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C++ {prop} (C++) :: C++ {n}
ca {adv} (abbreviation of circa) SEE: ca. ::
ca. {adv} (abbreviation of circa) :: ca.
cab {n} (compartment) :: Führerhaus {n}, Fahrerhaus {n}, Führerkabine {f}, Fahrerkabine {f}
cab {n} (taxi) SEE: taxi ::
cabal {n} (secret organization) :: Geheimbund {m}
cabana {n} (a cabin or hut, shelter on a beach) :: Hütte {f}, Unterstand {m}
cabaret {n} (live entertainment held in a restaurant or nightclub) :: Kabarett {n}, [Austria, also] Kabaret {n}
cabbage {n} (plant) :: Kohl {m}
cabbage {n} (leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable) :: Kohl {m}
cabbie {n} (taxi driver) :: Taxifahrer {m}, Taxifahrerin {f}
cabdriver {n} (one who drives a taxi) :: Taxifahrer {m}, Droschkenfahrer {m} [rare, formal]
cabdriver {n} (one who drives a carriage) :: Droschkenkutscher {m}
cabin {n} (a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier) :: Hütte {f}, Blockhütte {f}
cabin {n} (a private room on a ship) :: Kabine {f}, Kajüte {f}
cabin {n} (the interior of a boat) :: Kajüte {f}
cabin boy {n} (a boy serving on a ship) :: Schiffsjunge {m}
cabinet {n} (storage closet) :: Schrank {n}
cabinet {n} (group of advisors) :: Kabinett {n}
cabinet {n} (group of ministers) :: Kabinett {n}
cabinetmaker {n} (skilled woodworker) :: Tischler {m}, Schreiner {m}, Möbeltischler {m}
cabin fever {n} (psychological condition) :: Lagerkoller {m}
cable {n} (large wire, rope) :: Seil, Tau
cable {n} (assembly of wires for electricity) :: Kabel, Leitung
cable {n} (heavy rope or chain as used for mooring) :: Tau, Kette
cable {n} (communications system with coaxial or fiber optic) :: Kabel, Leitung
cable {n} (telegram) :: Telegramm
cable {n} :: Kabel {n}
cable {v} (send a telegram by cable(s)) :: kabeln
cable car {n} (hanging carriage) :: Pendelbahn {f}
cable-stayed bridge {n} (bridge supported by cables attached directly to pillars) :: Schrägseilbrücke {f}
cable television {n} (television received through coaxial cables) :: Kabelfernsehen {n}
cable tie {n} (a type of fastener) :: Kabelbinder {m}
cableway {n} (system of cables) :: Seilbahn {f}
cabling {n} (a collection of cables) :: Verkabelung {f}
cabochon {n} (convex-cut, polished stone) :: Cabochon {m}
caboose {n} (nautical: small galley) :: Kombüse {f}
caboose {n} (babytalk: buttocks) :: Deutsch: Hintern {m}
Cabo Verde {prop} (Cape Verde) SEE: Cape Verde ::
cabriolet {n} (an automobile with a retractable top) :: Cabrio {n}, Cabriolet {n}, Kabriolett {n}
cabriolet {n} (a light carriage with a folding top, pulled by a single horse) :: Kalesche {f}
cabstand {n} (place where taxis wait for passengers) :: Taxistand {m}
cacao {n} (cacao tree) :: Kakaobaum {m}
cacao {n} (cocoa bean) :: Kakao {m}
cachalot {n} (sperm whale) SEE: sperm whale ::
cache {n} (computing: fast temporary storage for data) :: Cache {m}
cachet {n} (archaic: a seal) :: Gütesiegel {m}
cachet {n} (a special characteristic or quality; prestige) :: Prestige {n}
cachexia {n} (systemic wasting of muscle tissue that accompanies a chronic disease) :: Kachexie {f}
caciocavallo {n} (Italian cheese type) :: Caciocavallo {m}, Kaschkawal
cacolet {n} :: Tragsessel {m}
cacomixl {n} (Bassariscus astutus) :: nordamerikanische Katzenfrett
cacophonous {adj} (containing or consisting of unpleasant sounds) :: kakophon, kakophonisch
cacophony {n} (mix of discordant sounds; dissonance) :: Kakophonie {f}, Kakofonie {f}, Katzenmusik {f}
cactus {n} (member of the Cactaceae) :: Kaktus {m}
cadastre {n} ((cartography) a public survey of land) :: Kataster {n}
cadastre {n} (register) :: Katasteramt {n}
cadaver {n} (a dead body) :: Kadaver {m}
cadaver dog {n} (detection dog) :: Leichenspürhund {m}, Leichensuchhund {m}, Leichenhund {m}
caddie {n} (a small box usually used for tea) :: Behälter {m}, Teebüchse {f}
caddie {n} (golf: a golfer's assistant and adviser) :: Golfjunge {m}, Golfmädchen {n}
caddis fly {n} (insect of the order Trichoptera) :: Köcherfliege {f}
cadence {n} (music: chord progression) :: Rhythmus {m}, Kadenz {f}
cadence {n} (fall in inflection) :: Tonfall {m}
cadence {n} (dance move) :: Gleichschritt {m}
cadence {n} (fencing: series of actions’ rhythm and sequence) :: Rhythmus {m}
cadence {n} (№ of steps per minute) :: Kadenz {f}
cadence {n} (cycling:№ of revolutions per minute) :: Rhythmus {m}
cadence {n} (sung chant) :: Kadenz {f}
cadenza {n} (decorative solo piece of music) :: Kadenz {f}
cadet {n} (a student at a military school who is training to be an officer) :: Kadett {m}, Offiziersanwärter {m}
cadet {n} (younger son) :: jüngerer Bruder {m}, jüngerer Sohn {m}
cadmium {n} (chemical element) :: Kadmium {n}, Cadmium {n}
cadre {n} (core of managing group) :: Kader {m}
caecum {n} (blind pouch connected to the large intestine) :: Blinddarm {m}
Caelum {prop} (constellation) :: Grabstichel {m}
Caesar {prop} (ancient Roman family name) :: Cäsar, Caesar, Zäsar {m}, Kaiser {m}
Caesarea {prop} (any of the places called Caesarea) :: Caesarea
Caesarean section {n} (incision in the womb) :: Kaiserschnitt {m}
caesaropapism {n} (the doctrine that the state has authority over the church in ecclesiastical matters) :: Cäsaropapismus {m}
caesium {n} (a metallic chemical element) :: Cäsium {n}, Zäsium {n}
caesura {n} (a pause or interruption) :: Zäsur {f}
caesura {n} (using two words to divide a metrical foot) :: Zäsur {f}
café {n} (coffee shop) :: Café {n}, Kaffeehaus {n}
café au lait {n} (coffee with milk) :: Milchkaffee {m}
cafe {n} (café) SEE: café ::
cafeteria {n} (restaurant) :: Cafeteria {f}, Kantine {f}
cafeteria {n} (dining area) :: Kantine {f}, Mensa {f} [at university]
cafetière {n} (cylindrical glass jug used to make coffee) :: Kaffeepresse {f}, Pressstempelkanne {f}
caffeinated {adj} (containing caffeine) :: koffeinhaltig
caffeine {n} (alkaloid found naturally in tea and coffee plants) :: Koffein {n}, Coffein {n}
cage {n} (enclosure) :: Käfig {m}
cage bird {n} (cage bird) :: Käfigvogel {m}, [rare] Stubenvogel {m}
cagey {adj} :: ausweichend
caiman {n} (alligator relative) :: Kaiman {m}
Cain {prop} (son of Adam and Eve) :: Kain {m}
-caine {suffix} (a synthetic alkaloid used as an anesthetic) :: -cain
caipirinha {n} (a traditional Brazilian drink) :: Caipirinha {m}
cairn {n} (landmark) :: Steindaube {f}, Steinmännchen {n}, Steinpyramide {f}, Steinhügel {m}
cairn {n} (terrier) SEE: cairn terrier ::
cairn terrier {n} (breed of terrier) :: Cairn-Terrier {m}
Cairo {prop} (capital of Egypt) :: Kairo
caisson {n} (enclosure from which water can be expelled) :: Senkkasten {m}, Caisson {m}
caisson {n} (architecture: coffer) SEE: coffer ::
caisson disease {n} (decompression sickness) SEE: decompression sickness ::
Cajetan {prop} (male given name) :: Kajetan
cajole {v} (to encourage or persuade by effort) :: beschwatzen [colloquial], verführen
cake {n} (a sweet dessert) :: Kuchen {m}
cake {n} (a block of solid material) :: Stück {n}
cake {n} (a trivially easy task or responsibility) SEE: piece of cake ::
cakery {n} (cake shop) SEE: patisserie ::
cake shop {n} (cake shop) :: Konditorei {f}
cake tin {n} (the tin in which a cake is baked) :: Kuchenform {f}
Calabrese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Calabria) SEE: Calabrian ::
Calabria {prop} (region of Italy) :: Kalabrien {n}
Calabrian {adj} (from Calabria) :: kalabrisch
Calabrian {n} (inhabitant of Calabria) :: Kalabrier {m}, Kalabrierin {f}
Calabrian {prop} (language) :: Kalabrisch {n}
calamari {n} (as mollusk) SEE: squid ::
calamari {n} (as food) :: Tintenfisch {m}
calamity {n} (event resulting in great loss) :: Unheil {n}, Kalamität {f}
calamus {n} (quill) SEE: quill ::
calamus {n} (sweet flag) SEE: sweet flag ::
Calayan rail {n} (Gallirallus calayanensis) :: Calayan-Ralle {f}
calcimine {n} (form of whitewash) :: Kalkfarbe {f}
calcimine {v} (coat with this substance) :: weißeln [South German, Austrian, Swiss], kalken, mit Kalkfarbe streichen
calcite {n} (calcium carbonate mineral) :: Calcit {n}, Kalkspat {m}
calcitonin {n} (the hormone thyrocalcitonin) :: Calcitonin {n}
calcium {n} (chemical element of atomic number 20) :: Kalzium {n}, Calcium {n}
calcium arsenate {n} :: Calciumarsenat {n}
calcium carbide {n} (CaC2) :: Calciumcarbid {n}
calcium carbonate {n} (CaCO3) :: Calciumcarbonat {n}, Kalkstein {m}, Kalk {m}
calcium hydroxide {n} (chemical compound) :: Calciumhydroxid {n}, Löschkalk {m}, Kalkdydrat {n}, Weißkalkhydrat {n}, Weißkalk {m}, Sumpfkalk {m}
calcium oxide {n} (white powderous substance) :: Calciumoxid {n}, Branntkalk {m}, Ätzkalk {m}, gebrannter Kalk {m}, ungelöschter Kalk {m}
calculable {adj} (able to be calculated) :: berechenbar
calculate {v} ((transitive) to determine value) :: kalkulieren, berechnen, ausrechnen
calculate {v} ((intransitive) determine values or solutions) :: rechnen
calculate {v} ((intransitive) plan) :: kalkulieren, sich etwas ausrechnen
calculation {n} (act or process of calculating) :: Berechnung {f}
calculator {n} (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations) :: Rechner {m}, Taschenrechner {m}
calculator {n} (person who calculates (in the sense of scheming)) :: Rechner {m}
calculus {n} (formal mathematical system) :: Kalkül {m}
calculus {n} (differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject) :: Kalkül {m}
calculus {n} (stony concretion in an organ) :: Konkrement {n}
calculus {n} (deposits on teeth) :: Zahnstein {m}
calculus of variations {n} (a form of calculus) :: Variationsrechnung {f}
Calcutta {prop} (former name of Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal) :: Kalkutta {n}
Calcutta {prop} (current name of the city) SEE: Kolkata ::
caldera {n} (geology: a large crater formed by a volcanic explosion) :: Caldera {f}
caldography {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing ::
Caldonazzo {prop} :: Gallnötsch
Caleb {prop} (biblical character) :: Kaleb
calendar {n} (system by which time is divided) :: Kalender {m}
calendar {n} (means to determine the date) :: Kalender {m}
calender {n} (machine) :: Kalander {m}
calender {v} (to press between rollers) :: kalandern
calendric {adj} (of, pertaining to, or used by a calendar system) :: kalendarisch
calendrical {adj} (of, pertaining to, or used by a calendar system) :: kalendarisch
calendula {n} (plant of Calendula) :: Calendula {f}
calf {n} (young cow or bull) :: [♂♀] Kalb {n}, [♂] Bullenkalb {n}, [♀] Kuhkalb {n}
calf {n} (young elephant, seal or whale (also used of some other animals)) :: Kalb {n}
calf {n} (anatomy: back of the leg below the knee) :: Wade {f}
calf {n} (muscle in the back of the leg below the knee) :: Wadenmuskel {m}
calf bone {n} (smaller lower-leg bone) :: Wadenbein {n}, Fibula {f}
Calgary {prop} (city) :: Calgary
Cali {prop} (California) SEE: California ::
calibrate {v} (to check or adjust by comparison with a standard) :: kalibrieren
calibration {n} (act of calibrating) :: Kalibrierung {f}
calibre {n} (Diameter of the bore of a firearm) :: Kaliber {n}, Durchmesser {m}, Bohrung {f}
calibre {n} (Diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet, projectile or column) :: Kaliber {n}
calibre {n} (Unit of measure of the length of the bore of a weapon) :: Kaliber {n}
calibre {n} (Figuratively: Capacity or compass of mind) :: Kaliber {n}, Format {n}
calibre {n} (Obsolete: Degree of importance or station in society) :: Kaliber {n}, Wert {m}, Format {n}
California {prop} (state of the United States of America) :: Kalifornien {n}
California Condor {n} (California Condor) :: kalifornischer Kondor {m}
Californian {adj} (of or relating to California) :: kalifornisch
Californian {n} (an inhabitant of California) :: Kalifornier {m}, Kalifornierin {f}
California quail {n} (quail) :: Schopfwachtel {f}
californium {n} (chemical element) :: Californium {n}
caliginous {adj} (dark, obscure) SEE: dark ::
calimocho {n} (cocktail) :: Calimocho
caliper {n} (calipers) SEE: calipers ::
caliper {n} (part of a disc brake) :: Bremsbacke {f}
calipers {n} (device used to measure thickness between two surfaces) :: Stangenzirkel {n}, Messschieber {m}
caliph {n} (political leader of the Muslim world) :: Kalif {m}, Kalifin {f} [cf. Päpstin]
caliphate {n} (Islamic government) :: Kalifat {n}
call {n} (telephone conversation) :: Anruf {m}
call {n} (social visit) :: Besuch {m}
call {n} (cry or shout) :: Ruf {m}
call {n} (characteristic cry of a bird or other animal) :: Ruf {m}, Laut {m}
call {n} (beckoning or summoning) :: Ruf {m}, Lockruf {m}
call {n} ((finance): contract to buy stock) :: Option {f}
call {n} ((medicine): overnight duty in the hospital) :: Notdienst {m}, Bereitschaftsdienst {m}
call {v} (to request, summon, or beckon) :: rufen, anrufen, herbeirufen
call {v} (to cry or shout) :: rufen
call {v} (to contact by telephone) :: anrufen, [colloquial] antelefonieren, [colloquial] durchrufen, [colloquial regional] anbimmeln, [colloquial regional] anklingeln, [Germany regional (esp. southern Germany), Austria regional (esp. western Austria: Vorarlberg), otherwise dialectal or dated; Switzerland; South Tyrol dialectal; South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)] anläuten, [Switzerland] telefonieren, [Namibia] anbellen, [South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)] aufringen
call {v} (to pay a social visit) :: besuchen
call {v} (to name or refer to) :: nennen, heißen
calla {n} (Calla palustris) :: Drachenwurz {f}
call an ambulance {phrase} (request to call an ambulance) :: rufen Sie einen Krankenwagen
call a spade a spade {v} (to speak the truth) :: das Kind beim Namen nennen (to call the child by name), damit das Kind einen Namen hat (so that the child has a name), auf gut Deutsch (in good German), auf gut Deutsch gesagt (to say in good German)
call back {v} (request someone's return) :: zurückrufen
call back {v} (telephone someone again) :: zurückrufen
call back {v} (return to a shop or residence previously visited) :: wiederkommen
callback {n} (return of a situation) :: Rückruf {m}
callback {n} (return telephone or radio call) :: Rückruf {m}
callback {n} (product recall) :: Rückrufaktion {m}, Rückruf {m}
callback {n} (function pointer passed to another function) :: Rückruffunktion {m}
call box {n} (telephone for emergency phone calls) :: Notrufsäule {f}
call-by-reference {n} :: Referenzparameter {m}
call-by-value {n} :: Wertparameter {m}
call center {n} (business location for calls) :: Callcenter {n}
caller {n} (the person who makes a telephone call) :: Anrufer {m}
calligrapher {n} (one who practices calligraphy) :: Schreibkünstler {m}, Schreibkünstlerin {f}, Kalligraf {m}, Kalligraph {m}, Kalligrafin {f}, Kalligraphin {f}
calligraphy {n} (art of writing with decorative strokes) :: Kalligraphie {f}, Schönschreibkunst {f}
calling card {n} (printed card identifying the bearer) SEE: business card ::
calling name {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname ::
calling name {n} (name by which a person is identified in conversation) :: Rufname
call into question {v} (to cause to be questioned) :: in Frage stellen
calliope {n} (musical organ) :: Dampforgel {f}
callipygian {adj} (having beautiful buttocks) :: kallipygisch
callipygous {adj} (callipygian) SEE: callipygian ::
Callisto {prop} (in Greek mythology) :: Kallisto {f} (Callisto {f})
Callisto {prop} (satellite of Jupiter) :: Callisto {f}
call it a day {v} (to retire) :: in Pension gehen
call it a day {v} (to cease activity for the day) :: Schluss für heute, Feierabend machen
call it even {v} (declare debts resolved) :: quitt sein
call off {v} (to cancel) :: absagen
calloo {n} (long-tailed duck) SEE: long-tailed duck ::
callous {adj} (emotionally hardened) :: gefühllos, verhärtet, abgestumpft
callous {adj} (having calluses) :: schwielig
callousness {n} (quality of being callous; emotional hardheartedness or indifference) :: Gefühllosigkeit {f}, Unempfindlichkeit {f}, Abgebrühtheit {f}, Herzlosigkeit {f}
callousness {n} (quality of having calluses) :: Schwieligkeit {f}
Callovian {prop} :: Callovium
callow {adj} (bald) SEE: bald ::
callow {adj} (Unfledged) :: ungefiedert
callow {adj} (Immature, lacking in life experience) :: unerfahren, unreif, grün
call sign {n} (broadcasting) :: Rufzeichen
callsign {n} (call sign) SEE: call sign ::
call the police {phrase} (call the police) :: rufen Sie die Polizei
call time {v} (to announce the closing of a pub) :: die Sperrstunde ankündigen
call time {v} (to end something) :: für beended erklären, beenden
call to prayer {n} (A public proclamation made five times a day in Muslim societies) :: Gebetsruf {m}
callus {n} (hardened part of the skin) :: Schwiele {f}, [skin] Hornhaut {f}, [botany] Kallus {m}
calm {adj} (free of noise and disturbance) :: ruhig
calm {adj} (without wind or storm) :: windstill
calm {n} (the state with absence of noise and disturbance) :: Ruhe {f}
calm {n} (period without wind) :: Windstille {f}
calm {v} (to make calm) :: beruhigen, ruhig stellen
calm before the storm {n} (peace before a disturbance or crisis) :: Ruhe vor dem Sturm {f}
calm down {v} (To become less excited) :: sich beruhigen
calm down {v} (To cause to become less excited) :: beruhigen
calmly {adv} (in a calm manner) :: ruhig
calmness {n} (the state of being calm; tranquillity; silence) :: Ruhe {f}, Gelassenheit {f}, Gemütsruhe {f}
calorie {n} (amount of heat to raise 1 gram of water by 1°C) :: Kalorie {f}
calorie-conscious {adj} :: kalorienbewusst
calorimeter {n} (apparatus for measuring amount of heat) :: Kalorimeter {n}
calorimetric {adj} (relating to calorimetry) :: kalorimetrisch
calorimetry {n} (the scientific discipline) :: Kalorimetrie {f}
calque {n} (word formed by word-for-word translation of a word in another language) :: Lehnübersetzung {f}
calque {v} (adopt a word by translation of its parts) :: lehnübersetzen
caltrop {n} (weaponry) :: Krähenfuß {m}, Fußangel {f}
calumniate {v} (to make hurtful untrue statements) :: verleumden
calumny {n} (falsification to discredit another) :: Rufmord {m}, Verleumdung {f}
calvados {n} (apple brandy from Normandy) :: Calvados {m}
calve {v} (to give birth to a calf) :: kalben
calve {v} (to shed a large piece) :: kalben
calve {v} :: kalben
Calvinism {n} (Christian religious tradition) :: Calvinismus {m}, Kalvinismus {m}
Calvinist {n} (follower) :: Calvinist {m}, Kalvinist {m}, Calvinistin {f}, Kalvinistin {f}
Calvinist {adj} (of or pertaining to Calvinism, a Calvinist or Calvinists) :: calvinistisch, kalvinistisch
Calvinistical {adj} (of or pertaining to Calvinism) :: calvinistisch, kalvinistisch
calvous {adj} (lacking most or all of one's hair) SEE: bald ::
calx {n} (calcium oxide) SEE: calcium oxide ::
calyx {n} (the sepals of a flower) :: Kelch {m}, Calyx {m}
calzone {n} (baked Italian turnover) :: Calzone {f}
cam {n} (camera) SEE: camera ::
cam {n} (mechanical part) :: Nocken {m}
camaraderie {n} (close friendship in a group of friends) :: Kameradschaft {f}
cambarysu {n} (drum) :: Cambarysu {m}
Cambodia {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Kambodscha {n}
Cambodian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cambodia, the Cambodian people, or the Khmer language) :: kambodschanisch
Cambodian {n} (a person from Cambodia or of Cambodian descent) :: Kambodschaner {m}, Kambodschanerin {f}
Cambodian {n} (the language of the Cambodian people) SEE: Khmer ::
Cambrian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Cambrian geologic period) :: kambrisch
Cambrian {prop} (the Cambrian geologic period) :: Kambrium {n}
Cambrian explosion {prop} (the rapid appearance, around 541 million years ago, of most major animal phyla) :: kambrische Explosion {f}, kambrische Artenexplosion, kambrische Radiation
Cambrian symbol {n} (literary: vegetable emblematic of Wales) SEE: leek ::
camcorder {n} (electronic device) :: Videokamera {f}, Camcorder {m}
camel {n} (beast of burden) :: Kamel {n}
CamelCase {n} (camel case) :: Binnenmajuskel {f}, Binnenversal {m}, Binnenversalie {f}
camellia {n} (plant) :: Kamelie {f}
camel meat {n} (camel eaten as meat) :: Kamelfleisch {n}
camelopard {n} (giraffe) SEE: giraffe ::
Camelopardalis {prop} (constellation) :: Giraffe {f}, Kamelopard {m}
camel spider {n} (arachnid belonging to the order Solifugae) :: Walzenspinne {f}
camembert {n} (creamy cheese from France) :: Camembert {m}
cameo {n} (relief work) :: Camée {f}, Kamee {f}
cameo {n} (brief appearance) :: Kurzauftritt {m}
camera {n} (still camera) :: Fotoapparat {m}, Kamera {f}
camera {n} (movie camera) :: Videokamera {f}, Kamera {f}
camera flash {n} (a device that produces a short flash of light) SEE: flash ::
cameraman {n} (somebody who operates a film or TV camera) :: Kameramann {m}, Kamerafrau {f}, Kameraoperateur {m}
camera obscura {n} (darkened chamber in which the image of an outside object is projected and focused onto a surface) :: Camera obscura {f}
camera-shy {adj} :: kamerascheu
Cameroon {prop} (country in Central Africa) :: Kamerun
Cameroonian {adj} (pertaining to Cameroon) :: kamerunisch
Cameroonian {n} (person from Cameroon) :: Kameruner {m}, Kamerunerin {f}
camgirl {n} (woman who publishes webcam photographs or videos) :: Camgirl {n}
camisole {n} (undergarment) :: Leibchen {n}, Mieder {n}
camomile {n} (plant) :: Kamille {f}
camomile {n} (tea) :: Kamillentee {m}
camomile tea {n} (beverage) :: Kamillentee {m}
Camorra {prop} (crime organization from Naples) :: Camorra {f}, Kamorra {f}
camouflage {n} (military) :: Tarnung {f}, Camouflage {f}
camouflage {n} :: Tarnung {f}
camouflage {v} (hide, disguise) :: tarnen
camp {n} (outdoor place) :: Lager {n}
camp {n} (group) :: Lager {m}
camp {v} (to live in a tent) :: zelten
camp {n} (summer camp) SEE: summer camp ::
campaign {n} (series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal) :: Kampagne {f}, Feldzug {m}, Heereszug {m}
campaign {v} (to take part in a campaign) :: sich einsetzen [for: für]
Campania {prop} (region of Italy) :: Kampanien {n}
camp bed {n} (a cot) :: Feldbett {n}
campfire {n} (fire at a campground) :: Lagerfeuer {n}
camphor {n} (white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone) :: Kampfer {m}, [scientific] Campher {m}
Campidanese Sardinian {prop} (the language) :: Campidanesisch
camping {n} (recreational activity) :: Camping {n}
campion {n} (Lychnis) :: Pechnelke {f}
campion {n} (Silene) :: Leimkraut {n}
campsite {n} (a place where a tent may be or is pitched) :: Campingplatz {m}, Camping {n}
campus {n} (grounds or property of a school, etc) :: Campus {m}, Universitätsgelände {n}, Unigelände {n} [colloquial], Hochschulgelände {n}
camshaft {n} (a shaft fitted with cams) :: Nockenwelle {f}
can {v} (to be able) :: können
can {v} (may) :: können, dürfen
can {n} (a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids) :: Dose {f}, Kanister {m}
can {n} (a container used to carry and dispense water for plants) :: Gießkanne {f}, Kanne {f}
can {n} (a tin-plate canister) :: Dose {f}, Konservendose {f}
can {n} (non-offensive slang for toilet, see also: toilet) :: WC {n}, Klo {n}
can {n} (buttocks) :: Arschbacken {f}, Pobacken {f-p}
can {v} (to preserve) :: einmachen
can {v} (to discard) :: abbrechen
can {v} (to shut up) :: die Klappe halten, den Mund halten
can {v} (to fire or dismiss an employee) :: kündigen, feuern, rausschmeißen
can {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
Cana {prop} (the site where Jesus miraculously turned water into wine) :: Kana
Canaan Dog {n} (Canaan Dog) :: Kanaanhund {m}
Canada {prop} (country in North America) :: Kanada {n}
Canada goose {n} (Branta canadensis) :: Kanadagans {f}
Canada lynx {n} (Lynx canadensis) :: kanadische Luchs {m}
Canada thistle {n} (corn thistle) SEE: corn thistle ::
Canadian {n} (person from Canada) :: Kanadier {m}, Kanadierin {f}
Canadian {prop} (Canadian English) :: Kanadisch {n}, [more precisely] kanadisches Englisch {n}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canada) :: kanadisch
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canadian (the language), Canadian English) :: kanadisch, kanadischenglisch, kanadisch-englisch
Canadian dollar {n} (official currency of Canada) :: kanadischer Dollar {m}
Canadian football {n} (sport) :: Canadian Football {m}
Canadian hemlock {n} (Tsuga canadensis) :: Kanadische Hemlocktanne {f}, Kanadische Schierlingstanne {f}
Canadianism {n} (word or phrase originated in Canada or with special meaning in Canada) :: Kanadismus {m}
Canadianization {n} (the process of making or becoming Canadian or more Canadian) :: Kanadisierung {f}
Canadianize {v} (to make Canadian) :: kanadisieren
canal {n} (artificial waterway) :: Kanal {m}
canalise {v} (to convert into a canal) :: kanalisieren
canalise {v} (to channel the flow) :: kanalisieren
Canal Zone {prop} (Panama Canal Zone) :: Kanalzone
canapé {n} (a bite size slice open-faced sandwich) :: Kanapee {n}, Schnittchen
canapé {n} (elegant sofa) :: Kanapee {n}
canard {n} (false or misleading report or story) :: Zeitungsente, Ente {f}
canard {n} (type of aircraft) :: Canard {m}, Entenflugzeug {n}, Entenflügler {m}
Canarian {adj} :: kanarisch
canary {n} (bird from the Canary Islands) :: Kanarienvogel {m}
canary {n} (colour) :: Kanariengelb {n}
canary {adj} (of a light yellow colour) :: kanariengelb
Canary Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa) :: Kanarische Inseln {f-p}, Kanaren {p}, Glückliche Inseln hinter dem Winde {p} [inf.]
canasta {n} (card game) :: Canasta {n}
Canberra {prop} (Capital of Australia) :: Canberra
cancan {n} (dance) :: Cancan {m}
cancel {v} (cross out) :: ausstreichen, durchstreichen
cancel {v} (invalidate, annul) :: annullieren, streichen, stornieren, absagen, canceln
cancel {v} (mark to prevent reuse) :: entwerten, abstempeln
cancel {v} (offset, equalize) :: aufheben, auslöschen
cancel {v} (remove a common factor) :: kürzen
cancellation {n} (act of cancelling) :: Aufhebung {f}, Kündigung {f}, Streichung {f}, Widerruf {m}, Absage {f}, Stornierung {f}
cancelled {adj} (No longer planned or scheduled) :: abgebrochen {n}
cancer {n} (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation) :: Krebs {m}
Cancer {prop} (constellation) :: Krebs {m}
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign) :: Krebs {m}
cancerous {adj} (relating to or affected with cancer) :: krebsig
cancerphobia {n} (inordinate dread of developing cancer) :: Kanzerophobie {f}
candela {n} (unit of luminous intensity) :: Candela {n}
candelabrum {n} (candle holder) :: Kandelaber {m}
candidacy {n} (state or act of being a candidate) :: Kandidatur {f}
candidate {n} (person running in an election) :: Kandidat {m}, Kandidatin {f}
candidateship {n} (candidacy) SEE: candidacy ::
candidature {n} (the condition of becoming a candidate) :: Kandidatur {f}
candidiasis {n} (fungal infection) :: Kandidose {f}
candidly {adv} (frankly) SEE: frankly ::
candied fruit {n} (candied fruit, fruits) :: kandierte Frucht {f}, [plurale tantum, esp, Austrian German] Kanditen {p}
candle {n} (a light source) :: Kerze {f}
candle holder {n} (candle holder) SEE: candlestick ::
candleholder {n} (device for holding one or more lit candles) :: Kerzenhalter {m}
candlelight {n} (the light of a candle) :: Kerzenlicht {n}, Kerzenschein {m}
candlemaker {n} (candler) SEE: candler ::
Candlemas {n} (Christian feast) :: Lichtmess {f}
candlepower {n} (former measurement of brightness of a light source) :: Normalkerze {f}
candler {n} (one who makes candles) :: Kerzenmacher {m}, Kerzenmacherin {f}
candle snuffer {n} (device made to extinguish a candle) :: Kerzenlöscher {m}
candlestick {n} (a holder with a socket or spike for a candle) :: Kerzenhalter {m}
candle wax {n} (any material used to make the body of candles) :: Kerzenwachs {n}
candlewick {n} SEE: candle ::
candor {n} (sincere and open in speech, honesty in expression) :: Aufrichtigkeit {f}, Freimut {m}, Redlichkeit {f}, Ehrlichkeit {f}, Offenheit {f}, Freimütigkeit {f}, Offenherzigkeit {f}
candor {n} (impartiality) :: Offenheit {f}, Unparteilichkeit {f}, Neutralität {f}
candrabindu {n} (candrabindu) :: Chandrabindu {m}
candy {n} (piece of candy) :: Bonbon {m} {n}, Konfekt {n}
candy {v} (to cook, or coat with sugar or syrup) :: kandieren
candy {n} (unit of mass) :: Candy {m}
candy {n} (confection) SEE: confectionery ::
candy bar {n} (type of candy) :: Schokoriegel {m}
candy cane {n} (candy in the shape of a cane) :: Zuckerstange {f}
candy floss {n} (sweet) :: Zuckerwatte {f}
candy store {n} (sweetshop) SEE: sweetshop ::
cane {n} (slender flexible stem of plants such as bamboo) :: Rohr {n}
cane {n} (plant itself) :: Rohr {n}
cane {n} (a short wooden or bamboo rod or stick used for corporal punishment) :: Rohrstock {m}
cane {n} (long collapsible rod used by vision impaired people) :: Blindenstock {m}, weisser Langstock {m}
cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick ::
cane {n} (sugar cane) SEE: sugar cane ::
cane brake {n} (a dense thicket of sugar-canes) :: Röhricht {n}
cane sugar {n} (sugar from the sugar cane plant) :: Rohrzucker {m}
Canes Venatici {prop} (constellation) :: die Jagdhunde {m-p}
cane toad {n} (Bufo marinus) :: Aga-Kröte {f}, Aga {f}
can I buy you a drink {phrase} (can I buy you a drink?) :: kann ich Ihnen etwas zu trinken holen? [formal], Darf ich Dir einen Drink ausgeben?
can I come in {phrase} (phrase) :: darf ich rein?, darf ich hereinkommen?
canid {n} (member of Canidae) :: Hund {m} (senso lato), Canide {m}
canine {n} (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth ::
canine tooth {n} (tooth) :: Augenzahn {m}, Eckzahn {m}
Canis Major {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky) :: Großer Hund {m}
Canis Minor {prop} (small winter constellation of the northern sky) :: Kleiner Hund {m}
canister {n} (short range antipersonnel projectile) SEE: grapeshot ::
canister shot {n} (grapeshot) SEE: grapeshot ::
can I use your phone {phrase} (can I use your phone?) :: kann ich Ihr Telefon benutzen?
canker {n} (avian disease caused by T. gallinae) :: gelber Knopf
canna {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot ::
cannabis {n} (plant) :: Cannabis {m}, Hanf {m}
cannabis {n} (marijuana) SEE: marijuana ::
Cannae {prop} (village) :: Cannae, Kannä
canned {adj} (preserved in cans) :: konserviert, Dosen-
cannery {n} (factory) :: Konservenfabrik {f}
cannibal {n} (an organism which eats others of its own species) :: Kannibale {m}, [female] Kannibalin {f}
cannibalism {n} (act of eating another of one's own species) :: Kannibalismus {m}
Cannizzaro reaction {n} (reaction) :: Cannizzaro-Reaktion {f}
cannoli {n} (tube of fried pastry filled with ricotta) :: Cannolo {n}
cannon {n} (artillery piece) :: Kanone {f}
cannonade {n} (firing artillery in a large amount for a length of time) :: Kanonade {f}
cannonball {n} (spherical projectile fired from a smoothbore cannon) :: Kanonenkugel {f}
cannoneer {n} (person who operates a piece of artillery, especially a cannon) :: Kanonier {m}
cannon fodder {n} (military forces considered to be expendable) :: Kanonenfutter {n}
cannot {v} (cannot, see also: can; not) :: nicht können
cannula {n} (medicine: tube inserted in the body) :: Kanüle {f}
canny {adj} (pleasant, nice) SEE: pleasant ::
canny {adj} (careful, prudent, cautious) :: vorsichtig
canny {adj} (knowing, shrewd, astute) :: schlau
canny {adj} (very, much) :: völlig, sehr, ganz
canny {adj} (frugal, thrifty) SEE: frugal ::
canoe {n} (small long and narrow boat) :: Kanu {n}, Kanadier {m}
canoe {v} (to ride or paddle a canoe) :: paddeln
canoeist {n} (person who travels by canoe) :: Kanufahrer {m}; Kanute {m} [sports]
canoer {n} (one who travels by canoe) SEE: canoeist ::
canola {n} (cultivar of rapeseed Brassica napus) :: Rübsen {m} [Brassica rapa], Raps {m} [Brassica napus]
canola oil {n} (vegetable oil) :: Rapsöl {n}
canon {n} (religious law) :: Kanon {m}
canon {n} (member of cathedral chapter) :: Chorherr {m}
canon {n} (piece of music) :: Kanon {m}
canon {n} (printing: 48-point type) :: Missal
canonization {n} (the final process or decree) :: Heiligsprechung {f}
canonize {v} (to define someone as a saint) :: heiligsprechen
can opener {n} (device used to open tin cans) :: Dosenöffner {m}
can-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener ::
canopy {n} (high cover) :: Baldachin {m}, Himmel {m}
canopy {n} (overhanging or projecting roof structure) :: Vordach {n}, Überdach {n}, Überhang {m}
canopy {n} (highest foliage and branches of a forest) :: Kronendach {n}, Baumkronendach {n}, Laubfläche {f}
canopy {n} (transparent cockpit cover) :: Kabinenhaube {f}
canopy {n} (parachute cloth) :: Fallschirmkappe {f}
cant {n} (jargon of a particular class or subgroup) :: Fachsprache {f}, Jargon {m}
cant {n} (secret language) :: Gaunersprache {f}, Rotwelsch {n}
cant {n} (hypocritical talk) :: Phrasendrescherrei {f}, Phrase {f}
cant {n} (heraldry: blazon that makes a pun, canting arms) :: Redendes Wappen
cant {v} (set something at an angle) :: kanten, kippen
cant {v} (to bevel an edge or corner) :: abschrägen
can't {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot ::
Cantabria {prop} (autonomous community) :: Kantabrien {n}
Cantabrian {adj} (pertaining to Cantabria) :: kantabrisch
Cantabrian {prop} (language) :: Kantabrisch
cantaloupe {n} (melon) :: Kantalupe
cantankerous {adj} (ill-tempered, cranky, surly, crabby) :: launisch, zänkisch, mürrisch, übellaunig
canteen {n} (small cafeteria or snack bar) :: Kantine {f}
canteen {n} (box with compartments) :: Besteckkasten {m}
canteen {n} (water bottle) :: Feldflasche {f}
canter {n} (gait) :: Kanter {m}, leichter Galopp {m}
can't help {v} (not be able to avoid something) :: nicht umhin können, nicht lassen können
canticle {n} (a chant, hymn or song, especially a nonmetrical one, with words from a biblical text) :: Canticum {m}, Cantica {f-p}, Kirchenlied {n}
Canticle of Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs ::
Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs ::
cantilever {n} (beam anchored at one end and projecting into space) :: Auskragung {f}, Kragträger {m}
canting arms {n} :: Redendes Wappen {n}
canto {n} (one of the chief divisions of a long poem) :: Gesang {m}, Canto {m}
canton {n} (state of Switzerland) :: Kanton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of an arrondissement) :: Kanton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Luxembourg) :: Kanton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Serbia) :: Kanton {m}
canton {n} (subdivision of Bosnia and Herzegovina) :: Kanton {m}
canton {n} (heraldry; one of the ordinaries) :: Freiviertel {n}
Cantonese {adj} (relating to Canton) :: kantonesisch
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese people) :: kantonesisch
Cantonese {adj} (relating to the Cantonese language) :: kantonesisch
Cantonese {n} (person from Canton) :: Kantonese {m}, Kantonesin {f}
Cantonese {n} (language) :: Kantonesisch {n}
cantonist {n} (conscript in the Russian Empire) :: Kantonist {m}
Cantopop {n} (Cantonese pop music) :: Cantopop {m}
cantor {n} (singer) :: Kantor {m}, Kantorin {f}, Vorsänger {m}, Vorsängerin {f}
Canute {prop} (Male given name) :: Knut {m}
canvas {n} (a type of coarse cloth) :: Leinen {n}
canvas {n} (a piece of canvas cloth on which one may paint) :: Leinwand {f}
canvass {v} (to campaign) SEE: campaign ::
canyon {n} (a valley cut in rock by a river) :: Schlucht {f}, Felsschlucht {f}, Klamm {f}
can you help me {phrase} (can you help me?) :: [familiar] kannst Du mir helfen?, [polite] können Sie mir helfen?
can you tell us {phrase} (prefix indicating a polite request) :: könnten Sie uns sagen
caoshu {n} (grass script) SEE: grass script ::
caoutchouc {n} (natural rubber) :: Kautschuk {m}
cap {n} (head covering) :: Mütze {f}
cap {n} (artificial upper limit) :: Obergrenze {f}
cap {n} (top part of a mushroom) :: Hut {m}
capable {adj} (able and efficient) :: fähig
capacitance {n} (property of an element of an electrical circuit) :: Kapazität {f}
capacitive {adj} (electrostatics: of capacitance) :: kapazitiv
capacitor {n} (electronic component) :: Kondensator {m}
capacity {n} (the ability to hold, receive or absorb) :: Kapazität {f}
capacity {n} (legal authority) :: Befugnis {f}
cape {n} (headland) :: Kap {n}
cape {n} (garment) :: Cape {n}
cape gooseberry {n} (plant) :: Kapstachelbeere {f}
cape gooseberry {n} (fruit) :: Physalis {f}
Cape Horn {prop} (southernmost headland of Tierra del Fuego) :: Kap Hoorn {n}
capelin {n} (small fish) :: Lodde {f}, Kapelan {m}
Cape lion {n} (Panthera leo melanochaita) :: Kaplöwe {m}
Capella {prop} (the brightest star in the constellation Auriga) :: Capella
Capellen {prop} (canton) :: Kapellen
Cape of Good Hope {prop} (a cape in southwestern South Africa) :: Kap der Guten Hoffnung {n}
caper {n} (crime) SEE: crime ::
caper {n} (capercaillie) SEE: capercaillie ::
caper {n} (pickled bud of Capparis spinosa) :: Kaper {f}
caper {n} (plant) :: Kapernstrauch {m}
caper {n} (Dutch vessel) SEE: privateer ::
capercaillie {n} (Tetrao urogallus) :: Auerhuhn {n}
Capernaum {prop} (The biblical town) :: Kafarnaum, Kapernaum
Cape teal {n} (Anas capensis) :: Kapente {f}
Cape Town {prop} (legislative capital of South Africa) :: Kapstadt
Cape Verde {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: Kap Verde
Cape Verdean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cape Verde, its people or their language) :: kapverdisch
Cape Verdean {n} (a person from Cape Verde or of Cape Verdean descent) :: Kap-Verdier {m}, Kap-Verdierin {f}
Capeverdean Crioulo {prop} (creole language spoken in Cape Verde) :: kapverdisches Kreol
capias {n} (arrest warrant) SEE: arrest warrant ::
capillary {n} (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins) :: Kapillare {f}
capisce {interj} (“understood?”) :: verstanden?, kapiert?
capital {n} (money and wealth) :: Kapital {n}
capital {n} (uppermost part of a column) :: Kapitell {n}
capital {adj} (of prime importance) :: Haupt-
capital {adj} (excellent) :: großartig
capital {adj} (involving punishment by death) :: Kapital-
capital {adj} (uppercase) :: Groß-
capital {n} (capital letter) SEE: capital letter ::
capital {n} (capital city) SEE: capital city ::
capital city {n} (city designated as seat of government) :: Hauptstadt {f}
capital gains tax {n} (tax on profit made from selling capital) :: Wertzuwachssteuer {f}
capitalisation {n} (state of being capitalised) :: Großschreibung
capitalisation {n} (finance) :: Kapitalausstattung
capitalism {n} (socio-economic system based on private property rights) :: Kapitalismus {m}
capitalist {adj} (supporting or endorsing capitalism) :: kapitalistisch
capitalist {n} (owner of capital) :: Kapitalist {m}, Kapitalistin {f}
capitalistic {adj} (of or pertaining to capitalism or to capitalists) :: kapitalistisch
capitalistically {adv} (characteristic of capitalism) :: kapitalistisch
capitalize {v} (to convert into capital) :: kapitalisieren
capital letter {n} (letters A B C) :: Großbuchstabe {m}, Majuskel {f}, Kapitalbuchstabe {m}, Versal {m}, Versalbuchstabe {m}, Versalie {f}
capital punishment {n} (punishment by death) :: Todesstrafe {f}
capital ship {n} (warship) :: Großkampfschiff
Capitanian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian) :: Capitanium
capitation {n} (poll tax) SEE: poll tax ::
capitol {n} (Capitoline temple of Jupiter) SEE: Capitol ::
capitol {n} (particular capitol buildings) SEE: Capitol ::
Capitol {prop} (legislative building in Washington, D.C.) :: Kapitol {n}
Capitol Hill {prop} (Congress) SEE: Congress ::
Capitol Hill {prop} (the hill in Washington, DC) :: Capitol Hill {n}, Kapitol {n}
capitulate {v} (surrender; end all resistance; to give up; to go along with or comply) :: kapitulieren
capitulation {n} (surrender to an enemy) :: Kapitulation {f}
capon {n} (a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table) :: Kapaun {m}
caponata {n} (Sicilian dish) :: Caponata {f}
caponier {n} (fortification structure) :: Kaponniere {f}
caponize {v} (to castrate a cockerel) :: kapaunen, kapaunisieren, Junghähne kappen
Cappadocia {prop} (ancient region) :: Kappadokien
Cappadocian {adj} (of or pertaining to Cappadocia) :: kappadokisch
cappuccino {n} (beverage) :: Cappuccino {m}
cappuccino {n} (cup of this beverage) :: Cappuccino {m}
capric acid {n} (fatty acid) :: Caprinsäure {f}
caprice {n} (impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action) :: Laune {f}
capricious {adj} (Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim) :: kapriziumeös, launenhaft, unberechenbar, schrullig
Capricorn {prop} (constellation) SEE: Capricornus ::
Capricorn {prop} (astrological sign) :: Steinbock {m}
Capricornus {prop} (constellation) :: Steinbock {m}
Capricornus {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Capricorn ::
caproic acid {n} (the liquid fatty acid, CH3(CH2)4COOH) :: Capronsäure {f}
caprolactam {n} (the organic compound) :: Caprolactam {n}
caprylic acid {n} (fatty acid) :: Caprylsäure {f}
capsaicin {n} (chemical compound) :: Capsaicin {n}
capsicum {n} (plant of the genus Capsicum (only terms covering capsicum in general apply, NOT species-specific)) :: Capsicum {n}, Paprika {m} {f}
capsicum {n} :: Paprika {f} {m}
capsicum spray {n} (pepper spray) SEE: pepper spray ::
capsize {v} ((intransitive) to overturn) :: kentern
capsize {v} ((transitive) to cause to overturn) :: zum Kentern bringen
capsizing {n} (An overturning of a boat) :: Kentern {n}
capslock {n} (a key on the keyboard that activates capslock) :: Feststelltaste {f}
Caps Lock {n} (capslock) SEE: capslock ::
capstan {n} (cylindrical machine) :: Spill {n}, Winde {f}, Ankerwinde {f}, Ankerspill {n}
capstan {n} (part of a tape recorder) :: Capstan {m}, Bandantriebsrolle {f}, Tonwelle {f}
capstone {n} (any of the stones making up the top layer of a wall) :: Mauerkronenstein {m}
capstone {n} (a crowning achievement) :: Höhepunkt {m}, Krönung {f}
capsule {n} (weasel) SEE: weasel ::
capsule {n} (physiology: membranous envelope) :: Kapsel {f}
capsule {n} (botany: seed-case) :: Kapsel {f}
capsule {n} (part of spacecraft containing crew's living space) :: Kapsel {f}
capsule {n} (small container containing a dose of medicine) :: Kapsel {f}
capsule hotel {n} (hotel with capsules) :: Kapselhotel {n}
captain {n} (An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major) :: Stabshauptmann {m}, Hauptmann {m}
captain {n} (A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore or rear admiral) :: Kapitän zur See {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of a sea-going vessel) :: Kapitän {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of an airliner) :: Flugkapitän {m}
captain {n} (One of the athletes on a sports team designated to make decisions) :: Mannschaftskapitän {m}
Captain Obvious {n} (someone who makes superfluous statements) :: Kapitän Offensichtlich {m}
CAPTCHA {n} (computerized test) :: CAPTCHA
captee {n} (captive) SEE: captive ::
caption {n} (capture) SEE: capture ::
caption {n} (title or brief explanation attached to an illustration or cartoon) :: Titel {m}, Legende {f}, Beschriftung {m}, Bildunterschrift {f}, Bildüberschrift {f}
caption {n} (piece of text appearing on screen as part of a film or broadcast) :: Untertitel {m}, Filmuntertitel {m}
caption {n} (section of an official paper) :: Rubrum {n}
captivate {v} (to attract and hold interest and attention of) :: bestechen
captive {n} (a person who has been captured) :: Gefangener {m}, Gefangene {f}
captive {n} (a person held prisoner) :: Gefangener
captive {adj} (held prisoner) :: gefangen
captivity {n} (captives) SEE: captive ::
captivity {n} (state of being captive) :: Gefangenschaft {f}
captivity {n} (period of being captive) :: Gefangenschaft {f}
capture {n} (act of capturing) :: Fang {m}, Festnahme {f}, Gefangennahme {f}, Erfassung {f}
capture {v} (take control of) :: fangen, einfangen, gefangen nehmen
capuchin {n} (capuchin monkey) SEE: capuchin monkey ::
Capuchin {n} (a member of the Roman Catholic order) :: Kapuziner {m}
capuchin monkey {n} (New World monkey of the genus Cebus) :: Kapuzineraffe {m}
capybara {n} (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) :: Capybara {n}
car {n} (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver) :: Auto {n}, Automobil {n}, Wagen {m}, PKW {m}
car {n} (passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not) :: Wagen {m}, Wagon {m}
car {n} (moving, load-carrying component of an elevator) :: Kabine {f}
car {n} (railway car, railroad carriage) SEE: carriage ::
carabineer {n} (cavalry soldier) :: Karabinier {m}
carabiner {n} (metal link with a gate) :: Karabinerhaken {m}
caracal {n} (Caracal caracal) :: Karakal {m}
Caracalla {prop} (emperor) :: Caracalla
Caracas {prop} (capital of Venezuela) :: Caracas {n}
carafe {n} (bottle for serving wine, water, or beverages) :: Karaffe {f}, Wasserflasche {f}
carambola {n} (fruit) SEE: star fruit ::
caramel {n} (confection) :: Karamell {n}, Caramel {n}
caramel {n} (a piece of candy) :: Karamelle {f}, Karamellbonbon {n}, Karamellzuckerl {n}
carapace {n} (hard protective covering) :: Carapax {m}, Rückenschild {m} [of turtles and tortoises], Rückenpanzer {m} [of turtles and tortoises], Schale {f} [of crustaceans]
carat {n} (weight) :: Karat {n}
carat {n} (measure of the purity of gold) :: Karat {n}
caravan {n} (convoy or procession) :: Karawane {f}
caravan {n} (vehicle) :: Wohnwagen {m}, Caravan {m}
caravanserai {n} (an inn having a central courtyard where caravans can rest) :: Karawanserei {f}
caravel {n} (light lateen-rigged sailing vessel) :: Karavelle {f}
caraway {n} (plant) :: Kümmel {m}
caraway {n} (seed/fruit) :: Kümmel {m}
carbamic acid {n} (NH2COOH) :: Carbamidsäure
carbide lamp {n} (lamp) :: Karbidlampe {f}
carbine {n} (weapon similar to a rifle but much shorter in length) :: Karabiner {m}
carbohydrate {n} (organic compounds; sugar, starch or cellulose) :: Kohlenhydrat {n}
carbolic acid {n} (older name for phenol) :: Carbolsäure {f}, Karbolsäure {f}
car bomb {n} (automobile made a bomb) :: Autobombe {f}
car bomb {n} (explosive device installed in an automobile) :: Autobombe {f}
carbon {n} (chemical element) :: Kohlenstoff {m}
carbon {n} (impure carbon (e.g., coal, charcoal)) :: Kohle {f}
carbon {n} (ecology: carbon dioxide, in the context of global warming) :: Kohlendioxid {n}
carbonate {n} (any salt or ester of carbonic acid) :: Karbonat
carbonated {adj} (containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas (under pressure)) :: sprudelnd, kohlensäurehaltig
carbonated water {n} (water containing carbon dioxide) :: Sodawasser {n}
carbon copy {n} (a copy) :: Durchschlag {m}
carbon cycle {n} (cycle of carbon) :: Kohlenstoffzyklus {m}, Kohlenstoffkreislauf {m}
carbon dioxide {n} (CO₂) :: Kohlenstoffdioxid {n}, Kohlendioxyd {n} [colloquial] , Kohlendioxid {n}
carbon diselenide {n} :: Kohlenstoffdiselenid {n}
carbon disulfide {n} (binary compound of carbon and sulfur) :: Kohlenstoffdisulfid {n}, Schwefelkohlenstoff {m}
carbon fiber {n} (filament) :: Kohlefaser {f}
carbon fibre {n} (carbon fibre) SEE: carbon fiber ::
carbon footprint {n} (measure of carbon dioxide produced by someone) :: Kohlenstoff-Fußabdruck {m}, CO2-Fußabdruck {m}
carbonic acid {n} (A weak unstable acid, H2CO3) :: Kohlensäure {f}
Carboniferous {adj} (relating to the geologic period) :: karbonische
Carboniferous {prop} (the geologic period) :: Karbon {n}
carbonize {v} (turn something to carbon, especially by heating) :: verkohlen
carbon microphone {n} (microphone containing carbon granules) :: Kohlemikrofon {n}
carbon monoxide {n} (chemical of the formula CO) :: Kohlenstoffmonoxid {n}, Kohlenmonoxid {n}
carbon nanotube {n} (nanostructure having graphene layers wrapped into perfect cylinders) :: Kohlenstoffnanoröhre {f}
carbon oxychloride {n} (the compound carbonyl chloride) :: Kohlenoxychlorid {n}
carbon paper {n} (paper used to make carbon copies) :: Durchschlagpapier {n}
carbon tetrabromide {n} (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetrabromomethane) :: Tetrabromkohlenstoff {m}, Tetrabrommethan {n}
carbon tetrachloride {n} (solvent) :: Tetrachlormethan {n}, Tetrachlorkohlenstoff {m}, Kohlenstofftetrachlorid {n}
carbon tetrafluoride {n} (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetrafluoromethane) :: Kohlenstofftetrafluorid {n}, Tetrafluorkohlenstoff {m}, Tetrafluormethan {n}
carbon tetraiodide {n} (the halogenated hydrocarbon tetraiodomethane) :: Tetraiodkohlenstoff {m}, Tetraiodmethan {n}
carbonyl {n} (functional group -CO-) :: Carbonyl {n}
carbonyl {n} (any compound of a metal with carbon monoxide) :: Carbonylverbindung {f}
carbonyl chloride {n} (the compound COCl2) :: Carbonylchlorid {n}
carborundum {n} (crystals of silicon carbide used as an abrasive) :: Carborundum {n}, Karborund {n}
carboxylic {adj} (of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group) :: Carboxyl-
carboxylic acid {n} (organic compound containing a carboxyl functional group) :: Carbonsäure {f}
carboy {n} (demijohn) SEE: demijohn ::
carbuncle {n} (precious stone) :: Karfunkel {m}
carbuncle {n} (abscess) :: Karbunkel {m}
carburetor {n} (a device in an internal combustion engine) :: Vergaser {m}, Verdampfer {m}
carburettor {n} (motor car part) SEE: carburetor ::
carburize {v} (carbonize) SEE: carbonize ::
carcass {n} (body of a dead animal) :: Aas, Aase
carcass {n} (body of a dead human) SEE: corpse ::
carcinogen {n} (substance or agent that can cause cancer) :: Karzinogen {n}
carcinogenicity {n} (the state or degree of being carcinogenic) :: Kanzerogenität {f}
carcinoma {n} (type of tumor) :: Karzinom {n}
carcinophobia {n} (dread of contracting cancer) :: Karzinophobie {f}
card {n} (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.) :: Karte {f}
card {n} (playing card) SEE: playing card ::
card {n} (card game) SEE: card game ::
cardamom {n} (plant) :: Kardamom {m}
cardamom {n} (spice) :: Kardamom {m}
cardboard {n} (material resembling heavy paper) :: Karton {m}, Pappe {f}
cardboard box {n} (container) :: Pappkarton {m}, Pappschachtel {f}
card game {n} (any of very many games played with playing cards) :: Kartenspiel {n}
cardia {n} (section of the esophagus that connects to the stomach) :: Magenmundkrampf
cardiac arrest {n} (cessation of the heartbeat resulting in the loss of effective circulation of the blood) :: Kreislaufstillstand {m}
Cardiff {prop} (The capital city of Wales) :: Cardiff
cardigan {n} (type of sweater) :: Strickjacke {f}
cardinal {adj} (of fundamental importance) :: grundsätzlich
cardinal {adj} (describing a number that indicates quantity) :: grundsätzlich
cardinal {adj} (having a bright red color) :: kardinalrot
cardinal {n} (number indicating quantity) :: Grundzahl {f}, Kardinalzahl {f}
cardinal {n} (official of the Catholic Church) :: Kardinal {m}
cardinal {n} (bird of the genus Cardinalis) :: Kardinal {m}
cardinal {n} (any bird in family Cardinalidae) :: Kardinal {m}
cardinal {n} (colour) :: Kardinalrot {n}
cardinal {n} (mulled wine) SEE: mulled wine ::
cardinal {n} (cardinal numeral) SEE: cardinal numeral ::
cardinal direction {n} (principal compass direction) SEE: cardinal point ::
cardinality {n} ((set theory)) :: Mächtigkeit {f}, Kardinalität {f}
cardinal number {n} (number denoting quantity) :: Kardinalzahl {f}, Grundzahl {f}
cardinal number {n} (cardinal numeral) SEE: cardinal numeral ::
cardinal numeral {n} (grammar: word used to represent a cardinal number) :: Grundzahlwort {n}, Grundzahl {f}, Kardinale {f}, Kardinalzahl {f}
cardinal point {n} (cardinal point) :: Haupthimmelsrichtung {f}
cardinal symptom {n} (primary symptom for diagnosis) :: Leitsymptom {n}, Kardinalsymptom {n}
cardinal symptom {n} (important symptom in homeopathy) :: Kardinalsymptom {n}
carding machine {n} (machine for carding) :: Kardiermaschine
cardio- {prefix} (pertaining to the heart) :: kardio-
cardioid {n} (epicycloid with one cusp) :: Kardioide {f}, Herzkurve {f}
cardiological {adj} (of or pertaining to cardiology) :: kardiologisch
cardiologist {n} (physician) :: Kardiologe, Kardiologin {f}
cardiology {n} (study of the structure of the heart) :: Kardiologie {f}
cardiomyopathy {n} (deterioration of the myocardium) :: Kardiomyopathie {f}
cardiopulmonary resuscitation {n} (a first aid procedure for cardiac arrest) :: Herz-Lungen-Wiederbelebung {f}
cardiovascular disease {n} (disease involving the heart or blood vessels) :: Herz-Kreislauferkrankung {f}
cardiovascular system {n} (circulatory system) SEE: circulatory system ::
card key {n} (keycard) SEE: keycard ::
cardoon {n} (perennial plant) :: Distel-Artischocke {f}, Kardone {f}, spanische Artischocke {f}, wilde Artischocke {f}, Cardy {f}, Distel {f}, Gemüseartischoke {f}, Gemüse-Artischocke {f}, Karde {f}
cardplayer {n} (one who plays cards) :: Kartenspieler {m}, Kartenspielerin {f}
cards {n} (card game) SEE: card game ::
card trick {n} (magic trick involving playing cards) :: Kartentrick {m}
care {n} (close attention, concern or responsibility) :: Sorge {f}
care {n} (treatment of those in need) :: Pflege {f}
care {n} (state of being cared for) :: Pflege {f}
care {v} (to be concerned about) :: sorgen, sich sorgen, sich kümmern
care {v} (to look after) :: kümmern, pflegen
care {v} (to be mindful of) :: kümmern
care {v} (to want, politely) :: respektieren
Care Bear {n} (fictional animal) SEE: Care Bears ::
Care Bears {n} (Fictional cartoon bears) :: Glücksbärchis {p}
career {n} (one's calling in life; a person's occupation) :: Karriere {f}, Laufbahn {f}
career {n} (an individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan) :: Karriere {f}
career change {n} (career changer - translation entry) :: Quereinstieg {m}, Seiteneinstieg {m}
career changer {n} (career changer - translation entry) :: Quereinsteiger {m}, Seiteneinsteiger {m}
careerist {n} (person who pursues his or her own career as his or her main aim) :: Karrierist {m}, Karrieristin {f}
carefree {adj} (worry free, light hearted, etc.) :: sorglos, sorgenfrei, unbekümmert
careful {adj} (cautious) :: vorsichtig, behutsam
careful {adj} (meticulous) :: sorgfältig
carefully {adv} (in a careful manner) :: vorsichtig
carefulness {n} (state of being careful) :: Vorsicht {f}
caregiver {n} (carer) SEE: carer ::
care home {n} (place of residence for people with significant deficiencies) SEE: nursing home ::
care killed the cat {proverb} (curiosity killed the cat) SEE: curiosity killed the cat ::
careless {adj} (not giving sufficient attention or thought) :: unvorsichtig, unbedacht, unachtsam, leichtsinnig, fahrlässig, nachlässig
careless {adj} (not concerned or worried) SEE: carefree ::
carelessly {adv} (in a careless manner) :: leichtsinnigerweise, sorglos
carelessness {n} (lack of care) :: Unvorsichtigkeit {f}, Leichtsinn {m}
care of {prep} (for distribution by (the named intermediary)) :: c/o
carer {n} (someone who regularly looks after another person) :: Betreuer {m}, Betreuerin {f}
caress {n} (endearment) :: Liebkosung {f}, Umarmung {f}
caress {n} (gentle stroking) :: Streicheln {n}
caress {v} (touch or kiss lovingly) :: liebkosen, kosen
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a place or thing.) :: Hausmeister {m}
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a person.) :: Pfleger {m}, Pflegerin {f}
caretaker government {n} (temporary government) :: Übergangsregierung {f}
carfree {adj} :: autofrei
cargo {n} (freight carried by a ship) :: Fracht {f}
cargo hold {n} (ship's hold) :: Schiffsbauch {m}, Schiffsraum {m}, Laderaum {m}, Frachtraum {m}
cargo ship {n} (ship that carries cargo) :: Frachtschiff {n}, Handelsschiff {n}
cargo vessel {n} (vessel designed to carry cargo) :: Frachtschiff {n}, Frachter {m}
Caria {prop} (a historical region in the southwest corner of Asia Minor) :: Karien {n}
Carian {n} (native or inhabitant of ancient Caria) :: Karer {m}, Karerin {f}
Carian {prop} (language) :: Karisch {n}
Carian {adj} (of, or relating to Caria) :: karisch
Caribbean {adj} (Pertaining to the sea and region bounded by the American continent and the West Indies) :: karibisch
Caribbean {prop} (sea) :: Karibik {f}
Caribbean {prop} (countries) :: Karibik {f}
Caribbean Sea {prop} (a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere) :: Karibisches Meer {n}, Karibik {f}
caribou {n} (North American reindeer) :: Karibu {n}
caricature {n} (pictorial representation of someone for comic effect) :: Karikatur {f}
caricature {n} (grotesque misrepresentation) :: Karikatur {f}, Zerrbild {n}
caricature {v} (represent in exaggerated manner) :: karikieren
caricaturesque {adj} (in the style of a caricature) :: karikaturisch
caricaturist {n} (person who draws caricatures) :: Karikaturist {m}, Karikaturistin {f}, Karikaturenzeichner {m}, Karikaturenzeichnerin {f}
caried {adj} :: kariös
caries {n} (progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay) :: Karies {f}
carillon {n} (a set of bells, often in a bell tower, originating from the Low Countries) :: Carillon {n}
Carina {prop} (constellation) :: Schiffskiel {m}
Carinthia {prop} (state of Austria) :: Kärnten {n}
Carinthian {adj} :: kärntnerisch
carious {adj} (decayed, rotten) SEE: rotten ::
