write late into the night.(12) The lone, strong voice coming from the speakers made my heart skip a beat .(13) Plans to beat traffic congestion when Royal Ascot comes to York will be tested in the city next month at its biggest race meeting of the year.(14) He stared at me for a beat , and then shook his head, trying to hide a grin.(15) Then beat the sugar, eggs and orange flower water (if using) in a bowl until smooth.(16) It was a close call as Tully almost beat Marvin back to the cellar.
Related Words
(1) be at ::
vera á
(2) beat it ::
slá það
(3) to beat ::
að sigra
(4) beat down ::
berja niður
(5) bad beat ::
slæmt slá
(6) beat out ::
slá út
(7) beat off ::
slá burt
(8) beat around the bush ::
slá í kringum Bush
(9) heart beat ::
hjartsláttur
(10) beat about the bush ::
slá um bush
Synonyms
Verb
1. hit ::
högg
3. hammer ::
hamar
4. pulsate ::
pulsate
5. flap ::
blakt
6. whisk ::
whisk
7. tread ::
ganga
8. defeat ::
ósigur
9. surpass ::
bera
10. work over ::
vinna búin
11. scramble ::
Scramble
12. tick ::
merkið
13. crush ::
hrifin
14. nonplus ::
nonplus
15. pound ::
pund
16. outsmart ::
outsmart
17. bunk ::
bunk
18. exhaust ::
útblástur
19. quiver ::
Örvamælir
20. drum ::
tromma
Noun
21. rhythm ::
hrynjandi
23. pulse ::
púls
24. circuit ::
hringrás
25. pulsation ::
æðasláttur
26. round ::
umferð
27. cadence ::
cadence
28. beatnik ::
beatnik
Adjective
29. bushed ::
bushed
Different Forms
beat, beatable, beating, beatings, beats
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I will beat you.

I will BEAT you.

Vikings Season 1, Episode 6


You cannot beat
the thermal efficiency
of the C3.

You cannot BEAT the thermal efficiency of the C3.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 10


It\'s amazing how many men we beat
seem to have this code.

It's amazing how many men we BEAT seem to have this code.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7


...I\'ll beat you both
with a bag of oranges.

...I'll BEAT you both with a bag of oranges.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 6


How is Spock gonna beat Kirk, yo?
Spock\'s like a toothbrush.

How is Spock gonna BEAT Kirk, yo? Spock's like a toothbrush.

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 9


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