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B {n} (musical note)  :: H {n}
baa {interj} (cry of sheep)  :: mäh
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep)  :: blöken, mähen
Baan {prop} (language)  :: Baan {n}
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar)  :: Baba Jaga {f}
babbitt {n} (Babbitt metal)  :: Lagermetall
babble {n} (idle talk)  :: Geplapper {n}
babble {n} (inarticulate speech)  :: Brabbeln {n}, Murmeln {n}
babble {v} (to make a continuous murmuring noise, as shallow water running over stones.)  :: plätschern, gurgeln
babble {v} (to talk much)  :: schwätzen, plappern, babbeln
babble {v} (to utter words indistinctly)  :: brabbeln, murmeln
babble word {n}  :: Lallwort {n}
babby {n} (baby) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (baby or infant) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby  ::
babehood {n} (babyhood) SEE: babyhood  ::
babesiosis {n} (parasitic disease)  :: Babesiose
babirusa {n} (a member of the genus Babyrousa)  :: [♂♀] Hirscheber {m}, [♂♀] Babirusa {n}, männlicher Hirscheber {m}, weiblicher Hirscheber {m}
baboon {n} (primate)  :: Pavian {m}
babouche {n} (Turkish or oriental slipper)  :: Babusche {f}
Babungo {prop} (language)  :: Babungo {n}
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll  ::
baby {n} (form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive)  :: mein Süßer {m} [to a man], meine Süße {f} [to a woman]
baby {n} (term of endearment)  :: mein Schatz {m}, Schätzchen {n}
baby {n} (very young human being)  :: Baby {n}, Säugling {m}, Kleinkind {n}
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate)  :: hohe Geburtenzahl {f}
baby boom {n} (post-World War II baby boom (1946 to 1964))  :: Babyboom {m}, Geburtenwelle {f}
baby boomer {n} (those born after Second World War)  :: Baby-Boomer {m}
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat)  :: Babyflasche {f}, Nuckelflasche {f}, Saugflasche {f}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
babyface {n}  :: Milchgesicht {n}
babyfaced {adj}  :: milchgesichtig
baby fat {n} (natural fat of the body of a child)  :: Babyspeck {m}
baby food {n} (food designed for babies)  :: Babynahrung {f}, Säuglingsnahrung {f}
Babylonia {prop} (ancient region and empire of southern Mesopotamia)  :: Babylonien {n}
baby massage {n} (massage therapy for infants) SEE: infant massage  ::
baby monitor {n} (Intercom system)  :: Babyfon
baby oil {n}  :: Babyöl {n}
baby seat {n} (child safety seat) SEE: child safety seat  ::
baby shower {n} (a party celebrating the pending or recent birth of a child)  :: Babyparty {f}, Baby Shower {f}
babysit {v} (To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money)  :: babysitten
babysitter {n} (baby or child caretaker)  :: Babysitter {m}, Babysitterin {f}, Kinderhüter {m}, Kinderhüterin {f}, Kinderbetreuer {m}, Kinderbetreuerin {f}
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth  ::
baccalaureate {n} (bachelor degree)  :: Hochschulreife {f}
baccalaureate {n} (examination to enable higher education)  :: Bakkalaureat {n}
baccalaureate {n} (qualification awarded after passing the baccalaureate exam)  :: Bakkalaureat {n}, Fachabitur {n}
baccarat {n} (card game)  :: Baccara
Bach {prop} (German composer)  :: Bach
bachelor {n} (bachelor's degree)  :: Bachelor {m}
bachelor {n} (person who has achieved bachelor's degree)  :: Bachelor {m}
bachelor {n} (unmarried man)  :: Junggeselle {m}
bachelordom {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood  ::
bachelor pad {n} (dwelling of unmarried man)  :: Junggesellenbude {f}
bachelor party {n} (party)  :: Junggesellenabschied {m}, Polterabend {m}
bachelors' button {n} (plant and button) SEE: bachelor's button  ::
bachelorship {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood  ::
bacillus {n} (any bacteria in the genus Bacillus)  :: Bazillus {m}
back {adj} (far from the main area)  :: abgelegen
back {adj} (not current)  :: früher, alt, veraltet
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place)  :: zurück
back {n} (a position behind most players on the team)  :: Verteidiger {m}
back {n} (that which is farthest away from the front)  :: Ende {n}, Fond {m}, Hintergrund {m}, Hinterseite {f}
back {n} (the backrest, the part of a piece of furniture which receives the human back)  :: Rückenlehne {f}
back {n} (the edge of a book which is bound)  :: Rücken {m}, Buchrücken {m}
back {n} (the part of something that goes last)  :: Ende {n}, Hinterende
back {n} (the rear of body)  :: Rücken {m}
back {n} (the reverse side)  :: Rückseite {f}, Kehrseite {f}
back {v} (of wind: to shift in an anticlockwise direction)  :: rückdrehen
back {v} (to go in the reverse direction)  :: (vehicle) zurücksetzen
backache {n} (any pain or ache in the back, see also: lumbago)  :: Rückenschmerzen {m-p}
back and forth {adv} (from one place to another and back again)  :: hin und her
backbencher {n} (member of Parliament who does not have cabinet rank)  :: Hinterbänkler {m}, Hinterbänklerin {f}
backbite {v} (to make defamatory statements about another)  :: verleumden, afterreden, anschwärzen
backbone {n} (any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure)  :: Rückgrat {n}
backbone {n} (courage, fortitude, or strength)  :: Rückgrat {n}
backbone {n} (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord)  :: Rückgrat {n}, Wirbelsäule {f}
backchat {n} (backtalk) SEE: backtalk  ::
backchat {v} (backtalk) SEE: backtalk  ::
backcomb {v} (to hold the hair away from the head and comb it towards the head)  :: toupieren
back door {n} (secret, unprotected means of access)  :: Hintertür {f}
back door {n} (subsidiary entrance to building)  :: Hintertür {f}
backdoor {n} (backdoor (all definitions)) SEE: back door  ::
back end {n} (computing: part of a system that is farthest from the user)  :: Back-End {n}
back fire {n} (explosion of a combustion engine)  :: Fehlzündung {f}
backfire {v} (fail)  :: fehlschlagen, nach hinten losgehen
backfisch {n} (teenage girl)  :: Backfisch
back-formation {n} (linguistic process)  :: Rückbildung {f}
backgammon {n} (board game)  :: Backgammon {n}
background {n} (computer background)  :: Schreibtischhintergrund {m}
background {n} (less important feature)  :: Hintergrund {m}
background {n} (part of picture)  :: Hintergrund {m}
background {n} (relevant information)  :: Hintergrund {m}
background {n} (social heritage)  :: Hintergrund {m}
backlash {n} (mechanical: distance of free movement between connected parts)  :: Spiel {n}
backlog {n} (an accumulation or buildup)  :: Arbeitsrückstand {m}, Auftragsüberhang {m}, Nachholbedarf {m}, Rückstand {m}, Rückstau {m}, Überhang {m}
back matter {n} (parts of a book that appear after the text)  :: Nachspann
back office {n}  :: Backoffice {n}
backpack {n}  :: Fallschirmcontainer {m}
backpack {n} (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking)  :: Rucksack {m}
backpacker {n} (a traveler)  :: Rucksackreisender {m}, Rucksackreisende {f}
backpackers {n} (hostel) SEE: hostel  ::
back page {n} (final page) SEE: back cover  ::
backronym {n}  :: Backronym {n}
backroom {adj}  :: Hinterzimmer-
backroom {n}  :: Hinterzimmer {n}
backscratcher {n} (rod for scratching)  :: Rückenkratzer {m}
back seat {n} (seat)  :: Rücksitz {m}
backside {n} (buttocks)  :: Hintern {m}, Gesäß {n}
backslash {n} (punctuation mark)  :: Backslash {m}, Rückwärtsschrägstrich {m}
backspace {n} (computer key)  :: Backspace {m}, Rücktaste {f}, Rücksetztaste {f}
backspace {n} (typewriter key)  :: Backspace {m}, Rücktaste {f}, Rücksetztaste {f}
back street {n} (small and narrow street)  :: Seitengasse {f}
backstroke {n} (a swimming stroke swum on one's back)  :: Rückenschwimmen {n}, Rückenkraulen {n}
backswimmer {n} (aquatic insect)  :: Rückenschwimmer {m}
backtalk {n} (verbal impudence or argument)  :: Widerworte {n-p}
back titration {n}  :: Rücktitration‎ {f}
back to the wall {n} (very difficult situation)  :: mit dem Rücken zur Wand
backup {adj} (standby, reserve or extra)  :: Ersatz- [noun], Hilfs- [noun genitive]
backup {n} (copy of file or record)  :: Datensicherung {f}, Backup {n}
backup {n} (reserve)  :: Unterstützung {f}, Deckung {f}, Ersatz {m}
backward {adj} (of an outdated value)  :: altmodisch, rückwärtsgewandt, rückständig, überholt
backward {adj} (of the direction reverse of normal)  :: rückwärts
backward {adj} (of the direction towards the back)  :: zurück, nach hinten, rückwärts
backward {adj} (reluctant to advance)  :: zögerlich, gehemmt
backward {adj} (undeveloped)  :: rückständig, unterentwickelt, zurückgeblieben, zurückgewandt
backward {adv} (in the direction towards the back)  :: rückwärts, zurück
backward compatibility {n} (compatibility with older systems)  :: Rückwärtskompatibilität {f}, Abwärtskompatibilität {f}
backward compatible {adj} (compatible with older systems)  :: rückwärtskompatibel, abwärtskompatibel
backwards {adv} (in the opposite direction of usual)  :: rückwärts
backwards {adv} (toward the back)  :: rückwärts
backwards {adv} (with back preceding the front)  :: rückwärts
backwoodsman {n} (An uncivilized person)  :: Hinterwäldler {m}
backwoodsman {n} (A person who is acclimated to living in a forest area that is far removed from civilization)  :: Hinterwäldler {m}
backyard {n} (yard to the rear of a house)  :: Hinterhof {m}
bacon {n} (cut of meat)  :: Speck {m}
bacon rind {n} (skin of pork)  :: Schwarte
bacteria {n} (bacteria)  :: Bakterien
bacterial {adj} (of or caused by bacteria)  :: bakteriell
bacteriologist {n} (microbiologist)  :: Bakteriologe {m}, Bakteriologin {f}
bacteriology {n} (scientific study of bacteria)  :: Bakterienkunde {f}
bacterium {n} (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles)  :: Bakterium {n}, Bakterie {f}
Bactria {prop} (Greek name for ancient country)  :: Baktrien {n}
Bactrian {prop} (a person from Bactria)  :: Baktrier {m}, Baktrierin {f}, Baktrer {m}, Baktrerin {f}
Bactrian {prop} (language)  :: Baktrisch {n}
Bactrian camel {n} (Camelus bactrianus)  :: Trampeltier {n}
baculovirus {n} (virus of the Baculoviridae)  :: Baculovirus {n}
bad {adj} (evil, wicked)  :: böse
bad {adj} (faulty; not functional)  :: schlecht
bad {adj} (not good)  :: schlecht, schlimm
bad {adj} (of breath: malodorous)  :: schlecht
bad {adj}  :: schlecht
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners)  :: schlecht
bad {adj} (spoilt, rotten, overripe) SEE: spoilt  ::
bad {adj} (tricky; stressful; unpleasant)  :: schlecht, unangenehm
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly  ::
bad apple {n} (a person who is not wholesome)  :: schwarzes Schaf {n}, Unheilstifter {m}, fauler Apfel {m}, faules Ei {n}
Baden {prop} (former state)  :: Baden {n}
Baden-Württemberg {prop} (state of Germany)  :: Baden-Württemberg {n}
badge {n} (distinctive mark)  :: Abzeichen {n}
badger {n} (mammal)  :: Dachs {m}
badger {n} (native or resident of Wisconsin) SEE: Wisconsinite  ::
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
badger {v} (pester)  :: belästigen, plagen, piesacken
bad guy {n} (a villain)  :: Bösewicht {m}, Böser {m} [informal]
bad luck {n} (misfortune)  :: Pech {n}, Unglück {n}
badly {adj} (ill, unwell)  :: schlecht
badly {adv} (in a bad manner)  :: dringend
badly off {adj} (In unfortunate circumstances)  :: schlecht dran
badminton {n} (a racquet sport)  :: Badminton {n}, Federball {m}
badmouth {v} (to criticize or malign, especially unfairly or spitefully)  :: schlechtreden, schlechtmachen
badness {n} (the quality of being bad)  :: Schlechtigkeit {f}
bad news {n} (irritating person)  :: Störenfried {m}
bad news {n} (news of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events)  :: schlechte Nachrichten {f-p}, Hiobsbotschaft {f}, schlechte Neuigkeiten {f-p}
bad-tempered {adj} (showing anger)  :: schlecht gelaunt
bad trip {n} (psychedelic crisis)  :: Horrortrip
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware  ::
Bafanji {prop} (language)  :: Bafanji {n}
baffle {v} (to totally bewilder; confuse or perplex)  :: verblüffen, verdutzen
Bafut {prop} (language)  :: Bafut {n}, Fut {n}
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack  ::
bag {n} (flexible container)  :: Beutel {m}, Tasche {f}, Tüte {f}, Sack {m}
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase  ::
bagatelle {n} (trifle)  :: Bagatelle {f}, Kleinigkeit {f}, Nichtigkeit {f}, Geringfügigkeit {f}, Belanglosigkeit {f}, Unwichtigkeit {f}
bagel {n} (toroidal bread roll)  :: Bagel {m}
baggage {n} (luggage)  :: Gepäck {n}, Gepäckstück {n}, [metaphorical] Ballast {m}
baggage cart {n} (luggage cart) SEE: luggage cart  ::
baggy {adj} (of clothing, very loose-fitting)  :: ausgeleiert
Baghdad {prop} (city)  :: Bagdad
Baghdadian {adj} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi  ::
Baghdadian {n} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi  ::
Bagirmi {prop} (language)  :: Bagirmi {n}, Baguirmi {n}
baglady {n} (bag lady) SEE: bag lady  ::
bag of bones {n} (a skinny person)  :: Haut und Knochen [skin and bones]
bagpipe {n} (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes  ::
bagpiper {n} (one who plays the bagpipes)  :: Dudelsackspieler {m}, Dudelsackspielerin {f}, Dudelsackpfeifer {m}, Dudelsackpfeiferin {f}
bagpipes {n} (musical wind instrument)  :: Dudelsack {m}, Sackpfeife {f}
baguette {n} (a variety of bread that is long and narrow in shape)  :: Baguette {n}
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Bahamas {p}
Bahamian {adj} (pertaining to the Bahamas)  :: bahamaisch
Bahamian {n} (person from the Bahamas)  :: Bahamaer {m}, Bahamaerin {f}
Bahá'í Faith {n} (religion)  :: Bahaitum {n}
Bahrain {prop} (Country in the Middle East)  :: Bahrain
Bahraini {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bahrain or the Bahraini people)  :: bahrainisch
Bahraini {n} (a person from Bahrain or of Bahraini descent)  :: Bahrainer {m}, Bahrainerin {f}
Baikal teal {n} (Anas formosa)  :: Samtente {f}
Baikonur {prop} (city and cosmodrome in Kazakhstan)  :: Baikonur {n}
bail {n} (security)  :: Kaution {f}
baileychlore {n} (yellow-green mineral of the chlorite group)  :: Baileychlor
bailiff {n}  :: Amtmann, Landvogt {m}
bailiff {n} (legal officer to whom some degree of authority, care or jurisdiction is committed)  :: Gerichtsvollzieher {m}
bailiwick {n} (precincts within a bailiff has jurisdiction)  :: vogtei
bailout {n} (a backup supply of air in scuba diving)  :: Rettungsaktion {f}
bailout {n} (a rescue, especially a financial rescue)  :: Notverkauf {m}
bain-marie {n} (pan containing hot water)  :: Bain-Marie {n}
bait {n} (anything which allures)  :: Köder {m}, Lockmittel {n}
bait {n} (substance used in catching fish)  :: Köder {m}
bait {v} (to attract with bait)  :: ködern, anlocken
Bajan {adj} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
Bajan {prop} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
Bajocian {n}  :: Bajocium
bake {v} (to cook in an oven)  :: backen
bake {v} (to dry by heat)  :: trocknen
baked {adj} (cooked by baking)  :: gebacken
baked beans {n} (food)  :: Baked Beans
baked goods {n} (bread etc. )  :: Backware {f}
baked potato {n} (potato that has been baked)  :: Backkartoffel {f}, gebackene Kartoffel {f}
Bakelite {n} (a heat-resisting chemically inert resin)  :: Bakelit {n}
baker {n} (person who bakes and sells bread, etc)  :: Bäcker {m}, Bäckerin {f}
baker's {n} (baker's)  :: Bäckerei {f}, Bäckerladen {m}
baker's dozen {n} (set of thirteen units)  :: Bäckerdutzend {n}
bakery {n} (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold)  :: Bäckerei {f}
baking {n} (action of to bake)  :: Backen {n}
baking powder {n} (a dry leavening agent used in baking)  :: Backpulver {n}
baking soda {n} (common name for sodium bicarbonate)  :: Natron {n}, Backnatron {n}
baking tray {n} (oven-proof tray)  :: Backblech {n}
bakkie {n} (any light delivery vehicle)  :: Bakkie {m}
baklava {n} (sweet pastry)  :: Baklava
baksheesh {n} (bribe or tip paid to speed up services in the Middle East an SW Asia)  :: Bakschisch {n}
b'ak'tun {n} (Maya calendar period of 144000 days)  :: Baktun {n}
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan)  :: Baku
Balachka {prop} (Russian regional dialect)  :: Balatschka {n}
balaclava {n} (headgear)  :: Biwakmütze, Sturmhaube {f}, Balaklava {f}
balalaika {n} (Russian instrument)  :: Balalaika {f}
balance {n} (equilibrium)  :: Balance {f}, Gleichgewicht {n}
balance {n} (list of credits and debits)  :: Bilanz {f}, Saldo {m}
balance {n} (scales)  :: Waage {f}
balance {n} (support for both viewpoints)  :: Ausgewogenheit {f}
balance {v} (hold (objects) precariously)  :: balancieren, im Gleichgewicht halten
balance {v} (make (concepts) agree)  :: ausgleichen
balance {v} (make (items) weigh up)  :: wiegen
balance {v} (make the credits and debits of (an account) correspond)  :: bilanzieren
balance of power {n} (situation of equilibrium)  :: Mächtegleichgewicht {n}
balance sheet {n} (summary of assets, liabilities and equity)  :: Bilanz {f}
balanitis {n} (inflammation of penis)  :: Balanitis {f}, Eichelentzündung
balaphone {n} (balafon) SEE: balafon  ::
Balaton {prop} (a lake in Hungary)  :: Balaton {m}, Plattensee {f}
balconette bra {n} (balcony bra) SEE: balcony bra  ::
balcony {n} (structure extending from a building)  :: Balkon {m}
bald {adj} (having no hair)  :: kahl, glatzköpfig
baldacchin {n} (canopy suspended over an altar or throne)  :: Baldachin {m}
bald eagle {n} (species of eagle native to North America)  :: Weißkopfseeadler {m}
balderdash {n} (nonsense)  :: Gefasel {n}
bald-headed {adj} (having a bald head)  :: kahlköpfig, glatzköpfig
baldie {n} (somebody bald)  :: Glatzkopf {m}
baldness {n} (The state of being bald)  :: Glatze {f}, Glatzköpfigkeit {f}
Baldrs draumar {prop} (eleventh book of the Poetic Edda)  :: Baldrs draumar, Balders Träume
Baldwin {prop} (given name)  :: Balduin
bale {n} (rounded bundle of goods)  :: Ballen {m}
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail  ::
bale {v} (to wrap into a bale)  :: paketieren
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands)  :: Balearische Inseln {p}
baleen whale {n} (whale of the Mysticeti suborder)  :: Bartenwal {m}
Bali {prop} (name of island)  :: Bali {n}
Balinese {adj} (of, or relating to Bali, or its inhabitants, language)  :: balinesisch
Balinese {n} (cat)  :: Balinesenkatze {f}
Balinese {n} (inhabitant)  :: Balinese {m}, Balinesin {f}
Balinese {n} (language)  :: Balinesisch {n}
Balinesian {adj} (of Bali)  :: Balinesisch
balisong {n} (a folding pocket knife)  :: Butterflymesser {n}, Butterfly {n}, Balisong
Bali tiger {n} (Panthera tigris balica)  :: Balitiger {m}
balk {n} (an unplowed strip of land)  :: Rain {m}
balk {n} (beam)  :: Balken {m}
Balkan {adj} (Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula)  :: balkanisch
Balkanian {adj} (Balkan) SEE: Balkan  ::
Balkanization {prop} (any disintegration process)  :: Zerfall {m}
Balkanization {prop} (fragmentation of a region into several small states)  :: Balkanisierung {f}
Balkanize {v} (to break up)  :: zersplittern, balkanisieren
Balkan Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in southeastern Europe, see also: Balkans)  :: Balkanhalbinsel {f}, Balkan {m}
Balkans {prop} (geographical region in the southeast of Europe, see also: Balkan Peninsula)  :: Balkan {m}
ball {n} (anatomy: ball of a foot)  :: Fußballen {m}
ball {n} (ballistics: a solid nonexplosive missile)  :: Kugel {f}
ball {n} (formal dance)  :: Ball {m}
ball {n} (in plural - mildly vulgar slang - nonsense)  :: Mist {m}
ball {n} (mathematics: set of points in a metric space lying within a given distance of a given point)  :: Kugel {f}
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games)  :: Ball {m} [hollow or soft], Kugel {f} [hard]
ball {n} (quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape)  :: Knäuel {n}
ball {n} (solid or hollow sphere)  :: Kugel {f}, [naut.] Ball {m}
ball {n} (testicle)  :: Ei {n}
ballad {n} (narrative poem)  :: Ballade {f}
ballad {n} (slow romantic pop song)  :: Ballade {f}
ball-and-socket joint {n} (type of joint)  :: Kugelgelenk
ballast {n} (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel)  :: Ballast {m}
ballast {n} (material laid to form a bed for a road)  :: Bettung {f}, Schotter {m}
ballast {v} (to lay ballast on the bed of a railway track)  :: beschottern
ballast {v} (to stabilize a ship with ballast)  :: ballasten
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls)  :: Kugellager {n}
ballerina {n} (female ballet dancer)  :: Ballerina {f}
ballet {n} (classical form of dance)  :: Ballett {n}
ballet {n} (theatrical presentation of such dancing)  :: Ballett {n}
ball game {n} (game played with a ball)  :: Ballspiel {n}
ball girl {n} (one who clears balls)  :: Ballmädchen {n}
ballistic {adj} (relating to ballistics)  :: ballistisch
ballistic missile {n} (missile)  :: Ballistische Rakete {f}
ballistics {n} (science of the study of falling objects)  :: Ballistik {f}
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air)  :: Kugelblitz {m}
balloon {n} (child’s toy)  :: Ballon {m}, Luftballon {m}
balloon {n} (inflatable object)  :: Ballon {m}
balloon {n} (inflatable object to transport people through the air)  :: Heißluftballon {m}
balloon {n} (sac inserted into part of the body)  :: Ballon {m}
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble  ::
balloonfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
balloonist {n} (a person who flies in a (hot-air) balloon, balloons)  :: Ballonfahrer {m}, Ballonfahrerin {f}, Ballonflieger {m}, Ballonfliegerin {f}
ballot {n} (paper used for vote-casting)  :: Stimmzettel {m}
ballot box {n} (a sealed box into which a voter puts his voting slip)  :: Wahlurne {f}
ballot paper {n} (voting form)  :: Stimmzettel {m}
ballpark {adj} (approximate)  :: ungefähr, grob
ballpark {n} (field)  :: Stadium {n}, Platz {m}
ballpark {n} (general vicinity)  :: Gegend {f}
ballpark {v} (make an estimate)  :: abschätzen
ballpoint pen {n} (pen)  :: Kugelschreiber {m}, Kuli {m}
ballrace {n}  :: Laufring {m}
ballroom {n} (large room used for dancing)  :: Ballsaal {m}
ballroom {n} (type of elegant dance)  :: Standardtanz {m}
balls {n} (follow the translations in the entry "ball") SEE: ball  ::
balls {n} (testicles)  :: Eier {p}
ballsack {n} (scrotum)  :: Hodensack {m}
balls-up {n} ( or maybe cock up) SEE: or maybe cock up  ::
ballyhoo {n} (noise shouting or uproar)  :: Klamauk {m}
ballyhoo {v} (to sensationalise or make grand claims)  :: marktschreierisch anpreisen
balm {n} (figurative: something soothing) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (soothing lotion) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) SEE: balsam  ::
balmy {adj} (mild and pleasant)  :: mild, sanft
balmy {adj} (soothing or fragrant)  :: lindernd, mildernd, sanft
balneology {n} (study of baths and bathing)  :: Balneologie {f}
Balochistan {prop} (province of Pakistan)  :: Belutschistan {n}
Balochistan {prop} (region on the Iranian plateau in south-western Asia)  :: Belutschistan {n}
baloney {n} (nonsense)  :: Quatsch {m}, Käse {m}
baloney {n} (type of smoked sausage)  :: Fleischwurst {f}, Mortadella {f}, Lyoner {f}
balrog {n} (fiery demonic creature)  :: Balrog {m}
balsam {n} (balsam fir) SEE: balsam fir  ::
balsam {n} (figurative: something soothing)  :: Balsam {m}
balsam {n} (flowering plant of the genus Impatiens)  :: Springkraut {n}
balsam {n} (soothing ointment)  :: Balsam {m}
balsam {n} (turpentine from the resin of balsam fir) SEE: Canada balsam  ::
balsamic vinegar {n} (a dark, sweet vinegar, made from reduced white wine)  :: Balsamessig {m}
Balt {n} (inhabitant of one of the modern Baltic states)  :: Balte {m}
Baltic {adj} (of the Baltic region or sea)  :: Ostsee- [in compound words]
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Baltic languages)  :: baltisch
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Balts)  :: baltisch
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea  ::
Baltic {prop} (Balticum)  :: Baltikum
Baltic herring {n} (Clupea harengus membras)  :: Strömling {m}, Ostseehering {m}
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea)  :: Ostsee {f}, Baltisches Meer {n}
Balto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Balto-Slavic language) SEE: Proto-Balto-Slavic  ::
balun {n} (electronic device)  :: Balun {m}
balustrade {n} (row of balusters)  :: Balustrade {f}
Bambara {prop} (language)  :: Bambara {n}
bamboo {n} (plant)  :: Bambus {m}
bamboo {n} (wood)  :: Bambus {m}, Bambusrohr {n}
bamboo antshrike {n} (a passerine bird)  :: Bambusameisenwürger {m}
bamboo shoot {n} (edible part of some bamboo types)  :: Bambussprossen
bamboozle {v} (to con, defraud, trick)  :: beschwindeln, tricksen
ban {n} (a subdivision of currency)  :: Ban {m}
ban {n} (prohibition)  :: Verbot {n}
ban {n} (title used in several states in central and south-eastern Europe)  :: Ban {m}, Banus {m}
ban {v} (forbid)  :: verbieten
Banach space {n} (vector space)  :: Banach-Raum {m}
banal {adj} (common)  :: banal
banality {n} (quality of being banal)  :: Banalität {f}
banality {n} (something which is banal)  :: Banalität {f}
banalize {v} (to make something banal)  :: banalisieren
banana {n} (fruit)  :: Banane {f}
banana {n} (plant)  :: Bananenstaude {f}
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana)  :: Bananenschale {f}
banana republic {n} (small country dependent on a single export commodity with a corrupt dictatorial government)  :: Bananenrepublik {f}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel  ::
banana split {n} (A dessert containing a banana cut in half)  :: Bananensplit {n}
Banbury story of a cock and a bull {n} (roundabout, nonsensical story)  :: eine Geschichte ohne Hand und Fuß (a story without hand and feet)
band {n} (group of musicians)  :: Band {f}, Kapelle {f}, Musikkapelle {f}, Combo {f}
band {n} (group of people loosely united for a common purpose)  :: Bande {f}, Gruppe {f}, Stamm {m}, Trupp {m}, Gemeinde {f}, Mannschaft {f}
band {n} (orchestra originally playing janissary music)  :: Blaskapelle {f}, Marschkapelle {f}
band {n} (part of radio spectrum)  :: Frequenzspektrum {n}
band {n} (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together)  :: Band {n}
band {v} ((intransitive) to group together for a common purpose)  :: sich vereinigen, verbinden
band {v} (ornithology: to fasten an identifying band around the leg of)  :: beringen
band {v} (to fasten with a band)  :: binden
bandage {n} (medical binding)  :: Verband {m}
bandage {v} (to apply a bandage to something)  :: bandagieren
band-aid {n} (adhesive bandage)  :: Pflaster {n}, Heftpflaster {n}
Bandar Seri Begawan {prop} (capital of Brunei)  :: Bandar Seri Begawan {n}
bandeaux {n} (a bandeau) SEE: bandeau  ::
banded anteater {n} (numbat) SEE: numbat  ::
banded mongoose {n} (Mungos mungo)  :: Zebramanguste {f}
bandgap {n} (physics)  :: Bandlücke {f}
bandicoot {n} (small marsupial)  :: Nasenbeutler {m}
bandit {n} (one who robs others)  :: Bandit {m}
banditry {n} (acts characteristic of a bandit)  :: Banditentum {n}
bandoleer {n} (a pocketed belt)  :: Bandelier {n}, Bandolier {n}, Bandalier {n}
bandolier {n} (an ammunition belt)  :: Patronengurt {m}
bandsaw {n} (a saw whose blade is a continuous band)  :: Bandsäge {f}
band-tailed antshrike {n} (bird)  :: Schulterflecken-Ameisenwürger {m}
bandwagon {n} ((figuratively) Current movement that attracts wide support)  :: erfolgreiche Partei {f}, erfolgreiche Seite {f}
bandwagon {n} (Large wagon to carry a band)  :: Musikantenwagen {m}
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks)  :: Bandbreite {f}
bandwidth {n} (width of a frequency band)  :: Bandbreite {f}
bandwidth {n} (width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit)  :: Bandbreite {f}
bandy {n} (winter sport played on ice)  :: Bandy {n}
bane {n} (killer) SEE: killer  ::
bane {n} (source of harm or ruin; affliction)  :: Ruin {m}, Verderben {n}
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison  ::
baneberry {n} (plant)  :: Christophskraut {n}
bang {interj} (verbal percussive sound)  :: peng
bang {n} (An explosion)  :: Knall {m}, Explosion {f}
bang {n} (A strike upon an object causing such a noise)  :: Schlag {m}, Hieb {m}
bang {n} (A sudden percussive noise)  :: Knall {m}
bang {n} (bangs) SEE: bangs  ::
bang {n} (The symbol !)  :: Ausrufzeichen {n}
bang {v} (slang: to engage in sexual intercourse)  :: bumsen
bang {v} (to hammer)  :: einschlagen
bang {v} (to make sudden loud noises)  :: knallen
Bangalore {prop} (state capital of Karnataka, India)  :: Bangalore {n}, Bengaluru {n}
Bangkok {prop} (the capital of Thailand)  :: Bangkok {n}
Bangla {prop} (Bengali) SEE: Bengali  ::
Bangladesh {prop} (country)  :: Bangladesch {n}, Bangladesh {n}
Bangladeshi {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bangladesh)  :: bangladeschisch
Bangladeshi {n} (person from Bangladesh or of Bangladeshi descent)  :: Bangladescher {m}, Bangladescherin {f}
bangs {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead)  :: Pony {m}
banish {v} (to expel, especially from the mind)  :: vertreiben
banish {v} (to send someone away and forbid that person from returning)  :: verbannen, herauswerfen
banister {n} (the handrail on the side of a staircase)  :: Geländer {n}
banjax {v} (To ruin or destroy)  :: ruinieren, zerstören
banjo {n} (a musical instrument)  :: Banjo {n}
banjoist {n} (person who plays the banjo)  :: Banjospieler {m}, Banjospielerin {f}, Banjoist {m}, Banjoistin {f}
bank {n} (an underwater area of higher elevation, a sandbank)  :: Bank {f}
bank {n} (branch office of such an institution)  :: Bank {f}
bank {n} (edge of river or lake)  :: Ufer {n}
bank {n} (embankment, an earth slope)  :: Bank {f}
bank {n} (institution)  :: Bank {f}
bank {n} (storage for important goods)  :: Bank {f}
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable  ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank)  :: Bankkonto {n}
banker {n} (one who conducts the business of banking)  :: Bankier {m}
bank holiday {n} (a weekday granted to workers as a national holiday)  :: Feiertag {m}
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
banknote {n} (paper currency)  :: Geldschein {m}, Banknote {f}
bank robber {n} (one who robs or steals from a bank)  :: Bankräuber {m}
bankrupt {adj} (having been legally declared insolvent)  :: bankrott
bankrupt {v} (force into bankruptcy)  :: in den Konkurs treiben
bankruptcy {n} (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency)  :: Bankrott {m}
bank statement {n} (statement of transactions and balances)  :: Kontoauszug {m}
bankster {n}  :: Bankster {m}
banner {adj} (exceptional; very good)  :: herausragend, außerordentlich, hervorragend
banner {n} (flag)  :: Banner {n}
banner {n} (large piece of cloth with a device or motto borne in a procession)  :: Banner {n}, Transparent {n}
banner {n} (large sign)  :: Banner {n}, Transparent {n}
banner {n} (principal standard of a knight)  :: Standarte {f}
bannerette {n} (banneret) SEE: banneret  ::
banquet {n} (a large celebratory meal; a feast)  :: Festmahl {n}, Bankett {n}
banshee {n} (in Irish folklore, a female spirit)  :: Banshee {f}
banteng {n} (Bos javanicus)  :: Banteng
banter {n} (good humoured conversation)  :: Gealbere {n} [colloquial], Wortgeplänkel {n}, Geplänkel {n}, Scherz {m}
banter {v} (to engage in banter)  :: albern, scherzen
banter {v} (to play or do something amusing)  :: Spaß haben
banter {v} (to tease mildly)  :: necken, verulken
Bantu {prop} (language family)  :: Bantu
banya {n} (a Russian steam bath)  :: Banja {f}
baobab {n} (Adansonia digitata)  :: [monkey bread tree] Affenbrotbaum {m}
Baoulé {prop} (language)  :: Baule
Baphomet {prop} (pagan deity)  :: Baphomet {m}
baptise {v} (baptize) SEE: baptize  ::
baptism {n} (Christian sacrament with water)  :: Taufe {f}, Kindertaufe {f}, Kleinkindstaufe {f}, Säuglingstaufe {f}, Erwachsenentaufe {f}, Gläubigentaufe {f}, Mündigentaufe {f}
baptismal font {n} (a church article)  :: Taufbecken {n}
baptismal name {n} (name given at christening)  :: Taufname {m}
baptism of fire {n} (the first experience of a severe ordeal)  :: Feuertaufe {f}
Baptist {adj} (of the Baptist religious denomination)  :: baptistisch
baptize {v} (To dedicate or christen)  :: taufen
baptize {v} (To sprinkle or pour water over, or to immerse in water)  :: taufen
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages)  :: Bar {f}, Kneipe {f}, Austrian: Beisl {n}
bar {n} (closet containing alcoholic beverages in a private house or a hotel room)  :: Bar {f}
bar {n} (counter of such a premises)  :: Bar {f}, Theke {f}, Tresen {m}
bar {n} (cuboid piece of any commodity)  :: Block {m}, Stück {n} (of soap), Tafel {f} (of chocolate)
bar {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) SEE: fess  ::
bar {n} (long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder)  :: Balken {m}, Strich {m}, Streifen {m}
bar {n} (metallurgy: solid object of round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section)  :: Barren {m}
bar {n} (music: section of a staff)  :: Takt {m}
bar {n} (music: vertical line across a staff)  :: Taktstrich {m}
bar {n} (nautical: sand formation)  :: Sandbank {f}
bar {n} (official order prohibiting some activity)  :: Verbot {n}
bar {n} (soccer: crossbar) SEE: crossbar  ::
bar {n} (solid object with uniform cross-section)  :: Block {m}, Barren {m}, Stange {f}
bar {n} (unit of pressure)  :: Bar {n}
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except  ::
bar {v} (to lock or bolt with a bar)  :: versperren
bar {v} (to obstruct the passage of)  :: blockieren, versperren
bar {v} (to prohibit)  :: verbieten
Barack {prop} (male given name)  :: Barack {m}
bar association {n} (an organization of lawyers)  :: Rechtsanwaltskammer
barb {n} (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard  ::
barb {n} (bit for a horse) SEE: bit  ::
barb {n} (kingfish) SEE: kingfish  ::
barb {n} (point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc)  :: Widerhaken {m}
Barbadian {adj} (of or relating to Barbados)  :: barbadisch
Barbadian {n} (person from Barbados)  :: Barbadier {m}, Barbadierin {f}
Barbados {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Barbados {n}
Barbara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of female given name)  :: Barbara {f}
barbarian {adj} (uncivilized)  :: barbarisch
barbarian {n} (a derogatory term for someone from a developing country)  :: Barbar {m}
barbarian {n} (an uncivilized person)  :: Barbar {m}
barbarian {n} (a warrior associated with Sword and Sorcery stories)  :: Barbar {m}
barbaric {adj} (uncivilised)  :: barbarisch
barbariousness {n} (barbarousness) SEE: barbarousness  ::
barbarism {n} (barbaric act)  :: Barbarei {f}
barbarism {n} (condition of existing barbarically)  :: Barbarei {f}
barbarity {n} (state of being barbarous)  :: Barbarei {f}
Barbary ape {n} (tailless monkey) SEE: Barbary macaque  ::
barbary dove {n} (Streptopelia risoria) SEE: ringneck dove  ::
Barbary lion {n} (Panthera leo leo)  :: Berberlöwe {m}, Atlaslöwe {m}, Nubischer Löwe {m}
Barbary macaque {n} (Macaca sylvanus)  :: Magot {m}, Berberaffe {m}
barbecue {n} (cooking instrument)  :: Grill {m}, Barbecue, Grillen {n}, Grillplatte {f}, Grillteller {m}
barbecue {v} (to grill)  :: grillen
barbecue sauce {n} (type of sauce)  :: Barbecuesauce
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire)  :: Stacheldraht {m}
barbel {n} (fish)  :: Barbe
barbell {n} (wide steel bar with premeasured weights)  :: Langhantel {f}
barber {n} (profession)  :: Friseur {m}, Friseurin {f}
barber {v} (to cut the hair)  :: frisieren, Haare schneiden
barberry {n} (Berberis)  :: Berberitze {m}
barber shop {n} (business)  :: Friseurladen {m}, Herrenfriseurladen {m}, Friseursalon {m}, Herrenfriseursalon {m}
barbershop {n} (barber's shop)  :: Friseurgeschäft {n}
Barbie {n} (doll)  :: Barbie {f}, Barbiepuppe {f}
barbiturate {n} (derivative of barbituric acid that acts as a depressant of the central nervous system)  :: Barbiturat {n}, Barbitursäurepräparat {n}
Barcelonan {adj} (from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian  ::
Barcelonan {n} (someone from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian  ::
bar chart {n} (graph in the form of boxes of different heights)  :: Balkendiagramm {n}
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars)  :: Strichcode {m}, Balkencode {m}, Barcode {m}
bar-crested antshrike {n} (a passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: Streifenameisenwürger {m}
bard {n} (fat bacon)  :: Barde {f}
bard {n} (professional poet and singer)  :: Barde {m}
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered)  :: bar, nackt
bare {adv} (barely) SEE: barely  ::
bare-bones {adj} (minimalist)  :: minimalistisch, auf ein Minimum reduziert
bare-breasted {adj} (having the breasts and nipples exposed)  :: barbusig
barechested {adj} (shirtless)  :: nackt Oberkörper
barefoot {adj} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfuß
barefoot {adv} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfuß
barefoot doctor {n} (farmer with basic medical training)  :: Barfußarzt {m}, Barfußärztin {f}
barefooted {adj} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfüßig
barefooted {adv} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfüßig
bareheaded {adj} (having no covering on the head)  :: barhäuptig
barely {adv} (by a small margin)  :: kaum
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean)  :: Barentssee {f}
barge {n} (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters)  :: Lastkahn {m}, Schleppkahn {m}
barge in {v} (to intrude)  :: dazwischenplatzen
bari {n} (baritone saxophone) SEE: baritone saxophone  ::
barista {n}  :: Barista {m}
baritone {n} (male voice)  :: Bariton {m}
baritone {n} (musical range)  :: Bariton {m}
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone  ::
barium {n} (chemical element)  :: Barium {n}
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree)  :: Borke {f} [if thicker], Rinde {f} [if thinner]
bark {n} (figurative: abrupt utterance)  :: Bellen {n}, Gebell {n}
bark {n} (in medicine) SEE: Jesuit's bark  ::
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance)  :: Bellen {n}, Gebell {n}
bark {n} (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged)  :: Bark {f}
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle  ::
bark {v} (to make a loud noise (dogs))  :: bellen
bark {v} (to speak sharply)  :: blaffen, brüllen
bark {v} (to strip the bark from, to peel)  :: abrinden
bark beetle {n} (beetle of Scolytinae)  :: Borkenkäfer {m}
barkeeper {n}  :: Barmixer {m}, Barmixerin {f}, Schankwirt {m}, Schankwirtin {f}
barking dogs seldom bite {proverb} (people who make big threats never usually carry them out)  :: Hunde, die bellen, beißen nicht
barley {n} (Hordeum vulgare or its grains)  :: Gerste {f}
barman {n} (bartender) SEE: bartender  ::
barn {n} (building)  :: Scheune {f}, Stall {m}, Schuppen {m}
Béarn {prop} (former viscounty)  :: Béarn
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose  ::
barnacle {n} (marine crustacean)  :: Rankenfüßer {m}, Rankenfußkrebs {m}, Seepocke {f}
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis)  :: Weißwangengans {f}, Nonnengans {f}
Barnaul {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Barnaul {n}
barn owl {n} (An owl of the genus Tyto)  :: Schleiereule {f}
barn swallow {n} (species of swallow)  :: Rauchschwalbe {f}
barometer {n} (an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure)  :: Barometer {n}
baron {n} (male ruler of a barony)  :: Baron {m}
baroness {n} (female ruler of a barony)  :: Baroness {f}
barony {n} (a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness)  :: Baronie {f}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer  ::
barquentine {n} (sailing vessel)  :: Schonerbark
barrack {n} (a building for soldiers)  :: Kaserne {f}, Baracke {f}
barracks {n} (buildings used by military personnel) SEE: barrack  ::
barrage {n} (heavy curtain of artillery fire)  :: Sperrfeuer {n}
barred antshrike {n} (a passerine bird)  :: Bindenameisenwürger {m}
barred spiral galaxy {n} (spiral galaxy)  :: Balkenspiralgalaxie {f}
barrel {n} (metallic tube of a gun)  :: Lauf {m}
barrel {n} (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop)  :: Fass {n}, Tonne {f}
barrel {n} (unit of liquid measure equal to one-quarter of a pipe)  :: Barrel {n}
barrel organ {n} (pipe instrument with air controlled pins in a revolving barrel)  :: Drehorgel {f}, Leierkasten {m}
barrel vault {n} (architecture)  :: Tonnengewölbe {n}
barren {adj} (infertile)  :: unfruchtbar
barren {adj} (unable to bear children; sterile)  :: steril, unfruchtbar
barrette {n} (A clasp or clip for gathering and holding the hair)  :: Haarspange {f}, Haarklammer {f}
barricade {n} (a barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence)  :: Barrikade {f}
barricade {n} (an obstacle, barrier or bulwark)  :: Barrikade {f}
barricade {v} (to close or block a road etc., using a barricade)  :: verbarrikadieren
barrier {n} (boundary or limit)  :: Grenze {f}
barrier {n} (obstacle or impediment)  :: Barriere {f}, Hindernis {n}
barrier {n} (structure that bars passage)  :: Schranke {f}, Schlagbaum {m}, Barriere {f}
barrister {n} (lawyer with the right to speak as an advocate in higher lawcourts)  :: Barrister {m}, Anwalt {m}, Anwältin {f}, Rechtsanwalt {m}, Rechtsanwältin {f}
barrow {n} (castrated boar)  :: Borg {m}
barrow {n} (mound of earth and stones raised over a grave)  :: Grabhügel {m}
barrow {n} (small vehicle used to carry a load and pulled or pushed by hand)  :: Karren {m}, Karre {f}
barse {n} (fish)  :: Barsch {m}
bar-tailed godwit {n} (bar-tailed godwit)  :: Pfuhlschnepfe {f}
bartender {n} (person who works in a bar)  :: Barmann {m}, Bartender {m}, Barkeeper {m}
barter {n} (an equal exchange)  :: Tauschhandel {m}
barter {v} (exchange goods or services without involving money)  :: tauschen
Bartholomew {prop} (male given name)  :: Bartholomäus
Bartholomew {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Bartholomäus {m}(Catholic), Bartolomäus {m} (Protestant)
Bartonian {n}  :: Bartonium
bar-winged rail {n} (bird)  :: Fidjiralle {f}
barycentre {n} (barycenter) SEE: barycenter  ::
barytes {n} (barite) SEE: barite  ::
basalt {n} (hard rock)  :: Basalt {m}
bascule bridge {n} (type of movable bridge)  :: Klappbrücke {f}
base {n} (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid)  :: Base {f}
base {n} (foundation)  :: Basis {f}, Grundlage {f}
base {n} (headquarters)  :: Basis {f}
base {n} (lower, horizontal line in a triangle or the horizontal plane of a 3D object)  :: Basis {f}
base {n} (permanent structure for housing a military)  :: Kaserne {f}, Basis {f}
base {n} (starting point)  :: Basis {f}, Grundlage {f}
base {v} (have as its foundation or starting point)  :: basieren
baseball {n} (ball game)  :: Baseball {m}
baseball bat {n} (device which is swung to try to make contact with baseballs)  :: Baseballschläger {m}
baseball cap {n} (cap)  :: Baseballcap {f} {n}, Basecap {f} {n}
baseband {n} (frequency range)  :: Basisband {n}
baseband {n} (transmission method)  :: Basisbandübertragung {f}
baseboard {n} (panel or molding between floor and interior wall) SEE: skirting board  ::
base class {n}  :: Basisklasse {f}
BASE jumping {n} (extreme sport)  :: Base-Jumping {n}, Objektspringen {m}, Objektsprung {m}
Basel {prop} (city in Switzerland)  :: Basel {n}
Basel-Country {prop} (canton)  :: Basel-Landschaft
baseless {adj} (based on something that is not true) SEE: unfounded  ::
Basel-Stadt {prop} (canton)  :: Basel-Stadt
basement {n} (floor below ground level)  :: Keller {m}, Untergeschoss {n}
base rent {n} (Rent paid before inclusion of other factors)  :: Kaltmiete
bash {v} (collide) SEE: collide  ::
Basheer {prop} (Bashir) SEE: Bashir  ::
bashful {adj} (inclined to avoid notice)  :: schüchtern, verlegen, scheu
Bashkir {prop} (language)  :: Baschkirisch {n}
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan  ::
Bashkortostan {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Baschkortostan {n}
bash up {v} (assault someone with the intention of causing physical injury)  :: verprügeln, verhauen, verdreschen
basic {adj} (chemistry: of a base)  :: basisch
basically {adv} (in a basic manner)  :: im Prinzip
basic research {n} (type of research)  :: Grundlagenforschung {f}
basil {n} (herb)  :: Basilikum {m}
basil {n} (plant)  :: Basilikum
basilean {n} (partisan of a king) SEE: royalist  ::
basileolatry {n} (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry  ::
basilica {n} (Christian church building having a nave)  :: Basilika {f}
basilisk {n} (snake-like dragon type)  :: Basilisk
basilolatry {n} (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry  ::
basin {n} (bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall)  :: Becken {n}, Waschbecken {n}
basis {n} (linearly independent set of vectors)  :: Basis {f}
basis {n} (starting point for an argument)  :: Basis {f}, Grundlage {f}
basis {n} (underlying condition)  :: Basis {f}, Grundlage {f}
bask {v} (to take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warm or happiness)  :: genießen
basket {n} (container)  :: Korb {m}
basket {n} (wire or plastic container for carrying articles for purchase) SEE: shopping basket  ::
basketball {n} (the sport)  :: Basketball {m}
basketball player {n} (person who plays basketball)  :: Basketballspieler {m}, Basketballer {m}
basketmaker {n} (person who weaves baskets)  :: Korbmacher {m}, Korbmacherin {f}, Korbflechter {m}, Korbflechterin {f}
basketweaver {n} (one who takes part in the craft of basketweaving)  :: Korbflechter {m}, Korbflechterin {f}
basking shark {n} (Cetorhinus maximus)  :: Riesenhai {m}
Basler {n} (someone from Basel)  :: Basler {m}, Baslerin {f}
Basque {adj} (relative to the Basque people or their language)  :: baskisch
Basque {n} (member of a people)  :: Baske {m}, Baskin {f}
Basque {prop} (language)  :: Baskisch {n}
Basque Country {prop} (autonomous community within Spain)  :: Baskenland {n}
Basque Country {prop} (geographical region in Spain and France)  :: Baskenland {n}
Basque Country {prop} (the region where the Basque language is spoken)  :: Baskenland {n}
Basque Shepherd Dog {n} (Basque Shepherd Dog)  :: Baskischer Schäferhund {m}
bass {adj} (low in pitch)  :: bass
bass {n} (clef sign)  :: Baßschlüssel {m}, Bassschlüssel {m}
bass {n} (low spectrum of sound)  :: Bass {m}, Baß {m} [older spelling]
bass {n} (musical instrument)  :: Bass {m}, Baß {m} [older spelling]
bass {n} (perch)  :: Barsch {m}
bass {n} (section of musical group)  :: Bass {m}, Baß {m} [older spelling]
bass {n} (singer)  :: Bass {m}, Baß {m} [older spelling]
bass clarinet {n} (bass instrument in the clarinet family)  :: Bassklarinette {f}
bass clef {n} (music symbol)  :: Bassschlüssel {m}
bass drum {n} (large drum with a low pitch)  :: große Trommel {f}
basset horn {n} (alto instrument of the clarinet family)  :: Bassetthorn {n}
bass fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass guitar {n} (stringed musical instrument)  :: Bassgitarre {f}, Bass {m}
bassist {n} (musician)  :: Bassist {m}
bassoon {n} (musical instrument in the woodwind family)  :: Fagott {n}
bassoonist {n} (person who plays the bassoon)  :: Fagottist {m}, Fagottistin {f}, Fagottspieler {m}, Fagottspielerin {f}
bass viol {n} (musical instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass violin {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
basswood {n} (linden)  :: Linde {f}
bast {n} (fibre made from the phloem of certain plants)  :: Bast {m}
bastard {interj} (exclamation of dismay)  :: (Du) Bastard!
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person)  :: Bastard {m}, Mistkerl {m}, Arsch {m}
bastard {n} (humorously: man, fellow)  :: Bastard {m}
bastard {n} (longsword) SEE: longsword  ::
bastard {n} (person born to unmarried parents)  :: Bastard {m}, Bankert {m} [colloquial]
bastard sugar {n} (light brown sugar)  :: Bastern
bastion {n} (person who strongly defends some principle)  :: Bastion {f}
bastion {n} (projecting part of a rampart)  :: Bastion {f}
bastion {n} (well-fortified position)  :: Bastion {f}
bastnaesite {n} (mineral)  :: Bastnäsit {n}
bat {n} (club)  :: Schläger {m}, [colloquial] Keule {f}
bat {n} (small flying mammal)  :: Fledermaus {f}
batch {n} (quantity of anything produced in one operation)  :: Partie {f}
batch file {n} (file containing instructions for OS)  :: Batchdatei {f}
batch processing {n}  :: Stapelverarbeitung {f}
bate {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate  ::
bate {v} (simple past of beat) SEE: beat  ::
bath {n} (act of bathing)  :: Bad {n}, Baden {n}
bath {n} (room)  :: Bad {n}
bath {n} (tub)  :: Badewanne {f}
bath {v} (To wash a person or animal in a bath)  :: baden
bathe {n} (act of bathing)  :: Bad {n}
bathe {v} (to apply water to)  :: waschen
bathe {v} (to clean a person by immersion in water)  :: baden
bathe {v} (to clean oneself)  :: sich baden, sich waschen
bathe {v} (to cover or surround)  :: baden
bathe {v} (to immerse oneself in water)  :: baden
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe  ::
bather {n} (One who bathes or swims)  :: Badender {m}, Badende {f}, Schwimmer {m}, Schwimmerin {f}, [nude] Nacktbader {m}, [nude] Nacktbaderin {f}
bathhouse {n} (a building with baths for communal use)  :: Badehaus {n}, Bad {n}, Badeanstalt {f}
bathing {n} (act of bathing)  :: Baden {n}
bathing box {n} (beach hut) SEE: bathing hut  ::
bathing cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers) SEE: swim cap  ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit  ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks  ::
Bathonian {n}  :: Bathonium
bathrobe {n} (terrycloth robe)  :: Bademantel {m}
bathroom {n} (a room containing a bath where one can bathe)  :: Badezimmer {n}, Bad {n}
bathroom {n} (a room containing a toilet)  :: Klosett {n}, Klo {n}, Toilette {f}, WC {n}
Bathsheba {prop} (biblical character)  :: Bathseba, Batseba
bathtub {n} (large container in which a person may bathe)  :: Badewanne {f}
bathymeter {n} (bathometer) SEE: bathometer  ::
bathymetry {n} (the measurement of the depths of the seas)  :: Bathymetrie {f}
bathyscaphe {n} (self-propelled deep-sea submersible)  :: Bathyscaph {m}, Bathyskaph {m}
bathysphere {n} (diving chamber)  :: Bathysphäre {f}
batman {n} (servant to an army officer)  :: Ordonnanz {f}, Ordonanz {f}
batman {n} (unit of weight)  :: Batman {m}
Batman {prop} (the bat-themed hero)  :: Batman
baton {n} (music: conductor's stick)  :: Taktstock {m}
Bats {prop} (a Northeast Caucasian language spoken in Georgia)  :: Batsische {n}
battalion {n} (any large body of troops)  :: Bataillon {n}
battalion {n} (army unit)  :: Bataillon {n}
Battenberger {n} (someone from Battenberg)  :: Battenberger {m}, Battenbergerin {f}
batter {n} (A beaten mixture of flour and liquid, used for baking)  :: Backteig {m}, Panade {f}
batter {n} (A binge)  :: Gelage {n}, Trinkgelage {n}, Saufgelage {n}, Besäufnis {n}
batter {n} (player attempting to hit the ball)  :: Batter {m}
batter {v} (to coat with batter)  :: panieren, einbacken
batter {v} (to hit or strike violently and repeatedly)  :: prügeln
battered {adj} (beaten repeatedly or consistently)  :: ramponiert, zusammengehauen, zusammengeschlagen, übel zugerichtet, angeschlagen, zerbeult
battered {adj} (beaten up through a lot of use)  :: abgewetzt, abgenutzt, zerschlissen, zerbeult
battering ram {n} (type of siege engine used to smash gates and walls)  :: Rammbock {m}, Sturmbock {m}
battery {n} (coordinated group of artillery)  :: (Artillerie) Batterie {f}
battery {n} (crime of striking another)  :: Körperverletzung {f}
battery {n} (device producing electricity)  :: Batterie {f}
battery {n} (set of cages for hens)  :: Legebatterie {f}
battle {n} (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat)  :: Schlacht {f}
battle {n} (struggle; a contest; as, the battle of life)  :: Kampf {m}
battle {v} ((intransitive) to join in battle; to contend in fight)  :: kämpfen
battle {v} ((transitive) to assail in battle; to fight)  :: bekämpfen, bekriegen
battle axe {n} (ancient weapon)  :: Streitaxt {f}
battle cry {n} (Something the troops yell out when going to war or battle)  :: Schlachtruf {m}, Kampfruf {m}, Schlachtgeschrei {n}, Feldgeschrei {n}
battlefield {n} (field of a land battle)  :: Schlachtfeld {n}
battlefront {n} (line along which opposing armies engage in combat)  :: Front {f}
battleground {n} (location) SEE: battlefield  ::
battlement {n} (indented parapet formed by a series of rising members)  :: Befestigung {f}, Festungsmauer {f}, Mauerzinne {f}, Zinne {f}
battle of the sexes {n} (any competition)  :: Geschlechterkampf {m}
battle of the sexes {n} (game theory)  :: Kampf der Geschlechter
battleship {n} (guessing game)  :: Schiffe versenken
battleship {n} (warship)  :: Schlachtschiff {n}. Schlachtschiff is used for dreadnought battleships, Linienschiff is used for pre-dreadnought battleships.
bauble {n} (small shiny spherical decoration, commonly put on Christmas trees)  :: Christbaumkugel {f}
baud {n} (A rate defined as the number of signalling events per second)  :: Baud {m}
Baumé {n} (Baumé scale) SEE: Baumé scale  ::
Baumgartner {prop} (surname)  :: Baumgartner
Baumkuchen {n} (a kind of layered cake)  :: Baumkuchen {m}
Bautzen {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Bautzen {n}
bauxite {n} (ore)  :: Bauxit {m}
Bavaria {prop} (state in Germany)  :: Bayern {n}
Bavarian {prop} (a German dialect spoken in Bavaria)  :: bayerisch, philological:bairisch
Bavarian Forest {prop} (region of Bavaria)  :: Bayerischer Wald {m}
Bavarian mountain hound {n} (breed of dog)  :: Bayerischer Gebirgsschweißhund {m}
bavarois {n} (pudding)  :: Creme {f}
bawdily {adv} (in a bawdy manner)  :: obszön, schlüpfrig
bay {n} (body of water)  :: Golf {m}, Bucht {f}, Meerbusen {m}
bay {n} (herb)  :: Lorbeerblatt {n}, Lorbeer {m}
bay {n} (shrub)  :: Lorbeer {m}
bayan {n} (a Russian accordion)  :: Bajan {n}
bay cat {n} (Pardofelis badia)  :: Borneo-Goldkatze {f}
Bayer designation {n} (stellar designation)  :: Bayer-Bezeichnung {f}
bay leaf {n} (herb)  :: Lorbeerblatt {n}
Bay of Bengal {prop} (Large bay in the northeastern Indian Ocean)  :: Golf von Bengalen {m}
Bay of Biscay {prop} (gulf)  :: Golf von Biskaya {m}, Biskaya {f}
Bay of Mecklenburg {prop} (bay in the Baltic Sea)  :: Mecklenburger Bucht {f}
bayonet {n} (weapon)  :: Bajonett {n}
bazaar {n}  :: Basar {m}
bazaar {n} (marketplace)  :: Basar {m}, Markt {m}
bazooka {n} (American shoulder fired rocket grenade launcher)  :: Raketenpanzerbüchse {f}, Bazooka {f}
BC {initialism} (before Christ)  :: v. Chr. (vor Christus)
béchamel sauce {n} (white sauce made with butter, flour and milk)  :: Béchamelsoße {f}, Bechamelsoße {f}, Milchsoße {f}
BDSM {n} (sexual practice)  :: BDSM
be {v} ((archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs)  :: sein
be {v} (elliptical form of "be here", or similar)  :: sein
be {v} (exist)  :: sein
be {v} (occupy a place)  :: sein
be {v} (occur, take place)  :: stattfinden
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it)  :: sein
be {v} (used to form future tenses, especially the future subjunctive)  :: sein
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses)  :: sein
be {v} (used to form the passive voice)  :: werden
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same)  :: sein
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase)  :: sein
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominative)  :: sein
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same)  :: sein
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like)  :: sein
be able to {v} (have ability to)  :: können, in der Lage sein
beach {n} (sandy shore)  :: Strand {m}
beach {v} (run something aground on a beach)  :: stranden
beach ball {n} (a large light inflatable ball used in beach games)  :: Wasserball {m}
beachcomber {n} (a loafer around a waterfront)  :: Strandfaulenzer {m}
beachcomber {n} (a seaman who hangs around port areas living off the charity of others)  :: Strandräuber {m}
beach hut {n} (building for changing into swimming clothes) SEE: bathing hut  ::
beach party {n} (party on the beach)  :: Beachparty {f}
beach soccer {n} (variant of soccer)  :: Beachsoccer {n}
beach volleyball {n} (sport)  :: Beachvolleyball
beacon {n} (signal fire)  :: Leuchtfeuer
bead {n} (pierced small round object)  :: Perle {f}
bead {n} (small drop of liquid)  :: Tropfen {m}
bead tree {n} (Melia azedarach)  :: Zedrachbaum
beak {n} (similar structure in an octopus)  :: Schnabel {m}
beak {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
beak {n} (structure projecting from a bird's face)  :: Schnabel {m}
beaked whale {n} (whales in the family Zipiiidae)  :: Schnabelwal {m}
beaker {n} (drinking vessel without a handle)  :: Becher {m}
beaker {n} (flat-bottomed vessel)  :: Becherglas {m}
beaker {n} (mug)  :: Becher {m}
be all about {v} (be interested in)  :: abfahren auf [colloquial]
be all about {v} (deal with)  :: gehen um, sich drehen um
be all ears {v} (to listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate)  :: ganz Ohr sein
beam {n} (connector of notes)  :: Balken {m}
beam {n} (large piece of timber or iron)  :: Balken {m}
beam {n} (ray)  :: Strahl {m}
beam {v} (scifi: to transmit over high-tech wireless mechanism)  :: beamen
beam {v} (to emit light)  :: strahlen
beam {v} (to smile broadly)  :: strahlen
beam {v} (weaving: to put on a beam)  :: beamen
bean {n} (guinea coin) SEE: guinea  ::
bean {n} (plant of Fabaceae that produces edible seeds or pods)  :: Bohnenpflanze {f}
bean {n} (seed)  :: Bohne {f}
bean {n} (software: short for JavaBean)  :: Bean {f}
beanbag {n} (piece of furniture)  :: Beanbag {m}
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis)  :: Saatgans {f}
beanpole {n} (pole)  :: Bohnenstange {f}
beanpole {n} (tall, thin person)  :: Bohnenstange {f}
bean sprout {n} (a sprout grown out of a bean)  :: Sprosse {f}
bean sprout {n} (the vegetarian food)  :: Sojasprossen {f-p}
bear {n} (animal resembling a bear)  :: Bär {m}
bear {n} (difficult problem)  :: [informal] Hund {m}
bear {n} (investor who anticipates falling prices)  :: Baissier {m}, Baissespekulant {m}
bear {n} (large hairy man)  :: Bär {m}
bear {n} (large mammal of family Ursidae)  :: Bär {m}, Bärin {f}
bear {v} (be equipped with)  :: tragen
bear {v} (be in a specific direction)  :: liegen
bear {v} (carry)  :: tragen
bear {v} (declare)  :: aussagen, [bear witness] bezeugen
bear {v} (give birth to)  :: gebären
bear {v} (produce)  :: tragen, erbringen
bear {v} (put up with)  :: ertragen, [only negative] ausstehen, [only negative] leiden
bearable {adj} (able to be borne)  :: erträglich
bearberry {n} (the genus Arctostaphylos)  :: Bärentraube {f}
bearberry {n} (the species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)  :: echte Bärentraube {f}
bearcat {n} (binturong) SEE: binturong  ::
bear cub {n} (young bear)  :: junger Bär {m}, Bärchen {n}, Bärenjunge {m}
beard {n} (facial hair)  :: Bart {m}
beard {n} (woman accompanying a gay male)  :: Alibifreundin {f}
bearded {adj} (having a beard)  :: bärtig
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
beardfish {n} (fish of the Polymixiidae family)  :: Bartfisch {m}
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons  ::
bearing {adj} (carrying weight or load)  :: tragend
bearing {n} (mechanical device)  :: Lager {n}
bearing {n} (nautical sense)  :: Peilung {f}
bear in mind {v} (remember, consider)  :: berücksichtigen, beachten, in Betracht ziehen
bear meat {n} (meat from a bear)  :: Bärenfleisch {n}
be as silent as the grave {v} (say absolutely nothing)  :: wie ein Grab schweigen (be silent like a grave)
beast {n} (non-human animal)  :: Tier {n}, Bestie {f}
beast {n} (violent/antisocial person)  :: Biest {n}
Beast {prop} (a figure in the Book of Revelation)  :: Tier {n}
beastmaster {n}  :: Gladiator {m}
beast of burden {n} (animal that carries or pulls heavy loads)  :: Saumtier {n}, Lasttier {n}, Lastkamel {n}, Saumkamel {n}, Packesel {m}, Tragtier {n}
beast of burden {n}  :: Lasttier {n}
beast of prey {n} (animal)  :: Raubtier {n}
beat {n} (pulse) SEE: pulse  ::
beat {v} (to hit, to knock, to pound, to strike)  :: schlagen, hauen
beat {v} (to strike or pound repeatedly)  :: schlagen
beat {v} (to whip)  :: schlagen
beat {v} (to win against)  :: schlagen, gewinnen
beat a dead horse {v} (continue far beyond reason) SEE: flog a dead horse  ::
beat around the bush {v} (to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant)  :: um den heißen Brei reden ("talk around the pot")
beat around the bush {v} (to treat a topic but omit its main points)  :: um den heißen Brei reden ("talk around the pot")
beater {n} (a kitchen implement for mixing)  :: Schneebesen {m}, Quirl {m}
beater {n} (in a hunting party, the group of men used to drive game towards the shooters)  :: Treiber {m}
beatification {n} (the act of beatifying)  :: Seligsprechung {f}
beatify {v} (take step in declaring a person a saint)  :: seligsprechen
beat it {v} (to go away)  :: sich packen, verschwinden
beatitude {n} (supreme, utmost bliss and happiness)  :: Glückseligkeit {f}
beatnik {n} (beatnik)  :: Beatnik {m}
Beatrice {prop} (female given name)  :: Beatrix
beau {n} (dandy)  :: Beau {m}
beautician {n} (one who does hair styling, manicures, and other beauty treatments)  :: Kosmetiker {m}, Kosmetikerin {f}
beautification {n} (beautifying, making beautiful)  :: Verschönerung {f}, Ausschmückung {f}
beautiful {adj} (as a pro-sentence)  :: toll
beautiful {adj} (ironic: how unfortunate)  :: toll, schön
beautiful {adj} (of weather: pleasant, clear)  :: heiter, schön
beautiful {adj} (possessing charm and attractive)  :: schön
beautiful fruit dove {n} (the fruit dove species Ptilinopus pulchellus)  :: Rotkappen-Fruchttaube {f}, Rotkappenfruchttaube {f}, Schöne Flaumfußtaube {f}
beautifully {adv} (In a beautiful manner)  :: schön
beautify {v} (to make beautiful or more beautiful)  :: verschönern, ausschmücken
beautifying {n} (the action of the verb to beautify)  :: Verschönerung {f}
beauty {n} (beautiful female)  :: Schönheit {f}, [nominalized adjective] Schöne {f}
beauty {n} (beautiful male)  :: [nominalized adjective] Schöner {m}
beauty {n} (quality of pleasing appearance)  :: Schönheit {f}
beauty {n} (something particularly good or pleasing)  :: {n}Prachtstück {n}
beauty contest {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
beauty is in the eye of the beholder {proverb} (people have different ideas of what is beautiful)  :: Schönheit liegt im Auge des Betrachters
beauty pageant {n} (competition on attractiveness)  :: Schönheitswettbewerb {m}
beauty parlor {n} (salon with hairdressers and beauticians)  :: Schönheitssalon
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor  ::
beauty sleep {n} (Extra sleep or a special nap)  :: Schönheitsschlaf {m}
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole  ::
beaver {n} (aquatic mammal)  :: Biber {m}
beaver {n} (coarse slang: pubic hair/vulva of a woman)  :: Bär
beazle {n} (bezel) SEE: bezel  ::
Bebel {prop} (A German surname​)  :: Bebel
be born yesterday {v} (to be inexperienced)  :: von gestern sein
be called {v} (to have a specific name)  :: heißen, sich nennen
be careful {interj} (proceed with caution)  :: seien Sie vorsichtig [formal], seid vorsichtig [informal, to a group], sei vorsichtig [informal, to one person], vorsichtig!
because {adv} (on account)  :: weil, denn
because {conj} (as known because; as inferred because; as determined because)  :: denn
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that)  :: weil, denn, da
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of)  :: wegen
Bechuanaland {prop} (formal name for Botswana)  :: Betschuanaland
beckon {v} (to wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer)  :: heranwinken, herbeiwinken, winken, zuwinken
become {v} (to begin to be)  :: werden
become {v} (to look attractive on, be suitable for)  :: stehen
becoming {adj} (decent, respectable)  :: anständig, geziemend
becoming {adj} (pleasingly suitable)  :: passend, gut stehend
becquerel {n} (unit of radioactive activity)  :: Becquerel {n}
bed {n} (area where a large number of shellfish is found)  :: Bank {f}
bed {n} (deposit of ore, coal etc.)  :: Lager {n}
bed {n} (flat surface or layer on which something else is to be placed)  :: Fläche {f}, Bett {m}, Boden {m}, Grund {m}, Ladefläche {f}, Auflagefläche {f}, Lager {n}, Auflager {n}
bed {n} (garden plot)  :: Beet {n}
bed {n} (piece of furniture)  :: Bett {n}
bed {n} (prepared spot to spend the night in)  :: Lager {n} (outdoor) (indoor if not a standard bed), Bett {m} (bed)
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet  ::
bed {n} (the bottom of a lake or other body of water)  :: Boden {m} (lake, sea), Grund {m} (sea), Bett {n} (river)
bed {v} (to go to a sleeping bed)  :: schlafen gehen
bed {v} (to put oneself to sleep)  :: sich betten
bedbound {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insects)  :: Wanze {f}, Bettwanze {f}
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread  ::
bedding {n} (bedlinen)  :: Bettwäsche {f}
beddy-bye {n} (bedtime for a toddler)  :: Heia
bedfast {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedlam {n} (A place or situation of chaotic uproar, and where confusion prevails)  :: Hexensabbat {m}
bedouin {n} (desert-dweller)  :: Beduine {m}
bedpan {n} (chamber pot used while still in bed)  :: Steckbecken {n}, Stechbecken {n}, Schieber {m}, Bettschüssel {f}, Bettpfanne {f}
bedridden {adj} (confined to bed)  :: bettlägerig
bedriddenness {n} (state or quality of being bedridden)  :: Bettlägerigkeit {f}
bedrock {n} (underground solid rock)  :: Grundgestein {n}, anstehendes Gestein {n}
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping)  :: Schlafzimmer {n}
bedroom community {n} (residential urban community of a nearby metropolis)  :: Trabantenstadt {f}, Trabantensiedlung, Schlafstadt {f}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: Bettlaken {n}, Laken {n}
bedside table {n} (nightstand) SEE: nightstand  ::
bedsore {n} (Lesion caused by pressure)  :: Dekubitus {m}
bedspread {n} (coverlet) SEE: coverlet  ::
bedspread {n} (topmost covering of a bed)  :: Bettdecke {f}
bedtime {n} (time when one goes to bed to sleep)  :: Schlafenszeit {f}, Zeit zum Schlafengehen {f}, Zeit ins Bett zu gehen {f}, Zeit zu Bett zu gehen {f}
bedtime story {n} (story read to children before they sleep)  :: Gutenachtgeschichte {f}
bedwetting {n} (involuntary urination while asleep)  :: Bettnässen {n}
bee {n} (insect)  :: Biene {f}, [poetic] Imme {f}; Styrian: Beivogl
beech {n} (tree of Fagus family)  :: Buche {f}
beech marten {n} (Martes foina)  :: Steinmarder {m}
beechnut {n} (nut of the beech tree)  :: Buchecker {f}
bee-eater {n} (bird in the family Meropidae)  :: Bienenfresser {m}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow, bull  ::
beef {n} (meat)  :: Rindfleisch {n}, Ochsenfleisch
beefcake {n} (imagery of muscular men)  :: Muskelprotz {m} [pejorative] (muscle-man)
beefsteak {n} (steak)  :: Beefsteak {n}
beef up {v} (to strengthen or reinforce) SEE: strengthen  ::
beefy {adj} (containing beef)  :: fleischig
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular  ::
beefy {adj} (robust) SEE: robust  ::
beefy {adj} (similar to beef)  :: fleischig
beehive {n} (hairstyle)  :: Beehive-Frisur {f}, B-52-Frisur {f}
beehive {n} (home of bees)  :: Bienenstaat {m}, Bienenstock {m}
beehive {n} (man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey)  :: Bienenstock {m}, Bienenkorb {m}
beekeeper {n} (someone who keeps bees)  :: Bienenzüchter {m}, Bienenzüchterin {f}, Imker {m}, Imkerin {f}, Beutner {m}, Beutnerin {f}, Bienenvater {m}, Bienenmutter {m}, Zeidler {m}, Zeidlerin {f}, Zeidelmeister {m}, Zeidelmeisterin {f}, Bienenhalter {m}, Bienenhalterin {f}
beekeeping {n} (raising bees)  :: Bienenzucht {f}, Imkerei {f}, Zeidlerei {f}, Bienenhaltung {f}
beeline {n} (straight course, ignoring established paths of travel)  :: Luftlinie {f}
Beelzebub {prop} (a Semitic deity, another name for the Devil)  :: Beelzebub {m}
beemer {n} (slang term for a BMW car or motorcycle)  :: [colloquial] BüMW, Brenner, BähmWähh
been there, done that {phrase} (assertion that the speaker has personal experience or knowledge of a particular place or topic)  :: (hab ich) alles schon gemacht, ist für mich nichts neues
beer {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt)  :: Bier {n}
beer {n} (glass of beer)  :: Bier {n}
beer belly {n} (protruding abdomen)  :: Bierbauch {m}
beer bottle {n} (a bottle designed to contain beer)  :: Bierflasche
beer can {n} (can containing beer)  :: Bierdose {f}
beer garden {n} (outdoor section of a public house)  :: Biergarten {m}
beer goggles {n} (the illusion that people are more attractive, brought on by alcohol consumption)  :: Bierbrille {f}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly  ::
beer mat {n} (mat, often with an advertisement for a brewery on it, to rest one's glass)  :: Bierdeckel {m}, Bierfilz {m}, Bierteller {m} [Switzerland]
beer parlor {n} (beer parlour) SEE: beer parlour  ::
beer parlour {n} (a bar, selling beers, that has tables)  :: Bierstube {f}
beer tent {n} (tent set up for the purpose of selling and consuming beer)  :: Bierzelt {n}
bee sting {n} (puncture from a Anthophila)  :: Bienenstich {m}
beestings {n} (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum  ::
beeswarm {n} (swarm of bees)  :: Imme {f}
beeswax {n} (wax secreted by bees)  :: Bienenwachs {n}
beet {n} (Beta vulgaris)  :: Bete {f}, Rübe {f}
beetle {n} (insect)  :: Käfer {m}
beetle {n} (mallet)  :: Holzhammer {m}
beetroot {n} (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet)  :: Rote Bete {f}, Rote Beete {f}
before {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: zuvor
before {adv} (at the front end)  :: vorn, vorne
before {adv} (in advance)  :: eher, im Voraus
before {conj} (in advance of the time when)  :: bevor
before {conj} (rather or sooner than)  :: bevor
before {prep} (earlier than in time)  :: bevor, vor
before {prep} (in front of according to an ordering system)  :: vor
before {prep} (in front of in space)  :: vor
before dark {adv} (before night begins to fall)  :: tagsüber, untertags
beforehand {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: vorher, zuvor, davor, im Voraus
befriend {v} (make friends) SEE: make friends  ::
befuddle {v} (perplex or confuse)  :: verwirren
befuddle {v} (stupefy)  :: berauschen
beg {v} (to request the help of someone, ask for money)  :: betteln
beg {v} (to supplicate, to plead with someone for help)  :: anflehen
beget {v} (to cause, to produce)  :: erzeugen
beget {v} (to procreate)  :: zeugen, sich fortpflanzen
beggar {n} (person who begs)  :: Bettler {m}, Bettlerin {f}
beggars can't be choosers {proverb} (when resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts)  :: in der Not schmeckt jedes Brot
beggar-ticks {n} (Bidens)  :: Zweizahn {m}
begin {v} (To start, to initiate or take the first step into something.)  :: anfangen, beginnen, starten
beginner {n} (someone who just recently started)  :: Anfänger {m}, Anfängerin {f}
beginning {n} (act of doing that which begins anything)  :: Anfang {m}, Beginn {m}
beginning {n} (initial portion of some extended thing)  :: Anfang {m}
beginning {n} (that which begins or originates something)  :: Beginn {m}
beginning {n} (that which is begun)  :: Angefangene {n}, Begonnene {n}
begonia {n} (plants of the genus Begonia)  :: Begonie {f}
be good for {v} (be fit)  :: taugen zu, gut sein zu
beguile {v} (charm, delight)  :: betören, verführen
beguile {v} (to deceive or delude (using guile))  :: irreleiten, irreführen, in die Irre führen
beguiling {adj} (that beguiles)  :: betörend, verführerisch
behalf {n} (stead) SEE: stead  ::
behave {v} (to act in a polite or proper way)  :: sich benehmen
behave {v} (to act in a specific manner)  :: sich benehmen, sich verhalten
behave oneself {v} (to act in a polite or proper way) SEE: behave  ::
behavior {n} (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: Verhalten {n}, Benehmen {n}, Betragen {n}, Verhaltensweise {f}
behavior {n} (way matter or systems behave)  :: Verhalten {n}
behaviorism {n} (approach to psychology focusing on behavior)  :: Behaviorismus {m}
behaviour {n} (the way matter moves or acts)  :: Verhalten {n}, Betragen {n}, Benehmen {n}, Verhaltensweise {f}, Führung {f}
behaviour {n}  :: Verhalten {n}, Betragen {n}, Benehmen {n}, Verhaltensweise {f}, Führung {f}
behaviour {n} (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: Verhalten {n}, Benehmen {n}, Betragen {n}
behavioural {adj} (of or pertaining to behaviour)  :: Verhaltens-
behavioural pattern {n}  :: Verhaltensmuster {n}
behead {v} (to remove the head)  :: enthaupten, köpfen
beheadal {n} (beheading) SEE: beheading  ::
beheading {n} (an instance of beheading)  :: Enthauptung {f}
behemoth {n} (mighty beast in the Book of Job)  :: Behemot, Moloch {m}
behemoth {n} (mighty monster)  :: Riesentier {n}
behemoth {n} (something of great size and power)  :: Gigant {m}
behest {n} (command, bidding)  :: Geheiß {n}, Befehl {f}
behind {adv} (at the back part; in the rear)  :: hinten
behind {n} (butt, buttocks)  :: Hintern {m}
behind {prep} (after, time- or motion-wise)  :: hinter
behind {prep} (at the back of)  :: hinter
behind {prep} (to the back of)  :: hinter
behind bars {prep} (in jail or prison)  :: hinter Gittern
behind closed doors {prep} (in private)  :: hinter verschlossenen Türen
behind the scenes {prep} (in secret; out of public view)  :: hinter den Kulissen
behold {v} (to see, to look at)  :: betrachten, sehen, schauen, anschauen, ansehen
beholden {adj} (obligated, bound by moral obligation)  :: verpflichtet, gebunden
beholder {n} (someone who observes or beholds; an observer or spectator)  :: Betrachter {m}, Beobachter {m}
behoove {v} (to suit; to befit)  :: [obsolete] obliegen, [obsolete] sich geziemen, schicken, sich schicken, sich ziemen
beige {adj} (having a slightly yellowish gray colour)  :: beige
beige {n} (colour)  :: Beige {n}
Beijing {prop} (capital of China)  :: Peking {n}
Beijinger {prop} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {adj} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {n} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijing opera {n} (Peking opera) SEE: Peking opera  ::
being {n} (a living creature)  :: Wesen {n}, Geschöpf {n}
being {n} (the state or fact of existence)  :: Sein {n}, Dasein {n}
be in one's altitudes {phrase} (be drunk)  :: voll betrunken sein
Beirut {prop} (capital of Lebanon)  :: Beirut
Belarus {prop} (country)  :: Weißrussland {n}, [official] Belarus {f}
Belarusian {adj} (pertaining to Belarus)  :: belarussisch, weißruthenisch, weißrussisch
Belarusian {n} (person from Belarus or of Belarusian descent)  :: Belarusse {m}, Belarussin {f}, Weißrusse {m}, Weißrussin {f}
Belarusian {prop} (language)  :: Weißrussisch {n}
belated {adj} (later in relation to the proper time)  :: verspätet, säumig
belay {v} (general command to stop)  :: beenden
belay {v} (to secure (a climber or rope) to)  :: sichern
bel canto {n} (elegant style of singing)  :: Belcanto {m}
belch {n} (sound one makes when belching)  :: Rülpser {m}
belch {v} (expel gas from the stomach through the mouth)  :: rülpsen
beleaguer {v} (to besiege; to surround with troops)  :: belagern, umzingeln
beleaguer {v} (to vex, harass, or beset)  :: bedrängen, belästigen, stören
beleaguered {adj} (beset by trouble or difficulty)  :: angeschlagen
Belfast {prop} (capital of Northern Ireland)  :: Belfast {n}
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgians or Belgian people)  :: belgisch
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgium)  :: belgisch
Belgian {n} (Belgian, person from Belgium)  :: Belgier {m}, Belgierin {f}
Belgian Limburg {prop} (the roughly southwestern part of the Benelux region of Limburg)  :: Belgisch-Limburg {n} or Belgischer-Limburg {m}
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Belgian Groenendael) SEE: Belgian Groenendael  ::
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Umbrella term for the four Belgian sheepdog variants)  :: Belgischer Schäferhund {m}
Belgium {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Belgien {n}
Belgorod {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Belgorod {n}
Belgrade {prop} (capital of Serbia)  :: Belgrad {n}, Weißenburg {n} [archaic]
belie {v} (to contradict or show to be false)  :: hinwegtäuschen über
belief {n} (mental acceptance of a claim as truth)  :: Glauben {m}
belief {n} (religious faith)  :: Glauben {m}
belief {n} (religious or moral convictions)  :: Glauben {m}
belief {n} (something believed)  :: Glaube {m}
belief {n} (the quality or state of believing)  :: Glaube {m}
believable {adj} (capable of being believed; credible)  :: glaubhaft
believe {v} (to accept as true)  :: glauben
believe {v} (to accept that someone is telling the truth (object: person))  :: glauben
believe {v} (to consider likely)  :: glauben
believe {v} (to have religious faith; to believe in a greater truth)  :: glauben
believer {n} (person who believes)  :: Gläubiger {m}
Belisarius {prop} (a general of the Byzantine Empire)  :: Belisar
belittle {v} (to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is)  :: schmälern, herunterspielen, herabsetzen, klein reden, verniedlichen
Belize {prop} (country)  :: Belize {n}
Belizean {adj} (Pertaining to Belize)  :: belizisch
Belizean {n} (person from Belize)  :: Belizer {m}, Belizerin {f}
Belizian {adj} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
Belizian {n} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
bell {n} (informal: telephone call)  :: Klingel {f}
bell {n} (percussive instrument)  :: Glocke {f}
bell {n} (signal at a school)  :: Klingel {f}, Schelle {f}
bell {n} (sounding of a bell as a signal)  :: Klingeln {f}
belladonna {n} (a plant, Atropa belladonna) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
Bellatrix {prop} (a blue eruptive variable star)  :: Bellatrix
bell-bottoms {n} (pants that are flared from the knee downwards)  :: Schlaghose {f}
bellboy {n} (A male worker, usually at a hotel, who carries luggage and runs errands)  :: Hotelpage
bell buoy {n} (buoy)  :: Glockentonne {f}
belle {n} (beautiful woman)  :: Schönheit {f}, Schöne {f}
belles-lettres {n} (literary works valued more for their aesthetic qualities than for any informative or educational content)  :: Belles Lettres {f-p}, schöne Literatur {f}, Belletristik {f}
bellflower {n} (plant of genus Campanula)  :: Glockenblume {f}
bell-gable {n} (an architectural element)  :: Glockengiebel {m}
bellgirl {n} (a female bellhop)  :: Hotelpage (either bellboy or bellgirl)
bellicist {adj} (of or relating to bellicism, bellicists)  :: bellizistisch, kriegstreiberisch
bellicist {n} (adherent of bellicism)  :: Bellizist {m}, Bellizistin {f}
bellicose {adj} (having the impulse to be combative)  :: kriegerisch
bellicose {adj} (warlike in nature)  :: kriegerisch
belligerent {adj} (hostile, eager to fight)  :: streitlustig
belligerent {n} (state or other armed participant in warfare)  :: Kriegsteilnehmer {m}
bellow {v} (to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal)  :: brüllen
bellow {v} (to shout or scream in a deep voice)  :: brüllen
bellows {n} (air blower)  :: Blasebalg {m}
bell pepper {n} (spicy-sweet vegetable)  :: Paprika {f}
bell the cat {v} (to undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group)  :: der Katze die Schelle umhängen, der Katze die Schelle anhängen
bell tower {n} (tower in which a bell (or set of bells) is hung; a belfry)  :: Glockenturm {m}
bellwether {n} (a stock or bond that is widely believed to be an indicator of the overall market's condition)  :: führender Wert {m}
bellwether {n} (the leading sheep of a flock, having a bell hung round its neck)  :: Leithammel {m}
belly {n} (abdomen)  :: Bauch {m}, Magen {m}
bellyache {n} (pain in the belly, stomach, or abdomen)  :: Bauchschmerzen {m-p}, Bauchweh {n}
bellybutton {n} (the navel or umbilicus)  :: Bauchnabel {m}
belly dance {n} (form of dance)  :: Bauchtanz {m}, orientalischer Tanz {m}
belly flop {n} (Style of diving into a body of water)  :: Bauchklatscher {m}
Belmopan {prop} (Belmopan)  :: Belmopan {n}
belong {v} (be accepted in a group)  :: dazugehören, hingehören
belong {v} (be part of a group)  :: dazugehören
belong {v} (be the property of)  :: gehören zu, gehören
belong {v} (have its proper place)  :: hingehören, dazugehören
belong {v} (set theory: be an element of)  :: ist Element von, sind Element von {p}
belongings {n}  :: Habseligkeiten {p}
beloved {adj} (loved)  :: geliebt
beloved {n} (someone who is loved)  :: Liebe {f}, Liebchen, Liebling
below {adv} (in a lower place)  :: unten, darunter, unterhalb
belowstairs {adv} (downstairs) SEE: downstairs  ::
below the belt {prep} ((boxing) of a punch that lands below the opponent's waist)  :: unter der Gürtellinie
below the belt {prep} (unfair; not according to the rules)  :: unter der Gürtellinie
belt {n} (band used for safety purposes)  :: Gurt {m}
belt {n} (band used in a machine to help transfer motion or power)  :: Riemen {m}
belt {n} (band worn around the waist)  :: Gürtel {m}
belt {n} (geographical region)  :: Gürtel {m}, Zone {f}
beluga {n} (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas)  :: Weißwal {m}, Beluga {f}
beluga {n} (fish, Huso huso)  :: Belugastör {m}, Europäischer Hausen {m}
bemock {v} (mock) SEE: mock  ::
be my guest {v} (do as you wish)  :: [formal] bedienen Sie sich, greifen Sie zu; [informal] bedien dich, greif zu
bench {n} (long seat)  :: Bank {f}
bench {n} (sports: where players sit when not playing)  :: Bank {f}
bench {n} (workbench)  :: Werkbank {f}
benchlet {n} (stool) SEE: stool  ::
benchmark {n} (a standard for evaluating or measuring)  :: Maßstab {m}, Höhenfestpunkt {m}, Kriterium {n}
bench press {n} (exercise)  :: Bankdrücken {n}
bend {n} (curve)  :: Kurve {f}
bend {v} (to become curved)  :: biegen, biegen, durchbiegen
bend {v} (to cause to shape into a curve)  :: beugen
bend down {v} (to bend one's legs while upright to get to a lower position)  :: sich bücken
bender {n} (simple shelter) SEE: bender tent  ::
bend over {v} (to bend one's upper body forward)  :: sich bücken
bend over backwards {v} (To make a great effort)  :: sich ein Bein ausreißen (rip one's leg out)
bends {n} (nautical: thickest and strongest planks on the sides of a ship) SEE: wales  ::
bend the truth {v} (change or leave out certain facts of a story)  :: sich die Wahrheit zurechtbiegen
Benedict {prop} (male given name)  :: Benedikt
Benedictine {n} (monk or nun)  :: Benediktiner {m}
benedictional {n} (book of benedictions)  :: Benediktionale
benefactive case {n} (case used to indicate beneficiary)  :: Benefaktiv {m}
benefactor {n} (on who gives gifts or help)  :: Wohltäter {m}, Wohltäterin {f}
beneficent {adj} (beneficent)  :: gnädig, wohltätig
beneficial {adj} (helpful or good to something or someone)  :: nützlich, vorteilhaft
beneficiary {n} (one who benefits from the distribution, especially of an estate)  :: Nutznießer {m}
benefit {n} (advantage, help or aid)  :: Vorteil {m}
benefit {n} (payment, subsidy)  :: Leistung {f}
benefit {n} (performance given to raise funds)  :: Benefizkonzert {n}, Benefizveranstaltung {f}
benefit {v} (be or provide a benefit to)  :: von Vorteil sein
benefit {v} (to receive a benefit)  :: profitieren
benefit of the doubt {n} (a favorable judgement given in the absence of full evidence)  :: Im Zweifelsfall für den Angeklagten
Benelux {prop} (an economic and customs union made up of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg)  :: Benelux {n}
benevolence {n} (disposition to do good)  :: Gutmütigkeit {f}
benevolent {adj} (having a disposition to do good)  :: wohlwollend
Bengal fox {n} (Vulpes bengalensis)  :: Bengalfuchs {m}
Bengali {prop} (language)  :: Bengali {n}
Bengal light {n} (bright blue flare)  :: bengalisches Feuer {n}
Bengal tiger {n} (Panthera tigris tigris)  :: Königstiger {m}, Königstigerin {f}
Benghazi {prop} (Benghazi, Libya)  :: Bengasi
benign {adj} (kind, gentle, mild)  :: freundlich, gütig, liebevoll
benign {adj} ((medicine) not posing any serious threat to health)  :: gutartig
benign tumor {n} (tumor which can usually be removed without serious complications)  :: gutartiger Tumor {m}
Benin {prop} (country)  :: Benin
Beninese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Benin)  :: beninisch
Beninese {n} (person)  :: Beniner {m}, Beninerin {f}
benison {n} (blessing)  :: Segen {m}
Benjamin {prop} (male given name)  :: Benjamin {m}
Benjamin {prop} (the youngest son of Jacob)  :: Benjamin {m}
bent {adj} (folded)  :: gebeugt
benthic {adj} (of the benthos on the seafloor)  :: benthonisch
benumb {v} (deaden) SEE: deaden  ::
benumb {v} (make numb) SEE: numb  ::
benzaldehyde {n} (C6H5CHO)  :: Benzaldehyd
benzene {n} (aromatic compound C6H6)  :: Benzol {n}
benzene {n} (the phenyl group) SEE: phenyl  ::
benzene ring {n}  :: Benzolring {m}
benzine {n} (benzene) SEE: benzene  ::
benzodiazepine {n} (any of a class of psychoactive drugs)  :: Benzodiazepin {n}
benzoin {n} (spicebush) SEE: spicebush  ::
benzylpenicillin {n} (a narrow spectrum penicillin antibiotic)  :: Benzylpenicillin {n}, Penicillin G {n}
be one {v} (be fit)  :: einig sein mit jemandem
beplaster {v} (to cover)  :: bepflastern, bedecken
be prepared {phrase} (motto)  :: sei bereit, seid bereit {p}
bequeath {v} (to give or leave by will)  :: [something] hinterlassen, vererben
bequeath {v} (to hand down; to transmit)  :: [jemandem etwas] hinterlassen, vermachen, testamentarisch hinterlassen
be quiet {interj} (common imperative instructing the addressed to remain silent) SEE: silence  ::
berate {v} (chide vehemently)  :: ausschelten, ausschimpfen, beschimpfen, schelten
Berber {n} (Member of northwest African ethnic group)  :: Berber {m}
Berber {prop} (a group of closely related languages)  :: Berber {n}
berdache {n} (person who identifies with a gender identity not exclusively corresponding to their biological sex) SEE: two-spirit  ::
bere {n} (six-rowed barley)  :: Frühgerste, Futtergerste
bereave {v} (To take away someone or something important or close)  :: berauben
bereavement {n} (The state of being bereaved; deprivation; especially the loss of a relative by death)  :: Trauerfall {m}
BEREC {initialism}  :: GEREK
beret {n} (type of brimless cap)  :: Baskenmütze {f}
Bergen {prop} (city in Norway)  :: Bergen
Berger {prop} (a surname)  :: Berger
beriberi {n} (pathology: ailment caused by deficiency of vitamin B)  :: Beriberi {f}
Bering Sea {prop} (sea)  :: Beringmeer {n}
Bering Strait {prop} (strait between Russia and Alaska)  :: Beringstraße {f}
berkelium {n} (transuranic chemical element)  :: Berkelium {n}
Berlin {prop} (capital city of Germany)  :: Berlin {n}
Berliner {n} (doughnut)  :: Berliner {m}, Pfannkuchen {m}, Berliner Pfannkuchen {m}
Berliner {n} (native or inhabitant of Berlin)  :: Berliner {m}, Berlinerin {f}
Berlinese {n} (an inhabitant or a resident of the city of Berlin, Germany)  :: Berliner
Berlin Wall {n} (barrier designed to keep people from crossing a border)  :: Berliner Mauer {f}
Berlin Wall {prop} (Berlin Wall)  :: Berliner Mauer
Bermuda {prop} (island group)  :: Bermudas {p}
Bermuda Triangle {prop} (area in Atlantic Ocean)  :: Bermuda-Dreieck {n}
Bermudian {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Bermuda)  :: bermudisch
Bermudian {n} (person from Bermuda or of Bermudian descent)  :: Bermuder {m}, Bermuderin {f}
Bern {prop} (canton)  :: Bern {n}, Kanton Bern {m}
Bern {prop} (city)  :: Bern {n}
Bernadette {prop} (female given name)  :: Bernadette
Bernard {prop} (male given name)  :: Bernhard
Bernese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bern)  :: aus Bern
Bernese Alps {prop} (group of mountain ranges)  :: Berner Alpen {p}
Bernice {prop} (female given name) SEE: Berenice  ::
Bernoulli's principle {prop} (principle)  :: Bernoulli-Prinzip {n}
berry {n} (small fruit)  :: Beere {f}
berry {n} (soft fruit developing from a superior ovary and containing seeds not encased in pits)  :: Beere {f}
berry sugar {n} (caster sugar) SEE: caster sugar  ::
berserk {adj} (injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control)  :: durchgedreht, ausgeflippt, wütend, rasend
berserk {n} (a crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy)  :: Berserker {m}
Bert {prop} (male given name)  :: Bert
berth {n} (bunk)  :: Koje {f}, Schlafplatz {m}
berth {n} (space to moor)  :: Landungsplatz {m}, Ladeplatz {m}, Liegeplatz {m}
berth {v} (to bring a ship into berth)  :: anlegen
Bertha {prop} (female given name)  :: Bertha
Bertram {prop} (male given name)  :: Bertram
beryl {n} (gem)  :: Beryll {n}
beryllium {n} (chemical element)  :: Beryllium {n}
beryllium carbide {n}  :: Berylliumcarbid {n}
beryllium oxide {n} (white, crystalline compound)  :: Berylliumoxid {n}
beseech {v} (to beg)  :: anflehen, ersuchen
beseem {v} ( to appear, seem, look)  :: sich ziemen
beseem {v} ( to be appropriate or credible)  :: sich ziemen
beserk {n} (beserk)  :: Berserker {m}
beside {prep} (next to)  :: neben
beside {prep} (not relevant to)  :: neben
besides {adv} (also; in addition)  :: außerdem, weiterhin, darüber hinaus
besides {adv} (moreover; furthermore)  :: außerdem
besides {prep} (in addition to)  :: außer
besides {prep} (other than; except for)  :: außer
besiege {v} (to assail or ply)  :: belagern
besiege {v} (to lay siege to)  :: belagern
besiege {v} (to surround with armed forces)  :: belagern
besmirch {v} (To make dirty; to soil)  :: beschmutzen
besmirch {v} (To tarnish; to debase)  :: beschmutzen
besom {n} (broom)  :: Reisigbesen {m}
bespectacled {adj} (wearing spectacles (glasses))  :: eine Brille tragend, [rare] bebrillt
bespoke {adj} (individually or custom made)  :: maßgeschneidert
Bessarabia {prop} (region)  :: Bessarabien {n}
best {adj} (superlative of the adjective good)  :: [+ der, die, das] beste, bester
best {adv} (superlative of the adverb well)  :: beste, am besten
best {n} (effort)  :: Bestes {n}
best {n} (person)  :: Bester {m}, Beste {f}
best {v} (to beat)  :: übertreffen
best friend {n} (an especially close and trusted friend)  :: bester Freund {m}, beste Freundin {f}
bestial {adj} (beast-like)  :: tierisch
best man {n} (primary attendant to the groom)  :: Trauzeuge {m}
bestow {v} (present a thing as a gift or honour)  :: schenken
best regards {n} (polite closing of a letter)  :: mit freundlichen Grüßen, mit herzlichen Grüßen
bestride {v} (dominate) SEE: dominate  ::
bestseller {n} (book or thing sold in large numbers)  :: Bestseller {m}
bet {n} (A degree of certainty)  :: Bestimmtheit {f}
bet {n} (a wager)  :: Wette {f}
bet {v} (To stake or pledge upon the outcome of an event)  :: wetten
beta blocker {n} (blocking agent)  :: Betabloker {m}
Beta Canis Majoris {prop} (star)  :: Murzim, Mirza, Mirzam
betake {v} (to commit to a specified action.)  :: sich begeben
betake {v} (to go or move)  :: sich begeben
be taken ill {v} (to become ill) SEE: take sick  ::
betalain {n} (class of red and yellow pigments)  :: Betalain
Beta Lyrae {prop} (binary star system in the constellation Lyra)  :: Sheliak, β Lyrae, Beta Lyrae
beta particle {n} (energetic electron or positron)  :: Beta-Teilchen {n}
beta version {n} (software in an early status)  :: Beta-Version {f}
Betelgeuse {prop} (supergiant)  :: Beteigeuze {m}
be that as it may {adv} (nevertheless)  :: wie dem auch sei
Bethlehem {prop} (City)  :: Betlehem
betimes {adv} (in good season or time)  :: beizeiten
betony {n} (Stachys officinalis)  :: Betonie, Heil-ziest
betray {v} (to deliver into the hands of an enemy)  :: verraten
betrayal {n} (treason) SEE: treason  ::
betrayer {n} (someone who betrays)  :: Verräter {m}
betroth {v} (to promise to give in marriage)  :: verloben
betroth {v} (to promise to take as a future spouse)  :: sich verloben
betrothal {n} (mutual promise)  :: Verlobung {f}, Verlöbnis {n}
betrothed {n} (agreed to be married)  :: verlobt
better {adj} (comparative of the adjectives good or well)  :: besser
betterer {n} (one who makes something better)  :: Verbesserer {m}, Verbesserin {f}, Verbessererin {f}
better half {n} (spouse or lover)  :: bessere Hälfte {f}
better late than never {adv} (it’s better to do something late, than to never do it at all)  :: besser spät als nie
between {prep} (in the position or interval that separates two things)  :: zwischen
between {prep} (in transit from one to the other)  :: zwischen
between {prep} (one of, representing a choice)  :: zwischen
between a rock and a hard place {prep} (between a rock and a hard place)  :: in der Zwickmühle stecken
betwixt {prep} (between, specifically between two things)  :: zwischen
be up against the wall {phrase}  :: in die Ecke treiben
beverage {n} (a drink)  :: Getränk, Drink {m}
bevy {n} (large group of birds)  :: Schwarm {m}, Schar {f}
bevy {n} (large group or collection)  :: Schar {f}
bewail {v} (to wail over)  :: beklagen
Bewick's swan {n} (Bewick's swan)  :: Zwergschwan {m}
bewilder {v} (confuse)  :: verwirren, durcheinanderbringen
bewilder {v} (disorientate)  :: verwirren, durcheinanderbringen
bewitch {v} (to cast a spell)  :: verhexen
bewitched {adj} (Under a spell; entranced)  :: verhext, verzaubert
bey {n} (governor of a Turkish dominion)  :: Bey {m}
beyond {prep} (on the far side of)  :: jenseits
bezel {n} (the panel that covers the front of a computer case or the panel covering each drive bay)  :: Frontblende {f}, Blende {f}
bezel {n} (the rim and flange which encompasses and fastens a jewel or other object)  :: Fassung {f}
bezoar {n} (mass of undigested matter)  :: Bezoar {m}
B-flat {n} (musical note)  :: B
B-flat major {n} (major key with B-flat as its tonic)  :: B-dur
B-flat minor {n} (minor key)  :: b-Moll
Bharat {prop} (India) SEE: India  ::
Bhubaneshwar {prop} (Bhubaneswar) SEE: Bhubaneswar  ::
Bhutan {prop} (Himalayan country)  :: Bhutan
Bhutanese {adj} (pertaining to Bhutan)  :: bhutanisch
Bhutanese {n} (person from Bhutan)  :: Bhutaner {m}, Bhutanerin {f}
bi {adj} (bisexual)  :: bi
bi- {prefix} (two-)  :: bi-, zwei-
biannual {adj} (occurring every two years) SEE: biennial  ::
biannual {adj} (occurring twice a year; semi-annual)  :: halbjährlich
bias {n} (inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality)  :: Voreingenommenheit {f}
biased {adj} (angled at a slant)  :: geneigt, gekippt
biased {adj} (exhibiting bias; prejudiced)  :: parteiisch, voreingenommen, tendenziös
biathlete {n} (athlete in biathlon)  :: Biathlet {m}, Biathletin {f}
biathlon {n} (winter sport)  :: Biathlon {n}
bib {n} (item of clothing for babies)  :: Lätzchen {n}, Latz {m}
bibimbap {n} (Korean dish of white rice topped with vegetables, beef, a whole egg, and gochujang)  :: Bibimbap
bible {n} (comprehensive manual)  :: Bibel {f}
Bible {prop} (Christian holy book)  :: Bibel {f}
biblical {adj} (exceeding previous records)  :: biblisch
biblical {adj} (of, or relating to, the Bible)  :: biblisch
bibliography {n} (section of a written work containing citations to all the books referenced in the work)  :: Bibliographie {f}
bibliomancy {n} (divination by interpreting a passage from a book)  :: Bibliomantie {f}, Stichomantie {f}
bicarbonate of soda {n} (sodium bicarbonate) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
bicephalous {adj} (Having two heads)  :: zweiköpfig, doppelköpfig
biceps {n} (any muscle having two heads)  :: Bizeps {m}
biceps {n} (biceps brachii) SEE: biceps brachii  ::
biceps brachii {n} (biceps brachii)  :: Musculus biceps brachii {m}
bichon {n} (Bichon Frisé) SEE: Bichon Frisé  ::
bicuspid {n} (tooth)  :: Prämolar {m}, Vormahlzahn {m}
bicycle {n} (vehicle)  :: Fahrrad {n}, Velo {n} [Switzerland], colloquial: Drahtesel {m}
bicycle {v} (to bicycle)  :: Rad fahren, [colloquial] radeln
bicycle kick {n} (kick)  :: Fallrückzieher {m}
bicycle lane {n} (part of a roadway designated for use by cyclists)  :: Radweg {m}
bicycle rack {n} (rack in which bicycles may be parked) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bicycle stand {n} (device to which bicycles may be securely attached)  :: Fahrradständer {m}, Fahrradabstellanlage {f}
bicyclist {n} (rider of bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bid {n} (offer at an auction)  :: Gebot {n}
bid {v} (intransitive: to announce goal)  :: melden, reizen
bid {v} (intransitive: to make an offer)  :: bieten
bid {v} (transitive: to announce goal)  :: melden, reizen
bid {v} (transitive: to offer as a price)  :: bieten
bidet {n} (low-mounted plumbing fixture for cleaning the genitalia and anus)  :: Bidet {n}
bidirectional {adj} (moving in two directions)  :: bidirektional
bidirectional {adj} (operating in two directions)  :: bidirektional
bid price {n} (bidding price) SEE: bidding price  ::
Bielefeld {prop} (a city in Germany)  :: Bielefeld {n}
biennale {n} (a biennial celebration or exhibition)  :: Biennale {f}
biennial {adj} (happening every two years)  :: bisannuel, zweijährig
bier {n} (litter to transport the corpse of a dead person)  :: Bahre {f}
bifurcation {n} (act of bifurcating)  :: Gabelung {f}, Verzweigung {f}
bifurcation {n} (any place where one divides into two)  :: Gabelung {f}
bifurcation {n} (a place where two roads, tributaries etc. part or meet)  :: Weggabelung {f}
bifurcation {n} (biology: division into two branches)  :: Gabelung, Bifurkation {f}
bifurcation {n} (mathematics)  :: Bifurkation {f}, Verzweigung {f}
big {adj} (adult)  :: groß
big {adj} (of a great size, see also: large)  :: groß
bigamist {n} (someone who practices bigamy)  :: Bigamist {m}
bigamy {n} (the state of having two (legal or illegal) spouses simultaneously)  :: Bigamie {f}
Big Apple {prop} (a nickname for New York City)  :: Die Große Apfel
Big Bad Wolf {n} (any fictional evil wolf that appears in fairy tales or fables)  :: der Böse Wolf {m}
Big Bang {prop} (cosmic event)  :: Urknall {m}
big brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) SEE: elder brother  ::
Big Brother {prop} (character in Nineteen Eighty-Four)  :: Großer Bruder {m}
big business {n}  :: Big Business {n}
big cheese {n} (an important figure)  :: hohes Tier {n}
big data {n}  :: Big Data
big deal {interj} (so what)  :: auch schon was
big deal {n} (something very important)  :: große Sache {f}
Big Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky)  :: Großer Wagen {m}
Bigfoot {n} (unidentified yeti-like animal)  :: Bigfoot {m}
bigger {adj} (comparative of big)  :: größer
big-headed {adj} (arrogant)  :: eingebildet, [colloquial] großkopfig
big-hearted {adj} (noble and generous in caring for others)  :: großherzig
bighorn sheep {n} (a North American wild sheep)  :: Dickhornschaf
bight {n} (large bay)  :: Bucht {f}
big league {adj} (major league) SEE: major league  ::
big league {n} (major league) SEE: major league  ::
Big Mac {n} (burger)  :: Big Mäc {m}, Big Mac {m}
big mouth {n} (person who has such a "big mouth")  :: Großmaul {n} (making exaggerated claims), Plappermaul {n} (talking too much)
bigmouth {n} (one who talks too much)  :: Plaudertasche {f}, Plappermaul {n}
bigot {n} (one obstinately or intolerantly devoted to their own opinions and prejudices)  :: Fanatiker {m}, Fanatikerin {f}
bigoted {adj} (being a bigot)  :: bigott
bigotedness {n} (bigotry) SEE: bigotry  ::
bigotry {n} (intolerance or prejudice)  :: Bigotterie {f}
big shot {n} (person with reputation or importance) SEE: big cheese  ::
big sister {n} (a sibling's older sister) SEE: elder sister  ::
big-time {adj} (bigtime) SEE: bigtime  ::
big-time {adv} (bigtime) SEE: bigtime  ::
big toe {n} (largest of the toes of the foot of a human)  :: große Zehe {f}, großer Zeh {m}
big wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel  ::
bijection {n} (function that is both a surjection and an injection)  :: Bijektion {f}
bike {n} (bicycle)  :: Fahrrad {n}, Rad {n}, Velo {n} [Switzerland, colloquial] Drahtesel
bike {n} (motorcycle)  :: Motorrad {n}
bike {v} (to bike)  :: Rad fahren, radeln
bike lane {n} (bicycle lane) SEE: bicycle lane  ::
bike path {n} (bicycle path) SEE: bicycle path  ::
biker {n} (A person who rides a bicycle)  :: Radfahrer {m}, Radfahrerin {f}
biker {n} (A person whose lifestyle is centered on motorcycles, may be a member of an outlaw motorcycle club)  :: Biker {m}, Bikerin {f}, Rocker {m}, Rockerin {f}
bike rack {n} (bicycle stand) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bikini {n} (bathing suit)  :: Bikini {m}
bilabial {adj} (articulated with both lips)  :: bilabial
bilateral {adj} (having two sides)  :: zweiseitig
bilateral {adj} (involving both sides equally)  :: bilateral
bilberry {n} (the shrub of this plant)  :: Blaubeere
bilberry {n} (type of blueberry from the cowberry family)  :: Heidelbeere
bildungsroman {n} (a type of novel)  :: Bildungsroman {m}
bile {n} (secretion produced by the liver)  :: Galle {f}
bile acid {n} (bile acid)  :: Gallensäure {f}
bile duct {n} (structure carrying bile)  :: Gallengang {m}
bilge {n} (bilge water)  :: Bilgewasser {n}
bilge {n} (lowest inner part of a ship's hull)  :: Bilge {f}
bilinear {adj} ((mathematics) linear in each variable)  :: bilinear
bilingual {adj} (speaking two languages)  :: zweisprachig, bilingual
bilingual {adj} (written in two languages)  :: zweisprachig
bilingualism {n} (condition of being bilingual)  :: Zweisprachigkeit {f}, Bilingualismus {m}
bilirubin {n} (a bile pigment)  :: Bilirubin {n}
bill {n} (beaklike projection)  :: [land] Landzunge {f}
bill {n} (bird's beak)  :: Schnabel {m}
bill {n} (draft of a law)  :: Gesetzesentwurf {m}
bill {n} (invoice)  :: Rechnung {f}
bill {n} (piece of paper money) SEE: banknote  ::
billboard {n} (a large advertising sign)  :: Billboard {n}, Plakat {n}
billet {v} (to lodge soldiers in a private house)  :: einquartieren
billet-doux {n} (love letter) SEE: love letter  ::
billfold {n} (wallet) SEE: wallet  ::
billhook {n} (agricultural implement)  :: Hippe {f}
billiards {n} (a cue sport)  :: Karambolagen {f-p}, Billard {n}
billion {n} (a million million; 1,000,000,000,000)  :: Billion
billion {n} (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard)  :: Milliarde {f}
billionaire {n} (wealth exceeding one billion (10⁹))  :: Milliardär {m}, Milliardärin {f}
bill of exchange {n} (draft)  :: Wechsel {m}
bill of lading {n} (acknowledgement of receipt of goods for transport)  :: Konnossement {n}
billow {n} (large wave)  :: Woge {f}
billow {v} (to surge in billows)  :: wabern, wogen
billow {v} (to swell or bulge)  :: bauschen
billy goat {n} (male goat)  :: Ziegenbock {m}, Geißbock {m}, Bock {m}, Ziegenmännchen {n}
bilocation {n} (paranormal ability)  :: Bilokation {f}
bimonthly {adv} (once every two months)  :: alle zwei Monate
bin {n} (container for rubbish)  :: Mülltonne
bin {n} (container used for storage)  :: Tonne
binary {adj} (having two parts)  :: binär
binary {adj} (logic states)  :: binär
binary {adj} (Not ASCII)  :: binär
binary {adj} (on or off)  :: binär
binary {adj} (using binary number system)  :: binär
binary {n} (executable computer file)  :: Binärcode {m}
binary {n} (number system)  :: Binärsystem {n}
binary-compatible {adj}  :: binärkompatibel
binary number {n}  :: Binärzahl {f}
binary star {n} (stellar system in which two stars orbit their center of mass)  :: Doppelstern {m}
binary star system {n} (binary star) SEE: binary star  ::
binaural {adj} (of or designed for use with two ears)  :: binaural
bind {v} (transitive connect)  :: verbinden, konnektieren
bind {v} (transitive couple)  :: verbinden
bind {v} (transitive put together in a cover, as of books)  :: [z.B. ein Buch] binden
binding {adj} (assigning something that one will be held to)  :: verbindlich
binding {n} (spine of a book)  :: Bindung {f}
bindweed {n} (Convolvulaceae)  :: Winde {f}
binge {n} (a short period of excessive consumption, especially of excessive alcohol consumption)  :: Gelage {n}, Trinkgelage {n} (alcohol)
binge {n} (regarding bulimia nervosa, rapid and excessive consumption of food)  :: Fressattacke {f}
bingo {interj} (when finding something)  :: Volltreffer {m}
bingo {n} (game of chance)  :: Bingo {n}
binitarianism {n} (belief)  :: Binitarismus {m}, Binitarianismus {m}, Zweieinigkeitslehre {f}
binky {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier  ::
bin man {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector  ::
binoculars {n} (hand-held device for looking at a distance.)  :: Fernglas {n}, Feldstecher {m}
binomial {n} (algebra: polynomial with two terms)  :: Binom {n}
binomial coefficient {n} (binomial coefficient)  :: Binominalkoeffizient {m}
bioaccumulate {v} (to accumulate in a biological system)  :: bioakkumulieren
bioaccumulation {n} (the process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms)  :: Bioakkumulation {f}
bioavailability {n} (amount of drug which reaches the site of physiological activity after administration)  :: Bioverfügbarkeit {f}
biocenosis {n} (biocoenosis) SEE: biocoenosis  ::
biochemical {adj} (involving chemical processes in living organisms)  :: biochemisch
biochemical {adj} (of or relating to biochemistry)  :: biochemisch
biochemist {n} (A chemist whose speciality is biochemistry)  :: Biochemiker {m}
biochemistry {n} (the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism)  :: Biochemie {f}
biocide {n} (any substance that can destroy living organisms)  :: Biozid {n}
biocoenosis {n} (community of organisms)  :: Biozönose
biodegradable {adj} (capable of being decomposed by biological activity)  :: biologisch abbaubar
biodiesel {n} (fuel)  :: Biodiesel {m}
biodiversity {n} (diversity of flora and fauna)  :: Biodiversität {f}
bioelectrical {adj} (bioelectric) SEE: bioelectric  ::
bioethics {n} (branch of ethics)  :: Bioethik {f}, Bio-Ethik {f}
biofact {n}  :: biofakt
biofuel {n} (biofuel)  :: Biosprit {m}, Biokraftstoff {m}
biogas {n} (gas produced by organic waste matter, used as a fuel)  :: Biogas {n}
biogenesis {n} (biosynthesis) SEE: biosynthesis  ::
biogeography {n} (study of geographical distribution of living things)  :: Biogeographie {f}
biographer {n} (the writer of a biography)  :: Biograf {m}
biographic {adj} (biographical) SEE: biographical  ::
biographical {adj} (relating to an account of a person's life)  :: biographisch, biografisch
biography {n} (personal life story)  :: Biografie {f}, [old spelling] Biographie {f}
biohazard {n} (biological risk)  :: biologisches Risko
bioinformatician {n} (practitioner of bioinformatics)  :: Bioinformatiker {m}
bioinformatics {n} (field of science)  :: Bioinformatik {f}
bioinspired {adj} (bio-inspired) SEE: bio-inspired  ::
biological {adj} (consanguine)  :: leiblich, biologisch
biological {adj} (of biology)  :: biologisch
biological parent {n} (birth parent)  :: biologische Eltern
biological warfare {n} (use of an organism as a weapon of war)  :: biologische Kriegsführung {f}
biologist {n} (student of biology)  :: Biologe {m}, Biologin {f}
biologistic {adj}  :: biologistisch
biology {n} (study of living matter)  :: Biologie {f}
bioluminescence {n} (emission of light by a living organism)  :: Biolumineszenz {f}
biomass {n} (total mass of living things)  :: Biomasse {f}
biomass {n} (vegetation used as fuel)  :: Biomasse {f}
biomedical {adj} (pertaining to biomedicine)  :: biomedizinisch
biomedicine {n} (a branch of medical science)  :: Biomedizin {f}
biometric {adj} (of, pertaining to or using biometrics)  :: biometrisch
biometrics {n} (measurement of biological data)  :: Biometrie {f}
biometrics {n} (measurement of physical characteristics for use in personal identification)  :: Biometrie {f}
bionic ear {n} (cochlear implant) SEE: cochlear implant  ::
biophilia {n} (love of nature and all living things)  :: Biophilie {f}
biophysicist {n} (a biologist or physicist whose speciality is biophysics)  :: Biophysiker {m}, Biophysikerin {f}
biophysics {n} (science)  :: Biophysik {f}
biopsychology {n} (biological psychology) SEE: biological psychology  ::
bioresource {n} (resource of biological origin)  :: Bioressource {f}
biosphere {n} (part of Earth capable of supporting life)  :: Biosphäre {f}
biotechnology {n} (application of the principles and practices of engineering and technology to the life sciences)  :: Biotechnologie {f}, Biotechnik {f}
biotechnology {n} (use of living organisms in industrial, agricultural, medical applications)  :: Biotechnologie {f}
bioterrorism {n} (terrorism that involves biological weapons)  :: Bioterrorismus {m}
biotin {n} (sulfur-containing member of the vitamin B complex)  :: Biotin {n}
biotite {n} (dark brown mica)  :: Biotit {m}
biotope {n} (geographical area)  :: Biotop {n}
biped {n} (a two-footed (or two-legged) animal)  :: Zweifüßer {m}, Zweifüßerin {f}, Zweifüßler {m}, Zweifüßlerin, Zweibeiner {m}, Zweibeinerin {f}, Bipede {m}
bipedal {adj} (having two feet or two legs)  :: zweifüßig, bipedisch, zweibeinig
bipedally {adv} (in the manner of an animal that walks on two feet)  :: zweifüßig, bipedisch, zweibeinig
bipennate {adj} (pinnate with a pinnate leaflet) SEE: bipinnate  ::
biphenyl {n} (organic compound)  :: Biphenyl {n}
biplane {n} (airplane that has two pairs of wings)  :: Doppeldecker {m}
bipolar {adj} (involving both poles)  :: bipolar,
bipolar {adj} (relating to or having bipolar disorder)  :: bipolar
bipolar {adj}  :: zweipolig, doppelpolig
bipolar disorder {n} (psychiatric diagnostic category)  :: bipolare Störung {f}
birch {n} (tree)  :: Birke {f}
birchbark {n} (bark of the birch tree)  :: Birkenrinde {f}
birch bolete {n} (Leccinum scabrum)  :: Birkenröhrling {m}, Birkenpilz {m}, Graukappe {f}
birch sap {n} (the sap extracted from a birch tree)  :: Birkensaft {m}
bird {n} (animal)  :: (male or female) Vogel {m}, (male) Vogelmännchen {n}, (female) Vogelweibchen {n}, (offspring, young) Jungvogel {m}, [diminutive] Vögelchen {n}, [diminutive] Vöglein {n}, [diminutive] Vögelein {n}
bird {n} (person)  :: Vogel {m}, Typ {m} [colloquial]
bird {n} (time in prison)  :: absitzen im Cafe Viereck
bird {n} (woman)  :: Schnitte {f}, Braut {f}, Perle {f}, Mieze {f}
birdbath {n} (basin for wild birds)  :: Vogelbad {n}
birdcage {n} (cage to keep birds in)  :: Vogelbauer {m}
birdcatcher {n} (a person who catches or snares birds, wildfowl)  :: Vogelfänger {m}, Vogelfängerin {f}, Vogeljäger {m}, Vogeljägerin {f}, Vogelsteller {m}, Vogelstellerin {f}
birdcatching {n} (the catching of birds, wildfowl)  :: Vogelfang {m}
bird cherry {n} (Prunus padus)  :: Traubenkirsche {f}, Ahlkirsche {f}, Elsenkirsche {f}, Sumpfkirsche {f}, Faulkirsche {f}, Vogelkirsche
bird dog {n} (gun dog) SEE: gun dog  ::
bird dog {n} (tout) SEE: tout  ::
bird flu {n} (avian influenza) SEE: avian influenza  ::
birdhouse {n} (small house for birds)  :: Nistkasten {m}, Vogelhäuschen {n}
birdie {n} (badminton: shuttlecock) SEE: shuttlecock  ::
birdie {n} (bird, birdling)  :: Vögelchen {n}, Vöglein {n}, Vögelein {n}
birdlife {n} (birds collectively)  :: Vogelwelt {f}
birdlime {n} (serving of a prison sentence) SEE: time  ::
birdlime {n} (sticky substance to catch birds)  :: Vogelleim {m}
birdling {n} (small bird, birdie)  :: [colloquial] Piepmatz {m}, Vögelchen {n}, Vögelein {n}, Vöglein {n}, [South German, Austrian, colloquial] Vogerl {n}
bird of paradise {n} (bird)  :: Paradiesvogel {m}
bird of passage {n} (bird) SEE: migrant  ::
bird of prey {n} (carnivorous bird)  :: Raubvogel {m}, Greifvogel {m}
bird's-eye view {n} (view from directly or high above)  :: Vogelperspektive
birds of a feather flock together {proverb} (people of similar character, etc. tend to associate)  :: Gleich und Gleich gesellt sich gern
birds of the feather flock together {proverb} (birds of a feather flock together) SEE: birds of a feather flock together  ::
birdsong {n} (musical sound made by a bird)  :: Vogelgesang {m}
Birds' Wedding {prop} (Sorbian custom)  :: Vogelhochzeit {f}
birdwatching {n} (observing wild birds)  :: Vogelbeobachtung {f}
bireme {n} (Translations)  :: Bireme {f}
biro {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
Birobidzhan {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Birobidschan {n}
birth {n} (beginning or start; a point of origin)  :: Geburt {f}
birth {n} (process of childbearing; beginning of life)  :: Geburt {f}
birth certificate {n} (official document certifying the details of a person's birth)  :: Geburtsurkunde {f}, Geburtsschein {m}
birth control {n} (voluntary control of the number of children conceived)  :: Geburtenkontrolle {f}
birthdate {n} (date of birth) SEE: date of birth  ::
birthday {n} (anniversary)  :: Geburtstag {m}
birthday {n} (date of birth)  :: Geburtsdatum {n}
birthday cake {n} (birthday cake)  :: Geburtstagskuchen {m}
birthday card {n} (greeting card)  :: Geburtstagskarte {f}
birthday suit {n} (nakedness)  :: Adamskostüm {n} (used of men), Evakostüm {n} (used of women)
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth)  :: Muttermal {n}, Mal {n}
birthplace {n} (location)  :: Geburtsort {m}
birthrate {n} (rate of live births to population)  :: Geburtenrate {f}
birthright {n} (something that is owed since birth, due to inheritance)  :: Geburtsrecht {n}
birthwort {n} (Aristolochia)  :: Osterluzei {f}
biryani {n} (dish of spiced rice)  :: Biryani {n}
Biscay {prop} (Bay of Biscay) SEE: Bay of Biscay  ::
biscuit {n} (cookie)  :: Keks
bisect {v} (to cut or divide into two parts)  :: halbieren
bisector {n} (A line or curve that bisects or divides a line segment, angle, or other figure into two equal parts)  :: Halbierende {f}, Winkelhalbierende {f}, Winkelsymmetrale {f}
bisexual {adj} (botany: having both male and female organs)  :: bisexuell, zweigeschlechtlich
bisexual {adj} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite  ::
bisexual {adj} (sexually attracted to persons of either sex)  :: bisexuell, bi
bisexual {n} (bisexual person)  :: Bisexuelle {f}, Bisexueller {m}
bisexuality {n} (psychology)  :: Bisexualität {f}
Bishkek {prop} (capital of Kyrgyzstan)  :: Bischkek {n}
bishop {n} (chess piece)  :: Läufer {m}
bishop {n} (church official, supervisor of priests and congregations)  :: Bischof {m}, Bischöfin {f}
Bishop of Rome {prop} (a title of the Pope)  :: Bischof von Rom {m}
bishop pawn {n} (in chess)  :: Läuferbauer {m}
bishopric {n} (diocese)  :: Bistum {n}
Bislama {prop} (a creole spoken on the South Pacific island-nation of Vanuatu)  :: Bislama {n}
bismuth {n} (chemical element)  :: Wismut {n}, Bismut {n}
bison {n} (A similar American animal, Bison bison)  :: Bison {m}, Amerikanischer Bison {m}
bison {n} (A wild ox, Bison bonasus)  :: Wisent {m}
bistro {n} (small bar)  :: Bistro {n}
bistro {n} (small European-style restaurant)  :: Bistro {n}
bisyllabic {adj} (comprising two syllables) SEE: disyllabic  ::
bit {n} (coin) SEE: coin  ::
bit {n} (computing smallest unit of storage)  :: Bit {n}
bit {n} (datum that may take on one of exactly two values)  :: Bit {n}
bit {n} (math: binary digit)  :: Bit {n}
bit {n} (metal in horse's mouth)  :: Gebiss {n}, Mundstück {n}
bit {n} (rotary cutting tool)  :: Bohrer {m}
bit {n} (small amount of something)  :: Bisschen {n}, Wenig {n}, Stück {n}, Stückchen {n}, Happen {m} [of food]
bit by bit {adv} (small amount at a time)  :: Stück für Stück, nach und nach, peu à peu
bitch {n} (complaint) SEE: complaint  ::
bitch {n} (disagreeable, aggressive person, usually female)  :: Zicke {f}
bitch {n} (female canine)  :: [dog, fox, badger, ferret, etc.] Fähe {f}, [dog] Hündin {f}, [wolf] Wölfin {f}, [fox] Füchsin {f}, [coyote] Kojotin {f}, [jackal] Schakalin {f}
bitch {n} (playful variation on dog (sense "man")) SEE: dog  ::
bitchy {adj} (irritable)  :: zickig
bitchy {adj} (spiteful; catty)  :: zickig
bite {n} (act of biting)  :: Biss {m}
bite {n} (mouthful)  :: Bissen {m}
bite {n} (swelling of one's skin caused by an insect's mouthparts or sting)  :: Stich {m}
bite {n} (wound left behind after having been bitten)  :: Biss {m}
bite {v} (to attack with the teeth)  :: beißen
bite {v} (to bite a baited hook or other lure)  :: beißen
bite {v} (to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth)  :: beißen
bite {v} (to sting)  :: beißen
bite the bullet {v} (endure punishment with dignity or accept a negative aspect of a situation)  :: in den sauren Apfel beissen [bite into the sour apple]
bite the dust {v} (to die)  :: ins Gras beißen
bite the dust {v} (to quit or fail)  :: ins Gras beißen
bite the hand that feeds one {v} (cause harm to a benefactor)  :: den Ast absägen auf dem man sitzt
bitfield {n}  :: Bitfeld {n}
Bithynia {prop} (ancient region)  :: Bithynien {n}
bitmap {n} (a series of bits)  :: Rastergrafik {f}, Pixelgrafik {f}, Binärbild {n}, Bitmap {f}
Bitola {prop} (city)  :: Bitola
bitter {adj} (cynical and resentful)  :: verbittert
bitter {adj} (harsh, piercing or stinging)  :: bitter, arg, harsch, hart
bitter {adj} (hateful or hostile)  :: erbittert, verhasst, hässlich, [hostile] feindlich
bitter {adj} (having an acrid taste)  :: bitter
bitterling {n} (fish)  :: Bitterling {m}
bitterly {adv} (in a bitter manner)  :: bitterlich
bitter melon {n} (fruit)  :: Bittermelone {f}, Bittergurke {f}, Balsambirne {f}, Karela {f}
bittern {n} (bird of the subfamily Botaurinae)  :: Dommel {f}, Rohrdommel
bitterness {n} (quality of being bitter in taste)  :: Bitterkeit {f}, Bitternis {f}
bitterness {n} (quality of feeling bitter)  :: Bitterkeit {f}, Bitternis
bitter orange {n}  :: Bitterorange {f}, Pomeranze {f}, Sevilla-Orange {f}, Saure Orange {f}
bitter orange {n} (fruit)  :: Bitterorange {f}, Pomeranze {f}
bitterroot {n} (Lewisia rediviva)  :: Bitterwurz {f}, Bitterwurzel {f}
bittersweet {adj} (both bitter and sweet)  :: bittersüß
bittersweet {n} (the bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara)  :: Bittersüß {m}, Bittersüßer Nachtschatten {m}
bitumen {n} (Mineral pitch)  :: Bitumen {n}
bivalence {n} (state or quality of being bivalent)  :: Bivalenz {f}, Zweitwertigkeit {f}
bivouac {n} (encampment for the night, usually without tents or covering)  :: Biwak {n}
bivouac {v} (to set up camp)  :: biwakieren
bivouac sack {n} (waterproof fabric shell designed to slip over a sleeping bag)  :: Biwaksack {m}
biweekly {adj} (occurring every two weeks)  :: alle zwei Wochen, vierzehntägig
biweekly {adj} (occurring twice a week)  :: zweiwöchentlich
biweekly {adv} (every two weeks)  :: alle zwei Wochen, zweiwöchentlich
biweekly {adv} (twice a week)  :: zweimal pro Woche
bizarre {adj} (strangely unconventional)  :: bizarr, komisch, seltsam
BJT {initialism} ((electronics) bipolar junction transistor)  :: Bipolartransistor {m}
blab {n} (gossip) SEE: gossip  ::
black {adj} (absorbing all light)  :: schwarz
black {adj} (chess: said of the color opposing "white")  :: schwarz
black {adj} (Illegitimate, illegal or disgraced)  :: schwarz
black {adj} (without milk)  :: schwarz
black {n} (billiards, snooker, pool)  :: (die) Schwarze {f}
black {n} (colour/color)  :: Schwarz {n}
black {n} (dye, pigment)  :: Schwarz {n}, Schwärze {f}
black {n} (person)  :: Schwarzer {m} Schwarze {f} (Schwarze {m} {f} def.)
black {v} (to blacken) SEE: blacken  ::
black alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
black alder winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
blackamoor {n} (person with dark skin (degrading))  :: Mohr
black and blue {adj} (covered in bruises)  :: grün und blau
black and white {adj} (black-and-white) SEE: black-and-white  ::
black and white {n} (cookie)  :: Amerikaner
black-and-white {adj} (displaying images in shades of grey/gray)  :: schwarzweiß, monochrome
black-and-white {adj} (using shades of grey/gray)  :: schwarzweiß, monochrome
black-and-white television {n} (a monochrome system of transmitting and receiving television signals.)  :: Schwarz-Weiß-Fernsehen {n}
black-and-white television {n} (a television set that displays only monochrome images)  :: Schwarz-Weiß-Fernseher {m}
black antshrike {n} (bird)  :: Nördlicher Schwarzameisenwürger {m}
black-arched moth {n} (species of moth)  :: Nonne {f}, Fichtenspinner {m}
black bag {n} (plastic bag for the disposal of household waste) SEE: garbage bag  ::
Blackbeard {prop} (pirate's name)  :: Blackbeard {m}
black beer {n}  :: Schwarzbier
black beetle {n} (the oriental cockroach)  :: Küchenschabe {f}
blackberry {n} (blackcurrant) SEE: blackcurrant  ::
blackberry {n} (fruit)  :: Brombeere {f}
blackberry {n} (shrub)  :: Brombeere {f}
blackbird {n} (common thrush, Turdus merula)  :: Amsel {f}
black bloc {n} (group of individuals during a demonstration)  :: Schwarzer Block {m}
blackboard {n} (a surface that can be written upon with chalk)  :: Tafel {f}
blackbody {n} (an idealized object that absorbs all electromagnetic radiation that falls on it)  :: schwarzer Körper {m}
black box {n} (recorders in an aircraft)  :: Flugschreiber {m}, Black Box {f}
black box {n} (theoretical construct or device)  :: Black Box {m}
black cat {n} (Martes pennanti) SEE: fisher  ::
black chanterelle {n} (mushroom)  :: Totentrompete {f}, Herbsttrompete {f}
black coal {n} (high quality coal)  :: Steinkohle {m}
black coffee {n} (coffee served without cream or milk)  :: schwarzer Kaffee {m}
black copper {n}  :: Schwarzkupfer {n}
black-crested antshrike {n} (bird)  :: Schwarzgesicht-Ameisenwürger {m}
blackcurrant {n} (berry)  :: schwarze Johannisbeere {f}
Black Death {prop} (the Black Death)  :: Beulenpest {f}, schwarzer Tod {m}
Black Ditch {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait  ::
black dwarf {n} (cooled white dwarf)  :: Schwarzer Zwerg {m}
black earth {n} (chernozem) SEE: chernozem  ::
black eye {n} (bruised eye)  :: blaues Auge {n}, [colloquial] Veilchen {n}
black-eyed pea {n} (cowpea bean)  :: Kuhbohne {f}, Augenbohne {f}, Schwarzaugenbohne {f}, Schlangenbohne {f}
black-footed cat {n} (Felis nigripes)  :: Schwarzfußkatze {f}
Black Forest {prop} (German forest and mountain range)  :: Schwarzwald {m}
Black Forest gâteau {n} (type of gâteau originating in the Black Forest region of southwestern Germany)  :: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte {f}
black grouse {n} (Lyrurus tetrix)  :: Birkhuhn {n}
blackguard {n} (scoundrel) SEE: scoundrel  ::
black guillemot {n} (black guillemot)  :: Gryllteiste {f}
black-handed gibbon {n} (Hylobates agilis)  :: Schwarzhandgibbon {m}
blackhead {n} (skin blemish)  :: Mitesser {m}, Komedon {n}
black-headed gull {n} (Chroicocephala ridibundus)  :: Lachmöwe {f}
black hole {n} (celestial body)  :: schwarzes Loch {n}
black-hooded antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: Kapuzenameisenwürger {m}
black humor {n} (subgenre of comedy)  :: schwarzer Humor {m}
black ice {n} (invisible film of ice)  :: Glatteis {n}, Blitzeis {n}
blacking {n} (shoe polish) SEE: shoe polish  ::
blackish {adj} (somewhat black)  :: schwärzlich
blackish-gray antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: Schwarzgrauer Ameisenwürger {m}
blackishness {n} (somewhat black)  :: Schwärzlichkeit
blackjack {n} (Gambling card game)  :: Blackjack {n}
black light {n} (light bulb that emits ultraviolet light )  :: Schwarzlicht {n}
blacklist {n} (list or collection of people or entities to be shunned or banned)  :: schwarze Liste {f}, Negativliste {f}, Index {m}
black locust {n} (Robinia pseudoacacia)  :: Robinie {f}, Scheinakazie {f}
black magic {n} (magic derived from evil forces)  :: schwarze Magie {f}, schwarze Kunst {f}
blackmail {n} (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation)  :: Erpressung {f}
blackmail {v} (to extort money)  :: erpressen
blackmailer {n} (someone who blackmails)  :: Erpresser {m}, Erpresserin {f}
Black Maria {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: grüne Minna
black market {n} (people who engage in such trade or that sector of the economy)  :: Schwarzmarkt {m}
black market {n} (trade that is in violation of restrictions, rationing or price controls)  :: Schwarzmarkt {m}
black mulberry {n} (fruit)  :: Schwarze Maulbeere {f}
black-necked grebe {n} (black-necked grebe)  :: Schwarzhalstaucher {m}
black oak {n} (wood)  :: Schwarzeiche
blackout {n} (A large-scale power failure)  :: Stromausfall {m}, Blackout {m}
blackout {n} (translations to be checked)  :: Blackout {m}, Erinnerungsverlust {m}, Filmriss {m}
black pepper {n} (spice)  :: schwarzer Pfeffer {m}
black powder {n} (simple form of gunpowder)  :: Schwarzpulver {n}
black pudding {n} (a sausage)  :: Blutwurst {f}
black redstart {n} (a small passerine bird)  :: Hausrotschwanz {m}
black scabbardfish {n} (Aphanopus carbo)  :: Schwartzer Degenfisch {m}
Black Sea {prop} (an inland sea between southeastern Europe, Caucasus and Asia Minor)  :: Schwarzes Meer {n}
black sheep {n} (disliked person)  :: schwarzes Schaf {n}
blackshirt {n} (Uniformed Italian fascist)  :: Schwarzhemd {n}, Schwarzhemden {n-p}
blacksmith {n} (farrier (colloquial))  :: Hufschmied {m}, Hufschmiedin {f}
blacksmith {n} (iron forger)  :: Schmied {m}, Schmiedin {f}, Grobschmied {m}, Grobschmiedin {f}
black swan {n} (Cygnus atratus)  :: Trauerschwan {m}
black-tailed godwit {n} (Limosa limosa)  :: Uferschnepfe {f}
black-tailed jackrabbit {n} (Lepus californicus)  :: Eselhase {m}
black tea {n} (tea leaves which have been "fermented")  :: schwarzer Tee {m}
blackthorn {n} (Prunus spinosa)  :: Schlehdorn {m}, Schlehe {f}
black-throated antshrike {n} (passerine bird)  :: Schwarzkehl-Ameisenwürger {m}
black-throated loon {n} (large member of the diver family, Gavia immer)  :: Prachttaucher {m}
black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
black vulture {n} (Coragyps atratus)  :: Rabengeier {m}
black water {n} (contaminated waste water)  :: Schwarzwasser
black widow {n} (a murderous woman)  :: schwarze Witwe {f}
black widow {n} (species of venomous spider)  :: schwarze Witwe {f}
black woodpecker {n} (Dryocopus martius)  :: Schwarzspecht
bladder {n} (urinary bladder) SEE: urinary bladder  ::
bladder cherry {n} (plant having a bright paper-like covering)  :: Lampionblume
bladdernut {n} (Staphylea)  :: Pimpernuss {f}
bladderwort {n} (Utricularia)  :: Wasserschlauch {m}
blade {n} (sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil)  :: Klinge {f}
blade {n} (The flat part of a leaf or petal)  :: Klinge {f}
blade {n} (thin plate, foil)  :: Blatt {n}
blade of grass {n} (a single instance of a plant described by the mass noun grass)  :: Grashalm {m}
Blagoveshchensk {prop} (city in Siberia)  :: Blagoweschtschensk {n}
blah {n} (nonsense talk)  :: Blabla {n}, Gesabbel {n}
blah blah blah {interj} (a put-down to silence someone)  :: blablabla
blah blah blah {interj} (a stand-in for trivial, obvious, or boring content)  :: Blabla {n}, Blablabla {n}
blame {n} (censure) SEE: censure  ::
blame {n} (culpability) SEE: culpability  ::
blame {n} (responsibility) SEE: responsibility  ::
blame {n} (state of having caused a bad event)  :: Schuld {f}
blame {v} (place blame upon)  :: beschuldigen, verantwortlich machen
blanch {v} (to grow or become white)  :: erbleichen
Blanche {prop} (female given name)  :: Bianka, Blanka
bland {adj} (Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating)  :: mild, sanft
bland {adj} (Lacking in taste or vigor)  :: fad, geschmacklos
bland {adj} (Mild; dull; soft; gentle; smooth in manner; suave)  :: mild, sanft
blandish {v} (to persuade someone by using flattery; to cajole)  :: zureden
blank {adj} (free from writing, printing or marks)  :: unbeschrieben, unausgefüllt
blank {adj} (without color)  :: ausdruckslos
blank {n} (bullet that doesn't harm)  :: Platzpatrone {f}
blank {n} (space character)  :: Leerzeichen {n}
blank check {n} (grant of complete authority)  :: Blankoscheck {m}
blanket {n} (fabric)  :: Decke {f}
blanket {v} (to cover)  :: decken, verdecken, zudecken
blaspheme {n} (things said against the Church or God)  :: Blasphemie {f}, Gotteslästerung {f}
blaspheme {v} (to speak against God or religious doctrine)  :: blasphemieren, Gott lästern
blasphemer {n} (One who commits blasphemy)  :: Gotteslästerer {m}
blasphemous {adj} (lacking piety or respect for the sacred)  :: blasphemisch, gotteslästerlich
blasphemy {n} (Irreverence toward something sacred)  :: Blasphemie {f}, Gotteslästerung {f}
blast {n} (violent gust of wind)  :: Windstoß {m}
blasted {adj} (cursed)  :: verdammt, verflucht, vermaledeit
blast furnace {n} (furnace where iron ore is smelted)  :: Hochofen {m}
blastoderm {n} (point from which the embryo develops)  :: Blastoderm {m}
blastoma {n} (type of tumour)  :: Blastom {n}
blatant {adj} (obvious, on show)  :: offensichtlich, himmelschreiend, eklatant, krass
blatherer {n} (one who blathers)  :: dummer Schwätzer, Dummschwätzer
blaxploitation {n} (genre of exploitation films of the 1970s that starred black actors.)  :: Blaxploitation {f}
blaze {n} (fast-burning fire)  :: Flamme {f}, Lohe {f}
blaze {n} (mark resembling fire)  :: Blesse {f}
blazer {n} (a jacket)  :: Blazer {m}
blazon {n} (a description of a coat of arms)  :: Blasonierung
blazon {v} (to describe of a coat of arms)  :: beschreiben
bleach {n} (chemical)  :: Bleiche {f}
bleach {v} (to treat with bleach)  :: bleichen
bleak {adj} (cheerless)  :: freudlos
bleak {adj} (desolate and exposed)  :: öde, ungeschützt, trostlos
bleak {adj} (without color)  :: farblos, bleich, ausgeblichen
bleak {n} (small European river fish)  :: Laube {m}, Ukelei {m}
bleat {n} (cry of a sheep or a goat)  :: Blöken {n}
bleat {v} (informal: to complain)  :: blöken
bleat {v} (to make the cry of a sheep or goat)  :: blöken
blech {interj} (gagging sound of disgust)  :: kotz, würg
bleed {n} (edge around layout)  :: Beschnitt
bleed {n} (incident of bleeding)  :: Blutung
bleed {v} (lose blood)  :: bluten
bleed {v} (take money from)  :: ausbluten
bleed dry {v} (of a slaughtered animal, to wait until all its blood has drained off)  :: ausbluten lassen
bleed dry {v} (to bleed white) SEE: bleed white  ::
bleeder {n} (person who is easily made to bleed)  :: Bluter {m}
bleeding {n} (the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel)  :: Blutung {f}
bleed to death {v} (die from loss of blood)  :: verbluten
bleed white {v} (cause hardship by cutting supplies off)  :: ausbluten
bleep {n} (high-pitched sound)  :: Pieps {m}
bleep {v} (to emit high-pitched sound)  :: piepen, piepsen
bleep censor {n} (software module)  :: Pieptonzensor
blemish {n} (moral defect)  :: Makel {m}
blemish {n} (small flaw which spoils the appearance of something)  :: Makel {m}
blend {v} (to mix)  :: mischen, mixen, vermischen
blended family {n} (a stepfamily in which both new mates have one or more living children from prior partners)  :: Patchworkfamilie {f}
blender {n} (machine)  :: Mixer {m}, Vermuser {m}
blepharitis {n} (inflammation of the eyelid)  :: Blepharitis {f}
bless {v} (confer blessing on)  :: segnen, [obsolete] benedeien
blessed {adj} (having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing)  :: gesegnet
blessed {adj} (In Catholicism, a title indicating the beatification of a person)  :: selig
blessing {n} (act of declaring, seeking or bestowing favor)  :: Segnen {n}, Segnung {f}
blessing {n} (divine or supernatural aid or reward)  :: Segen {m}, Segnung {f}
blessing {n} (good fortune)  :: Segen {m}, Segnung {f}
blessing {n} (prayer before a meal) SEE: grace  ::
blessing {n} (pronouncement invoking divine aid)  :: Segnen
blessing {n} (thing one is glad of)  :: Segen {m}
bless you {interj} (said to somebody who has sneezed)  :: Gesundheit
bless you {interj} (short for "God bless you") SEE: God bless you  ::
blight {v} (to spoil or ruin (something))  :: beschädigen, ruinieren, verderben, vernichten, zerstören
blighter {n} (person)  :: Nichtsnutz {m}, Tunichtgut {m}, Taugenichts
blimey {interj} (expressing surprise, etc.)  :: na sowas
blimp {n} (airship)  :: Prallluftschiff {n}
blind {adj} (unable to see)  :: blind
blind {n} (covering for a window)  :: [1] Jalousie {f} (slats), [1] Rouleau {n}, [1] Rolladen {f} (outside)
blind {n} (forced bet in poker)  :: Blind {n}
blind {v} (make temporarily or permanently blind)  :: blenden
blind alley {n} (a street that leads nowhere)  :: Sackgasse {f}
blind date {n} (romantic meeting between two people who have never met before, see also: miai)  :: Blind Date {n}
blindfold {n} (a covering, usually a bandage, for the eyes)  :: Augenbinde {f}
blindfold {v} (To cover the eyes, in order to make someone unable to see)  :: die Augen verbinden
blindfold {v} (To obscure understanding or comprehension)  :: blind machen
blind gut {n} (caecum) SEE: caecum  ::
blindingly {adv} (extremely) SEE: extremely  ::
blindness {n} (condition of being blind)  :: Blindheit {f}
blind spot {n} (part of the road that cannot be seen)  :: blinder Fleck {m}
blind spot {n} (place where the optic nerve attaches to the retina)  :: blinder Fleck {m}
blind tiger {n} (speakeasy) SEE: speakeasy  ::
blindworm {n} (slowworm) SEE: slowworm  ::
blini {n} (Russian bliny)  :: Bliny {p}
blink {n} (The act of very quickly closing both eyes and opening them again)  :: Augenzwinkern {n}, Zwinkern {n}
blink {v} (to close and reopen both eyes quickly)  :: zwinkern, mit den Augen zwinkern
blink {v} (to flash on and off at regular intervals)  :: blinken
blinker {n} (eye shield)  :: Scheuklappe {f}
blink of an eye {n} (very short period of time)  :: Augenblick {m}
bliss {n} (perfect happiness)  :: Glückseligkeit {f}
blissful {adj} (full of joy)  :: glückselig
blister {n} (bubble on a painted surface)  :: Blase {f}
blister {n} (bubble on the skin)  :: Blase {f}
blister {v} (break out in blisters)  :: Blasen werfen
blister {v} (criticise severely)  :: kritisieren
blitzkrieg {n} (fast military offensive)  :: Blitzkrieg {m}
blizzard {n} (severe snowstorm)  :: Schneesturm {m}, Blizzard {m}
BL Lac object {n} (type of galaxy with AGN)  :: BL-Lacertae-Objekt {n}
bloat {v} (to cause to become distended)  :: schwellen, aufblasen, aufblähen
bloat {v} (to fill soft substance with gas, water, etc)  :: aufblasen
bloc {n} (group of countries)  :: Block {m}
bloc {n} (group of voters or politicians)  :: Block {m}
block {n} (chopping block; cuboid base for cutting)  :: Block {m}, Klotz {m}
block {n} (computing: data storage unit)  :: Block {m}
block {n} (group of buildings demarcated by streets)  :: Häuserblock {m}, Block {m}
block {n} (set of paper sheets)  :: Block {m}
block {n} (something that prevents passing)  :: Verstopfung {f}
block {n} (substantial piece)  :: Block {m}, Klotz {m}
block {v} (impeding action)  :: abblocken
block {v} (to fill)  :: blockieren, verstopfen
block {v} (to prevent an action)  :: abblocken, blockieren
block {v} (to prevent passing)  :: blockieren
blockade {n} (the isolation of something)  :: Blockade {f}
blockbuster {n} (film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales)  :: Blockbuster {m}, Verkaufsschlager {m}, Kassenknüller {m}, Knüller {m}, Hit {m}
blocked {adj} (Obstructed movement)  :: gesperrt
blockhead {n} (stupid person)  :: Dummkopf {m}
blockhouse {n} (a reinforced building from which to control hazardous operations)  :: Blockhaus {n}
blockhouse {n} (a sturdy military fortification, often of concrete, with gunports)  :: Blockhaus {n}, Hochbunker {m}
block of flats {n} (apartment building) SEE: apartment building  ::
Bloemfontein {prop} (city)  :: Bloemfontein {n}
blog {n} (a personal or corporate website)  :: Blog {n}, Netztagebuch {n}
blog {v} (to contribute to a blog)  :: bloggen
blogger {n} (contributor to a blog)  :: Blogger {m}, Bloggerin {f}
blogosphere {n} (the totality of blogs)  :: Blogosphäre {f}
bloke {n} (man)  :: Kerl {m}
blond {adj} (having blonde hair or complexion)  :: blond, blondhaarig, flachshaarig, hellhäutig [skin]
blond {adj} (of a pale golden colour)  :: blond, hell
blond {n} (a pale yellowish color)  :: Blond {n}
blond {n} (fair-haired person)  :: Blonder {m}, Blondin {m} [obsolete], Blonde {f}, Blondine {f}, Blondhaariger {m}, Blondhaarige {f}, Flachshaariger {m}, Flachshaarige {f}, [♂♀] Blondkopf {m}, [♂♀] Blondschopf {m}
blonde {adj} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blonde {n} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blood {n} (family relationship due to birth, e.g. between siblings)  :: Blut {n}, Blutsbande {p}
blood {n} (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)  :: Blut {n}
blood {v} (to cause to be covered with blood)  :: bluten
blood bank {n} (place where human blood or blood plasma is typed and stored)  :: Blutbank {f}
bloodbath {n} (indiscriminate killing or slaughter)  :: Blutbad {n}
blood brother {n} (brother by birth)  :: leiblicher Bruder {m}
blood brother {n} (someone bound to another person in commitment and friendship by a ceremonial mingling of blood)  :: Blutsbruder {m}
blood cell {n} (any of the cells normally found in the blood)  :: Blutkörperchen {n}
blood clot {n} (thrombus) SEE: thrombus  ::
blood corpuscle {n} (blood cell) SEE: blood cell  ::
blood diamond {n} (1. a diamond that has been mined in a war zone and sold in order to finance the conflict)  :: Blutdiamant {m}
blood donor {n} (person who donates blood)  :: Blutspender {m}, Blutspenderin {f}
blood group {n} (blood type) SEE: blood type  ::
bloodguilt {n} (guilt of wrongfully shedding blood)  :: Blutschuld {f}
bloodhound {n} (dog)  :: Bluthund {m}, Bluthündin {f}, Schweißhund {m}, Schweißhündin {f}, [Swiss German] Schweisshund {m}, Schweisshündin {f}, Bloodhound {m}
bloodhound {n} (informal: detective)  :: Detektiv {m}, Detektivin {f}, Schnüffler {m}, Schnüfflerin {f}
blood is thicker than water {proverb} (relationships are stronger within the family)  :: Blut ist dicker als Wasser
bloodless {adj} (lacking blood)  :: blutarm, bleich
bloodless {adj} (lacking emotion or vivacity)  :: blutleer
bloodless {adj} (taking place without loss of blood)  :: unblutig
blood money {n}  :: Mörderlohn {m}, Blutgeld {n}
blood orange {n} (type of orange)  :: Blutorange {f}, Blutapfelsine {f}
blood poisoning {n} (presence of micro-organisms in bloodstream)  :: Blutvergiftung {f}
blood pressure {n} (pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins)  :: Blutdruck {m}
blood pudding {n} (blood sausage) SEE: blood sausage  ::
blood red {adj} (of a deep vivid red colour)  :: blutrot
blood relation {n} (a relation through birth)  :: Blutsverwandter {m}, Blutsverwandte {f} [older term] , Blutsfreund {m}, Blutsfreundin {f} [older term]
blood relative {n} (blood relation) SEE: blood relation  ::
bloodroot {n} (plant)  :: Blutwurz {f}
blood sausage {n} (a cooked sausage out of meat, blood and various other ingredients)  :: Blutwurst {f}
bloodshed {n}  :: Blutvergießen {n}, Blutbad
bloodshed {n} (shedding or spilling of blood)  :: Blutvergießen {n}
blood sister {n} (a female bound to another one in commitment and friendship by a ceremonial mingling of blood)  :: Blutsschwester {f}
blood sister {n} (sister by birth)  :: leibliche Schwester {f}
bloodstained {adj} (stained, spotted or otherwise discolored with blood)  :: blutbefleckt
bloodstream {n} (flow of blood through the circulatory system of an animal)  :: Blutstrom {m}, Blutbahn {f}
bloodsucker {n} (one who attempts to take as much from others as possible)  :: Blutsauger {m}
bloodsucker {n} (one who drinks the blood of others)  :: Blutsauger {m}, Blutsaugerin {f}
bloodsucker {n} (parasite) SEE: parasite  ::
bloodsucker {n} (vampire) SEE: vampire  ::
blood supply {n} (volume of blood flowing to part of the body over a particular time period)  :: Blutversorgung {f}
blood test {n} (a serologic analysis of a sample of blood)  :: Blutprobe {f}, Bluttest {m}, Blutuntersuchung {f}
bloodthirsty {adj} (eager to resort to violence)  :: blutrünstig
blood transfusion {n} (taking blood from one and giving it to another individual)  :: Transfusion {f}, Bluttransfusion {f}
blood type {n} (blood classification)  :: Blutgruppe {f}
blood vessel {n} (component of the circulatory system that carries blood)  :: Ader {f}, Blutgefäß {n}
bloodwork {n} (blood test) SEE: blood test  ::
bloody {adj} (covered in blood)  :: blutig
bloody hell {interj} (expression of dismay)  :: verdammte Scheiße
bloody mary {n} (A cocktail made from vodka and tomato juice)  :: Bloody Mary {f}
bloom {n} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
bloom {n} (flower) SEE: flower  ::
bloom {v} (flourish)  :: blühen
bloom {v} (open its blooms)  :: blühen
blooming {adj} (euphemism for "bloody")  :: verflixt, verdammt, verflucht
blossom {n} (flowers on trees)  :: Blüte {f}
blossom {n} (state or season for such flowers)  :: Blüte {f}
blossom {v} (begin to thrive or flourish)  :: blühen, aufblühen
blossom {v} (have or open into blossoms)  :: blühen, erblühen
blot {n} (blemish, spot or stain)  :: Fleck {m}, Klecks {m}
blot {n} (Southern blot analysis) SEE: Southern blot analysis  ::
blot {n} (stain on someone's reputation or character)  :: Schandfleck
blot {v} (to cause a blot)  :: beflecken, kleckern
blot {v} (to hide, obscure or obliterate)  :: ablöschen
blotter {n} (piece of blotting paper) SEE: blotting paper  ::
blotter {n} (police station register)  :: Protokollbuch {n}, Polizeiregister {n}
blotting paper {n} (absorbent paper used to dry ink)  :: Löschpapier {n}, Fließpapier {n}, Löschblatt {n}, Schreibunterlage {f}
blouse {n} (an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt)  :: Bluse {f}
blow {n} (act of striking or hitting)  :: Schlag {m}
blow {n} (cocaine) SEE: cocaine  ::
blow {n} (damaging occurrence)  :: Rückschlag {m}
blow {n} (strong wind)  :: Böe {f}
blow {v} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
blow {v} (to be propelled by an air current )  :: wehen
blow {v} (to explode )  :: hochgehen, in die Luft gehen, explodieren
blow {v} (to fellate )  :: blasen
blow {v} (to produce an air current )  :: blasen, pusten, wehen
blow {v} (to propel by an air current )  :: blasen, wegblasen, fortblasen, hinfortblasen, pusten, wegpusten
blow-by-blow {adj} (detailing completely)  :: detailliert
blow-dryer {n} (an electrical device used for drying hair) SEE: hairdryer  ::
blower {n} (device)  :: Gebläse {n}
blower {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
blowfish {n} (any species of fish of the family Tetraodontidae that have the ability to inflate themselves to a globe)  :: Kugelfisch {m}
blowfly {n} (flies of the family Calliphoridae)  :: Schmeißfliege {f}, Aasfliege {f}
blowgun {n} (weapon)  :: Blasrohr {n}
blowhole {n} (spiracle through which cetaceans breath)  :: Blasloch {n}
blowhole {n} (unintended cavity filled with air in a casting product)  :: Lunker {m}
blowjob {n} (the act of fellatio)  :: Blasen {n}, Sex auf Französisch {m}, Blowjob {m}
blow mould {n}  :: Blasform {f}
blow off {v} (pass gas)  :: (Gas) ablassen
blow one's nose {v} (to expel mucus from nose)  :: sich schnäuzen, sich schnauben, rotzen
blow one's top {v} (lose one's temper) SEE: lose one's temper  ::
blowpipe {n} (weapon) SEE: blowgun  ::
blow up {v} (to enlarge)  :: vergrößern
blow up {v} (to explode (intransitive))  :: explodieren
blow up {v} (to explode (transitive))  :: sprengen
blow up {v} (to inflate)  :: aufblasen
bludgeon {n} (short heavy club)  :: Knüppel {m}
bludgeon {v} (to club, hit with a bludgeon)  :: niederknüppeln, knüppeln
bludgeon {v} (to force upon)  :: aufzwingen
blue {adj} (blue-colored)  :: blau
blue {adj} (depressed)  :: depressiv, niedergeschlagen, schwermütig, traurig
blue {n} (argument) SEE: argument  ::
blue {n} (bluefish) SEE: bluefish  ::
blue {n} (blue uniform) SEE: blues  ::
blue {n} (bluing) SEE: bluing  ::
blue {n} (colour)  :: Blau {n}
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky  ::
blue {v} (to make blue)  :: bläuen
blue {v} (to turn blue)  :: blau werden
Blue Banana {prop} (corridor)  :: Blaue Banane {f}
Bluebeard {prop} (the famous fairytale)  :: Blaubart {f}
Bluebeard {prop} (the title character)  :: Blaubart {f}
blue beret {n} (UN peacekeeper)  :: Blauhelm {m}
blueberry {n} (fruit)  :: Blaubeere {f}, Heidelbeere {f}
blueberry {n} (plant)  :: Blaubeere {f}
bluebottle {n} (blowfly of the genus Calliphora)  :: Schmeißfliege {f}
bluebottle {n} (blue ant) SEE: blue ant  ::
bluebottle {n} (cornflower) SEE: cornflower  ::
bluebottle {n} (man-of-war) SEE: man-of-war  ::
blue card {n} (European work permit)  :: blaue Karte {f}
blue cheese {n} (kind of cheese with bluish mold)  :: Blauschimmelkäse {m}
blue-collar {adj} (working class)  :: Arbeiterklasse {f}
blue-eyed {adj} (having blue eyes)  :: blauäugig
blue giant {n} (very luminous star)  :: Blauer Riese {m}
blue jay {n} (Species of North American jay)  :: Blauhäher {m}
blue mussel {n} (Mytilus edulis)  :: Miesmuschel {f}
blueness {n} (state or quality of being blue)  :: Bläue {f}
blueprint {n} (any detailed plan of action)  :: Plan {m}
blueprint {n} (any detailed technical drawing)  :: Entwurf {m}
blueprint {n}  :: Blaupause {f}
blueprint {n} (cyanotype reproduction process)  :: Diazotypie {f}, Blaupause {f}
blueprint {n} (print produced by this process)  :: Blaupause {f}, Lichtpause {f}
blues {n} (musical composition)  :: Blues {m}
blues {n} (musical form)  :: Blues {m}
blue screen {n} (blue screen of death) SEE: blue screen of death  ::
blue screen {n} (film technique) SEE: chromakey  ::
blue screen of death {n} (screen indicating a system error)  :: Bluescreen {m}
bluestone {n} (basalt) SEE: basalt  ::
bluestone {n} (limestone) SEE: limestone  ::
bluestone {n} (slate) SEE: slate  ::
blue supergiant {n} (A large blue giant)  :: Blauer Überriese {m}
bluethroat {n} (bird)  :: Blaukehlchen {n}
blue tit {n} (bird)  :: Blaumeise {f}
bluetongue {n} (disease of ruminants)  :: Blauzungenkrankheit {f}
blue-tongued skink {n} (blue-tongue lizard) SEE: blue-tongue lizard  ::
blue-tongue lizard {n} (any of several species of skink)  :: Blauzungenskink, Blauzunge
blue whale {n} (a whale, Balaenoptera musculus)  :: Blauwal {m}
blue wildebeest {n} (Connochaetes taurinus)  :: Streifengnu
blue-winged grasshopper {n} (Oedipoda caerulescens)  :: Blauflügelige Ödlandschrecke {f}
bluff {n} (poker: attempt to represent yourself as holding a stronger hand than you do)  :: Bluff {m}
bluish {adj} (somewhat blue in color)  :: bläulich
bluishly {adv} (in a bluish way)  :: bläulich
bluishness {n} (the quality of somewhat blue)  :: Bläulichkeit
blunder {n} (mistake)  :: Patzer {m}, Schnitzer {m}
blunder {v} (To make a stupid mistake)  :: patzen, einen Bock schießen
blunderbuss {n} (old style of firearm with a distinctive large opening at the muzzle)  :: Espingole {f}
blunt {adj} (Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious)  :: ungehobelt, unverblümt
blunt {adj} (Hard to impress or penetrate)  :: abgestumpft
blunt {adj} (Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument)  :: stumpf, abgestumpft
blunt {n} (cigar filled with marijuana)  :: Blunt {m}
blunt {v} (To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker)  :: abstumpfen
Blu-ray {n} (format)  :: Blu-ray {f}, Blu-ray Disc {f}
blurb {n} (a short description of a book, film, musical work)  :: Klappentext {m}
blurry {adj} (Not clear, crisp, or focused; having fuzzy edges)  :: verschwommen
blurt {v} (to speak suddenly and unadvisedly)  :: herausplatzen, ausquatschen, ausplappern
blurt out {v} (blurt) SEE: blurt  ::
blush {n} (an act of blushing)  :: Schamröte {f}
blush {n} (makeup)  :: Rouge {n}
blush {v} (to redden in the face from shame, excitement or embarrassment)  :: erröten
B major {n} (the major key with B as its tonic)  :: H-Dur {n}
BMI {initialism} (body mass index)  :: KMI {m}, KMZ {f}
B minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of B)  :: h-Moll {n}
B minor {n} (the minor key with B as its tonic)  :: h-Moll {n}
BMW {initialism} (colloquial names and pronunciations, apart from the romanised "BMW")  :: BMW {f} [read: beh em veh]
boar {n} (male pig)  :: Eber {m}
boar {n} (wild boar) SEE: wild boar  ::
board {n} (blackboard, whiteboard, etc.)  :: Tafel {f}
board {n} (committee)  :: Gremium {n}
board {n} (device containing electrical switches)  :: Pult {n}
board {n} (nautical: a distance)  :: Schlag {m}
board {n} (piece of wood or other material)  :: Brett {n}
board {v} (nautical: to capture an enemy ship)  :: entern
board {v} (to provide someone with meals and lodging)  :: beherbergen
board {v} (to step or climb)  :: an Bord gehen, einsteigen
board and lodging {n} (place of lodging with daily meals)  :: Kost und Logis
board game {n} (game played on a board)  :: Brettspiel {n}
boarding {n} (embarkation)  :: Einschiffung {f} [ship]
boarding house {n} (private house for paying guests)  :: Pension {f}, Gasthaus {n}
boarding party {n} (group of sailors to invade a ship)  :: Enterkommando {n}
boarding pass {n} (a document to board a plane, ship, etc.)  :: Bordkarte {f}
boarding school {n} (school which provides board and lodging)  :: Internat {n}
board of directors {n} (group of people elected by stockholders)  :: Vorstand {m}, Direktorium {n}, Verwaltungsrat {n}, Board of Directors {n}
boarhound {n} (large dog bred to hunt boars)  :: Dogge {f}
boast {v} (to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself)  :: angeben, prahlen
boastful {adj} (tending to boast or brag)  :: prahlerisch, stolz [proud]
boat {n} (water craft)  :: Boot {n}, Schiff {n}
boat conformation {n} (chemical conformation)  :: Wannenkonformation {f}
boater {n} (someone who travels by boat)  :: Bootsfahrer {m}
boater {n} (straw hat)  :: steifer Strohhut {m}
boathouse {n} (building for boats)  :: Bootshalle {f}, Bootshaus {n}, Bootsschuppen {m}
boatload {n} (A large quantity.)  :: Bootsladung {f}, [idiomatic] Batzen {m}
boatman {n} (a man in charge of a small boat)  :: Ruderer {m}
boat shoe {n} (type of shoe)  :: Bootsschuh {m}
boatswain {n} (the officer (or warrant officer) in charge of sails, rigging, anchors, cables etc. and all work on deck of a sailing ship)  :: Bootsmann {m}
bob {n} (bobber) SEE: float  ::
bob {n} (curtsey) SEE: curtsey  ::
bobber {n} (buoyant fishing device) SEE: float  ::
bobbin {n} (small spool in a sewing machine)  :: Spule {f}
bobbin {n} (spool around which wire is coiled)  :: Spule {f}, Rolle {f}
bobble {n} (furry ball attached on top of a hat)  :: Bommel {f} {m}, Pompon {f}
bobby {n} (police officer)  :: Bobby {m}
bobby pin {n} (type of hair pin) SEE: hairgrip  ::
bobcat {n} (a North American wild cat, Lynx rufus)  :: Rotluchs {m}
bobsled {n} (the sled) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
bobsled {n} (the sport) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
bobsleigh {n} (sled)  :: Bob {m}, Rennbob {m}, Rennschlitten {m}
bobsleigh {n} (sport)  :: Bobsport {m}
bocce {n} (A game similar to bowls or pétanque)  :: Boccia
Boche {n} (derogatory: German) SEE: Fritz  ::
Boche {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
Bochum {prop} (a city in Germany)  :: Bochum {n}
bock beer {n} (strong, dark lager of German origin)  :: Bockbier {n}
bode {v} (to be the omen of; to portend to presage)  :: verheißen, ahnen lassen, sich ankündigen
bode {v} (to foreshow something; to augur)  :: verheißen, ahnen lassen
bodily fluid {n} (biofluid)  :: Körperflüssigkeit {f}
body {n} (any physical object or material thing)  :: Körper {m}
body {n} (collection of knowledge)  :: Korpus {m}
body {n} (comparative viscosity, solidity or substance)  :: Körper {m}
body {n} (corpse)  :: Leiche {f}, Leichnam {m}, Kadaver {m}
body {n} (fleshly or corporeal nature of a human)  :: Körper {m}
body {n} (group having a common purpose or opinion)  :: Körperschaft {f}
body {n} (largest or most important part of anything (e.g. car bodywork))  :: Karosse {f}, Karosserie {f} (of vehicles), Rumpf {m}
body {n} (organisation, company or other authoritative group)  :: Körper {m}, Körperschaft {f}
body {n} (physical structure of a human or animal)  :: Körper {m}
body {n} (substance, material presence)  :: Körper {m}
body {n} (torso)  :: Rumpf {m}, Leib {m}, Torso {m}
bodybuilder {n} (a person who uses diet and exercise to build an aesthetically muscular physique)  :: Bodybuilder {m}, Bodybuilderin {f}
bodybuilding {n} (sport of muscle development)  :: Bodybuilding {n}
body-centered {adj}  :: raumzentriert
bodyguard {n} (person responsible for protecting an individual)  :: Leibwächter {m}, Bodyguard {m}, Personenschützer {m}
body hair {n} (androgenic hair)  :: Körperhaare {n-p}, Körperbehaarung {f}
body language {n} (nonverbal communication)  :: Körpersprache {f}
body mass index {n} (the measure of the weight in comparison with the height of a person)  :: Körpermasseindex {m}, Körpermassezahl {f}
body odour {n} (unpleasant smell on a perons's body)  :: Körpergeruch {m}
Body of Christ {prop} (a title describing all believers in Jesus)  :: Leib Christi {m}
Body of Christ {prop} (the body of Jesus)  :: Leib Christi {m}
Body of Christ {prop} (the bread of the eucharist)  :: Leib Christi {m}
body of water {n} (significant accumulation of water)  :: Gewässer {n}
body part {n} (anatomy: part of organism)  :: Körperteil {m}, Glied {n}
bodysuit {n} (a one-piece, skin-tight garment rather like a leotard)  :: Bodysuit {n}, Body {n}
body temperature {n} (the current temperature of the body of a person or animal)  :: Körpertemperatur {f}
Boeotia {prop} (a district in Greece)  :: Böotien {n}
Boeotian {adj} (pertaining to Boeotia)  :: böotisch
Boeotian {n} (inhabitant of Boeotia)  :: Böotier {m}, Böotierin {f}
Boeotian {prop} (a dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Boeotia)  :: Böotisch {n}
Boer {n} (South African of Dutch descent)  :: Bure {m}, Burin {f}
boffin {n} (scientist or engineer)  :: wissenschaftlicher Experte {m}
bog {n} (coarse slang: a toilet)  :: Klo {n}
bog {n} (expanse of marshland)  :: Hochmoor {m}
bog {v} (to become mired or stuck)  :: [intransitive] stecken bleiben, versinken, versumpfen; [transitive] blockieren, versenken
bog {v} (to make a mess of something)  :: abhauen
bogart {n} (attention hog)  :: Platzhirsch {m}
bogatyr {n} (medieval Russian heroic warrior)  :: Bogatyr {m}
bogey {n} (piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril) SEE: booger  ::
bogeyman {n} (menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories)  :: Butzemann {m}
bogie {n} (structure with axles and wheels under a railroad carriage or locomotive)  :: Drehgestell {f}
bog iron {n} (deposit)  :: Raseneisenstein {m}, Raseneisenerz {n}
bog iron ore {n} (deposit)  :: Raseneisenstein {f}
bog myrtle {n} (Myrica gale) SEE: gale#Etymology 3  ::
Bogomil {n} (member of a dualist Christian sect)  :: Bogomile {m}, Bogomilin {f}
Bogotá {prop} (Bogota) SEE: Bogota  ::
Bogota {prop} (capital of Colombia)  :: Bogota {n}, Bogotá {n}
bog roll {n} (toilet paper)  :: Klopapier {n}
bog rosemary {n} (Andromeda)  :: Rosmarinheide {f}
bogue {n} (bayou) SEE: bayou  ::
bogus {adj} (counterfeit or fake; not genuine)  :: falsch, gefälscht
bogus {adj} (incorrect; useless; broken)  :: falsch, unbrauchbar
Bohemia {prop} (The region of the Czech Republic)  :: Böhmen {n}, Böhmerland {n}
Bohemian waxwing {n} (bird)  :: Seidenschwanz {m}
bohemium {n} (rhenium) SEE: rhenium  ::
bohrium {n} (chemical element)  :: Bohrium {n}
boil {n} (accumulation of pus)  :: Furunkel {n}, Eiterbeule {f}
boil {v} (begin to turn into a gas)  :: kochen
boil {v} (cook in boiling water)  :: kochen
boil {v} (heat (a liquid) until it begins to turn into a gas)  :: sieden
boiled {adj} (angry) SEE: angry  ::
boiled {adj} (cooked in hot water)  :: gekocht
boiled {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
boiled egg {n} (boiled egg (generic))  :: gekochtes Ei {n}, gesottenes Ei {n}
boiled egg {n} (hard-boiled egg)  :: hart gekochtes Ei {n}
boiled egg {n} (soft-boiled egg)  :: weich gekochtes Ei {n}
boiler {n} (device for heating circulating water)  :: Kessel {m}, Boiler {m}
boiler {n} (hot water heater)  :: Kessel {m}, Boiler {m}
boilerplate {n} (A sheet of steel used in the construction of a boiler)  :: Kesselplatte {f}
boilerplate {n} (Standard text used routinely)  :: Textbaustein {m}
boiling point {n} (temperature at which a liquid boils)  :: Siedepunkt {m}
boil over {v} (boil so as to overflow)  :: überkochen
boisterous {adj} (characterized by violence and agitation; wild; stormy)  :: stürmisch, tosend
boisterous {adj} (full of energy; noisy)  :: ungestüm, ausgelassen
bok choy {n} (Chinese cabbage, Brassica rapa chinensis)  :: Chinakohl {m}, Pekingkohl {m}, Japankohl {m}, Selleriekohl {m}, Pok Choi, Senfkohl
Bokmål {prop} (language)  :: Bokmål {n}
bold {adj} (courageous, daring)  :: mutig, wagemutig, tapfer, kühn
bold {adj} (having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface)  :: fett
bold {adj} (presumptuous) SEE: presumptuous  ::
boldly {adv} (in a bold manner)  :: kühn, tapfer
bolide {n} (extremely bright meteor)  :: Bolide {m}
Bolivia {prop} (country in South America)  :: Bolivien {n}
Bolivian {adj} (pertaining to Bolivia)  :: bolivianisch
Bolivian {n} (Bolivian person)  :: Bolivianer {m}, Bolivianerin {f}
Bolivian slaty antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family)  :: Bolivien-Tropfenameisenwürger {m}
bollard {n} (post preventing vehicles from entering pedestrian area)  :: Poller {m}
bollard {n} (post to secure mooring lines)  :: Poller {m}
bollock {n} ((vulgar, slang) testicle)  :: Hoden, Ei {n}
bollocks {n} (nonsense or information deliberately intended to mislead)  :: Quatsch mit Soße
Bollywood {prop} (Indian film industry)  :: Bollywood {n}
Bologna {prop} (city)  :: Bologna
Bologna {prop} (province)  :: Bologna
Bolshevik {n} (Bolshevik)  :: Bolschewik {m}
bolster {n} (a large cushion or pillow)  :: Polster, {n}, in Österreich {m}
bolt {n} (bar to prevent a door from being forced open)  :: Riegel {m}
bolt {n} (large roll of material)  :: Ballen {m}
bolt {n} (metal fastener)  :: Schraube {f}
bolt {n} (short, stout, blunt-headed arrow)  :: Bolzen {m}
bolt {n} (sliding pin or bar in a lock)  :: Riegel {m}
bolt cutter {n} (large pair of pliers to cut bolts)  :: Bolzenschneider {m}
Bolzano {prop} (town and capital of Bolzano)  :: Bozen
bomb {n} (device filled with explosives)  :: Bombe {f}
bomb {n} (success) SEE: success  ::
bomb {v} (attack with bombs)  :: bombardieren
bombard {n} (medieval primitive cannon)  :: Bombarde, bastard
bombard {v} (to attack something or someone by directing objects at them)  :: bombardieren
bombard {v} (to attack something with bombs, artillery shells, or other missiles)  :: bombardieren
bombard {v} (to direct at a substance an intense stream of high-energy particles, usually sub-atomic or made of at most a few atoms)  :: bombardieren
bombardier beetle {n} (beetle)  :: Bombardierkäfer
bombardment {n} (act of bombing, esp towns or cities)  :: Bombardierung {f}, Bombardement {n} [dated]
bombardment {n} (heavy artillery fire)  :: Beschuss {m}
bombastic {adj} (high-sounding but with little meaning)  :: bombastisch
bombastic {adj} (inflated, overfilled)  :: bombastisch
bombastic {adj} (pompous or overly wordy)  :: bombastisch
Bombay {n} (Mumbai) SEE: Mumbai  ::
Bombay cat {n} (Bombay) SEE: Bombay  ::
bomber {n} (aircraft)  :: Bomber {m}
bomber jacket {n} (short leather jacket)  :: Bomberjacke {f}
bombing {n} (action of dropping bombs from the air)  :: Bombardierung {f}
bombing {n} (action of placing and detonating bombs)  :: Bombenanschlag {m}, Bombenanschläge {m-p}
bombproof {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bombshell {n} (a bomb or artillery shell designed to explode on impact)  :: Bombe {f}
bombshell {n} (someone who is very attractive)  :: Sexbombe {f}
bombshell {n} (something that is very surprising, shocking, amazing or sensational)  :: Bombe
bomb shelter {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bona fide {adj} (done in good faith)  :: auf Treu und Glauben
bona fides {n} (good faith) SEE: good faith  ::
bonanza {n} (something that is a mine of wealth or yields a large income or return)  :: Goldgrube {f}
bon appétit {interj} (used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat)  :: guten Appetit, [singular informal] lass es dir schmecken, [plural informal] lasst es euch schmecken, [formal] lassen Sie es sich schmecken, [colloquial] Mahlzeit
bond {n} (bail bond) SEE: bail bond  ::
bond {n} (documentary obligation to pay a sum or to perform a contract)  :: Obligation {f}
bondage {n} (The practice of tying people up for sexual pleasure)  :: Bondage {f}
bondage {n} (The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery)  :: Sklaverei {f}
bondage {n} (The state of lacking freedom; constraint)  :: Pflicht {f}
bond angle {n}  :: Bindungswinkel {m}
bond dissociation energy {n}  :: Bindungsdissoziationsenergie {f}
bonding {n} (method of aggregating computer network interfaces)  :: Bündelung {f}
bonding orbital {n}  :: Bindungsorbital {n}
bond length {n}  :: Bindungsabstand {m}
bond order {n}  :: Bindungsordnung {f}
bone {n} (component of a skeleton)  :: Knochen {m}, Bein {n}
bone {n} (fishbone)  :: Gräte {f}, Fischgräte {f}
bone {n} (material)  :: Knochen {m}, Gebeine {f-p}, [dated] Bein {n}
bone {v} (slang: have sexual intercourse with)  :: ficken, bumsen, vögeln, poppen, nageln
bone {v} (to remove bones)  :: entbeinen, ausbeinen
bone density {n} (bone mineral density)  :: Knochenmineraldichte {f}
bone dry {adj} (bone-dry) SEE: bone-dry  ::
bone-dry {adj} (totally dry)  :: knochentrocken
bone marrow {n} (bone marrow)  :: Knochenmark {n}
bone of contention {n} (Something that continues to be disputed)  :: Zankapfel {m}
boner {n} (erect penis)  :: Ständer {m}, Latte {f}
bones {n} (plural of bone) SEE: bone  ::
bone tissue {n} (osseous tissue) SEE: osseous tissue  ::
bonfire {n} (large, outdoor controlled fire)  :: Freudenfeuer {n}
bongo {n} (mammal)  :: Bongo
bongo drum {n} (bongo) SEE: bongo  ::
bonhomous {adj}  :: gutmütig
Boniface {prop} (male given name) SEE: Bonifatius  ::
bonito {n} (Katsuwonus pelamis) SEE: skipjack tuna  ::
bonjour {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
bonkers {adj} (irrational, crazy)  :: beknackt, bescheuert, verrückt
bon mot {n} (clever saying, phrase or witticism)  :: Bonmot {n}
Bonn {prop} (a city in Germany)  :: Bonn {n}
bonnet {n} (cover over the engine of a motor car)  :: Motorhaube {f}, Haube {f}
bonnet {n} (type of women's and children's hat)  :: Haube {f}
bonnyclabber {n} (sour or curdled milk)  :: Sauermilch {f}
bonobo {n} (pygmy chimpanzee)  :: Bonobo {m}, Zwergschimpanse {m}
bonsai {n} (a miniaturized tree or plant)  :: Bonsai {m}
bonus {n} (extra amount of money given as a premium)  :: Bonus {m}, Prämie {f}
bonus {n} (something extra that is good)  :: Bonus {m}, Dreingabe {f}
bon vivant {n} (person who enjoys the good things in life, especially good food and drink)  :: Bonvivant {m}
bon voyage {interj} (wish of good journey)  :: gute Reise
bony {adj} (full of bones)  :: grätig
bony {adj} (having prominent bones)  :: knochig
bony {adj} (resembling, having the appearance or consistence of, or relating to bone)  :: knöchern
bony {adj} (with little flesh; skinny, thin)  :: knochig
bony fish {n} (bony fish)  :: Knochenfisch {m}
bonze {n} (a Buddhist priest in Japan)  :: Bonze {m}
boo {interj} (exclamation used by a member of an audience)  :: buh
boo {interj} (loud exclamation intended to scare someone)  :: buh
boo {interj} (word used ironically in a situation where one might have scared someone, but said someone was not scared)  :: buh
boo {n} (derisive shout)  :: Buhruf {m}
boo {v} (to shout boos at (transitive))  :: ausbuhen
boo {v} (to shout boos derisively (intransitive))  :: buhen
boob {n} (breast (colloquial))  :: Titte {f}, Möpse {p} [usually plural]
boobie {n} (woman's breast) SEE: booby  ::
boob tube {n} (slightly derogative term for television)  :: Glotze {f}
booby {n} (bird)  :: Tölpel {m}
booby {n} (stupid person)  :: Tölpel {m}, Narr {m}, Depp {m}, Idiot {m}
booby {n} (woman’s breast)  :: Titte {f}
booby trap {n} (antipersonnel device deliberately hidden or disguised as a harmless object)  :: Sprengfalle {f}
booger {n} (a piece of solid or semisolid mucus)  :: Popel {m}, Rotz {m}, Schleim {m}
book {n} (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material)  :: Buch {n}
book {n} (convenient collection of small paper items, such as stamps)  :: Album {n}
book {n} (ebook)  :: E-Book {n}
book {n} (record of betting)  :: Wettliste {f}
book {n} (usually in plural: records of the accounts of a business)  :: Bücher {n-p}
book {v} (slang: to travel very fast)  :: rasen
book {v} (to record the details of)  :: bestrafen
book {v} (to reserve)  :: buchen, reservieren
book {v} (to write down, register, record)  :: notieren, schreiben
bookbinder {n} (person whose profession is binding books)  :: Buchbinder {m}, Buchbinderin {f}
bookcase {n} (furniture displaying books)  :: Bücherregal {n}
bookend {n} (object designed to keep books upright)  :: Buchstütze {f}
bookie {n} (bookmaker) SEE: bookmaker  ::
booking {n} (A reservation for a service, such as accommodation in an hotel)  :: Buchung {f}, Reservierung {f}
bookjacket {n} (jacket of a book) SEE: dust jacket  ::
booklet {n} (small book)  :: Heft {n}, Broschüre {f}
bookmaker {n} (a person who calculates odds and accepts bets; a bookie)  :: Buchmacher {m}, Buchmacherin {f}, Bookmaker {m}, Bookie {m} {f}
bookmaker {n} (a person who prints or binds books)  :: Buchmacher {m}
bookmark {n} (record of the address of a file or page)  :: Lesezeichen {n}
bookmark {n} (strip used to mark a place in a book)  :: Lesezeichen {n}
Book of Mormon {prop} (one of the sacred works of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)  :: Das Buch Mormon {n}
bookplate {n} (piece of paper pasted on a book to show ownership)  :: Exlibris {n}
book-scorpion {n} (pseudoscorpion) SEE: pseudoscorpion  ::
bookseller {n} (person engaged in the business of selling books)  :: Buchhändler {m}, Buchhändlerin {f}, Buchverkäufer {m}, Buchverkäuferin {f}
bookshelf {n} (shelf for storing books)  :: Regal {n}, Bücherregal {n}
bookshop {n} (shop that sells books)  :: Buchhandlung {f}, Buchladen {m}
Books of Moses {prop} (five books)  :: Bücher Mose {n-p}
bookstore {n} (bookshop) SEE: bookshop  ::
bookworm {n} (avid reader)  :: Bücherwurm {m}, Leseratte {f}
Boolean {adj} (logic: pertaining to data items that have values “true” and “false”)  :: boolesch
Boolean {n} (logic: a variable)  :: Boolean {m}, boolsche Variable {f}
Boolean algebra {n} (algebraic structure)  :: boolesche Algebra {f}
boom {interj} (sound of explosion)  :: Bumm
boom {n} (abrupt, low-pitched sound)  :: Dröhnen {m}
boom {n} (horizontal member of a crane)  :: Ausleger {m}
boom {n} (period of prosperity)  :: Aufschwung {m}, Boom {m}
boom {n} (spar extending the foot of a sail)  :: Baum {m}
boom {v} (to be prosperous)  :: blühen, florieren, boomen
boom {v} (to speak with low pitch)  :: dröhnen
boomerang {n} (flat curved airfoil)  :: Bumerang {m}
boon {n} (A blessing or benefit)  :: Segen {m}
boondock {n} (rural area)  :: Einöde {f}, Pampa {f}, Walachei {f}, Kartoffelsteppe {f}, Hundetürkei {f}, vulg. Arsch der Welt {m}
boorish {adj} (behaving as a boor)  :: ungehobelt
booster {n} (The first stage of a multistage rocket)  :: Booster {m}
boot {n} (heavy shoe that covers part of the leg)  :: Stiefel {m}
boot {n} (kick) SEE: kick  ::
boot {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) SEE: trunk  ::
boot {v} (to start a system)  :: starten, laden
bootblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
boot camp {n} (initial, basic indoctrination, physical fitness training and basic instruction in armed forces)  :: Trainingslager {n}, Bootcamp {n}
booth {n} (An enclosure just big enough to accommodate one standing person)  :: Bude {f}, Zelle {f}
booth {n} (A small stall for the display and sale of goods)  :: Stand {m}, Messestand {m}
bootjack {n} (a V-shaped, or forked, device for pulling off boots)  :: Stiefelknecht {m}
bootlicker {n} (bootlick)  :: Speichellecker {m}
bootstrap {n} (a loop at the top of a boot to help in pulling it on)  :: Stiefelriemen {m}
bootstrap {v} (to load the operating system)  :: hochfahren, starten, booten (slang)
booty {n} (plunder)  :: Beute {f}
booze {n} (any alcoholic beverage)  :: Schnaps {m}
boozehound {n} (alcoholic)  :: Schnapsdrossel {f}
boozer {n} (drunkard)  :: Säufer {m}, Säuferin {f}, Trinker {m}, Trinkerin {f}, Schnapsbruder {m}, Schnapsschwester {f}, Zecher {m}, Zecherin {f}, Weinsäufer {m}, Weinsäuferin {f}, Biersäufer {m}, Biersäuferin {f}, Schnapsdrossel {f}, Schluckspecht {m}, Trunkenbold {m}, Saufbold {m}, Saufaus {m}, Besoffener {m}, Besoffene {f}, Besoffski {m}, Alkoholiker {m}, Alkoholikerin {f}, Alki {m}, Alkoholsüchtiger {m}, Alkoholsüchtige {f}, Trunksüchtiger {m}, Trunksüchtige {f}, Saufkumpan {m}, Saufkumpanin {f}, Zechbruder {m}, Zechschwester {m}, Zechgenosse {m}, Zechgenossin, Suffkopp {m}, Pietsch {m}, Söffel {m}, Söffer {m}, Söfferin {f}, Süffel {m}, Gewohnheitstrinker {m}, Gewohnheitstrinkerin {f}
bopomofo {prop} (Zhuyin fuhao) SEE: Zhuyin fuhao  ::
boracite {n} (Mg3B7O13Cl)  :: Boracit {m}
borage {n} (Borago officinalis)  :: Boretsch {m}
borate {n} (salt of boric acid)  :: Borat {n}
borax {n} (crystalline salt)  :: Borax {n}
bordello {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel  ::
border {n} (a decorative strip around the edge of something)  :: Rand {m}
border {n} (a strip of ground in which ornamental plants are grown)  :: Beet {n}, Streifen {n}
border {n} (the line or frontier area separating regions)  :: Grenze {f}, Gemerke {n}
border {n} (the outer edge of something)  :: Rand {m}
border {v} ((transitive) to lie on, or adjacent to a border)  :: angrenzen
border {v} ((transitive) to put a border on something)  :: begrenzen
Border Collie {prop} (Border Collie) SEE: border collie  ::
bordering {adj} (having a common boundary or border)  :: angrenzend
borderliner {n} (disorder)  :: Borderliner {m}
border on {v} (To be almost like some other thing)  :: an (etwas) grenzen
bordure {n} (contrasting border round a shield)  :: schildrand {m}
bore {n} (A hole drilled or milled through something)  :: Bohrung {f}
bore {v} (to inspire boredom)  :: langweilen
bore {v} (to make a hole)  :: bohren
boreal {adj} (relating to the north)  :: boreal
Boreal {n}  :: Boreal
boreal owl {n} (Tengmalm's owl) SEE: Tengmalm's owl  ::
bored {adj} (suffering from boredom)  :: gelangweilt
boredom {n} (state of being bored)  :: Langeweile {f}
borer {n} (tool)  :: Bohrmaschine
Borgesian {adj} (characteristic of Jorge Luis Borges)  :: borgesianisch
boric {adj} (pertaining to the element boron)  :: Bor-
boric acid {n} (White crystalline solid soluble as a weak acid)  :: Borsäure {f}
boring {adj} (inciting boredom)  :: langweilig
Borjomi {prop} (resort town)  :: Bordschomi
born {adj} (given birth to)  :: geboren
born {v} (be born)  :: geboren werden, geboren sein
born-again {adj} (renewed commitment to Jesus Christ)  :: wiedergeboren
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth {adj} (born rich or in a wealthy family)  :: mit einem goldenen Löffel im Munde geboren
boro {v} (borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
boron {n} (chemical element)  :: Bor {n}
boron nitride {n} (binary compound of boron and nitrogen)  :: Bornitrid {n}
borough {n} (administrative district)  :: Bezirk {m}, Gemeinde {f}
borough {n} (municipal burough)  :: Stadtbezirk {m}, Quartier {n}
borreliosis {n} (infection)  :: Borreliose {f}
borrow {v} (receive temporarily)  :: borgen, ausleihen
borrower {n} (one who borrows)  :: Kreditnehmer {m}, Entleiher {m}
borrowing {n} (loanword) SEE: loanword  ::
borscht {n} (beetroot soup)  :: Borschtsch {m}
borstal {n} (juvenile institution) SEE: reform school  ::
borzoi {n} (breed of dog)  :: Barsoi {m}
Bose-Einstein condensate {n} (gaseous superfluid)  :: Bose-Einstein-Kondensat {n}
Bosnia {prop} (northern part of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a geographic and historical entity)  :: Bosnien {n}
Bosnia {prop} (short for 'Bosnia and Herzegovina')  :: Bosnien
Bosnia and Herzegovina {prop} (country on the Balkan peninsula)  :: Bosnien und Herzegowina {n}
Bosnian {adj} (of or pertaining to Bosnia)  :: bosnisch
Bosnian {n} (the people)  :: Bosnier {m}, Bosnierin {f}
Bosnian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: Bosnisch {n}
bosom {adj}  :: bosom buddy: der Busenfreund {n}
bosom {adj} (in a very close relationship)  :: Busen {m}, Brust {f}
bosom {n} (chest, breast)  :: Busen {m}
bosom friend {n} (very close friend)  :: Busenfreund {m}
boson {n} (particle)  :: Boson {n}
Bosphorus {prop} (A strait that passes through Istanbul)  :: Bosporus {m}
boss {n} (person in charge)  :: Chef {m}
boss {n} (supervisor)  :: Chef {m}
Boston {prop} (place name)  :: Boston {n}
bosun {n} (warrant or petty officer in navy)  :: Bootsmann {m}
bosun's chair {n} (boatswain's chair) SEE: boatswain's chair  ::
bot {n} (a piece of software for doing repetitive tasks)  :: Bot {m}
bot {n} (robot) SEE: robot  ::
botanic {adj} (pertaining to botany) SEE: botanical  ::
botanical {adj} (Of or pertaining to botany)  :: botanisch
botanical garden {n} (a place where a variety of plants are grown for scientific reasons)  :: botanischer Garten {m}
botanically {adv} (in a botanical manner)  :: botanisch
botanic garden {n} (botanical garden) SEE: botanical garden  ::
botanist {n} (a person engaged in botany)  :: Botaniker {m}, Botanikerin {f}, Pflanzenkundler {m}, Pflanzenkundlerin {f}
botany {n} (scientific study of plants)  :: Botanik {f}, Pflanzenkunde
botch {n} (An action, job, or task that has been performed very badly)  :: Pfusch {m}, [colloquial] Murks {m}
botch {n} (a ruined, defective, or clumsy piece of work; mess; bungle)  :: Pfusch {m}
botch {v} (to perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner)  :: verpfuschen, pfuschen, [colloquial] vermurksen
botched {adj} (clumsily made or repaired)  :: stümperhaft, zusammengeschustert, zurechtgefrickelt, verpfuscht
botch up {v} (ruin, mess up)  :: verpfuschen, verderben
Boötes {prop} (a constellation)  :: Bärenhüter {m}
botfly {n} (insect)  :: Dasselfliege {f}, Bremse {f}
both {conj} (both...and...)  :: sowohl ... als auch
both {determiner} (each of two; one and the other)  :: beide
bother {v} (to annoy, disturb)  :: belästigen
Botswana {prop} (Republic of Botswana)  :: Botsuana
Botswanan {adj} (pertaining to Botswana)  :: botsuanisch
Botswanan {n} (person from Botswana)  :: Botsuaner {m}, Botsuanerin {f}
bottle {n} (container)  :: Flasche {f}
bottle {n} (container with a rubber nipple) SEE: baby bottle  ::
bottle {n} (contents of such a container)  :: Flasche {f}
bottle {n} (nerve, courage)  :: Mumm {m}
bottle {v} (feed (an infant) baby formula)  :: die Flasche geben
bottle {v} (seal (a liquid) into a bottle for later consumption)  :: in Flaschen abfüllen
bottle crate {n} (a container used for transport of beverage containers)  :: Getränkekiste
bottled water {n} (drinking water sold in a bottle)  :: Flaschenwasser {n}
bottleneck {n} (any delay; part of a process that is too slow or cumbersome)  :: Engpass {m}, Flaschenhals {m}
bottleneck {n} (narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay)  :: Engstelle {f}, Flaschenhals {m}
bottleneck {n} (neck of a bottle)  :: Flaschenhals {m}
bottlenose dolphin {n} (species of dolphin)  :: Tümmler {m}, großer Tümmler {m}, Tursiops {m}
bottle opener {n} (device to open bottle)  :: Flaschenöffner {m}, Kapselheber {m} [formally, colloquial]
bottle shop {n} (liquor store, bottle shop)  :: Spirituosengeschäft {n}, Getränkemarkt {m}
bottom {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss  ::
bottom {n} (lowest part)  :: Boden {m}, Grund {m}, Unterseite {f}
bottom {n} (physics: bottom quark) SEE: bottom quark  ::
botulinum toxin {n} (neurotoxic protein produced by Clostridium botulinum)  :: Botulinumtoxin {n}
botulism {n} (medical condition)  :: Botulismus {m}
boudoir {n} (woman's private room) SEE: bower  ::
bougainvillea {n} (flower)  :: Bougainvillea {f}
bough {n} ( tree branch )  :: Ast {m}, Zweig {m}
bouillon {n} (a clear seasoned broth)  :: Bouillon {f}
boulder {n} (large mass of stone)  :: Felsbrocken {m}
boulevard {n} (broad, landscaped thoroughfare)  :: Boulevard {m}, Prachtstraße {f}
bounce {n} (email)  :: Bounce {m} {f}
bounce {v} (of a cheque/check: to be refused)  :: platzen
bounce {v} (to change direction of motion after hitting an obstacle)  :: abprallen
bounce {v} (to move quickly up and down)  :: hüpfen, auf und ab hüpfen
bounce house {n} (bouncy castle) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
bouncer {n} (member of security personnel)  :: Türsteher {m}
bouncing castle {n} (inflatable object)  :: Hüpfburg {f}
bouncy castle {n} (inflatable structure) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
bound {adj} (ready, prepared)  :: bereit
bound {n} (boundary, border of territory)  :: Abgrenzung {f}, Grenze {f}
bound {n} (mathematics: value greater (or smaller) than a given set)  :: Schranke {f}
bound {n} (sizeable jump)  :: Sprung {m}
bound {v} (to surround a territory)  :: begrenzen, umgrenzen
boundary {n} (dividing line or location between two areas)  :: Grenze {f}
boundary {n} ((topology) the set of points in the closure, not belonging to the interior)  :: Rand {m}
bounded function {n} (function )  :: beschränkte Funktion {f}
boundless {adj} (without bounds, unbounded)  :: grenzenlos, unbegrenzt
bound variable {n} (variable that has an allocated storage location)  :: gebundene Variable {f}
bounty {n} (generosity) SEE: generosity  ::
bounty {n} (pay to naval volunteers)  :: Heuer
bounty {n} (reward)  :: Prämie {f}, Kopfgeld {n}, Belohnung {f}
bounty {n} (something given liberally)  :: Geschenk {n}
bounty hunter {n} (person who catches criminals in return for a reward)  :: Kopfgeldjäger {m}
bouquet {n} (bunch of flowers)  :: Blumenstrauß {m}, Bouquet {n}
bouquet {n} (scent of wine)  :: Bouquet {n}
bourbon {n} (A type of whiskey)  :: Bourbon {m}
bourdon {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
bourgeois {adj} (conventional, conservative and materialistic)  :: spießig
bourgeois {adj} (of or relating to the middle class)  :: bourgeois
bourgeoisie {n} (middle class)  :: Bourgeoisie {f}
boutique {n} (a small shop, especially one that sells fashionable clothes, jewelry and the like)  :: Boutique {f}
bovarism {n}  :: bovarysme
bovine spongiform encephalopathy {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)  :: Bovine Spongiforme Enzephalopathie {f}, Rinderwahnsinn {m}
bow {n} (bend in a rod or planar surface)  :: Bogen {m}
bow {n} (front of a boat or ship)  :: Bug {m}
bow {n} (gesture made by bending forward at the waist)  :: Verbeugung {f}
bow {n} (musical bow) SEE: musical bow  ::
bow {n} (rod used for playing stringed instruments)  :: Bogen {m}
bow {n} (type of knot with two loops)  :: Schleife {f}
bow {n} (weapon used for shooting arrows)  :: Bogen {m}
bow {v} (to become bent)  :: sich biegen, sich verbiegen
bow {v} (to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference)  :: sich verbeugen, eine Verbeugung machen
bow {v} (to play music on using a bow)  :: streichen
bow and arrow {n} (weapon)  :: Pfeil und Bogen
Bowden cable {n} (cable used to transmit force by the movement of an inner cable)  :: Bowdenzug {m}
bowdlerize {v} (to remove or alter parts of a text considered offensive)  :: zensieren
bowel {n} (interior of something)  :: Inneres {n}, Eingeweide {f}, Bauch {m}
bowel {n} (intestines, entrails)  :: Dickdarm {m}
bowel {n} (large intestine)  :: Darm {m}
bowels {n} (deepest or innermost part)  :: Tiefen {f}
bowels {n} (intestines)  :: Gedärme {f}
bower {n} (a woman's bedroom or private apartments, especially in a medieval castle)  :: Boudoir {n}
bower bird {n} (Australasian bird)  :: Laubenvogel {m}
bowfin {n} (Amia calva)  :: Kahlhecht {m}, Schlammfisch
bowhead whale {n} (a whale, Balaena mysticetus) SEE: bowhead  ::
bowl {n} (as much as is held by a bowl) SEE: bowlful  ::
bowl {n} (container)  :: Schale {f}, Schüssel {f}
bowl {n} (haircut) SEE: bowl cut  ::
bowl {n} (lawn bowls) SEE: bowls  ::
bowleg {n} (leg that curves outward from the knee)  :: Säbelbein {n}, O-Bein {n}
bow-legged {adj} (having a bowleg)  :: krummbeinig, O-beinig
bowler {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat  ::
bowler {n} (pitcher) SEE: pitcher  ::
bowler hat {n} (hard round black felt hat)  :: Melone {f}, Melonenhut {m}
bowling {n} (a game played by rolling a ball down an alley)  :: Bowling {n}
bowling alley {n} (a building which contains bowling lanes)  :: Kegelbahn {f}, Bowlingbahn {f}
bowls {n} (precision sport)  :: Bowlsspiel {n}
bowman {n} (archer) SEE: archer  ::
bow saw {n} (for tree trunks, Swede saw)  :: Bügelsäge {f}
bowsprit {n} (spar projecting over the prow of a sailing vessel)  :: Bugspriet {m} {n}
bowstring {n} (string of an archer's bow)  :: Bogensehne {f}
bowtie {n} (necktie shaped like a bow)  :: Fliege {f}
bow wow {n} (sound of a dog barking)  :: wau wau
bow-wow {interj} (bow wow) SEE: bow wow  ::
box {n} (blow with the fist)  :: Boxhieb {m}, Boxschlag {m}
box {n} (coarse slang: the vagina)  :: Dose {f}
box {n} (compartment to sit in)  :: Loge {f}
box {n} (cuboid container)  :: Kasten {m}, Kiste {f}, Box {f}
box {n} (input field on an electronic display) SEE: text box  ::
box {v} (fight against (a person) in a boxing match)  :: boxen
box {v} (place inside a box)  :: verpacken, einpacken
box {v} (strike with the fists)  :: boxen
box {v} (to hem in) SEE: hem in  ::
boxcutter {n} (utility knife) SEE: utility knife  ::
boxer {n} (breed of dog)  :: Boxer {m}
boxer {n} (participant in a boxing match)  :: Boxer {m}, Boxerin {f}
boxer {n} (type of internal combustion engine)  :: Boxermotor {m}
boxers {n} (boxer shorts) SEE: boxer shorts  ::
boxer shorts {n} (underwear)  :: Boxershorts {f}
boxing {n} (the sport of boxing)  :: Boxen {n}
Boxing Day {n} (Boxing Day)  :: Zweiter Weihnachtstag {m}
boxing glove {n} (padded mitten worn in boxing)  :: Boxhandschuh {m}
box office {n} (ticket office)  :: Schalter {m}, Kasse {f}
box-office bomb {n} (a motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office)  :: erfolglose Bewegung Abbildung {f}, Kasseausfall {m}
box tree {n} (tree of the genus Buxus)  :: Buchsbaum {m}
boxwood {n} (Buxus sempervirens)  :: Buchsbaum {m}, Buchs {m}
boxwood {n} (the hard, close-grained wood of this tree)  :: Buchsbaumholz {n}
boy {interj} (surprise or pleasure)  :: Junge, Junge!
boy {n} (adult male found attractive)  :: Kerl {m}
boy {n} (male friend)  :: Jungs {p}
boy {n} (male of any age, used as a friendly diminutive)  :: Junge {m}, Bursche {m}, Kerl {m}
boy {n} (male servant)  :: Knappe {m}, Boy {m}
boy {n} (young male)  :: Junge {m}, Knabe {m}, Bube {m}
boyar {n} (rank of aristocracy)  :: Bojare {m}
boy band {n} (pop group whose members are all young men)  :: Boygroup {f}
boycott {n} (the act of boycotting)  :: Boykott {m}
boycott {v} (to abstain from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest)  :: boykottieren
boyfriend {n} (male friend)  :: Freund {m}
boyfriend {n} (male partner in a romantic relationship)  :: Freund {m}, Boyfriend {m}
boy genius {n} (wunderkind) SEE: wunderkind  ::
boyish {adj} (like a boy)  :: jungenhaft, knabenhaft
Boy Scout {n} (a member of the Scout Movement)  :: Boy Scout {m}
boy's name {n} (A name given to a male)  :: Jungenname {m}
boys will be boys {proverb} (boys are mischievous by nature)  :: Jungen sind nun einmal so
bra {n} (brassiere)  :: Büstenhalter {m}, [abbreviation] BH {m}, [colloquial] Busenhalter {m}
Brabant {prop} (former province of central Belgium)  :: Brabant {n}
Brabant {prop} (historical region)  :: Brabant {n}
brace {n} (bitstock) SEE: bitstock  ::
brace {n} (curved, pointed typographic line)  :: geschweifte Klammer {f}
brace {n} (harness) SEE: harness  ::
brace {n} (rope for moving a yard)  :: Brasse {f}
brace {n} (system to correct crooked teeth) SEE: braces  ::
brace {n} (two goals in one game)  :: Doppelpack {m}
brace {v} (to swing round the yards)  :: brassen
bracelet {n} (a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry or an ornament)  :: Armband {n}
braces {n} (device for straightening teeth)  :: Zahnspange {f}
braces {n} (handcuffs) SEE: handcuffs  ::
braces {n} (keyboard symbols)  :: geschweifte Klammern {f-p}
brachial {adj} (pertaining or belonging to the arm)  :: brachial
brachiosaurus {n} (herbivorous dinosaur)  :: Brachiosaurus {m}
brachium {n} (upper arm) SEE: upper arm  ::
brachygrapher {n} (stenographer) SEE: stenographer  ::
bracken {n} (any of several coarse ferns)  :: Adlerfarne {f}
bracket {n} ("[" and "]")  :: eckige Klammer {f}
bracket {n} ("(" and ")")  :: runde Klammer {f}
bracket {n} (generically any of "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", "<" and ">")  :: Klammer {f}
bracket {v} (to photograph at multiple exposure levels)  :: Belichtungsreihe {f}
brackish {adj} (distasteful; unpleasant; not appealing to the taste)  :: brackig
brackish {adj} (slightly salty)  :: brackig, salzig
braconid {n} (any of several parasitic wasps)  :: Brackwespen
bract {n} (leaf or leaf-like structure)  :: Tragblatt {n}
brag {n} (boast) SEE: boast  ::
brag {v} (to boast)  :: prahlen, angeben
braggart {n} (one who boasts)  :: Angeber {m}, Angeberin {f}
bragger {n} (person who brags)  :: Popanz {m}, Angeber {m}
Brahman {prop} (Brahmin) SEE: Brahmin  ::
braid {n} (weave of three of more strands)  :: Zopf {m}
braid {v} (intertwine)  :: flechten
braille {n} (system of writing using raised dots)  :: Brailleschrift {f}, Blindenschrift {f}
brain {n} (brains: intellect)  :: Verstand {m}, Köpfchen {n}, Grips {m}, Hirn {n}
brain {n} (intelligent person)  :: Superhirn {n}, Intelligenzbestie {f}
brain {n} (organ)  :: Gehirn {n}, Hirn {n}
brain {n} (person providing intelligence)  :: Kopf {m}
brain cancer {n} (cancer of the brain)  :: Hirnkrebs {m}, Gehirntumor {m}
braincase {n} (the part of the skull containing the brain)  :: Hirnschale {f}
brain cell {n} (cell in brain)  :: Gehirnzelle {f}
brainchild {n} (creation)  :: Geistesprodukt
brain coral {n} (any of several species of coral in the shape of a brain)  :: Hirnkoralle {f}
brain drain {n} (emigration of educated people)  :: Braindrain {m}, Gehirn-Abfluss {m}
brainless {adj} (having no brain)  :: hirnlos
brainless {adj} (unintelligent; having little or no common sense)  :: gedankenlos, einfältig, hirnlos
brain mushroom {n} (fungus)  :: Frühjahrslorchel {f}, Frühlorchel {f}, Giftlorchel {f}
brain stem {n} (part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum)  :: Hirnstamm {m}
brainstorm {n} (brainstorming) SEE: brainstorming  ::
brain-teaser {n} (a complex riddle or puzzle)  :: Denksportaufgabe {f}, Kopfnuss {f}
brainwash {n} (effect upon one's memory, belief or ideas)  :: Gehirnwäsche {f}, Hirnwäsche {f}
brainwash {v} (to affect one's mind)  :: einer Gehirnwäsche unterziehen
brain-washing {n} (form of indoctrination)  :: Gehirnwäsche {f}
brainwave {n} (any of many rhythmic fluctuations of electric potential between parts of the brain)  :: Gehirnwelle {f}
brainwave {n} (sudden idea, understanding, or inspiration)  :: Gedankenblitz {m}
braise {v} (To cook in a small amount of liquid)  :: schmoren, anschmoren
brake {n} (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)  :: Bremse {f}
brake {n} (something that slows or stops an action)  :: Bremse {f}
brake {v} (to be stopped or slowed (as if) by braking)  :: bremsen
brake {v} (to operate brakes)  :: bremsen
brakeforce {n}  :: Bremskraft {f}
brake lining {n} (consumable surfaces in brake systems)  :: Bremsbelag {m}, Bremsklotz {m} [colloquial]
brake pad {n} (friction element in a disc brake)  :: Bremsbelag {m}
brake shoe {n} (element of a drum brake)  :: Bremsschuh {m}
braking {v} (operating the brakes)  :: Bremsen {n}
bramble {n} (blackberry)  :: Brombeere {f}
brambling {n} (bird)  :: Bergfink {m}
bran {n} (outside layer of a grain)  :: Kleie {f}
branch {n} (area in business or of knowledge, research)  :: Branche {f} (of business)
branch {n} (office of an organization with several locations)  :: Zweigstelle {f}, Filiale {f}
branch {n} (something that divides like the branch of a tree)  :: (branching roads or rivers) Abzweigung {m}, (rare) Ästelung {m}, (rare) Zweigung {m}
branch {n} (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing)  :: Ast {m}, Zweig {m}
branch {v} (to arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree)  :: abzweigen
branch {v} (to jump to a different location in a program, especially as the result of a conditional statement)  :: springen
branch {v} (to produce branches)  :: verzweigen
branched-chain {adj}  :: verzweigtkettig
brand {n} (a specific product, service, or provider so distinguished)  :: Marke {f}
brand {n} (marker for cattle) SEE: branding iron  ::
brand {n} (mark made by burning)  :: Brandzeichen {n}, Brandmal {n}, Zuchtbrand {n}
brand {n} (name, symbol, logo)  :: Marke {f}, Label {n}
Brandenburg {prop} (city)  :: Brandenburg, Brandenburg an der Havel {f}, Stadt Brandenburg {f}
Brandenburg {prop} (province)  :: Brandenburg, Provinz Brandenburg {f}
Brandenburg {prop} (state)  :: Brandenburg, Land Brandenburg {n}
branding iron {n} (bent piece of metal)  :: Brandeisen {n}
brandish {v} (to move a weapon)  :: schwingen
brand name {n} (trade name) SEE: trade name  ::
brand new {adj} (utterly new)  :: funkelnagelneu, nagelneu, brandneu, ganz neu
brand spanking new {adj} (utterly new)  :: niegelnagelneu [informal]
brandy {n} (glass of brandy)  :: [coll.] Kurzer {m}
brandy {n} (liquor)  :: Kognak {m}, Brandy {m}, Weinbrand {m}, Branntwein {m}
Brașov {prop} (city in Romania)  :: Brașov {n}, Kronstadt {n}
brash {adj} (impetuous or rash)  :: ungestüm
brash {adj} (impudent or shameless)  :: ungezogen, dreist
brash {adj} (insensitive or tactless)  :: taktlos
brashness {n} (characteristic of being brash)  :: Dreistigkeit {f}, Unverfrorenheit {f}
Brasilia {prop} (The capital of Brazil)  :: Brasília {n}
brass {adj} (colour of brass)  :: messingfarben, messinggelb
brass {n} (alloy of copper and zinc)  :: Messing {n}
brass {n} (class of wind instruments)  :: Blechblasinstrumente {p}, Blech {n}
brass {n} (colour of brass)  :: Messingfarbe {f}
brass {n} (made of brass (attributive use))  :: messingen, aus Messing
brass band {n} (group of musicians who play brass instruments)  :: Blaskapelle {f}
brassic {adj} (boracic) SEE: boracic  ::
brassiere {n} (bra) SEE: bra  ::
brass instrument {n} (musical instrument)  :: Blechblasinstrument {n}
brass knuckles {n} (weapon which reinforces the fist)  :: Schlagring {m}
brat {n} (a selfish, spoiled, or unruly child)  :: Balg {m}, Göre {f}, Gör {n}
brat {n} (bratwurst) SEE: bratwurst  ::
Bratislava {prop} (city)  :: Bratislava {n}, Pressburg {n}, Preßburg {n}
bratwurst {n} (A small pork sausage)  :: Bratwurst {f}
Braunschweig {prop} (Brunswick) SEE: Brunswick  ::
brave {adj} (strong in the face of fear)  :: tapfer, mutig
bravery {n} (being brave)  :: Tapferkeit {f}
bravo {n} (the letter "B")  :: Berta
brawl {n} (A fight or quarrel)  :: Rauferei {f}
brawl {v} (fight or quarrel)  :: raufen
brawn {n} (strong muscles)  :: Muskelkraft {f}
brawn {n} (terrine)  :: Sülze
brawny {adj} (characterized by brawn)  :: muskulös
bray {v} (to make the cry of a donkey)  :: iahen
Brazil {prop} (Portuguese-speaking country in South America)  :: Brasilien {n}
Brazilian {adj} (pertaining to Brazil)  :: brasilianisch
Brazilian {n} (person from Brazil)  :: Brasilianer {m}, Brasilianerin {f}
brazil nut {n} (nut)  :: Paranuss {f}
brazil nut {n} (tree)  :: Paranussbaum {m}
brazilwood {n} (timber tree)  :: Brasilholz {n}
breach {n} (breaking of waves)  :: Brechen {n}
breach {n} (breaking up of amicable relations)  :: Bruch {m}
breach {n} (break of a law or obligation)  :: Verstoß {m}
breach {n} (figuratively: the act of breaking)  :: Bruch {m}
breach {n} (gap)  :: Bruch {m}, Bresche {f}
breach of contract {n} (failure to perform)  :: Pflichtverletzung {f}
bread {n} (baked dough made from cereals)  :: Brot {n}
bread {n} (countable: any variety of bread)  :: Brot {n}
bread {n} (slang: money)  :: Kohle {f}
bread {v} (to bread)  :: panieren
bread and circuses {n} (food and entertainment provided by the state)  :: Brot und Zirkusspiele, Brot und Spiele
breadbasket {n} (stomach) SEE: stomach  ::
breadcrumb {n} (Internet) SEE: breadcrumbs  ::
breadcrumb {n} (tiny piece of bread)  :: Brotkrümel {f}, Brotkrume {f}
breadfruit {n} (fruit)  :: Brotfrucht {f}
breadfruit {n} (tree)  :: Brotfruchtbaum {m}
bread machine {n} (household appliance which makes dough) SEE: bread maker  ::
bread maker {n} (household appliance which makes bread)  :: Brotbackautomat {m}, Brotbackmaschine {f}
breadmaker {n} (baker) SEE: baker  ::
breadmaker {n} (bread maker) SEE: bread maker  ::
bread roll {n} (round piece of bread)  :: Brötchen {n}, Semmel {f}
breadth {n} (width) SEE: width  ::
breadth-first search {n} (a search algorithm)  :: Breitensuche
breadwinner {n} (primary income-earner in a household)  :: Broterwerber {m}, Broterwerberin {f}, Geldverdiener {m}, Geldverdienerin {f}
break {n} (billiards, snooker: first shot)  :: Break {n}
break {n} (instance of breaking something into pieces)  :: Bruch {m}
break {n} (physical space that opens up in something or between two things)  :: Öffnung {f}, Spalt {m}
break {n} (rest or pause, usually from work)  :: Pause {f}
break {n} (tennis: game won by receiving party)  :: Break {n}
break {v} (intransitive, of a bone: to crack)  :: brechen
break {v} (intransitive: to separate into (to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: zerbrechen, kaputtgehen, brechen
break {v} (intransitive: to stop functioning properly or altogether)  :: kaputtgehen
break {v} (to cause to no longer bar)  :: knacken, aufbrechen
break {v} (to interrupt or cease one's work or occupation temporarily)  :: pausieren
break {v} (transitive: to cause (a bone) to crack)  :: brechen
break {v} (transitive: to cause to stop functioning)  :: kaputtmachen
break {v} (transitive: to do that which is forbidden by (something))  :: brechen
break {v} (transitive: to separate into (to cause to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: brechen, zerbrechen
breakable {adj} (fragile) SEE: fragile  ::
break a law {v} (to violate a law)  :: ein Gesetz brechen
break a leg {v} (to perform well)  :: Hals- und Beinbruch
break a sweat {v} (to start sweating)  :: ins Schwitzen kommen
break bread {v} (Christianity)  :: Brot brechen
breakdown {n} (failure, particularly mechanical)  :: Betriebsstörung {f}, Panne {f}
breakdown {n} (lapse of mental stability)  :: Nervenzusammenbruch {f}
breakdown {n} (listing or categorization in great detail)  :: Aufschlüsselung {f}
breaker {n} (breakdancer) SEE: breakdancer  ::
break-even point {n} (The point where total costs equal total sales revenue)  :: Gewinnschwelle {f}
breakfast {n} (first meal of the day)  :: Frühstück {n}, Zmorge {f} [Swiss German], [Swiss German] Morgenessen {n}
breakfast {v} (to eat the morning meal)  :: frühstücken
breakfast cereal {n} (food)  :: Frühstücksflocken {f-p}
break in {v} (to enter by force or illicitly)  :: einbrechen
break-in {n} (the act of entering with the intent to steal)  :: Einbruch {m}
breaking {n} (in linguistics: vowel breaking)  :: Brechung {f}
breaking news {n} (news that just happened or is happening)  :: Sondermeldung {f}, Eilmeldung {f}
breakneck {adj} (dangerously fast; hell-for-leather)  :: halsbrecherisch
break of dawn {n} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak  ::
break one's fast {v} (archaic: to eat breakfast)  :: frühstücken
break out {v} (to escape, especially forcefully or defiantly)  :: ausbrechen
break point {n} (situation in which if the receiver wins the next point, (s)he will win the game)  :: Breakball {m}
breakpoint {n} ((computing) point in a program where operation may be interrupted)  :: Haltepunkt {m}
break someone's heart {v} (to cause a person to feel grief or sadness)  :: Herz brechen [add pronouns mein, dein, etc., e.g. mein Herz brechen - "to break my heart"]
break the bank {v} (win more money than is available to be paid)  :: die Bank sprengen
break the ice {v} (to start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness)  :: das Eis brechen
break the Sabbath {v} (to break the Sabbath)  :: den Sabbat brechen, den Sabbat entheiligen, den Sabbat schänden
breakthrough {n} (major progress)  :: Durchbruch {m}
breakthrough {n} (military advance)  :: Durchbruch {m}
break up {v} (to end a relationship)  :: auseinander gehen
breakup {n} (the act of breaking up, disintegration, or division)  :: Trennung
breakwater {n} (construction in or around a harbour)  :: Mole {f}, Wellenbrecher {m}
breakwater {n} (the beach barrier)  :: Buhne {f}
break wind {v} (to fart)  :: furzen
bream {n} (Abramis brama)  :: Brachse {f}, Brachsen, Brachsme, Brasse, Bresen, Blei
bream {n} (fish of the genus Abramis)  :: Brachse {f}
breast {n} (chest)  :: Brust {f}
breast {n} (choice cut of meat from poultry or other animals)  :: -brust {f}, Entenbrust {f} [duck], Fasanenbrust {f} [pheasant], Gänsebrust {f} [goose], Geflügelbrust {f} [chicken], Hühnchenbrust {f} [chicken], Hähnchenbrust {f} [chicken], Hammelbrust {f} [sheep], Schweinsbrust {f} [pork]
breast {n} (female organ)  :: Brust {f}
breast augmentation {n} (cosmetic procedure)  :: Brustvergrößerung {f}
breastbone {n} (the central narrow bone in the front of the chest)  :: Brustbein {n}, Sternum {n}
breast cancer {n} (cancer of the breast)  :: Brustkrebs {m}, Mammakarzinom
breastfeed {v} (feed a baby milk via the breasts)  :: stillen
breastfeeding {n} (activity)  :: Stillen {n}
breast implant {n} (medical prosthesis)  :: Brustimplantat {n}
breast milk {n} (milk produced by humans)  :: Muttermilch {f}
breastplate {n} (armor)  :: Brustschild {m}, Brustpanzer {m}
breaststroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: Brust {f}, Brustschwimmen {n}
breath {n} (act or process of breathing)  :: Atmen {n}, Atmung {f}
breath {n} (air expelled from the lungs)  :: Atem {m}
breath {n} (a rest or pause)  :: Atempause {f}
breath {n} (a single act of breathing in and out)  :: Atemzug {m}
breathalyzer {n} (a device that measures alcohol in expired air)  :: Blasrohr {n}, Alkoholtester {m}
breathe {v} (to draw air in and out)  :: atmen
breathe {v} (to draw (something) into lungs)  :: einatmen
breathe {v} (to whisper)  :: hauchen
breather {n} (short break)  :: Verschnaufpause {f}, [colloquial] Atempause {f}
breather {n} (something that breathes)  :: Atmende {m} {f}
breathing gas {n}  :: Atemgas {n}
breathless {adj} (having difficulty breathing; gasping)  :: atemlos
breathless {adj} (that makes one hold one's breath)  :: atemlos
breathlessness {n} (state of being breathless or out of breath)  :: Atemlosigkeit {f}
breathtaking {adj} (stunningly beautiful)  :: atemberaubend
breathtaking {adj} (very surprising or shocking)  :: atemberaubend
breeches {n} (a garment worn by men, covering the hips and thighs)  :: Breeches {p}
breed {n} (all animals or plants of the same species or subspecies)  :: Rasse {f}
breed {n} (race or lineage)  :: Rasse {f}, Sorte {f} (of plants)
breed {v} (of animals, to mate)  :: sich paaren, brüten (birds)
breed {v} (to keep animals and have them reproduce)  :: züchten
breed {v} (to propagate or grow plants)  :: züchten
breed {v} (to sexually produce offspring)  :: aufziehen, erzeugen, züchten
breed {v} (to take care of in infancy and through childhood)  :: aufziehen
breed {v} (to yield or result in)  :: erzeugen, hervorrufen, verursachen
breeder {n} (professional plants or animal breeder)  :: Züchter {m}
breeder {n} (type of nuclear reactor)  :: Brüter {m}, Brutreaktor {m}
breeze {n} (activity that is easy)  :: Kinderspiel {n}
breeze {n} (a light, gentle wind)  :: Brise {f}
breeze {v} (blow gently)  :: wehen
breeze {v} (to move casually, in a carefree manner, but not slowly)  :: flitzen
breezefly {n} (horsefly) SEE: horsefly  ::
Bremen {prop} (city)  :: Bremen {n}
Bremen {prop} (state)  :: Bremen {n}
brent goose {n} (Small member of the goose family)  :: Ringelgans {f}
Breslau {prop} (Wroclaw) SEE: Wroclaw  ::
Breton {adj} (pertaining to Brittany)  :: bretonisch
Breton {n} (person from Brittany)  :: Bretone {m}, Bretonin {f}
Breton {prop} (the language)  :: Bretonisch {n}
breve {n} (semicircular diacritical mark)  :: Breve {n}
breviary {n} (a book containing prayers and hymns)  :: Brevier {n}
brevity {n} (succinctness; conciseness)  :: Bündigkeit {f}, Knappheit {f}
brevity {n} (the quality of being brief in duration)  :: Kürze {f}
brew {v} (to be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, or gathering)  :: sich zusammenbrauen
brew {v} (to prepare liquor)  :: brauen
brewable {adj} (capable of being brewed)  :: braubar
brewer {n} (someone who brews)  :: Brauer {m}, Brauerin {f}
brewery {n} (building where beer is produced)  :: Brauerei {f}, Brauhaus {n}, Bierbrauerei
brewery {n} (company that brews beer)  :: Brauerei {f}, Bierbrauerei {f}
brewmaster {n} (person in charge of beer production at a brewery)  :: Braumeister {m}
Brezhnev {prop} (surname)  :: Breschnew
bribe {n} (inducement to dishonesty)  :: Bestechungsgeld {n}, Schmiergeld {n}
bribe {v} (to give a bribe)  :: bestechen, schmieren, kaufen [colloquially]
bribery {n} (making of illegal payment)  :: Bestechung {f}
BRIC {acronym} (Brazil, Russia, India, and China)  :: BRIC
bric-a-brac {n} (small ornaments and other miscellaneous items of little value)  :: Schnickschnack {m}
brick {n} (a building material)  :: Ziegel {m}
brick {n} (hardened block used for building)  :: Backstein, Ziegel {m}
bricklayer {n} (craftsman)  :: Maurer {m}
bricolage {n} (construction)  :: Bastelei {f}
bricolage {n} (something constructed)  :: Bastelei {f}
bridal {adj} (nuptial)  :: bräutlich, hochzeitlich, Braut-, Hochzeit-
bridal {n} (wedding)  :: Hochzeit {f}
bride {n} (bride)  :: Braut {f}
bridegroom {n} (bridegroom, groom)  :: Bräutigam {m}
bridesmaid {n} (woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony)  :: Brautjungfer {f}
bridge {n} (bony ridge of the nose)  :: Nasenrücken {m}
bridge {n} (card game)  :: Bridge {n}
bridge {n} (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)  :: Brücke {f}
bridge {n} (nautical)  :: Brücke {f}
bridge {n} (piece on string instruments)  :: Steg {m}
bridge {n} (replacement for teeth)  :: Brücke {f}
bridgehead {n} (area of ground on the enemy's side of an obstacle)  :: Brückenkopf {m}
bridge pattern {n}  :: Brücke {f}
Bridget {prop} (female given name)  :: Brigitte
Bridgetown {prop} (capital of Barbados)  :: Bridgetown
bridle {n} (headgear for horse)  :: Zaumzeug {n}
bridoon {n} (type of snaffle bit)  :: Unterlegtrense {f}
brie {n} (mild French cheese)  :: Brie {m}
brief {adj} (concise)  :: prägnant
brief {adj} (of short duration)  :: kurz
briefcase {n} (case used for carrying documents)  :: Aktentasche {f}, Aktenkoffer {f}
briefly {adv} (in a brief manner)  :: kurz
briefs {n} (male underwear)  :: Unterhose {f}
brigade {n} (civilian workforce or organization)  :: Brigade {f}
brigade {n} (military unit)  :: Brigade {f}
brigadier general {n} (an officer commanding a brigade)  :: Brigadegeneral
brigand {n} (bandit)  :: Brigant {m}
bright {adj} (happy)  :: heiter
bright {adj} (intelligent)  :: intelligent, brilliant
bright {adj} (visually dazzling, luminous, radiant)  :: hell, glänzend, strahlend
bright {adj} (vivid)  :: lebhaft
brighten {v} (add luster or splendor)  :: schönen
brighten {v} (become brighter in color)  :: sich aufhellen
brighten {v} (become brighter in mood)  :: sich aufhellen
brighten {v} (make brighter in color)  :: aufhellen
brighten {v} (make more cheerful)  :: aufhellen
brightness {n} (intelligence, cleverness)  :: Aufgewecktheit {f}
brightness {n} (the perception elicited by the luminance of an object)  :: Helligkeit {f}
brightness {n} (the quality of being bright)  :: Helligkeit {f}
brilliant {adj} (highly intelligent)  :: genial, brillant
brilliant {adj} (magnificent or wonderful (primarily UK usage))  :: brillant
brilliant {adj} (of a colour: both light and saturated)  :: strahlend, brillant
brilliant {adj} (of a voice or sound: having a sharp, clear tone)  :: brillant
brilliant {adj} (shining brightly)  :: strahlend
brilliant {adj} (surpassing excellence (primarily UK usage))  :: brillant
brilliant {n} (finely cut gemstone)  :: Brillant {m}
brillig {n} (nonce word)  :: brillig
brim {n} (a projecting rim, especially of a hat)  :: Krempe {f}
brimstone {n} (butterfly species)  :: Zitronenfalter {m}
brimstone {n} (sulphur)  :: Schwefel {m}
brindled gnu {n} (Connochaetes taurinus)  :: Streifengnu
brine {n} (salt water)  :: Sole {f}, Salzbrühe {f}
brine {n} (the sea or ocean)  :: Meerwasser {n}, Salzwasser {n}
bring {v} (to transport toward somebody/somewhere)  :: bringen, holen
bring about {v} (To accomplish)  :: zustande bringen, bewerkstelligen
bring about {v} (To cause to take place)  :: bewirken, bedingen
bring forth {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
bring forth {v}  :: vortbringen
bring home the bacon {v} (informal: to make a living)  :: sich seinen Lebensunterhalt verdienen [[[sich#Deutsch|sich]] in dative case]
bring owls to Athens {v} (to undertake a pointless venture)  :: Eulen nach Athen tragen
bring up {v} (to raise children)  :: erziehen
brinjal {n} (an aubergine) SEE: eggplant  ::
brink {n} (edge)  :: Rand {m}
brio {n} (vigour or vivacity)  :: Elan {m}, Feuer {n} Schwung {m}
brioche {n} (type of bun)  :: Brioche {f}, Apostelkuchen {m}
briquet {n} (small brick)  :: Brikett {n}
brisance {n} (shattering effect of the energy released in an explosion)  :: Brisanz {f}
Brisbane {prop} (Capital of Queensland, Australia)  :: Brisbane {n}
brisk {adj} (full of liveliness and activity)  :: lebhaft, rege, vital
brisk {adj} (full of spirit of life)  :: lebhaft, vital
brisk {adj} (stimulating or invigorating)  :: anregend
brisket {n} (a cut of meat from an animal chest)  :: Bruststück {n}
brisket {n} (the chest of an animal)  :: Brust {f}
briskly {adv} (fast, quickly, swiftly)  :: forsch
Brit {abbr} (British person) SEE: Briton  ::
Britain {prop} (Brittany) SEE: Brittany  ::
Britain {prop} (island (see also the translations of Great Britain and British Isles))  :: Britannien {n}
Britain {prop} (United Kingdom) SEE: United Kingdom  ::
britches {n} (breeches) SEE: breeches  ::
britches {n} (pants) SEE: pants  ::
Briticism {n} (word or expression used in Britain)  :: Anglizismus {m}
British {adj} (colloquial: of the UK)  :: britisch
British {adj} (of Britain)  :: britisch, großbritannisch
British {prop} (citizens or inhabitants of Britain)  :: Briten {p}, Brite {m}, Britin {f}
British {prop} (the British English language)  :: Britisches Englisch {n}
British {prop} (the citizens or inhabitants of the UK)  :: Briten {p}, Brite {m}, Britin {f}
British Columbia {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: Britisch-Kolumbien {n}
British Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
British English {prop} (English language as in Britain, especially in England)  :: Britisches Englisch
British Indian Ocean Territory {prop} (UK overseas territory)  :: Britisches Territorium im Indischen Ozean {n}
British Isles {prop} (a group of islands off the northwest coast of mainland Europe)  :: Britische Inseln {f-p}
British Shorthair {n} (breed of cat)  :: Britisch Kurzhaar {f}
British Virgin Islands {prop} (a British overseas territory in the Caribbean)  :: Britische Jungferninseln {f-p}
Briton {n} (a Celtic inhabitant of southern Britain at the time of the Roman conquest)  :: Britannier {m}
Briton {n} (inhabitant of Great Britain)  :: Brite {m}, Britin {f}
Brittany {prop} (region of North West France)  :: Bretagne {f}, Kleinbritannien {n}
brittle {adj} (able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure)  :: spröde, brüchig, bröckelig, mürbe, morsch
brittle {adj} (apt to break or crumble when bending)  :: spröde
brittle {adj} (emotionally fragile, easily offended)  :: reizbar, kühl
brittle {n} (confection of caramelized sugar and nuts)  :: Krokant {m}
Brno {prop} (city in Czech Republic)  :: Brünn {n}, Brno {n}
bro {n} (brother; a male sibling)  :: Bruder {m}
broach {n} (brooch) SEE: brooch  ::
broach {v} (begin discussion about)  :: ansprechen, aufbringen
broach {v} (make a hole in)  :: anzapfen
broad {adj} (having a specified width)  :: breit
broad {adj} (wide) SEE: wide  ::
broad {n} (colloquial term for a woman or girl)  :: Weib {n}, Braut {f}
broad {n} (whore) SEE: whore  ::
broadband {n} (high-capacity internet connection)  :: Breitband
broad bean {n}  :: Ackerbohne {f}, Saubohne {f}
broadcast {n} (a radio or TV transmission on air)  :: Sendung {f}, Übertragung {f}, Ausstrahlung {f}, Rundfunk {m}
broadcast {v} (to transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means)  :: senden, verbreiten
broaden {v} (to become broad)  :: sich weiten
broadly {adv} (in a wide manner)  :: allgemein
broad-shouldered {adj} (having broad shoulders)  :: breitschultrig
brocade {n} (fabric)  :: Brokat {m}, Brokatstoff {m}, Seidenbrokat {m}
brocard {n} (A legal principle usually expressed in Latin)  :: Rechtssprichwort {n}
broccoli {n} (plant Brassica oleracea var. italica)  :: Broccoli {m}
brochure {n} (booklet of printed informational matter)  :: Broschüre {f}
broke {adj} (lacking money; bankrupt)  :: pleite, abgebrannt
brokeback {adj} (derelict) SEE: derelict  ::
brokeback {adj} (hunchbacked) SEE: hunchbacked  ::
brokeback {adj} (Of or pertaining to homosexuality)  :: homoerotisch
broken {adj} (completely defeated and dispirited)  :: gebrochen, zerstört
broken {adj} (fragmented)  :: gebrochen
broken {adj} (not working properly)  :: gebrochen, kaputt, kaputt
broken {adj} (of a line: dashed)  :: gestrichelt
broken {adj} (poorly spoken)  :: gebrochen
broken {adj} (sports and gaming: very powerful)  :: unfair
broken-down {adj} (no longer in working order)  :: kaputt
broken heart {n} (broken heart)  :: gebrochenes Herz {n}
broker {n} (mediator between a buyer and seller)  :: Börsenmakler {m}, Börsenmaklerin {f}
bromhexine {n} (mucolytic agent)  :: Bromhexin {m}
bromide {n} (chemistry: binary compound of bromine and another element)  :: Bromid {n}
bromide {n} (platitude) SEE: platitude  ::
bromine {n} (nonmetallic chemical element)  :: Brom {n}
bromine chloride {n}  :: Bromchlorid {n}
bromoacetone {n} (CH3-CO-CH2Br)  :: Bromaceton {n}
bromoform {n} (CHBr3)  :: Bromoform {n}
bronchitis {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: Bronchitis {f}
bronchus {n} (Either or two branches of the trachea)  :: Bronchie {f}
bronze {adj} (having a bronze colour)  :: bronzen
bronze {adj} (made of bronze)  :: bronzen
bronze {n} (alloy)  :: Bronze {f}
bronze {n} (bronze medal) SEE: bronze medal  ::
bronze {n} (colour)  :: Bronze {f}
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
Bronze Age {prop} (archaeology)  :: Bronzezeit {f}
bronze medal {n} (medal made of, or having the colour of, bronze)  :: Bronzemedaille {f}
bronzewing pigeon {n} (Australian pigeon) SEE: bronzewing  ::
brooch {n} (jewellery with pin)  :: Brosche {f}
brood {n}  :: Brut {f}
brood {v} (to dwell upon moodily and at length)  :: brüten
brood {v} (to keep an egg warm)  :: brüten
brooding {adj} (deeply or seriously thoughtful)  :: grüblerisch
brood mare {n} (mare used for breeding)  :: Zuchtstute {f}, Gestütstute {f}
brood parasite {n} (animal that leaves its eggs in the nest of others)  :: Brutparasit
brook {n} (a small stream)  :: Bach {m}
brook alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
brook lamprey {n} (a small European lamprey)  :: Bachneunauge {n}
brooklet {n} (a little brook)  :: Bächlein {n}
brook trout {n} (Salvelinus fontanalis)  :: Bachsaibling {m}
broom {n} (domestic utensil)  :: Besen {m}
broom {n} (Fabaceae shrub)  :: Ginster {m}
broom {n} (sweeper in curling)  :: Besen {m}
broomrape {n} (plant of the genus Orobanche)  :: Sommerwurz {f}
broomstick {n} (the handle of a broom)  :: Besenstiel {m}
bros before hoes {proverb} (man should prioritize his male friends over his girlfriend or wife)  :: Bruder geht vor Luder
broth {n} (soup made from broth)  :: Brühe {f}, Suppe {f}
broth {n} (water in which food (meat or vegetable etc) has been boiled)  :: Brühe {f}
brothel {n} (house of prostitution)  :: Bordell {n}, Puff {m}, Freudenhaus {n}
brother {n} (male fellow member of a religious community)  :: Bruder {m}
brother {n} (male having parents in common)  :: Bruder {m}
brother {n} (male sibling)  :: Bruder {m}
brotherhood {n} (an association of any purpose, a fraternity)  :: Bruderschaft {f}
brotherhood {n} (state of being brothers or a brother)  :: Bruderschaft {f}
brother-in-arms {n} (fellow combatant or soldier)  :: Waffenbruder {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's brother)  :: Schwager {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's sister's husband)  :: Schwippschwager {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's sister's husband)  :: Schwager {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's brother)  :: Schwager {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's sister's husband)  :: Schwippschwager {m}
brotherliness {n} (the characteristic of being brotherly)  :: Brüderlichkeit {f}
brotherly {adj} (of or charasteristic of brothers)  :: brüderlich, geschwisterlich
brothers {n} (male siblings)  :: Brüder {m-p}
brouhaha {n} (fuss, uproar)  :: Aufruhr {m}
brow {n} (eyebrow) SEE: eyebrow  ::
brow {n} (forehead)  :: Stirn {f}
browbeat {v} (to bully in an intimidating way)  :: einschüchtern
brown {adj} (having brown colour)  :: braun
brown {n} (colour)  :: Braun {n}
brown {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
Brown {prop} (surname meaning "brown")  :: Braun
brown bear {n} (Ursus arctos)  :: Braunbär {m}
brown coal {n} (lignite) SEE: lignite  ::
brown dwarf {n} (starlike object)  :: Brauner Zwerg {m}
brown hare {n} (brown hare) SEE: European hare  ::
Brownian motion {n} (random motion of particles suspended in a fluid)  :: brownsche Bewegung {f}
brownie {n} (small rich cake)  :: Brownie {m}
brownish {adj} (of a colour which resembles brown; somewhat brown)  :: bräunlich
brownnose {v} (fawn) SEE: fawn  ::
brown noser {n} (one who brownnoses)  :: Kriecher {m}, Speichellecker {m}, Schleimer {m}
brown rat {n} (Rattus norvegicus)  :: Wanderratte {f}
Brownshirt {n} (a uniformed member of the Nazi SA)  :: Braunhemd {n}
brown sugar {n} (partially refined sugar)  :: brauner Zucker {m}
brown trout {n} (species of freshwater trout)  :: Europäische Forelle
browse {v} (move about while eating parts of plants)  :: grasen, äsen
browse {v} (navigate through hyperlinked documents)  :: browsen, durchsuchen, stöbern
browse {v} (scan, casually look through)  :: blättern, durchstöbern, surfen
browser {n} (web browser) SEE: web browser  ::
brr {interj} (expression to show shivering)  :: brr
Bruges {prop} (city in Belgium)  :: Brügge {n}
bruise {n} (medical: mark on the skin)  :: Bluterguss {m}, blauer Fleck {m}
bruiser {n} (a heavily built man, prone to physical violence)  :: Schlägertyp {m}
bruiser {n} (an athlete who likely will cause physical punishment)  :: Kraftmeier {m}
brunch {n} (a meal)  :: Brunch {m}
Brunei {prop} (A country in Southeast Asia)  :: Brunei Darussalam
Bruneian {adj} (pertaining to Brunei)  :: bruneiisch
Bruneian {n} (person from Brunei)  :: Bruneier {m}, Bruneierin {f}
brunette {adj} (Of a woman having brown or black hair)  :: brünett
brunette {n} (A girl or woman with brown or black hair)  :: Brünette {f}
brunion {n} (nectarine) SEE: nectarine  ::
Bruno {prop} (male given name)  :: Bruno {m}
Bruno {prop} (surname)  :: Bruno {m} {f}
Brunswick {prop} (Braunschweig, Germany)  :: Braunschweig {n}
brush {n} (electrical contact)  :: Bürste {f}
brush {n} (furry tail)  :: Lunte, Standarte
brush {n} (implement)  :: Bürste {f}; (paint-) Pinsel {m}
brush {n} (wild vegetation)  :: Busch {n}, Gebüsch {n}, Gestrüpp {n}
brush {v} (to apply)  :: pinseln; auftragen
brush {v} (to clean (with a brush))  :: putzen, bürsten
brush {v} (to remove)  :: wischen
brush {v} (to touch)  :: streifen
brush {v} (to untangle/arrange)  :: bürsten
brush off {v} (to disregard)  :: abbügeln
brushtail {n} (brushtail possum) SEE: brushtail possum  ::
brush-tailed penguin {n} (penguin of the Pygoscelis genus)  :: Langschwanzpinguin {m}
brusque {adj} (rudely abrupt, unfriendly)  :: brüskierend, brüsk
Brussels {prop} (capital of Belgium)  :: Brüssel {n}
Brussels Capital Region {prop} (region of Belgium)  :: Die Region Brüssel-Hauptstadt {f}
Brussels sprout {n} (vegetable)  :: Rosenkohl {m}
brutal {adj} (in heavy metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs)  :: brutal
brutal {adj} (savagely violent)  :: brutal
brutalise {v} (to make brutal)  :: brutalisieren
brutality {n} (a state of being brutal)  :: Brutalität {f}
brutalize {v} (brutalise) SEE: brutalise  ::
brutally {adv} (in a brutal manner)  :: brutal
brute {adj} (crude, unpolished)  :: grob, roh, rau
brute {adj} (of animals: without reason or intelligence)  :: animalisch, tierisch
brute {adj} (of humans: senseless, unreasoning)  :: dumm, blöd, brachial
brute {n} (animal destitute of human reason)  :: Vieh {n}
brute {n} (brutal person)  :: Tier {n}, Rüpel {m}, Unmensch {m}, Barbar {m}
brutish {adj} (Bestial; lacking human sensibility)  :: bestial, bestialisch
brutish {adj} (Of, or in the manner of a brute)  :: brutal
Brutus {prop} (Roman cognomen)  :: Brutus
Bryansk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Brjansk {n}
bryophyte {n} (member of the Bryophyta; moss, liverwort, or hornwort)  :: Moos {n}
bubble {n} (anything resembling a hollow sphere)  :: Blase {f}
bubble {n} (Greek) SEE: Greek  ::
bubble {n} (period of intense speculation in a market)  :: Blase {m}
bubble {n} (small spherical cavity in a solid)  :: Blase {f}
bubble {n} (someone who has been fooled) SEE: dupe  ::
bubble {n} (spherically contained volume of air or other gas)  :: Blase {f}
bubble {v} (to cheat, delude) SEE: cheat  ::
bubble {v} (to cry, weep) SEE: weep  ::
bubble {v} (to rise up in bubbles)  :: blubbern
bubble bath {n} (bath in which an additive is poured into the water to create bubbles)  :: Sprudelbad {n}
bubble level {n} (tool) SEE: spirit level  ::
bubble memory {n}  :: Magnetblasenspeicher {m}
bubble tea {n} (sweet tea drink)  :: Perlentee {m}
bubonic plague {n} (disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis)  :: Beulenpest {f}
buccaneering {n} (piracy)  :: Piraterie
Bucharest {prop} (The capital of Romania)  :: Bukarest {n}
buck {n} (adventurous or high-spirited young man)  :: Bock {m}
buck {n} (fop or dandy)  :: Bock {m}
buck {n} (male deer, goat, etc.)  :: Bock {m}, Rammler {m}, Rüde {m}
buck {n} (uncastrated sheep, a ram)  :: Bock {m}, Hammel {m}
buck {v} (to resist obstinately; oppose or object strongly)  :: sich widersetzen
bucket {n} (amount held in this container)  :: ein Eimer voll {m}
bucket {n} (container)  :: Eimer {m}
bucket {n} (part of piece of machinery)  :: Schaufel {f}
Buckingham Palace {prop} (the official London residence of the British monarch)  :: Buckingham Palace {m}
buckle {n} (belt clasp)  :: Schnalle {f}
buckler {n} (shield)  :: Tartsche {f}
buckle up {v} (to fasten one's seat belt or safety belt)  :: [sich] anschnallen
buckskin {n} (the skin of a male deer, a buck)  :: Hirschleder {n}
buckthorn {n} (plant of the genus Rhamnus)  :: Kreuzdorn {m}
buckthorn {n} (Rhamnus cathartica)  :: Purgier-Kreuzdorn {m}
buckwheat {n} (Fagopyrum esculentum plant)  :: Buchweizen {m}
buckwheat {n} (fruit of this plant as cereal)  :: Buchweizen {m}
bud {n} (newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded)  :: Knospe {f}
bud {n} (slang: buddy)  :: Kumpel {m}
bud {n} (small rounded body in the process of splitting from an organism, which may grow into a genetically identical new organism)  :: Spross {m}
bud {v} (to form buds)  :: knospen
Budapest {prop} (the capital city of Hungary)  :: Budapest {n}
Budapestian {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Budapest)  :: Budapester
Budapestian {n} (someone from Budapest)  :: Budapester {m}, Budapesterin {f}
Buddha {n} (Buddha)  :: Buddha {m}
Buddhism {n} (religion and philosophy)  :: Buddhismus {m}
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism)  :: buddhistisch
Buddhist {n} (practitioner of Buddhism)  :: Buddhist {m}, Buddhistin {f}, [collective] Buddhistentum {n}
Buddhistic {adj} (of, relating to Buddhism)  :: buddhistisch
buddy {n} (friend or casual acquaintance)  :: Kumpel {m}
buddy {n} (informal address to a stranger)  :: Kumpel {m}
buddy {n} (partner for a particular activity)  :: Kollege {m}
budgerigar {n} (species of parakeet)  :: Wellensittich {m}
budget {n} (amount of money or resources)  :: Budget {n}, Etat {n}, Haushalt {m}
budget {n} (itemized summary of intended expenditure)  :: Budget {n}, Etat {n}, Haushalt {m}
budyonovka {n} (a Red Army hat (during the Russian Civil War))  :: Budjonowka {f}
Buenos Aires {prop} (capital of Argentina)  :: Buenos Aires {n}
buff {v} (To polish and make shiny)  :: polieren
buffalo {n} (North American bison)  :: Bison {m}, Büffel {n}
buffalo {n} (Old World mammals)  :: Büffel {m}, Wisent {n}
Buffalo {prop} (a city in New York State)  :: Buffalo
buffer {n} (portion of memory in computing)  :: Puffer {m}
buffer solution {n} (buffer solution)  :: Pufferlösung
buffet {n} (counter or sideboard)  :: Anrichte {f}
buffet {n} (food)  :: Buffet {n}
bufflehead {n} (a duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala albeola)  :: Büffelkopfente
buffoon {n} (one who acts in a silly or ridiculous fashion)  :: Hanswurst {m}
bug {n} (a colloquial name for insect)  :: Wanze {f}, Krabbeltier {n}, Ungeziefer {n} (pest)
bug {n} (an electronic listening device)  :: Wanze {f}
bug {n} (an enthusiasm for something)  :: Fieber {n}
bug {n} (an insect of the order Hemiptera)  :: Wanze {f}, Schnabelkerf {m} [zoology]
bug {n} (a small image placed in a corner of a television program)  :: Logo {n}
bug {n} (contagious illness, bacteria, virus)  :: Bazillus {m}, Mikrobe {f}
bug {n} (problem that needs fixing (especially in computing))  :: Fehler {m}, Fehlfunktion {f}, Bug {m}
bug {v} (to annoy)  :: nerven
bug {v} (to install an electronic listening device in)  :: verwanzen
bugger {n} (heretic) SEE: heretic  ::
bugger {n} (whippersnapper) SEE: whippersnapper  ::
bugger factor {n} (Murphy's law) SEE: Murphy's law  ::
bugger off {interj} (go away) SEE: get lost  ::
buggy {n} (pushchair) SEE: pushchair  ::
bughouse chess {n} (variant of chess)  :: Tandemschach
bugle {n} (music: simple brass instrument)  :: Bügelhorn {n}
bugler {n} (someone who plays the bugle)  :: Hornist {m}
build {n} (physique)  :: Bau {m}, Körperbau {m}
build {v} ((transitive) to form by combining materials or parts)  :: bauen
build castles in the air {v} (to have an idea unlikely to be realized)  :: Luftschlösser bauen {n-p}, auf Sand bauen
builder {n} (a bodybuilder) SEE: bodybuilder  ::
builder {n} (a person who builds or constructs things)  :: Baumeister {m}, Erbauer {m}
builder pattern {n}  :: Erbauer {m}
building {n} (act or process of building)  :: Bau {m}, Bauen {n}
building {n} (closed structure with walls and a roof)  :: Gebäude {n}, Bau {m}
building block {n} (block made of wood or plastic that is used as a children's toy)  :: Bauklotz {m}, Spielbaustein {m}
building block {n} (component that is part of a larger construction)  :: Baustein {m}
building blocks {n} (toy)  :: Baukasten {m}
building society {n} (financial institution)  :: Bausparkasse {f}
building worker {n} (construction worker) SEE: construction worker  ::
buildup {n} (accumulation)  :: Ansammlung {f}, Aufbau {m}, Propaganda {f}, Reklame {f}, Zusammenstellung {f}
built-in {adj} (included)  :: eingebaut
Bukhara {prop} (one of the major cities of Uzbekistan, capital of the Bukhara region)  :: Buchara {n}
bukkake {n} (pornographic genre)  :: Bukkake {n}
Bukovina {prop} (Bukovina or Bucovina)  :: Bukowina {f}, [obsolete] Buchenland {n}
bulb {n} (bulb-shaped root)  :: Zwiebel {f}
bulb {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
Bulgaria {prop} (country)  :: Bulgarien {n}
Bulgarian {adj} (relating to Bulgaria, its people or the Bulgarian language)  :: bulgarisch
Bulgarian {n} (native of Bulgaria)  :: Bulgare {m}, Bulgarin {f}
Bulgarian {prop} (language)  :: Bulgarisch {n}
bulge {n} (Something sticking out)  :: Ausbuchtung {f}, Beule {f}, Delle {f}, Wölbung {f}
bulge {v} (to stick out from)  :: hervorstechen, hervortreten
bulimia {n} (eating disorder)  :: Bulimie {f}
bulk {n} (major part of something)  :: Großteil {m}
bulk carrier {n} (watercraft)  :: Massengutfrachter {m}
bulky {adj} (large in size, mass, or volume)  :: massig, wuchtig
bulky {adj} (unwieldy)  :: sperrig
bull {adj} (large and strong)  :: Bullen-, bullen-
bull {adj} (male)  :: -bulle
bull {n} (adult male animal)  :: Bulle {m}, Stier {m}, Bummal [Bavarian]
bull {n} (document)  :: Bulle {f}
bull {n} (finance: investor who buys in anticipation of a rise in prices)  :: Bulle {m}
bull {n} (large, strong man)  :: Bulle {m}
bull {n} (seal)  :: Bulle {f}
bull {n} (slang: policeman)  :: Bulle {m}, Bullette {f} [rare]
bull {n} (uncastrated adult male bovine)  :: Bulle {m}, Stier {m}, Bummal [Bavarian]
bull {v} (lie) SEE: lie  ::
bullcrap {n} (bullshit) SEE: bullshit  ::
bulldog {n} (breed of dog)  :: Bulldogge {f}
bulldog {n} (British bulldog) SEE: British bulldog  ::
bulldozer {n} (tractor)  :: Planierraupe {f}
bullet {n} (projectile)  :: Kugel {f}
bullet {n} (typography: printed symbol in the form of a solid circle)  :: Aufzählungszeichen {n}
bulletin {n} (A short news report)  :: Mitteilungsblatt {n}, Bulletin {n}
bulletin {n} (A short printed publication)  :: Bulletin {n}
bulletin {n} (A short report)  :: Bulletin {n}
bulletin board {n} (a board)  :: schwarzes Brett {n}
bulletin board system {n} (computer system to exchange messages and data)  :: Bulletin Board System {n}
bulletproof {adj} (capable of withstanding a bullet)  :: kugelsicher, schusssicher
bulletproof {adj} (reliable, infallible)  :: wasserdicht
bulletproof vest {n} (bulletproof vest)  :: beschusshemmende Weste {f}, durchschusshemmende Weste {f}
bullet train {n} (a Japanese high-speed train)  :: Shinkansen {m}, Hochgeschwindigkeitszug {m}
bull fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bullfight {n} (public spectacle)  :: Stierkampf {m}, Corrida {f}
bullfighter {n} (a toreador or matador)  :: Stierkämpfer {m}, Torero {m}, Matador {m}
bullfighting {n} (a sport popular in Spain and Mexico)  :: Stierkampf
bullfinch {n} (bird)  :: Gimpel {m}, Dompfaff {m}
bullfrog {n} (bullfrog)  :: Ochsenfrosch {m}
bullhead {n} (Europe, Asia: the European bullhead) SEE: European bullhead  ::
bullhead {n} (rail transport: bullhead rail) SEE: bullhead rail  ::
bullhook {n} (ankus) SEE: ankus  ::
bullhorn {n} (portable device which electronically amplifies a person’s natural voice)  :: Megafon {n}, Megaphon {n}
bullion {n} (bulk quantity of precious metal)  :: Barren {m}
bull market {n} (state of stock market)  :: Bullenmarkt {m}
Bullmastiff {n} (Bullmastiff)  :: Bullmastiff {m}
bull ring {n} (bullring) SEE: bullring  ::
bullroarer {n} (musical instrument)  :: Schwirrholz {n}, Schwirrgerät {n}
bullseye {interj} (By extension, a response when someone makes an accurate statement)  :: Volltreffer {m}
bullseye {n} (shot which hits the centre of a target)  :: Volltreffer {m}
bullseye {n} (The centre of a target)  :: Mitte {f}
bull shark {n} (Carcharhinus leucas)  :: Bullenhai {m}
bullshit {n} (deceitful statements, etc)  :: Quatsch {m}
bullshot {n} (cocktail)  :: Bullshot {m}, Bull Shot {m}
bull thistle {n} (spear thistle) SEE: spear thistle  ::
bully {n} (bully beef) SEE: bully beef  ::
bully {n} (person who is cruel to others)  :: Rabauke {m}, Bully {m}, Tyrann {m}, Schikaneur {m}
bully {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
bully {v} (act aggressively towards)  :: tyrannisieren, drangsalieren, kujonieren
bully {v} (to intimidate)  :: einschüchtern, schikanieren, kujonieren
bullying {n} (act of intimidating a weaker person)  :: Schikanieren {n}, Schikane {f}
bullying {n} (persistent acts intended to make life unpleasant)  :: Mobbing {n}, Mobben {n}
bulrush {n} (Any of several wetland plants)  :: Simse {f}
bulwark {n} (a breakwater)  :: Mole {f}, Wellenbrecher {m}
bulwark {n} (a defensive wall or rampart)  :: Bollwerk {n}
bum {n} (hobo)  :: Penner {m}, Wohnsitzlose
bum {v} (to beg for something)  :: schnorren
bum around {v} (loiter)  :: rumgammeln
bumblebee {n} (genus of bee)  :: Hummel {f}
bumfodder {n} (toilet paper) SEE: toilet paper  ::
bumfuck {n} (assfuck) SEE: assfuck  ::
bumfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
bumfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
bump {n} (a light blow or jolting collision)  :: Schlag {m}, Stoß {m}
bump {n} (a protuberance on a level surface)  :: Bodenwelle {f}, Delle {f}, Unebenheit {f}
bump {n} (a swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury)  :: Beule {f}
bump {n} (the sound of such a collision)  :: Bums {m}, [colloquial] Plumps {m}
bumper {n} (impact absorber on a vehicle)  :: Stoßstange {f}
bumpkin {n} (yokel)  :: Hinterwäldler {m}, Bauerntölpel {m}
bumpy {adj} (covered with bumps)  :: holprig, uneben
bumpy {adj} (jumpy; causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements)  :: holprig
bun {n} (A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced)  :: Brötchen {n}, Hefestück {n}
bun {n} (A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head)  :: Knoten {m}, Haarknoten {m}
bun {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
bunch {n} (a group of a number of similar things)  :: [keys, fruit etc.] Bund {m}, [flowers] Strauß {m}
bunch {v} (to gather into a bunch)  :: bündeln, anordnen
bundle {n} (biology: cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres)  :: Bündel {n}
bundle {n} (colloquial: large amount, especially of money)  :: Bündel {n}
bundle {n} (group of objects held together by wrapping or tying)  :: Bündel {n}
bundle {n} (package wrapped or tied up for carrying)  :: Bündel {n}
bundt cake {n} (ring-shaped cake)  :: Napfkuchen {n}, Gugelhupf {m}, Rodonkuchen {n}
bung {n} (bribe) SEE: bribe  ::
bung {n} (stopper)  :: Stöpsel {m}, Korken {m}
bungalow {n} (A one-story house in India surrounded by a verandah)  :: Bungalow {m}
bungalow {n} (A small house usually having a single story)  :: Bungalow {m}, eingeschossiges Haus {n}
bungee {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bungee cord {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bungee cord {n} (elastic strap with hooks) SEE: bungee  ::
bungee jumping {n} (jumping from a great height with a cord)  :: Bungeespringen {n}, Bungeejumping {n}, Bungee-Jumping {n}
bungee line {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bungler {n} (one who makes mistakes)  :: Pfuscher {m}, Pfuscherin {f}
bunion {n} (bump on the big toe)  :: Ballenzehe {f}, Schiefzehe {f}
bunk {n} ((nautical) built-in bed on board ship)  :: Koje {f}
bunk {n} (one of a series of berth in tiers)  :: Koje {f}
bunk bed {n} (two or more beds fixed on top of one another)  :: Etagenbett {n}
bunkbed {n} (bunk bed) SEE: bunk bed  ::
bunker {n} (hardened shelter)  :: Bunker {m}
bunker {n} (sand-filled hollow)  :: Bunker {m}
bunny {n} (young rabbit)  :: Kaninchen {n}, Hase {m}, Häschen {n} [diminutive], Häslein {n} [diminutive], Hoppelhäslein {n} [diminutive], Karnickel {n} [colloquial], Schlappohr {n} [humorous]
bunny girl {n} (club hostess in provocative costume suggestive of a rabbit)  :: Häschen {n}, Bunny {n}
bunny hug {n} (sweatshirt with hood) SEE: hoodie  ::
Bunsen burner {n} (a small laboratory gas burner)  :: Bunsenbrenner {m}
buoy {n} (nautical: a moored float)  :: Boje {f}
buoyance {n} (buoyancy) SEE: buoyancy  ::
buoyancy {n} (physics: upward force on an immersed body)  :: Auftrieb {m}
buoyancy {n} (resilience or cheerfulness)  :: Belastbarkeit {f}, Fröhlichkeit {f}
buoyant {adj} (able to float)  :: schwimmend, schwimmfähig
buoyant {adj} (lighthearted and lively)  :: beschwingt, heiter
buoy up {v} (To uplift)  :: flott halten; Auftrieb geben; aufrechterhalten; beleben
bur {n} (prickly husk) SEE: burr  ::
burbot {n} (a freshwater fish: Lota lota)  :: Quappe {f}
burd {n} (maiden)  :: Maid {f} [poetic]
burden {n} (cause of worry)  :: Sorge {f}, Bürde {f}, Kummer {m}, Last {f}
burden {n} (heavy load)  :: Belastung {f}, Last {f}, Bürde {f}
burden {n} (responsibility, onus)  :: Belastung {f}, Last {f}, Bürde {f}, Verantwortung {f}
burden {v} (encumber)  :: belasten, beladen, beschweren, aufbürden
burden of proof {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding)  :: Beweislast {f}
Burdigalian {n}  :: Burdigalium
burdock {n} (any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium)  :: Klette {f}
bureau {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: Kommode {f}
bureau {n} (desk)  :: Sekretär {m}, Schreibtisch {m}, Büro {n}
bureau {n} (office)  :: Büro {n}
bureaucracy {n} (structure and regulations in place to control activity)  :: Bürokratie {f}
bureaucrat {n} (An official in a bureaucracy)  :: Bürokrat {m}
bureaucratese {n} (style of language typically used by bureaucrats)  :: Verwaltungssprache {f} [generic bureaucratese], Behördensprache {f} [generic bureaucratese], Beamtendeutsch {n} [German bureaucratese], Amtsdeutsch {n} [German bureaucratese], Papierdeutsch {n} [German bureaucratese]
bureaucratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy)  :: bürokratisch
bureau de change {n} (a place where foreign currency can be exchanged)  :: Wechselstelle {f}, Wechselstube {f}
burette {n} (glass tube with fine gradations and a stopcock used for titration, etc.)  :: Bürette {f}
Burgenland {prop} (the easternmost federal state of Austria)  :: Burgenland
burger {n} (informal: hamburger)  :: Hamburger {m}, Burger {m}
burgess {n} (inhabitant of a borough with full rights)  :: [historical] Bürger {m}, [historical]Bürgerin {f}
burggrave {n} (one appointed to the command of a burg)  :: Burggraf {m}
burggrave {n} (one who holds a hereditary title)  :: Burggraf {m}
Burgher {n} (member of Sri Lankan ethnic group)  :: Burgher {m}
burglar {n} (thief who steals from premises)  :: Einbrecher {m}, Einbrecherin {f}, Dieb {m}, Diebin, Räuber {m}, Räuberin {f}
burglary {n} (the crime of breaking into)  :: Einbruch {m}, Einbruchdiebstahl {m}
burgomaster {n} (the mayor of a town in certain countries)  :: Bürgermeister {m}
burgrave {n} (governor)  :: Burggraf {m}
Burgundian {adj} (pertaining to Burgundy, its people or its language)  :: burgundisch
Burgundian {prop} (the old Burgundian language)  :: Burgundisch {n}
Burgundian {prop} (а member of the Burgundians, an East Germanic tribe)  :: Burgunder {m}, Burgunderin {f}
burgundy {adj} (color)  :: bordeaux, weinrot, bordeauxfarben
burgundy {n} (color)  :: Bordeauxrot {n}, Weinrot {n}
Burgundy {n} (wine)  :: Burgunder {m}
Burgundy {prop} (region)  :: Burgund {n}
burial {n} (interment)  :: Begräbnis {n}
burial ground {n} (cemetery) SEE: cemetery  ::
buried {adj} (Concealed, hidden)  :: vergraben
buried {adj} (Placed in a grave at a burial)  :: beerdigt
burka {n} (female garment that covers the whole body)  :: Burka {f}
burkinabe {adj} (from Burkina Faso)  :: burkinisch, burkinabè
burkinabe {n} (person from Burkina Faso)  :: Burkiner {m}, Burkinerin {f}, Burkinabé {m} {f}
Burkina Faso {prop} (country)  :: Burkina Faso {n}
burlap {n} (strong cloth)  :: Sackleinen {n}
burlesque {adj} (burlesque)  :: burlesk
burlesque {n} (burlesque)  :: Burleske
burly {adj} (well-built)  :: kräftig
Burma {prop} (Myanmar) SEE: Myanmar  ::
Burma {prop} (Southeast Asian country (former name))  :: Birma
Burmese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Burma)  :: myanmarisch, birmanisch, burmesisch
Burmese {n} (a person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent)  :: Myanmare {m}, Birmane {m}, Myanmarin {f}, Birmanin {f}
Burmese {prop} (language)  :: Birmanisch {n}, Burmesisch {n}
burn {n} (act of burning something)  :: Verbrennung {f}
burn {n} (physical injury)  :: Brandwunde {f}, Verbrennung {f}
burn {n} (stream)  :: Bach {m}
burn {v} (be consumed by fire)  :: brennen
burn {v} (cause to be consumed by fire)  :: verbrennen
burn {v} (injure (a person or animal) with heat or caustic chemicals)  :: verbrennen
burn {v} (sunburn) SEE: sunburn  ::
burn {v} (write data)  :: brennen
burn down {v} (To cause (a structure) to burn to nothing)  :: abbrennen, niederbrennen
burner {n} (computing:device that allows data or music to be stored on a CD)  :: Brenner {m}, CD-Brenner {m}
burner {n} (element on a kitchen stove)  :: Brenner {m}
burning {adj} (so hot as to seem to burn (something))  :: brennend
burning {n} (fire)  :: Verbrennung {f}
burnisher {n} (implement)  :: Bohnermaschine {f}
burn one's bridges {v} (burn one's bridges)  :: alle Brücken (hinter sich) abbrechen
burn the midnight oil {v} (work through the night)  :: bis spät in die Nacht arbeiten, die Nacht zum Tage machen
buro {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: Kommode {f}
buro {n} (desk)  :: Sekretär {m}, Schreibtisch {m}, Büro {n}
buro {n} (office)  :: Büro {n}
burocracy {n} (structure and regulations in place to control activity)  :: Bürokratie {f}
burocratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy)  :: bürokratisch
burp {n} (a softer belch)  :: Rülpser {m}, Bäuerchen {n}
burp {v} (to emit a burp)  :: rülpsen
burqa {n} (burka) SEE: burka  ::
burr {n} (material left on an edge after cutting)  :: Grat {m}
burr {n} (seed pod with sharp features)  :: Klette {f}
burrito {n} (Mexican dish)  :: Burrito {n}
burrow {n} (A tunnel or hole)  :: Bau {m}
burrow {v} (to dig a hole)  :: graben
burrowing parrot {n} (a South-American conure)  :: Felsensittich
bursa {n} (A sac where muscle slides across bone)  :: Schleimbeutel {m}
bursitis {n} (inflammation of a bursa)  :: Schleimbeutelentzündung {f}, Bursitis {f}
burst {n} (instance or act of bursting)  :: Bersten {n}, Zerbrechen {n}, Platzen {n}
burst {v} (to break from internal pressure)  :: platzen, zerplatzen, bersten
bursty {adj} (occurring in abrupt bursts)  :: stoßartig
Burundi {prop} (A country in Eastern Africa)  :: Burundi
Burundian {adj} (pertaining to Burundi)  :: burundisch
Burundian {n} (person from Burundi)  :: Burundier {m}, Burundierin {f}
bury {v} (hide or conceal as if by covering with earth)  :: vergraben
bury {v} (inter a corpse in a grave or tomb)  :: beerdigen, begraben
bury {v} (place in the ground)  :: vergraben, eingraben
bury {v} (to put an end to; to abandon)  :: begraben
Buryatia {prop} (Buryatia, Russia)  :: Burjatien {n}
bury one's head in the sand {v} (to deliberately ignore the reality of a situation)  :: den Kopf in den Sand stecken
bury the hatchet {v} (to stop fighting or arguing)  :: das Kriegsbeil begraben
bus {n} (vehicle)  :: Bus {m}
Busan {prop} (Busan, South Korea)  :: Busan {n}
busbar {n} (electrical conductor)  :: Sammelschiene
bus bulb {n} ((bus) an arrangement by which a sidewalk is extended outwards for a bus stop)  :: Buskap {n}
busby {n} (fur hat, usually with a plume)  :: Kalpak
bus driver {n} (driver of a bus)  :: Busfahrer, Busfahrerin {f}
bush {n} (category of woody plant)  :: Strauch {m}, Busch {m}
bush {n} (Remote undeveloped and uncultivated rural area)  :: Busch
bush antelope {n} (bushbuck) SEE: bushbuck  ::
bushbaby {n} (primate)  :: Galago {m}
bush dog {n} (a wild canine animal)  :: Waldhund {m}
bushel {n} (dry measure)  :: Scheffel {m}
bushel {n} (vessel of capacity of a bushel)  :: Scheffel {m}
bushing {n} (adapter for joining pipes)  :: Reduzierung {f}
bushing {n} (electrical engineering: lining to insulate and protect)  :: Muffe {f}, Tülle {f}, Isolator {m}
bushing {n} (mechanical engineering: elastic bearing)  :: Gummilager {n}
bushing {n} (mechanical engineering: threaded bushing)  :: Gewindeeinsatz {m}
bushing {n} (mechanical engineering: type of bearing to reduce friction)  :: Lagerschale {f}, Buchse {f}, Lagerbuchse {f}
business {n} (commercial enterprise or establishment)  :: Geschäft {n}, Unternehmen {n}
business {n} (commercial, industrial or professional activity)  :: Geschäft {n}
business {n} (slang: excrement)  :: Geschäft {n}
business {n} (something involving one personally)  :: Angelegenheit {f}
business analyst {n} (person who analyzes the operations)  :: Business Analyst {m}
business as usual {n} (The normal course of an activity, in circumstances that are out of the ordinary)  :: Tagesgeschäft
business before pleasure {proverb} (discharging one's obligations should come before one's own gratification)  :: erst die Arbeit, dann das Vergnügen
business card {n} (a small card with a person’s name and professional information)  :: Visitenkarte {f}
businesslike {adj} (earnest, practical and undistracted)  :: sachbezogen
businesslike {adj} (methodical and efficient in a way advantageous to business)  :: geschäftsmäßig
businessman {n} (a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution)  :: Geschäftsmann {m}, Unternehmer {m}
businessperson {n} (a person in business)  :: Unternehmer {m}, Unternehmerin {f}, Geschäftsmann {m}, Geschäftsfrau {f}
business plan {n} (a summary of how a business owner, manager, or entrepreneur intends to organize an entrepreneurial endeavor)  :: Geschäftsplan {m}
business trip {n} (business trip)  :: Geschäftsreise {f}, Dienstreise {f}
businesswoman {n} (woman of business)  :: Geschäftsfrau {f}, Unternehmerin {f}
busker {n} (street performer)  :: strassenkuenstler {m}
bus lane {n} (lane on a road)  :: Busspur {f}
busload {n} (amount that can fit on a bus)  :: Busladung {f}
bus mastering {n}  :: Busmastering {n}
bus station {n} (major bus stop, one that serves as a transfer point between a large number of routes)  :: Busbahnhof {m}
bus stop {n} (a stop for public transport buses)  :: Bushaltestelle {f}
bust {n} (sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)  :: Büste {f}
bust {v} ((slang) to arrest for a crime)  :: einlochen
bustard {n} (any of several birds of the family Otididae)  :: Trappe {f}
buster {n} (guy, friend)  :: Freundchen {n}, Kerlchen {n}, Junge {m}, Alter {m}, Kerl {m}
buster {n} (person or thing that breaks or overwhelms)  :: Brecher, Aufbrecher {m}, Knacker {m}, Zersprenger {m}
busting {adj} (urgently needing to urinate) SEE: bursting  ::
bust one's ass {v} (to work very hard)  :: sich den Arsch aufreißen
bust one's butt {v} (to work exceptionally hard)  :: sich den Arsch aufreißen
busty {adj} (having large breasts)  :: vollbusig
busy {adj} (doing a great deal)  :: beschäftigt
busy {adj} (engaged)  :: besetzt, beschäftigt
busybody {n} (someone who interferes with others)  :: Wichtigtuer {m}, Wichtigtuerin {f}
but {conj} (although)  :: aber, aber trotzdem
but {conj} (except)  :: außer, aber nicht, als (only after negative sentences)
but {conj} (rather)  :: sondern
but {conj} (solely, only, merely)  :: nur
butane {n} (the organic compound)  :: Butan {n}
butanol {n} (alcohol of butane)  :: Butanol {n}
butcher {n} (a brutal or indiscriminate killer)  :: Schlächter {m}
butcher {n} (a person who prepares and sells meat)  :: Metzger {m}, Fleischer {m}, Schlachter {m}
butcher {v} (to kill brutally)  :: niedermetzeln
butcher {v} (To slaughter animals and prepare meat for market)  :: schlachten
butcher's {n} (butcher's shop)  :: Metzgerei {f}, Fleischerei {f}
butchery {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
butene {n} (any of several forms of butylene)  :: Buten {n}
butler {n} (chief male servant)  :: Butler {m}
butt {n} (butt hinge) SEE: butt hinge  ::
butt {n} (butt joint) SEE: butt joint  ::
butt {n} (buttocks)  :: Arsch {m}, Gesäß {n}, Po {m}
butt {n} (larger or thicker end of anything; e.g., the blunt end of a rifle)  :: Kolben {m}
butt {n} (remnant of a smoked cigarette or cigar)  :: Stummel {m}, Zigarettenstummel {m}, Kippe {f}, Zigarettenkippe {f}
butt {n} (slang: body; self)  :: Po {m}
butt chin {n} (cleft chin) SEE: cleft chin  ::
buttcrack {n} (anal cleft) SEE: anal cleft  ::
butte {n} (hill)  :: Härtling {m}
butter {n} (soft foodstuff made from milk)  :: Butter {f}
butter {v} (to spread butter on, see also: spread, see also: butter)  :: mit Butter bestreichen
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil  ::
buttercup {n} (herb of the genus Ranunculus)  :: Hahnenfuß {m}, Butterblume
butterfingers {n} (clumsy person who drops things)  :: Tollpatsch {m}, Tölpel {m}
butterfish {n} (Maccullochella macquariensis) SEE: trout cod  ::
butterfly {n} (insect)  :: Schmetterling {m}, [poetic] Falter {m}, Tagfalter {m}, [Swiss German] Summervogl
butterfly {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: butterfly stroke  ::
butterfly effect {n} (technical notion of sensitive dependence on initial conditions in chaos theory)  :: Schmetterlingseffekt {m}
butterfly fish {n} (any fish of the family Chaetodontidae)  :: Korallenfisch
butterfly fish {n} (Pantodon buchholzi)  :: Schmetterlingsfisch
butterflyfish {n} (tropical marine fish)  :: Falterfisch {m}
butterfly knife {n} (folding pocket knife)  :: Butterflymesser {n}
butterfly net {n} (net used to collect butterflies)  :: Schmetterlingsnetz {n}
butterfly stroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: Schmetterling {m}, Delfin {m}
butterhead {n} (variety of soft lettuce)  :: Buttersalat {m}
butter knife {n} (dull-edged knife for spreading butter)  :: Buttermesser {n}
buttermilk {n} (traditional buttermilk)  :: Buttermilch {f}
butternut {n} (butternut squash) SEE: butternut squash  ::
butter up {v} (to flatter)  :: Honig um den Bart schmieren, schmeicheln
butterwort {n} (plant of the genus Pinguicula)  :: Fettkraut {n}
buttfuck {n} (assfuck) SEE: assfuck  ::
buttfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
buttfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
buttfucker {n} (buttfucker)  :: Arschficker {m}
buttkisser {n} (someone who kisses ass) SEE: asslicker  ::
buttlicker {n} (a contemptible person) SEE: asslicker  ::
buttock {n} (each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body)  :: Hinterbacke {f}, [colloquial] Pobacke {f}, Backe {f}
button {n} (a mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger)  :: Taste {f}
button {n} (botany: a bud)  :: Knospe {f}
button {n} (knob or small disc serving as a fastener)  :: Knopf {m}
buttonbush {n} (common buttonbush) SEE: common buttonbush  ::
buttonhole {n} (hole for a button)  :: Knopfloch {n}
button man {n} (professional assassin) SEE: contract killer  ::
button mushroom {n} (Agaricus bisporus)  :: Champignon
buttonwood {n} (American sycamore) SEE: American sycamore  ::
buttonwood {n} (California sycamore) SEE: California sycamore  ::
buttonwood {n} (mangrove) SEE: mangrove  ::
butt plug {n} (A sex toy for the anus and rectum)  :: Analstöpsel, Butt-Plug, Buttplug, Analplug
buttress {n} (anything that serves to support something)  :: Stütze {m}
buttress {n} (brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it)  :: Stützpfeiler {m}, Strebepfeiler {m}
buttress {v} (support something or someone by supplying evidence)  :: unterstützen
buttress {v} (support something physically with, or as if with, a buttress)  :: stützen, verstärken
butyl {n} (either of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9)  :: Butyl {n}
butylene {n} (isomeric aliphatic alkene)  :: Butylen {n}
butyric acid {n} (normal butyric acid)  :: Buttersäure
buxom {adj} (having a full, voluptuous figure)  :: drall
buy {n} (purchase) SEE: purchase  ::
buy {v} (to accept as true)  :: abkaufen
buy {v} (to obtain something with money)  :: kaufen
buyable {adj} (that can be bought)  :: käuflich
buyer {n} (person who makes purchases)  :: Käufer {m}, Einkäufer {m}
buzz {n} (audible friction of voice consonants)  :: Stimmengewirr {n}
buzz {n} (feeling of energy or excitement)  :: Begeisterung {f}, Aufregung {f}
buzz {n} (humming noise)  :: Summen {n}, Brummen {n}
buzz {n} (information spread behind the scenes)  :: Gerücht {n}
buzz {n} (telephone call)  :: Anruf {m}
buzz {v} (to make a low, humming or sibilant sound)  :: summen, brummen, surren
buzzard {n} (American black vulture) SEE: black vulture  ::
buzzard {n} (Genus Buteo)  :: Bussard {m}
buzzard {n} (slang or derogatory term for a person)  :: alter Gauner {m}, alte Gaunerin {f}
buzzard {n} (turkey vulture) SEE: turkey vulture  ::
buzzer {n} (device)  :: Summer {m}, Buzzer {m}
buzzword {n} (word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon)  :: Schlagwort {n}, Buzzword {n}, Modewort {n}
by {adv} (along a path)  :: längs
by {prep} (indicates a means)  :: mit, mittels, durch, indem
by {prep} (indicates a rule followed)  :: nach
by {prep} (indicates creator of a work)  :: von
by {prep} (indicating amount of progression)  :: um
by {prep} (indication of passive voice)  :: von
by {prep} (near, or next to)  :: bei
by {prep} (some time before the given time)  :: bis
by {prep} (steady progression)  :: um
by {prep} (with the authority of)  :: bei
by accident {adv} (accidentally) SEE: accidentally  ::
by all means {prep} (emphatically yes, definitely)  :: unbedingt
by and by {adv} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
by and large {adv} (mostly, generally; with few exceptions)  :: im Großen und Ganzen
Byblos {prop} (port city in Lebanon)  :: Byblos
by default {prep} (in absence of any opposing action)  :: standardmäßig, vorgabemäßig
Bydgoszcz {prop} (a city in Poland)  :: Bromberg {n}, Bydgoszcz {n}
by dint of {prep} (because of) SEE: because of  ::
by dint of {prep} (by means of) SEE: by means of  ::
bye {interj} (short for goodbye)  :: tschüss
by ear {adv} (using principally sound)  :: nach Gehör
bye-bye {n} (bedtime for a toddler)  :: Heia
bye-bye {n} (goodbye)  :: tschüss
Byelorussian SSR {prop} (Bolshevik Belarus)  :: Weißrussische SSR
by far {prep} (to a large extent)  :: mit Abstand, bei weitem, bei Weitem, weitaus
by foot {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
by God {interj} (surprise)  :: mein Gott
bygone {adj} (in the far past)  :: vergangen
by hand {prep} (manually) SEE: manually  ::
by heart {prep} (knowing completely)  :: auswendig
by hook or by crook {prep} (by any means possible)  :: auf Biegen und Brechen
bylaw {n} (law or rule governing the internal affairs of an organization)  :: Satzung {f}
bylaw {n} (local custom or law)  :: Gemeindesatzung {f}
bylaw {n} (rule made by a local authority)  :: Gemeindeverordnung {f}
bylina {n} (traditional East Slavic oral epic narrative poem)  :: Bylina {f}
by means of {prep} (By using)  :: mittels, vermittels
by mistake {prep} (mistakenly) SEE: mistakenly  ::
by no means {prep} (certainly not)  :: keineswegs, auf keinen Fall
by oneself {prep} (without company)  :: alleine
by oneself {prep} (without help)  :: selbst, selbstständig
bypass {n} (a circumvention)  :: Umgehung
bypass {n} (an alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ)  :: Bypass {m}
bypass {n} (a road that passes around something)  :: Umgehungsstraße {f}
byproduct {n} (secondary or additional product)  :: Nebenprodukt {n}
by-product {n} (secondary product)  :: Nebenprodukt {n}
by-product {n} (side effect)  :: Nebenprodukt {n}
byre {n} (a barn, especially one used for keeping cattle)  :: Kuhstall {m}
bystander {n} (a person who, although present at some event, does not take part in it; an observer or spectator)  :: Zuschauer {m}, Schaulustiger {m}
byte {n} (unit)  :: Byte {n}
by the Grace of God {prep} (By divine right)  :: von Gottes Gnaden
by the skin of one's teeth {prep} (barely, closely)  :: mit Ach und Krach, mit Mühe und Not
by the time {phrase} (when) SEE: when  ::
by the way {prep} (incidentally)  :: apropos, nebenbei, übrigens
by turns {adv} ( is in turn a synonym? in this case: one after the other) SEE: is in turn a synonym? in this case: in turn  ::
by virtue of {prep} (because of)  :: aufgrund, wegen, vermöge
by walking {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
byword {n} (a proverb)  :: Sprichwort {n}
Byzantine {adj} (of a devious usually stealthy manner)  :: byzantinisch
Byzantine {adj} (of or pertaining to Byzantium)  :: byzantinisch
Byzantine {adj} (overly complex or intricate)  :: byzantinisch
Byzantine Empire {prop} (an ancient Greek-speaking empire of Eastern Europe)  :: Byzantinisches Reich {n}
Byzantium {prop} (ancient Greek city)  :: Byzantion {n}
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire  ::
Bézier curve {n} (kind of parametric curve)  :: Bézierkurve {f}