caritative {adj} (charitable) :: karitativ, charitativ [rare]
caritive case {n} (case used to express the lack of something) :: Karitiv {m}
Carl {prop} (male given names cognate to Carl) SEE: Charles ::
carmine {n} (purplish-red pigment) :: Karmin {n}
carmine {n} (purplish-red colour) :: Karmin {n}
carmine {adj} (of the purplish red colour shade carmine) :: karminrot
carnage {n} (death and destruction) :: Massaker {m}
carnal {adj} (relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites) :: fleischlich, körperlich, sexuell, sinnlich
carnal {adj} (worldly or earthly; temporal) :: diesseitig
carnation {n} (plant) :: Gartennelke, Nelke {f}
carnation {n} (flower) :: Nelke {f}
carnauba {n} (palm) :: Carnaubapalme {f}
carnauba {n} (wax) :: Carnaubawachs {n}
carnelian {n} (reddish brown chalcedony) :: Karneol {m}
carnival {n} (festive occasion marked by parades) :: Karneval {m}, Fasching {m}, Fastnacht {f}
carnivore {n} (meat-eating animal) :: Fleischfresser {m}
carnivore {n} (mammal of the order Carnivora) :: Fleischfresser
carnivorous {adj} (Predatory or flesh-eating) :: fleischfressend
carnotite {n} (mineral) :: Karnotit {m}
carob {n} (tree) :: Johannisbrotbaum
carob {n} (fruit) :: Johannisbrot
Caro-Kann Defence {n} (chess opening) :: Caro-Kann-Verteidigung {f}
Caroline {prop} (female given name) :: Caroline
Caroline Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of New Guinea) :: Karolinen {p}
caron {n} (háček diacritic) SEE: háček ::
carotene {n} (class of plant pigments) :: Karotin {n}, Carotin {n}
carotenoid {n} (class of organic compounds) :: Karotinoid {n}, Carotinoid {n} [technical]
carotid {n} (major artery) :: Carotis {f}, Kopfschlagader {f}, Halsschlagader {f}
carousel {n} (merry-go-round) SEE: merry-go-round ::
carp {n} (Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae) :: Karpfen {m}
carpal tunnel {n} (passageway on the palmar side of the wrist) :: Karpaltunnel {m}
carpal tunnel syndrome {n} (repetitive stress injury) :: Karpaltunnelsyndrom {n}
car park {n} (outdoor parking area) SEE: parking lot ::
car park {n} (multistorey parking facility) SEE: parking garage ::
Carpathians {prop} (mountainous system in Central Europe) :: Karpaten {p}
Carpatho-Ukraine {prop} (former region of Czechoslovakia) :: Karpatenukraine {f}, Karpato-Ukraine {f}
carp bream {n} (Abramis brama) :: Brachse {f}
carpe diem {proverb} (seize the day) :: Nutze den Tag
carpenter {n} (carpentry person) :: Zimmermann {m}, Zimmerfrau {f} [⚠ - chambermaid, not female carpenter], Zimmerer {m}, Zimmerin {f}, Schreiner {m}, Schreinerin {f}, Tischler {m}, Tischlerin {f}, Bauschreiner {m} [Swiss German], Bauschreinerin {f}, Bautischler {m}, Bautischlerin {f}
carpenter bee {n} (Xylocopa) :: Holzbiene {f}
carpentry {n} (the trade of cutting and joining timber) :: Schreinerei {f}, Tischlerei {f}, Zimmerei {f}
carpet {n} (a fabric used as a floor covering) :: Teppich {m}, Teppichboden
carpet {v} (to lay carpet) :: mit Teppichboden auslegen
carpet {v} (to cover like a carpet) :: bedecken
carpetbeater {n} (a tool used in housecleaning) :: Teppichklopfer {m}
carpet bomb {n} (a bombing of this kind) SEE: carpet bombing ::
carpet bombing {n} (a bombing of this kind) :: Flächenbombardement {n}, Flächenbombardierung {f}
carpet shark {n} (ferret) SEE: ferret ::
carpet shark {n} (shark of the order Orectolobiformes) :: Ammenhai {m}
carpet sweeper {n} (mechanical device for cleaning carpets) :: Teppichkehrer {m}, Teppichdackel {m}
carphone {n} :: Autotelefon {n}
carpool {n} (arrangement) :: Fahrgemeinschaft {f}
carpool {n} (group of people) :: Fahrgemeinschaft {f}
carport {n} (roofed structure for automobile storage) :: Carport {m}
carpus {n} (the group of bones that make up the wrist) :: Handwurzel {f}, Carpus {m}
carrack {n} (ship) :: Karacke {f}
car radio {n} (radio specifically tuned for usage inside cars) :: Autoradio {n}
car rental {n} (hiring of cars for short periods) :: Autovermietung {f}
carriage {n} (wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power) :: Kutsche {f}
carriage {n} (railroad car) :: Wagen {m}, Wagon {m}
carriage {n} (manner of standing or walking) :: Gang {m}, Haltung {f}
carriage {n} (part of typewriter) :: Wagen {m}
carriage bolt {n} :: Schloßschraube {f}
carriage house {n} (building for keeping a horse and carriage) :: Remise {f}
carriage return {n} (The action on a typewriter or printer that returns it to the beginning of the line) :: Wagenrücklauf {m}
carriage return {n} ((computing) The carriage return control character (0x0D in ASCII)) :: Wagenrücklaufzeichen {n}
carriage return {n} (The key which initiates a carriage return action or generates the carriage return control character) :: Wagenrücklauf {m}
carriageway {n} (part of a road that carries traffic) :: Fahrbahn {f}
carrier {n} (person or object that carries someone or something else) :: Träger {m}
carrier {n} (homing pigeon, racing pigeon, racing homer, homer) :: Brieftaube {f}
carrier {n} (Old English carrier pigeon ("King of the Doos")) :: Carriertaube {f}, Karriertaube {f}, Carrier {m}, Karrier {m}
carrier {n} (company in the business of shipping freight) :: Frachtunternehmen {n}
carrier {n} (signal modulated to transmit information) :: Trägersignal {n}, Träger {m}
carrier {n} (person or organism that has inherited a trait or disease but displays no symptoms) :: Überträger {m}
carrier bag {n} (thin bag) :: Tragetasche {f}, Tragetüte {f}
carrier gas {n} :: Trägergas {n}
carrier wave {n} (electromagnetic wave) :: Trägerwelle {f}
carrion {n} (dead flesh; carcasses) :: Aas {n}, Kadaver {m}
carrion {n} (contemptible or worthless person) :: Aas {n}
carrion crow {n} (Corvus corone) :: Rabenkrähe {f}, Aaskrähe {f}
carrion crow {n} (Coragyps atratus) :: Rabengeier {m}
carrot {n} (Daucus carota ssp. sativus) :: Möhre {f}, Mohrrübe {f}, Karotte {f}, Rüebli {n} [Swiss], gelbe Rübe {f} [regional]
carrot and stick {n} (simultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior) :: Zuckerbrot und Peitsche
carry {v} (to carry) SEE: bear ::
carry {v} (to transport by lifting) :: tragen
carry {v} (to stock or supply) :: führen
carry {v} (to adopt; take over or stand in) :: übernehmen
carry coals to Newcastle {v} (do something unneeded or redundant) :: Eulen nach Athen tragen (carry owls to Athens); Holz in den Wald tragen (carry wood to the forest); Wasser ins Meer tragen (carry water to the sea)
carrying capacity {n} (number of people or things that a vehicle can carry) :: Transportkapazität {f}
carrying capacity {n} (number of individuals that an environment can support) :: Tragfähigkeit {f}
carrying pole {n} (a yoke of wood or bamboo, used by people to carry a load) :: Tragjoch {n}, Tragstange {f}
carry on {v} (to continue or proceed as before) :: weitermachen
carry on {v} (to have or maintain) :: fortführen, aufrechterhalten, durchführen
carry on {v} (to act or behave) :: aufführen [reflexive], benehmen [reflexive]
carry-on {n} (the luggage which is taken onto an airplane with a passenger) :: Handgepäck {n}
carry out {v} (to carry out) SEE: fulfill ::
carry out {v} (To hold while moving something out.) :: raus tragen
carry out {v} (To fulfill) :: abwickeln, ausführen, ausüben {f}, abwickeln, erledigen, realisieren
car seat {n} (seat in a motor car) :: Autositz {m}
car seat {n} (detachable motor car seat) :: Kindersitz {m}
carsickness {n} (motion sickness due to riding in a vehicle) :: Reisekrankheit {f}, Autokrankheit {f}, Übelkeit beim Autofahren {f}, Übelkeit vom Autofahren {f}
cart {n} (small, open, wheeled vehicle, see also: wagon) :: Wagen {m}, Karren {m}
cart {n} (small motor vehicle resembling a car; a go cart) :: Kart {n}
cart {v} (To carry goods) :: befördern, karren
carte blanche {n} (unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority) :: Blankovollmacht {f}, freie Hand {f}, Carte blanche {f}
carte de visite {n} (business card) SEE: business card ::
cartel {n} (group of businesses or nations that collude to fix prices) :: Kartell {n}
carter {n} (person who transports a load on an animal-drawn cart) :: Fuhrmann {m} Wagner {m}
Cartesian {adj} (of or pertaining to Descartes) :: kartesisch, cartesisch, cartesianisch, kartesianisch
Cartesian product {n} (set of possible pairs) :: kartesisches Produkt {n}, Kreuzprodukt {n}
Carthage {prop} (ancient city in North Africa) :: Karthago {n}
Carthaginian {adj} (of or pertaining to Carthage) :: karthagisch, punisch
Carthaginian {n} (person from Carthage) :: Karthager {m}, Karthagerin {f}
cartilage {n} (dense connective tissue) :: Knorpel {m}
cartilaginous {adj} (comprising cartilage) :: knorpelig
cartilaginous fish {n} (cartilaginous fish) :: Knorpelfisch {m}
cartographer {n} (one who makes maps or charts) :: Kartograph {m}, Kartograf {m}, Kartographin {f}, Kartografin {f}
cartographic {adj} (of or pertaining to the making of maps) :: kartographisch, kartografisch
cartographical {adj} (cartographic) SEE: cartographic ::
cartography {n} (creation of charts and maps) :: Kartographie {f}, Kartografie {f}
cartomancer {n} (A practitioner of cartomancy) :: Kartomant {m}
cartomancy {n} (fortune-telling using cards) :: Kartenlegen {n}, Kartenlesen {n}, Kartomantie {f}
carton {n} (box-like container) :: Karton {m}
cartoon {n} (humorous drawing or strip) :: Karton {m}, Karikatur {f}, Cartoon {m} {n}
cartoon {n} (animated cartoon) :: Zeichentrickfilm {m}, Cartoon {m}, Zeichentrick {m}
cartoonist {n} (creator of cartoons or strip cartoons) :: Cartoonist {m}, Cartoonistin {f}, Zeichner {m}, Zeichnerin {f}, Comiczeichner {m}, Comiczeichnerin {f}, Karikaturist {m}, Karikaturistin {f}, Karikaturenzeichner {m}, Karikaturenzeichnerin {f}, Trickzeichner {m}, Trickzeichnerin {f}
cartouche {n} (in architecture) :: Kartusche {f}
cartridge {n} (firearms package) :: Patrone {f}
cartridge {n} (vessel which contains the ink for a computer printer) :: Patrone, Kartusche
cartridge pen {n} (fountain pen in which the ink is drawn from replaceable cartridges) :: Patronenfüller {m}
cartwheel {n} (wheel of a cart) :: Wagenrad {n}
cartwheel {n} (gymnastic maneuver) :: Rad {n}
carve {v} (cut) :: schneiden
carve {v} (cut meat) :: tranchieren, zerlegen
carve {v} (shape a work by cutting) :: schnitzen [wood]
carver {n} (one who carves) :: Schnitzer {m}
carving {n} (the object produced) :: Schnitzerei {f}
carving knife {n} (a large knife) :: Tranchiermesser {n}, Vorlegemesser {n}, [set] Tranchierbesteck {n}
car wash {n} (event at which people wash cars) :: Wagenwäsche {f}
car wash {n} (place at which a car is washed, often mechanically) :: Waschstraße {f}, Washanlage {f}, Wagenwäsche {f}
caryopsis {n} (type of fruit) :: Karyopse {f}
Casablanca {prop} (city) :: Casablanca {n}
Casanova {n} (man considered romantic and gallant) :: Herzensbrecher {m}, Frauenschwarm {m}
Casanova {n} (promiscuous, philandering man) :: Casanova {m}, Frauenheld {m}, Weiberheld {m}, Frauenverführer {m}
cascade {n} (waterfall) :: Wasserfall {m}, Kaskade {f}
cascade {n} (sequence of events) :: Kaskade {f}
cascade {v} (To fall as a waterfall or series of small waterfalls) :: herabstürzen
cascade {v} (To arrange in a stepped series like a waterfall) :: hintereinanderschalten
case {n} (actual event, situation, or fact) :: Fall {m}, Sache {f}, Beispiel {n}, Punkt {m}, Argument {n}
case {n} (piece of work) :: Fall {m}
case {n} (instance or event as a topic of study) :: Fall {m}
case {n} (legal proceeding) :: Fall {m}, Prozess {m}, Rechtssache {m}
case {n} (medicine: instance of a specific condition or set of symptoms) :: Fall {m}
case {n} (box containing a number of identical items of manufacture) :: Kiste {f}, Behälter {m}
case {n} (sheath, covering) :: Hülle {f}
case {n} (piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus) :: Koffer {m}, Kasten {m}
case {n} (suitcase) :: Koffer {m}
case {n} (piece of furniture, constructed partially of transparent glass or plastic) :: Vitrine {f}
case {n} (outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus) :: Gehäuse {n}
case {n} (typography: the nature of a piece of alphabetic type) :: Schriftkasten {m}
case {v} (to place into a box) :: einpacken
case {v} (to survey surreptitiously) :: ausbaldowern [slang], auskundschaften
case {n} (grammatical case) SEE: grammatical case ::
case dependent {adj} (case sensitive) SEE: case sensitive ::
case insensitive {adj} (treating upper- and lowercase letters as being the same) :: schreibungsunabhängig
case law {n} (law developed through court decisions) :: Rechtsprechung {f}, Richterrecht {n}
casemate {n} (bombproof chamber as part of fortification) :: Kasematte {f}
casement {n} (window sash hinged on the side) :: Fensterflügel {m}, Drehflügel {m}
casement {n} (casement window) SEE: casement window ::
casement {n} (casemate) SEE: casemate ::
casement window {n} (type of window) :: Flügelfenster {n} [general, but often understood to mean one with two frames]
case sensitive {adj} :: Groß-/Kleinschreibung-unterscheidend, schreibungsabhängig
case study {n} (research performed in detail on a single case) :: Fallstudie {f}
caseworker {n} (social worker) SEE: social worker ::
cash {n} (money in the form of notes/bills and coins) :: Bargeld {n}
cash {v} (to exchange (a check/cheque) for money) :: einlösen
cash cow {n} (something that generates free cash flow) :: Goldesel {m}
cash cow {n} (someone or something which is a dependable source of appreciable amounts of money) :: Melkkuh {f}
cash desk {n} (place with a cash register) :: Kasse {f}
cash dispenser {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cashew {n} (tree) :: Kaschu
cashew {n} (cashew nut) SEE: cashew nut ::
cashew nut {n} (the seed of the cashew tree) :: Cashewkern {m}; Cashewnuss {f} [less common]
cash flow {n} (stream of funds) :: Cashflow {f}, Kassenbestand {m}, Geldfluss {m}
cashier {n} (one who works at a till or receiving payments) :: Kassierer {m}, Kassiererin {f}
cashier {n} (person in charge of the cash of a business or bank) :: Kassierer {m}, Kassiererin {f}
cash in {v} (to die) SEE: die ::
cash in hand {adv} (in a manner receiving direct payment) :: schwarz
cash machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cashpoint {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cash register {n} (machine) :: Registrierkasse {f}, Kasse {f}
Casimir {prop} (male given name) :: Casimir {m}, Kasimir {m}
casino {n} (public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling) :: Kasino {n}, Spielbank {f}
cask {n} (a large barrel for the storage of liquid) :: Fass {n}
casket {n} (little box e.g. for jewelry) :: Schatulle {f}, Kästchen {n}
casket {n} (urn) :: Urne {f}
casket {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin ::
Caspar {prop} (one of the Magi) :: Caspar
Caspar {prop} (male given name) :: Caspar, Kaspar
Caspian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Caspian Sea or the region around it.) :: kaspisch
Caspian roach {n} (Rutilus caspicus) SEE: vobla ::
Caspian Sea {prop} (landlocked sea) :: Kaspisches Meer {n}
cassata siciliana {n} (Sicilian cake with liqueur, ricotta, candied fruit and chocolate) :: Cassata {f}
cassava {n} (manioc, the source of tapioca) :: Maniok {m}
cassava {n} :: Maniok {m}, Mandioka, Kassava
casserole {n} (glass or earthenware dish) :: Auflaufform {f}, Kasserolle {f}
casserole {n} (food, such as a stew, cooked in such a dish) :: Auflauf {m}
cassette {n} (small flat case containing magnetic tape) :: Kassette {f}, Audiokassette {f}, Tonkassette {f}, Videokassette {f}
cassette {n} (set of sprockets on a bicycle) :: Zahnkranzpaket {f}
cassette {n} (modular segment of DNA encoding genes for a single function) :: Kassette {f}
Cassiopeia {prop} (mythical wife of Cepheus) :: Cassiopeia {f}
Cassiopeia {prop} (constellation) :: Cassiopeia {f}
cassiterite {n} (mineral) :: Kassiterit {m}
cassock {n} (item of clerical clothing) :: Soutane {f}, Sutane {f}
cassowary {n} (a large flightless bird of the genus Casuarius) :: Kasuar {m}
cast {v} (to throw forcefully) :: werfen
cast {v} (to throw down or aside) :: wegwerfen, hinwerfen
cast {v} (to make by pouring into a mould) :: gießen
cast {n} (group of actors performing together) :: Cast {m}, Besetzung {f}, Ensemble {n}
cast {n} (medicine: supportive and immobilising device) :: Gips {m}, Gipsverband {m}
castanet {n} (a single handheld percussion instrument) :: Kastagnette {f}, Kastagnetten {f-p} [usually plural]
castanets {n} (a percussion instrument) SEE: castanet ::
castaway {n} (nautical: shipwrecked sailor) :: Schiffsbrüchiger {m}
caste {n} (hereditary social class) :: Kaste {f}
castella {n} (Japanese sponge cake) :: Castella {n}
Castelnau's antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family) :: Flussufer-Ameisenwürger {m}
caster {n} (wheeled assembly) :: Rollfuß {m}, Castor-Rad {n}, Lenkrolle {f}
caster {n} (shaker with perforated top) :: Streuer {m}
castigate {v} (to punish or reprimand someone severely) :: bestrafen, strafen
castigate {v} (to revise a publication) :: revidieren, korrigieren
castigation {n} :: Züchtigung
Castile {prop} (medieval Iberian kingdom) :: Kastilien, Kastilien {n}
Castile soap {n} (type of soap) :: Kastilien Seife {f}
Castilian {prop} (language) :: Kastilisch {n}
Castilian {n} (native of Castile) :: Kastilianer {m}
casting {n} (selection of performers) :: Casting {n}
casting {n} (manufacturing process using a mold) :: Gießen {n}, Guss {m}
cast iron {n} (hard, brittle alloy of iron, carbon, silicon) :: Gusseisen {n}
cast iron {adj} (made of cast iron) :: gusseisern
castle {n} (fortified building) :: Burg {f}, Festung {f}, Schloss {n}
castle {v} (chess) :: rochieren
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook ::
castle in the air {n} (desire, idea, or plan unlikely to ever be realized) :: Luftschloss {n}
castling {n} (move in chess) :: Rochade {f}
cast net {n} (a net thrown and then pulled back for hunting fish) :: Wurfnetz {n}, Fangnetz {n}
cast off {v} (to let go) :: Leinen los
castor {n} (a pivoting roller) SEE: caster ::
castor {n} (container for sprinkling) SEE: caster ::
castor oil {n} (pale yellow vegetable oil) :: Rizinusöl {n}
castor oil plant {n} (Ricinus communis) :: Wunderbaum {m}
cast out nines {v} (verification of an arithmetic operation) :: Neunerprobe {f}
cast pearls before swine {v} (cast pearls before swine) :: Perlen vor die Säue werfen
castrate {v} (remove the testicles of) :: kastrieren
castration {n} (act of removing the testicles) :: Kastrierung {f}, Hodenentfernung {f}
castrato {n} (male who has been castrated) :: Kastrat {m}
castrato {n} (male soprano or alto voice; the singer) :: Kastrat {m}
castrator {n} (person who castrates) :: Kastrierer {m}, Kastriererin {f}
cast the first stone {v} (act self-righteously) :: den ersten Stein werfen
casual {adj} (happening by chance) :: zufällig
casual {adj} (coming without regularity; occasional or incidental) :: gelegentlich
casual {adj} (employed irregularly) :: gelegentlich
casual {adj} (careless) :: gleichgültig
casual {adj} (happening or coming to pass without design) :: unmethodisch
casual {adj} (informal, relaxed) :: ungezwungen, leger, informell
casual {adj} (designed for informal or everyday use) :: leger, sportlich, ungezwungen
casualty {n} (an accident, a disaster) :: Unfall {m}, Unglück {n}, Unglücksfall {m}, Kalamität {f}, Desaster {n}
casualty {n} (person) :: Opfer, Verletzter {m}, Verwundeter {m}, Verunglückter {m}, Toter {m}, Gefallener {m}, Verlust {m}, Ausfall {m}, Todesfall {m}, Todesopfer {n}, Unfallopfer {n}
casualwear {n} (clothing for non-formal occasions) :: Freizeitbekleidung {f}
casu marzu {n} (cheese) :: Madenkäse {m}
cat {n} (spiteful woman) SEE: bitch ::
cat {n} (type of boat) SEE: catboat ::
cat {n} (type of fish) SEE: catfish ::
cat {n} (cat-o'-nine-tails) SEE: cat-o'-nine-tails ::
cat {n} (domestic species) :: [♂♀] Katze {f}, [♂] Kater {m}, [♀] Kätzin {f}, Pantoffeltiger {m} [humorous]
cat {n} (member of the suborder (or superfamily) Feliformia (Feloidea), "cat-like" carnivorans) :: Katzenartige {m}, Katzenartige {f}, Katzenartigen {p}, Feliformia {p}, Feloidea {p}
cat {n} (member of the family Felidae) :: Katze {f}, Felide {m}, Felide {f}, Feliden {p}, Felidae {p}
cat {n} (member of the subfamily Felinae) :: Kleinkatze {f}, Feline {m}, Feline {f}, Felinen {p}, Felinae {p}
cat {n} (member of the subfamily Pantherinae) :: Großkatze {f}, [Switzerland, Liechtenstein] Grosskatze {f}, Pantherine {m}, Pantherine {f}, Pantherinen {p}, Pantherinae {p}
cat {n} (member of the extinct subfamily Machairodontinae) :: Säbelzahnkatze {f}, Machairodontine {m}, Machairodontine {f}, Machairodontinen {p}, Machairodontinae {p}
catabolism {n} (destructive metabolism) :: Katabolismus {m}
catachresis {n} ((rhetoric) bad metaphor or trope) :: Katachrese {f}
cataclysm {n} (sudden, violent event) :: Kataklysmus {m}
cataclysmic {adj} (of or pertaining to a cataclysm) :: katastrophal, verheerend, dramatisch
catacomb {n} (underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves) :: Katakombe {f}
catafalque {n} (platform to display or convey a coffin) :: Katafalk {m}
Catalan {n} (Person from Catalonia) :: Katalane {m}, Katalanin {f}
Catalan {n} (The language of Catalonia) :: Katalanisch {n}
Catalan {adj} (Of or pertaining to Catalonia) :: katalanisch
Catalanness {n} (identification or conformity with Catalan values and customs) :: Katalanischkeit {f}
catalectic {adj} (all senses) :: katalektisch
catalogue {n} (a systematic list of names, books, pictures etc.) :: Katalog {m}, Liste {f}
catalogue {n} (a complete list of items) :: Katalog {m}, Liste {f}, Verzeichnis {n}
catalogue {n} (a list of all the publications in a library) :: Verzeichnis {n}, Liste {f}
catalogue {n} (a university calendar) :: Katalog {m}, Programm {n}
catalogue {v} (to put into a catalogue) :: katalogisieren
catalogue {v} (to make a catalogue of) :: katalogisieren
catalogue {v} (to add to an existing catalogue) :: katalogisieren
Catalonia {prop} (autonomous community in Spain) :: Katalonien {n}
Catalonian {adj} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan ::
Catalonian {n} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan ::
catalysis {n} (chemistry: the increase of the rate of a chemical reaction induced by a catalyst) :: Katalyse {f}
catalyst {n} (substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process) :: Katalysator {m}
catalyst {n} (catalytic converter) SEE: catalytic converter ::
catalytic {adj} (of, or relating to catalysts) :: katalytisch
catalytic converter {n} (a chamber which oxidises carbon dioxide from exhaust gases) :: Katalysator {m}
catalyzer {n} (that which catalyzes) :: Katalysator {m}
catamaran {n} (twin-hulled boat) :: Katamaran {n}
catamite {n} (catamite) :: Lustknabe {m}
cat and mouse {n} (two keeping check on one another) :: Katz-und-Maus-Spiel {n}
Catania {prop} (capital of Catania) :: Catania {n}
catapult {n} (slingshot) SEE: slingshot ::
catapult {n} (device for launching large objects) :: Katapult {n}
catapult {v} (to fire a missile from a catapult) :: katapultieren
catapult {v} (to increase the status rapidly) :: katapultieren
cataract {n} (waterfall) :: Katarakt {m}
cataract {n} (opacity of the lens in the eye) :: Katarakt {m}
catarrh {n} (inflammation of the mucous membranes) :: Katarr {m}
catastrophe {n} (any large and disastrous event of great significance) :: Katastrophe {f}, Unglück {n}
catastrophe {n} (disaster beyond expectations) :: Katastrophe {f}
catastrophe {n} (Ancient Greek tragedies: the solution of the plot) :: Katastrophe {f}
catastrophic {adj} (of or pertaining to a catastrophe) :: Katastrophen-
catastrophic {adj} (disastrous; ruinous) :: katastrophal
catastrophically {adv} (in a catastrophic manner) :: katastrophal
catatonia {n} (severe psychiatric condition) :: Katatonie {f}
catatonic {adj} (of, relating to, or suffering from catatonia) :: katatonisch
catboat {n} (type of boat) :: Catboot {m}
cat café {n} (café with domestic cats) :: Katzencafé {n}
catcall {n} (shout or whistle expressing dislike) :: Buhruf {m}, Schmähruf {m}, Pfiff {m}, Auspfeifen {n}, Ausbuhen {n}
catcall {v} (to make such an exclamation) :: buhen, ausbuhen, pfeiffen, auspfeiffen
catch {n} (the act of catching a ball) :: Fang {m}
catch {n} (a find, in particular a boyfriend/girlfriend) :: Fang {m}
catch {n} (a hidden difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation) :: Haken {m}
catch {n} (that which is captured or caught) :: Fang {m}
catch {v} (to capture or snare) :: fangen
catch {v} (to intercept an object in the air etc. ) :: fangen
catch {v} (to contract a disease or illness) :: einfangen
catch {v} (to perceive and understand ) :: verstehen, begreifen
catch {v} (to reach in time to leave ) :: bekommen, [colloquial] erwischen
Catch-22 {n} (difficult situation) :: Zwickmühle {f}, Dilemma {n}, Teufelskreis {d}, Sackgasse {f}, ausweglose Situation {f}
catch a buzz {v} (start to get drunk) :: antrinken, ansaufen
catch a cold {v} (contract a cold) :: sich erkälten
catch-all {n} (used to hold, include, or describe a broad range of things) :: Sammelplatz {m}, Auffangbecken {n}
catcher {n} (that which catches) :: Fänger {m}
catcher {n} (baseball player who receives pitches) :: Catcher {m}, Catcherin {f}, Fänger {m}, Fängerin {f}
catch fire {v} (become engulfed in flames) :: Feuer fangen, entflammen
catchment {n} (Any structure or land feature which catches and holds water) :: Einzugsgebiet {n}, Niederschlagsgebiet {n}, Wassereinzugsgebiet {n}
catch one's breath {v} (to take a break, or rest while doing a strenuous activity) :: verschnaufen
catchphrase {n} (a group of words) :: geflügelte Worte {n-p}
catchpole {n} :: Gerichtsdiener {m}
catch sight of {v} (to glimpse) :: wahrnehmen
catch up {v} :: nachholen; rauskriegen
catchword {n} (word that repeats the first word on the following page) :: Kustos {m}
catchy {adj} (instantly appealing and memorable) :: einprägsam, packend, eingängig
catechesis {n} (religious instruction) :: Katechese {f}
catechism {n} (book summarizing the principles of Christianity) :: Katechismus {m}
catechist {n} :: Katechet {m}, Katechetin {f}
catecholamine {n} (any of a class of aromatic amines) :: Katecholamine, Catecholamine
categorical {adj} (absolute; having no exception) :: kategorisch
categorical imperative {n} (fundamental ethical principle) :: kategorischer Imperativ {m}
categorize {v} (to assign a category) :: kategorisieren
category {n} (group) :: Kategorie {f}
category {n} (collection in math) :: Kategorie {f}
category theory {n} (branch of mathematics) :: Kategorientheorie {f}
catenaccio {n} (system of defensive play) :: Catenaccio {m}
catenary {n} (curve of a flexible chain) :: Kettenlinie {f}
catenary {n} (power lines above trolley tracks) :: Oberleitung {f}
cater-corner {adv} (diagonally across) :: schräg gegenüber
cater-cousin {n} (bosom friend) SEE: bosom friend ::
catering {n} (the business of providing food and related services) :: Verpflegung {f}, Nahrungsversorgung {f}
caterpillar {n} (larva of a butterfly) :: Raupe {f}
caterpillar {n} (vehicle with a caterpillar track) :: Raupe {f}, Raupenfahrzeug {n}
caterpillar track {n} (continuous track in the form of steel or rubber belt) :: Raupenkette {f}, Gleiskette {f}
caterwaul {n} (noisy quarrel, particularly of cats) :: Katzenjammer {m}
catfish {n} (type of fish) :: Wels {m}, Katzenwels {m}
cat flap {n} (small hinged panel cut into a door where a cat can come in) :: Katzenklappe {f}, Katzentür {f}
cat-flap {n} (cat flap) SEE: cat flap ::
cat food {n} (type of food formulated for the feeding of cats) :: Katzenfutter {n}
catgirl {n} (female character with feline characteristics) :: Katzemädchen {f}
cat got someone's tongue {phrase} (why are you not saying anything?) :: hast du die Sprache verloren? / haben Sie die Sprache verloren? (did you lose your speech/language?)
Cathar {n} (a member of Christian sect) :: Katharer {m}, Katharerin {f}
catharsis {n} (in drama, a release of emotional tension) :: Katharsis {f}
catharsis {n} (any release of emotional tension) :: Katharsis {f}
cathartic {adj} (purgative; inducing catharsis) :: erlösend, kathartisch, abführend
cathartic {n} (a laxative) :: Abführmittel {n}
cathead {n} (nautical: heavy piece of timber for holding an anchor in position) :: Kranbalken {m}
cathedral {n} (principal church of a bishop's diocese) :: Kathedrale {f}, Dom {m}
Catherine {prop} (female given name) :: Katharina {f}
catheter {n} (small tube inserted into a body cavity) :: Katheter {m}
cathetus {n} (either of the sides of a right triangle other than its hypotenuse) :: Kathete {f}
cathode {n} (electrode through which current flows outward) :: Kathode {f}, Minuspol
cathode dark space {n} (dark space in a glow discharge between the cathode glow and the negative glow) :: hittorfscher Dunkelraum {m}
cathode ray tube {n} (vacuum tube that displays images) :: Kathodenstrahlröhre {f}, Braun'sche Röhre {f}
Catholic {adj} (of the Western Christian church, as differentiated from the Orthodox church) :: katholisch
Catholic {adj} (of the Roman Catholic church) :: katholisch
Catholic {n} (member of a Catholic church) :: Katholik {m}, Katholikin {f}
Catholic Church {n} (24 particular churches in full communion with the Pope as the Bishop of Rome) :: Katholische Kirche {f}
catholicism {n} (state of being catholic, universal) :: Katholizismus, Katholizismus {n}
Catholicism {n} (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church) :: Katholizismus {m}
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism ::
catholicity {n} (the quality of being catholic, universal or inclusive) :: Katholizität {f}, Katholikentum {n}
Catholicize {v} (make Catholic) :: katholisieren, katholisch machen
Catholicize {v} (become Catholic) :: zum Katholizismus konvertieren, katholisch werden
cation {n} (a positively charged ion) :: Kation {n}
cation exchange {n} :: Kationenaustausch {m}
catkin {n} (botany: a type of inflorescence) :: Kätzchen {n}
catlike {adj} (resembling a cat) :: katzenhaft
cat litter {n} (grit used in a cat's toilet tray) SEE: kitty litter ::
cat meat {n} (cat eaten as meat) :: Katzenfleisch {n}
catmint {n} (catnip) SEE: catnip ::
catnip {n} (plants of the genus Nepeta, family Lamiaceae) :: Katzenminze {f}
catnip {n} (specific species which causes intoxication among cats) :: Katzenminze {f}, Echte Katzenminze
catoblepas {n} (mythological creature) :: Katoblepas {m}
cat-o'-nine-tails {n} (whip) :: neunschwänzige Katze {f}
cat's eye {n} (retroreflective device placed on a road surface) :: Katzenauge {f}
catshark {n} (catshark) :: Katzenhai {m}
catsitter {n} (one who takes care of cats when the owner is absent) :: Katzensitter {m}, Katzensitterin {f}
cat's tongue {n} (chocolate confectionery) :: Katzenzunge
cattail {n} (any of several perennial herbs of the genus Typha) :: Rohrkolben {m}
cattish {adj} (catlike) :: katzenhaft
cattish {adj} (sly and spiteful) :: boshaft, falsch, gehässig
cattle {n} (domesticated bovine animals) :: Kühe {f-p}, Rinder {n-p}, Rindvieh {n}
cattle {n} (certain other livestock) :: Vieh {n}
cattle {n} (pejorative: people who resemble cattle in behavior or destiny) :: Rindvieh {n}, Vieh {n}
cattle egret {n} (cattle egret) :: Kuhreiher {m}
cattleman {n} (man who raises or tends cattle) :: Vieherbauer, Viehtender
catty {adj} (spiteful) :: zickig, boshaft, gehässig, stutenbissig
catwalk {n} (nautical: elevated enclosed passage providing access fore and aft from the bridge) :: Laufsteg {m}
catwalk {n} (narrow elevated stage on which models parade) :: Laufsteg {m}
Caucasian {adj} (pertaining to the Caucasus region or people) :: kaukasisch
Caucasian {n} (native of the Caucasus region) :: Kaukasier {m}, Kaukasierin {f}
Caucasian {n} (member of Caucasian race) :: Europide {m}, Weißer {m} [indef.], Weiße {m} {f} [m. def, f. def. and indef.]
Caucasian zelkova {n} (species of tree) :: Kaukasische Zelkove {f}
Caucasoid {adj} :: kaukasoid
Caucasoid {n} (a person with Caucasoid characteristics) :: Europider {m}, Europide {f}, Kaukasier {m}
Caucasology {n} (the historical, linguistic or geopolitical studies of Caucasus region) :: Kaukasiologie
Caucasus {prop} (geographic region) :: Kaukasus {m}
caudal {adj} (pertaining to the tail) :: kaudal, schwanzartig
caudal fin {n} (the tailfin of a fish and other aquatic vertebrates) :: Schwanzflosse {f}, Afterflosse {f}
caul {n} (part of the amniotic sac which sometimes shrouds a baby’s head at birth) :: Glückshaube {f}
cauldron {n} (large bowl-shaped pot) :: Kessel {m}
cauliflower {n} (Vegetable) :: Blumenkohl {m}, [Austria] Karfiol {m}
cauliflower {n} (Edible head of a cauliflower plant) :: Blumenkohl {m}, Karfiol {m}
cauliflower ear {n} (swollen and deformed outer ear) :: Blumenkohlohr {n}
caulk {v} (to seal joints with caulk) :: kalfatern
caulker {n} (A person who caulks various structures (as ships) and certain types of piping) :: Kalfaterer {m}
causal {adj} (of, relating to or being a cause of something) :: kausal, ursächlich
causality {n} (agency of cause) :: Kausalität {f}
causality {n} (cause and consequence relationship) :: Ursache und Wirkung
causate {v} (cause) SEE: cause ::
causation {n} (the act of causing) :: Ursache {f}
causation {n} (causality) SEE: causality ::
causative {n} (linguistics) :: Kausativ {n}
cause {n} (source or reason of an event or action) :: Ursache {f}, Anlass {m}, Grund {m}
cause {n} (goal, aim, principle) :: Sache {f}
cause {v} (to set off an event or action) :: verursachen, auslösen
cause and effect {n} (causation) SEE: causation ::
cause and effect {n} (causality) SEE: causality ::
cause of death {n} (official cause of a human death) :: Todesursache {f}
causeway {n} (raised roadway) :: Damm {m}, Bahndamm {m}
caustic {adj} (capable of destroying organic tissue) :: zersetzend, beißend
caustic {adj} (severe; satirical; sharp) :: scharf, beißend, bissig, ätzend, sarkastisch
caustic {n} (substance which burns, corrodes or destroys organic tissue) :: Ätzmittel {n}
caustic {n} (caustic soda) SEE: caustic soda ::
caustic soda {n} (sodium hydroxide) :: Ätznatron {n}, kaustisches Soda {n} {f}
cauterize {v} (burn tissue) :: kauterisieren
caution {n} (precept or warning against evil or danger) :: Warnung {f}, Vorsicht {f}
caution {n} (careful attention, prudence) :: Vorsicht {f}, Achtsamkeit {f}, Behutsamkeit {f}
caution {n} (security; guaranty; bail) :: Kaution {f}
caution {v} (to warn) :: warnen, verwarnen
cautious {adj} (careful) :: vorsichtig, zaghaft, behutsam
cautiously {adv} (in a cautious manner) :: vorsichtig
cavalcade {n} (company of riders) :: Kavalkade {f}, Reiterzug {m}
cavalcade {n} (parade) :: Reiterzug {m}, berittener Zug {m}, Kavalkade {f}
cavalier {n} (sprightly military man) :: Kavalier {m}
cavalier {n} (well mannered man; a gentleman) :: Kavalier {m}
cavalry {n} (military service that fights with riding horses) :: Reiterei {f}, Kavallerie {f}
cavalry {n} (an individual unit of cavalry) :: Kavallerie {f}
cavalryman {n} (a soldier in the cavalry) :: Kavallerist {m}, Reiter {m}
Cavan {prop} (county in the Republic of Ireland) :: Cavan
Cavan {prop} (town in County Cavan) :: Cavan
cavatina {n} (An operatic song in slow tempo) :: Kavatine {f}
cave {n} (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground) :: Höhle {f}
cave {interj} (beware!) :: Achtung
caveat {n} (warning) :: Vorbehalt {m}, Warnung
caveat {n} (qualification or exemption) :: Ausnahme {f}, Patentanmeldung {f}, Vorbehalt {m}
caveat {n} (notice requesting a postponement of a court proceedings) :: Einspruch {m}, Widerspruch {m}
cave bear {n} (Ursus spelaeus) :: Höhlenbär {m}
cave dweller {n} (prehistoric human who lived in caves) :: Höhlenbewohner {m}
cave lion {n} (Panthera leo spelaea) :: Höhlenlöwe {m}
caveman {n} (early humans or related species) :: Höhlenmensch {m}
cavern {n} (large cave) :: große Höhle {f}, Grotte {f}
cavern {n} (underground chamber) :: (manmade) Kaverne {f}
cavesson {n} (part of a horse's bridle) :: Kappzaum {m}
caviar {n} (roe of the sturgeon or other large fish (black caviar)) :: Kaviar {m}
caviar spoon {n} (shallow small spoon for eating caviar) :: Kaviarlöffel {m}
cavil {v} (to criticise for petty or frivolous reasons) :: nörgeln, kritteln, schikanieren
cavity {n} (hole or hollow depression) :: Hohlraum, Gravur, Aushöhlung, Loch
cavity {n} (hollow area within the body) :: Höhle {f}
cavity {n} (soft area in a decayed tooth) :: Karies {f}, Loch {n} [colloquial]
cavity resonator {n} :: Hohlraumresonator {n}
cavort {v} (move/play boisterously) :: herumtollen, herumtanzen
cavy {n} (guinea pig) SEE: guinea pig ::
caw {n} (cry of a crow) :: Gekrächze {n}, Krächzen {n}
caw {v} (to make the cry of a crow, rook, or raven) :: krächzen
Cayenne {prop} (capital of French Guiana) :: Cayenne {n}
Caymanian {adj} (of the Cayman Islands) :: der Kaimaninseln
Caymanian {n} (person from the Cayman Islands) :: der Kaimaninseln
Cayman Islands {prop} (British territory in the Caribbean) :: Kaimaninseln {f-p}
CCTV {n} (closed circuit television) :: Videoüberwachungsanlage {f}
CD {n} (abbreviations of compact-disc which are actually in use, see also: compact disc) :: CD {f}
CD burner {n} (CD burner) :: CD-Brenner {m}
CD player {n} (CD player) :: CD-Spieler {m}
CE {prop} (Common/Current/Christian Era) :: n. Chr. (nach Christus, nach Christo), n. Chr. Geb., n. Chr. G. [nach Christi Geburt], n. d. Z. (nach der Zeitrechnung), n. u. Z., u. Z. ((nach) unserer Zeitrechnung)
cease {v} (intransitive) :: aufhören
cease {v} (transitive) :: aufhören, einstellen
cease and desist {v} (stop and not resume an action) :: hören Sie auf und verzichten Sie
ceasefire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose) :: Waffenstillstand {m}, Feuerpause {f}
ceaseless {adj} (without an end) :: endlos
Cebuano {n} (language) :: Cebuano
Cecilia {prop} (female given name) :: Cäcilie
Cecina {prop} (town in the province of Livorno) :: Cecina {n}
cedar {n} (coniferous tree in genus Cedrus) :: Zeder
cedar {n} (coniferous tree in family Cupressaceae) :: Zypressengewächs {n}
cedar {n} (aromatic wood) :: Zeder {f}, Zedernholz {n}
cede {v} (give up) :: abtreten, zedieren
cedilla {n} (mark placed under the letter c) :: Cedille {f}
ceil {n} (ceiling) SEE: ceiling ::
ceiling {n} (upper limit of room) :: Decke {f}
ceiling fan {n} (fan fixture on a ceiling) :: Deckenventilator {m}
celandine {n} (greater celandine) :: Schöllkraut {n}
celebrate {v} (extol or honour in a solemn manner) :: feiern, zelebrieren
celebrate {v} (honour by rites, ceremonies, etc.) :: feiern, zelebrieren, halten
celebrate {v} (to engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event) :: feiern
celebrate {v} (perform or participate in) :: feiern, zelebrieren
celebrated {adj} (famous or widely praised) :: gefeiert
celebration {n} (formal performance of a solemn rite) :: Feier {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun) :: Feier {f}, Fest {n}
celebrity {n} (famous person) :: berühmte Person {f}, Prominenter {m}, Prominente {f}, [colloquial] Promi {m} {f}, Star {m}, Berühmtheit {f}, Celebrity {f}, Zelebrität {f}
celebrity {n} (fame) :: Berühmtheit {f}
celeriac {n} (form of celery) :: Knollensellerie {f}
celery {n} (herb) :: Sellerie {m}
celery {n} (the stalks of this herb) :: Staudensellerie {m}, Stangensellerie {m}
celesta {n} (musical instrument) :: Celesta {f}
celestial {adj} (relating to heaven (religious)) :: himmlisch
celestial {adj} (relating to sky) :: Himmels-
celestial body {n} (natural object beyond Earth's atmosphere) :: Himmelskörper {m}
celestial equator {n} (great circle) :: Himmelsäquator {m}
celestial sphere {n} (abstract sphere of infinite radius) :: Himmelskugel {f}
celestine {n} (mineral) :: Coelestin {m}
celibacy {n} (state of being unmarried) :: Zölibat {m} {n}
celibacy {n} (abstaining from sexual relations) :: Zölibat {m} {n}, Keuschheit {f}
celibate {adj} (unmarried) :: ehelos, unverheiratet, keusch, [religion] zölibatär, sexuell enthaltsam
celibate {n} (person who is not married) :: Unverheirateter {m}, Unverheiratete {f}, Junggeselle {m}, Junggesellin {f}, [religion] Zölibatär {m}, Zölibatärin {f}
Celine {prop} (female given name) :: Celina {f}, Celine {f}
cell {n} (component of an electrical battery) :: Zelle {f}, Batteriezelle {f}
cell {n} (room in a prison for containing inmates) :: Zelle {f}, Haftraum {m}
cell {n} (room in a monastery for sleeping one person) :: Zelle {f}, Mönchszelle {f}
cell {n} (small group of people forming part of a larger organization) :: Zelle {f}
cell {n} (basic unit of a living organism) :: Zelle {f}
cell {n} (informal: a cellular telephone, see also: mobile phone) :: Handy {n}
cellar {n} (underground space) :: Keller
cellar door {n} (door leading to a cellar) :: Kellertür {f}
cell cycle {n} (life cycle of eukaryotic cells) :: Zellzyklus {m}
cell division {n} (a process by which a cell divides into two cells) :: Zellteilung {f}
cellist {n} (person who plays the cello) :: Cellist {m}, Cellistin {f}
cell line {n} (cells that are genetically identical) :: Zelllinie {f}
cell nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells) SEE: nucleus ::
cello {n} (musical instrument) :: Cello {n}, Violoncello {n}
cellophane {n} (the transparent plastic film) :: Cellophan {n}, Zellglas {n}
cellophane noodle {n} (type of transparent Asian noodle) :: Glasnudel {f}
cell phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cell theory {n} (scientific theory) :: Zelltheorie {f}
cellular {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cellular {adj} (of, relating to, consisting of, or resembling a cell or cells) :: Zell-, zellulär
cellular phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
celluloid {n} (variety of thermoplastics) :: Zelluloid {n}, Celluloid {n}
cellulose {n} (the polysaccharide cellulose) :: Zellulose {f}, Cellulose {f}, Zellstoff {m}
cell wall {n} (thick layer around cells of plants, fungi, and algae) :: Zellwand {f}
Celsius {adj} (metric scale of temperature) :: Celsius {m}
Celt {prop} (ancient) :: Kelte {m}
Celtiberian {n} (person) :: Keltiberer {m}, Keltibererin {f}
Celtiberian {prop} (language) :: Keltiberisch {n}
Celtic {prop} (branch of languages) :: Keltisch {n}
Celtic {adj} (of the Celts; of the style of the Celts) :: keltisch
Celtic studies {n} (academic discipline) :: Keltologie {f}, Keltistik {f}
Celtology {n} (Celtic studies) SEE: Celtic studies ::
celtuce {n} (type of lettuce) :: Spargelsalat {m}
cembalo {n} (cembalo) SEE: harpsichord ::
cembra {n} (Pinus cembra) SEE: Swiss pine ::
cement {n} (a powdered substance) :: Zement {m}
cement {n} (the paste-like substance) :: Zement {m}
cement {n} (any material with strong adhesive properties) :: Zement {m}
cement {v} (to affix with cement) :: zementieren
cement {v} (to make permanent) :: zementieren
cement copper {n} :: Zementkupfer {n}
cemented {adv} :: gekittet, verkittet, zementiert
cement mixer {n} (device to make concrete) :: Betonmischer {m}
cemetery {n} (a place where the dead are buried) SEE: graveyard ::
cendrée {n} (grey colour (noun)) :: eisenfarbe
Cenomanian {prop} :: Cenomanium
cenotaph {n} (monument to honor the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere) :: Ehrenmal {n}, Kenotaph {n}, Scheingrab {n}
Cenozoic {prop} (geological epoch) :: Känozoikum
censer {n} (religious ornamental container for burning incense) :: Duftrauchbrenner {m}, Weihrauchschwenker {m}
censor {n} (official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content) :: Zensor {m}
censor {n} :: Zensor {m}
censor {v} :: zensieren
censorship {n} (use of state or group power to control freedom of expression) :: Zensur {f}
censorware {n} (software or hardware used to filter content on the Internet) :: Zensur-Software
census {n} (official count of members of a population) :: Zensus {m}, Volkszählung {f}, Befragung {f}, Bevölkerungszählung {f}, Zählung {f}
census {v} (collect a census) :: Zensus {m}
cent {n} (subunit of currency in US and elsewhere) :: Cent {m}
cent {n} (one-hundredth of a euro) :: Cent {m}
cent {n} (coin) :: Cent {m}
centaur {n} (mythical half-man, half-horse) :: Kentaur {m}, Zentaur {m}
Centaur {n} (Greek mythology) :: Zentaur {m}
Centaurus {prop} (spring constellation of the northern sky) :: Zentaur {m}
centenarian {n} (one who is at least 100 years old) :: Hundertjährige {f}, Hundertjähriger {m}
centenarian {adj} (being at least 100 yrs old) :: hundertjährig
centenary {n} (centennial) SEE: centennial ::
centenary {adj} (of, or pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years) :: hundertjährig
centenier {n} (centurion) SEE: centurion ::
centennial {n} (100th anniversary) :: Hundertjahrfeier {f}, hundertster Jahrestag {m}
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle) :: Zentrum {n}, Mitte {f}, Mittelpunkt
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere) :: Zentrum {n}, Mitte {f}, Mittelpunkt
center {n} (point on a line midway between the ends) :: Mitte {f}, Mittelpunkt {m}, Zentrum {n}
center {n} (point in the interior of figure with mean coordinates) :: Zentrum {n}, Mitte {f}
center {n} (place where a function or activity occurs) :: Zentrum {n}, Mitte {f}
center {n} (topic of particular importance) :: Drehpunkt {m}
center {n} (in basketball) :: Zenterspieler {m}, Stürmer {m}, Center {m}
center {n} (in ice hockey) :: Stürmer {m}
center {n} (in American and Canadian football) :: Center {m}
center {v} (cause to occupy the center) :: zenterieren, ansammeln, zentrieren
center {v} (cause something to have a value midway between extremes) :: zenterieren, ausmitteln
center {v} (concentrate on) :: konzenterieren, sammeln, konzentrieren
centilitre {n} (1/100 of a litre) :: Zentiliter {m}
centime {n} (subunit of currency) :: Centime {m}
centimetre {n} (one-hundredth of a metre) :: Zentimeter {m}
centipede {n} (a segmented arthropod of class Chilopoda) :: Hundertfüßer {m}, Tausendfüßer {m}, Tausendfüßler {m}
central {adj} (being in the centre) :: zentral, mittig
central {adj} (being the most important) :: zentral
central {adj} (having or containing the centre of something) :: zentral
Central Africa {prop} (region) :: Zentralafrika
Central African {n} (A person from Central Africa or of Central African descent) :: Zentralafrikaner {m}, Zentralafrikanerin {f}
Central African {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Central Africa or the Central African people) :: zentralafrikanisch
Central African Republic {prop} (country in Central Africa) :: Zentralafrikanische Republik
Central America {prop} (part of North America) :: Mittelamerika {n}, Zentralamerika {n}
Central Asia {prop} (smaller area of Central Asia) :: Zentralasien {n}
central bank {n} (the principal monetary authority of a polity) :: Zentralbank {f}, Notenbank {f}
central business district {n} (central area of a city) :: Innenstadt {f}, Stadtmitte {f}, Stadtzentrum {m}
Central Europe {prop} (geographical region in the center of Europe) :: Mitteleuropa {n}, Zentraleuropa {n}
Central European {adj} (Central European) :: zentraleuropäisch, mitteleuropäisch
Central German {n} :: Mitteldeutsch {n}
Central German {adj} :: mitteldeutsch
Central Germany {prop} (region in Germany) :: Mitteldeutschland
central heating {n} (heating system) :: Zentralheizung {f}
centralism {n} (system that centralizes) :: Zentralismus {m}
centralization {n} (the act or process of centralizing) :: Zentralisierung {f}
central nervous system {n} (that part of the nervous system comprising the brain, brainstem and spinal cord) :: Zentralnervensystem {n}
central processing unit {n} (part of a computer) :: Hauptprozessor {m}, CPU {f}
centre {n} (center) SEE: center ::
centre {v} (center) SEE: center ::
Centre {prop} (region) :: Centre {n}
-centric {suffix} (having a specified number of centres) :: -zentrisch
centrifugal force {n} (force) :: Zentrifugalkraft {f}
centrifuge {n} (device for separation of substances) :: Zentrifugal, Zentrifuge {f}
centrifuge {v} (to rotate something in a centrifuge in order to separate its constituents) :: zentrifugieren
centriole {n} (barrel shaped microtubule) :: Zentriol {n}
centripetal {adj} (directed or moving towards a centre) :: zentripetal
centripetal force {n} (the force on a rotating or orbiting body in the direction of the centre of rotation) :: Zentripetalkraft {f}
centrism {n} (moderate political philosophy) :: Zentrismus {m}
centrist {adj} (of, pertaining to, or advocating centrism) :: gemäßigt
centroid {n} (point at the centre of any shape) :: Zentroide
centromere {n} (region of a eukaryotic chromosome) :: Zentromer {n}
centrosome {n} (organelle that controls the organization of its microtubules) :: Zentrosom {n}
centurion {n} (commander of a century of soldiers) :: Centurio {m}, Zenturio {m}
century {n} (100 years) :: Jahrhundert {n}
century {n} (Roman army type unit) :: Zenturie {f}
century egg {n} (Chinese delicacy) :: hundertjähriges Ei {n}, tausendjähriges Ei {n} ["millennium egg"]
cep {n} (Boletus edulis) :: Steinpilz {m}
cephalalgia {n} (headache) SEE: headache ::
cephalothorax {n} (anatomy: fused head and thorax) :: Kopfbruststück {n}
Cephas {prop} (male given name) :: Kephas {m}
Cepheus {prop} (mythical husband of Cassiopeia) :: Kepheus {m}
Cepheus {prop} (constellation) :: Kepheus {m}
ceramic {adj} (of or pertaining to ceramic as material) :: keramisch
ceramic {n} (material) :: Keramik {f}
ceramics {n} (art) :: Keramik {f}
ceramics {n} (ceramics objects as a group) :: Keramik {f}
Cerberus {prop} (mythological three-headed dog) :: Zerberus {m}
cereal {n} (breakfast cereal) SEE: breakfast cereal ::
cereal {n} (type of grass) :: Getreide {n}; Korn {n}
cereal {n} (grains of such a grass) :: Getreide {n}; Korn {n}; Frucht {f}
cerebellum {n} (part of the hindbrain in vertebrates) :: Kleinhirn {m}
cerebral {adj} (of, or relating to the brain) :: zerebral, cerebral, zerebral-, Gehirn-, Hirn-, Cerebro-
cerebral {adj} (intellectual) :: intellektuell, geistig, kopfig
cerebral {adj} (retroflex) SEE: retroflex ::
cerebral cortex {n} (layer of the brain) :: Großhirnrinde {f}
cerebral palsy {n} (group of non-contagious conditions) :: infantile Zerebralparese {f}
cerebrovascular accident {n} (loss of brain function) :: Schlaganfall {m}
ceremonial {adj} (of, relating to, or used in a ceremony) :: zeremoniell
ceremony {n} (ritual with religious significance) :: Zeremonie {f}
Ceres {prop} (Roman goddess) :: Ceres {f}, Zeres {f}
Ceres {prop} (dwarf planet) :: Ceres {m}
cerite {n} (cerite) :: Cerit {n}
cerium {n} (chemical element) :: Cer {n}
certain {adj} (sure, positive, not doubting) :: gewiss, sicher
certain {adj} (not specifically named, indeterminate, indefinite) :: gewiss, irgendein
certain {determiner} (having been determined but not specified) :: bestimmt, gewiss
certainly {adv} (without doubt, surely) :: sicherlich, zweifellos, gewiss, freilich
certainly {adv} (emphatic affirmative answer) :: sicher, natürlich
certainty {n} (state of being certain) :: Gewissheit {f}
certificate {n} (a document containing a certified statement) :: Zertifikat {n}
certificate {n} (a document evidencing ownership or debt) :: Zertifikat {n}
certification {n} (act of certifying) :: Zertifizierung {f}
certify {v} (to attest as to) :: zertifizieren
cerulean {n} (sky blue) :: tiefblau; himmelblau
cerumen {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax ::
cerussite {n} (mineral) :: Cerussit {m}
cervical cancer {n} (cancer of the cervix) :: Zervixkarzinom {n}, Kollumkarzinom {n}, Gebärmutterhalskrebs {m}
cervical cap {n} (contraceptive device) :: Portiokappe {f}
cervical vertebra {n} (any of the seven vertebrae of the neck) :: Halswirbel
cervix {n} (neck) SEE: neck ::
cervix {n} (lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina) :: Cervix uteri {f}, Cervix {f}, Zervix {f}
cesarean section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section ::
cessation {n} (a ceasing or discontinuance) :: Unterbrechung {f}
cessionary {n} (one who receives a cession) SEE: assignee ::
cesspit {n} (pit for sewage) :: Senkgrube {f}
cesspool {n} (place for sewage) :: Jauchegrube {f}, Jauchengrube {f}, Senkgrube {f}, Abfallgrube {f}, Güllegrube {f}, [South German] Odelgrube {f}
cesspool {n} (filthy place) :: Sumpf
c'est la vie {phrase} (such is life) SEE: such is life ::
cetology {n} (study of cetaceans) :: Walkunde, Walforschung
Cetus {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky) :: Walfisch {m}
Ceylon {prop} (Sri Lanka) SEE: Sri Lanka ::
Ceylon {prop} (old name for Sri Lanka) :: Ceylon {n}; also: Zeylon {n}, Ceylan {n}
cf. {v} (compare) :: vgl., cf.
CFP franc {n} (currency) :: CFP-Franc {m}
cha-cha {n} (ballroom dance) :: Cha-Cha-Cha {m}
chacha {n} (Georgian grape vodka) :: Tschatscha {f}
cha-cha-cha {n} (cha-cha) SEE: cha-cha ::
chad {n} (small pieces of paper punched out) :: Stanzrest {m}, Stanzabfall {m}
chad {n} (one of these pieces of paper) :: Stanzrest {m}, Stanzabfall {m}
Chad {prop} (country) :: Tschad
Chadian {adj} (pertaining to Chad) :: tschadisch
Chadian {n} (person from Chad) :: Tschader {m}, Tschaderin {f}
chador {n} (a loose robe worn by Muslim women) :: Tschador {m}
chaebol {n} (large, family-controlled Korean business conglomerate) :: Jaebeol
chafe {n} (heat excited by friction) :: Reibungswärme {f}
chafe {n} (injury or wear caused by friction) :: Schürfwunde {f}, Verschleiß {m}, Abnutzung {f}
chafe {n} (vexation; irritation of mind; rage) :: Ärger {m}, Verdruss {m}, Belästigung {f}, Wut {f}, Qual {f}, Beunruhigung {f}
chafe {v} (to excite passion or anger in) :: belästigen, ärgern, nervös machen, reizen, verärgern, aufregen, verdrießen, erregen, erzürnen, irritieren, anecken
chafe {v} (to fret and wear by rubbing) :: verschleißen, abnutzen, abreiben, abscheuern, scheuern
chafe {v} (to rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction) :: reiben, scheuern
chafe {v} (to be worn by rubbing) :: verschleißen, durchscheuern, abscheuern, abreiben, durchreiben
chafe {v} (to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated) :: irritieren, verärgern, bekümmern, plagen, belästigen, aufregen, quälen, beunruhigen
chaff {n} (inedible parts of grain plant) :: Spreu {f}, Spelze {f}
chaff {n} (loose material dropped from aircraft to interfere with radar) :: Düppel {p}
chaffer {n} (upper sieve of a cleaning shoe) :: Obersieb {n}
chaffinch {n} (bird) :: Buchfink {m}
chagrin {n} (distress from failure; vexation or mortification) :: Verdruss {m}, Leidwesen {n}
chagrin {v} (bother or vex; to mortify) :: verdrießen, verärgern, ärgern, stören
chai {n} (spiced black tea) SEE: masala chai ::
chain {n} (series of interconnected rings or links) :: Kette {f}
chain {n} (series of interconnected things) :: Kette {f}
chain {n} (series of stores or businesses with the same brand name) :: Kette {f}
chain {n} (number of atoms in a series, which combine to form a molecule) :: Kette {f}
chain {v} (to link together) :: ketten
chaincase {n} (guard around the chain of a bicycle) :: Kettenkasten {m}
chain drive {n} (transmission system) :: Kettengetriebe {n}
chained {adj} (bound with chains) :: angekettet (chained to something), gekettet, mit Ketten gefesselt
chained {adj} (computing: linked in a chain) :: verkettet
chain guard {n} (compartment that encloses the chain and sprocket assemblies of a bicycle) :: Kettenschutz {m}
chain letter {n} (a letter that is mailed successively to different recipients) :: Kettenbrief {m}
chainlink {n} (type of fencing) :: Maschendraht {m}
chain mail {n} (a flexible defensive armor) :: Kettenrüstung {f}, Kettenpanzer {m}
chain of command {n} (hierarchy in which one rank obeys the one above it) :: Befehlskette {f}
chain-of-responsibility pattern {n} :: Zuständigkeitskette {f}
chain reaction {n} (type of nuclear reaction) :: Kettenreaktion {f}
chain reaction {n} (series of events) :: Kettenreaktion {f}
chainring {n} (large forward ring on a bicycle) :: [one ring] Kettenblatt {n}
chainsaw {n} (saw with a power-driven chain) :: Kettensäge {f}, Motorsäge {f}
chain smoker {n} (one who smokes continuously) :: Kettenraucher {m}
chain smoker {n} (one who habitually smokes a lot) :: Kettenraucher {m}
chain-smoker {n} (person who chain-smokes) :: Kettenraucher {m}
chain store {n} (retail outlet that is one of a group) :: Filiale {f}
chair {n} (furniture) :: Stuhl {m}
chair {v} (to act as chairperson) :: Vorsitz {m} führen
chair {n} (chairperson) SEE: chairperson ::
chair conformation {n} (chemical conformation) :: Sesselkonformation {f}
chairlift {n} (moving series of open seats) :: Sessellift {m}, Sesselbahn {f}
chairman {n} (person presiding over a meeting) :: Vorsitzender {m}, Vorsitzende {f}
chairperson {n} (a person who presides over a meeting, a board) :: Vorsitzender {m}, Vorsitzende {f}
chairwoman {n} (female chairperson) :: Vorsitzende {f}
chaise longue {n} (reclining chair with a long seat) :: Chaiselongue {f}
chai tea {n} (masala chai) SEE: masala chai ::
chakra {n} (spiritual energy nexuses) :: Chakra {n}
chalcanthite {n} (mineral) :: Chalkanthit {m}
Chalcedon {prop} (town in Asia Minor) :: Chalkedon
chalcedony {n} (form of fine-grained quartz) :: Chalcedon
chalcocite {n} (cuprous sulfide) :: