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  • 1 sign

    1. noun
    1) (a mark used to mean something; a symbol: is the sign for addition.) tákn
    2) (a notice set up to give information (a shopkeeper's name, the direction of a town etc) to the public: road-sign.) merki
    3) (a movement (eg a nod, wave of the hand) used to mean or represent something: He made a sign to me to keep still.) merki
    4) (a piece of evidence suggesting that something is present or about to come: There were no signs of life at the house and he was afraid they were away; Clouds are often a sign of rain.) merki (um)
    2. verb
    1) (to write one's name (on): Sign at the bottom, please.) undirrita
    2) (to write (one's name) on a letter, document etc: He signed his name on the document.) undirrita
    3) (to make a movement of the head, hand etc in order to show one's meaning: She signed to me to say nothing.) gefa merki um
    - signpost
    - sign in/out
    - sign up

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  • 2 sign up

    1) (to join an organization or make an agreement to do something etc by writing one's name.) skrá sig í
    2) (to engage for work by making a legal contract.) ráða (sig) á samning

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  • 3 mark

    1. noun
    1) ((also Deutsche Mark, Deutschmark) the standard unit of German currency before the euro.)
    2) (a point given as a reward for good work etc: She got good marks in the exam.)
    3) (a stain: That spilt coffee has left a mark on the carpet.)
    4) (a sign used as a guide to position etc: There's a mark on the map showing where the church is.)
    5) (a cross or other sign used instead of a signature: He couldn't sign his name, so he made his mark instead.)
    6) (an indication or sign of a particular thing: a mark of respect.)
    2. verb
    1) (to put a mark or stain on, or to become marked or stained: Every pupil's coat must be marked with his name; That coffee has marked the tablecloth; This white material marks easily.)
    2) (to give marks to (a piece of work): I have forty exam-papers to mark tonight.)
    3) (to show; to be a sign of: X marks the spot where the treasure is buried.)
    4) (to note: Mark it down in your notebook.)
    5) ((in football etc) to keep close to (an opponent) so as to prevent his getting the ball: Your job is to mark the centre-forward.)
    - markedly
    - marker
    - marksman
    - marksmanship
    - leave/make one's mark
    - mark out
    - mark time

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  • 4 scan

    [skæn] 1. past tense, past participle - scanned; verb
    1) (to examine carefully: He scanned the horizon for any sign of a ship.) grannskoða
    2) (to look at quickly but not in detail: She scanned the newspaper for news of the murder.) renna augum yfir
    3) (to pass radar beams etc over: The area was scanned for signs of enemy aircraft.) skanna með radar
    4) (to pass an electronic or laser beam over a text or picture in order to store it in the memory of a computer.) lúta bragreglum
    5) (to examine and get an image of what is inside a person's body or an object by using ultra-sound and x-ray: They scanned his luggage at the airport to see if he was carrying drugs.)
    6) (to fit into a particular rhythm or metre: The second line of that verse doesn't scan properly.)
    2. noun
    She had an ultrasound scan to see whether the baby was a boy or a girl; a brain scan; a quick scan through the report.)

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  • 5 entry

    plural - entries; noun
    1) ((an) act of coming in or going in: They were silenced by the entry of the headmaster.) innganga
    2) (the right to enter: We can't go in - the sign says `No Entry'.) aðgangur
    3) (place of entrance, especially a passage or small entrance hall: Don't bring your bike in here - leave it in the entry.) inngangur
    4) (a person or thing entered for a competition etc: There are forty-five entries for the painting competition.) skráður þátttakandi; skráning
    5) (something written in a list in a book etc: Some of the entries in the cash-book are inaccurate.) færsla

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  • 6 initial

    [i'niʃəl] 1. adjective
    (of, or at, the beginning: There were difficulties during the initial stages of building the house.) fyrstur, byrjunar-
    2. noun
    (the letter that begins a word, especially a name: The picture was signed with the initials JJB, standing for John James Brown.) upphafsstafur
    3. verb
    (to mark or sign with initials of one's name: Any alteration on a cheque should be initialled.) merkja upphafsstöfum


    1) (to start (eg a plan, scheme, changes, reforms etc): He initiated a scheme for helping old people with their shopping.)

    2) (to take (a person) into a society etc, especially with secret ceremonies: No-one who had been initiated into the society ever revealed the details of the ceremony.)


    (a person who has been initiated (into a society etc).)

    - initiation
    - initiative

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  • 7 natural

    ['næ ərəl] 1. adjective
    1) (of or produced by nature, not made by men: Coal, oil etc are natural resources; Wild animals are happier in their natural state than in a zoo.) náttúrulegur, náttúru-
    2) (born in a person: natural beauty; He had a natural ability for music.) meðfæddur
    3) ((of manner) simple, without pretence: a nice, natural smile.) eðlilegur
    4) (normal; as one would expect: It's quite natural for a boy of his age to be interested in girls.) eðlilegur
    5) (of a musical note, not sharp or flat: G natural is lower in pitch than G sharp.) sem hefur engin formerki; hvorki hækkaður né lækkaður
    2. noun
    1) (a person who is naturally good at something.) maður með meðfædda hæfileika
    2) (in music (a sign () indicating) a note which is not to be played sharp or flat.) óbreyttur tónn
    - naturally
    - natural gas
    - natural history
    - natural resources

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  • 8 point

    [point] 1. noun
    1) (the sharp end of anything: the point of a pin; a sword point; at gunpoint (= threatened by a gun).) oddur
    2) (a piece of land that projects into the sea etc: The ship came round Lizard Point.) nes, oddi
    3) (a small round dot or mark (.): a decimal point; five point three six (= 5.36); In punctuation, a point is another name for a full stop.) punktur
    4) (an exact place or spot: When we reached this point of the journey we stopped to rest.) staður
    5) (an exact moment: Her husband walked in at that point.) nákvæmt augnablik
    6) (a place on a scale especially of temperature: the boiling-point of water.) stig, mark
    7) (a division on a compass eg north, south-west etc.) áttastrik
    8) (a mark in scoring a competition, game, test etc: He has won by five points to two.) stig, punktur
    9) (a particular matter for consideration or action: The first point we must decide is, where to meet; That's a good point; You've missed the point; That's the whole point; We're wandering away from the point.) (aðal)atriði, punktur, kjarni
    10) ((a) purpose or advantage: There's no point (in) asking me - I don't know.) tilgangur
    11) (a personal characteristic or quality: We all have our good points and our bad ones.) eiginleiki, hlið
    12) (an electrical socket in a wall etc into which a plug can be put: Is there only one electrical point in this room?) innstunga
    2. verb
    1) (to aim in a particular direction: He pointed the gun at her.) miða, beina
    2) (to call attention to something especially by stretching the index finger in its direction: He pointed (his finger) at the door; He pointed to a sign.) benda á
    3) (to fill worn places in (a stone or brick wall etc) with mortar.) spartla/múra í
    - pointer
    - pointless
    - pointlessly
    - points
    - be on the point of
    - come to the point
    - make a point of
    - make one's point
    - point out
    - point one's toes

    English-Icelandic dictionary > point

  • 9 token

    1) (a mark or sign: Wear this ring, as a token of our friendship.) tákn, merki, vottur
    2) (a card or piece of metal, plastic etc, for use instead of money: The shopkeeper will exchange these tokens for goods to the value of $10.) gjafakort, afsláttarmiði

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  • 10 cone

    1) (a solid figure with a point and a base in the shape of a circle or oval.) keila
    2) (the fruit of the pine, fir etc: fir-cones.) köngull
    3) (a pointed holder for ice cream; an ice-cream cone.) kramarhús, ísform úr brauði
    4) (a warning sign placed next to roadworks etc or where parking is not allowed.) varúðarkeila

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  • 11 draw up

    1) ((of a car etc) to stop: We drew up outside their house.) nema staðar
    2) (to arrange in an acceptable form or order: They drew up the soldiers in line; The solicitor drew up a contract for them to sign.) setja saman, útbúa
    3) (to move closer: Draw up a chair!) flytja nær
    4) (to extend (oneself) into an upright position: He drew himself up to his full height.) rétta úr sér

    English-Icelandic dictionary > draw up

  • 12 evidence

    1) (information etc that gives reason for believing something; proof (eg in a law case): Have you enough evidence (of his guilt) to arrest him?) sönnunargagn
    2) ((an) indication; a sign: Her bag on the table was the only evidence of her presence.) vottur, merki

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  • 13 hopeful

    1) ((negative unhopeful) full of hope: The police are hopeful that they will soon find the killer; hopeful faces; He is hopeful of success.) vongóður
    2) (giving a reason or encouragement for hope: That's a hopeful sign - perhaps he is going to change his mind after all.) vænlegur
    3) (likely to be pleasant, successful etc: The future looks quite hopeful.) vænlegur

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  • 14 L-plate

    (a sign with the letter L (short for learner) on it that is attached to a car driven by a learner-driver.)

    English-Icelandic dictionary > L-plate

  • 15 olive branch

    (a sign of a wish for peace: The government held out the olive branch to its opponents.) olífuviðargrein

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  • 16 promise

    ['promis] 1. verb
    1) (to say, or give one's word (that one will, or will not, do something etc): I promise (that) I won't be late; I promise not to be late; I won't be late, I promise (you)!) lofa (að)
    2) (to say or give one's assurance that one will give: He promised me a new dress.) lofa
    3) (to show signs of future events or developments: This situation promises well for the future.) lofa
    2. noun
    1) (something promised: He made a promise; I'll go with you - that's a promise!) loforð
    2) (a sign of future success: She shows great promise in her work.) fyrirheit

    English-Icelandic dictionary > promise

  • 17 sackcloth

    noun (a type of coarse cloth formerly worn as a sign of mourning or of sorrow for sin.) klæði úr hrjúfu efni

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  • 18 signal

    ['siɡnəl] 1. noun
    1) (a sign (eg a movement of the hand, a light, a sound), especially one arranged beforehand, giving a command, warning or other message: He gave the signal to advance.) merki
    2) (a machine etc used for this purpose: a railway signal.) merki, ljós
    3) (the wave, sound received or sent out by a radio set etc.) (raf)merki
    2. verb
    1) (to make signals (to): The policeman signalled the driver to stop.) gefa e-m merki (um)
    2) (to send (a message etc) by means of signals.) senda skilaboð með merkjum

    English-Icelandic dictionary > signal

  • 19 sticker

    noun (an adhesive label or sign bearing eg a design, political message etc, for sticking eg on a car's window etc: The car sticker read `Blood donors needed'.) límmiði

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  • 20 thumbs-up

    noun (a sign expressing a wish for good luck, success etc: He gave me the thumbs-up.) fínt, ágætt

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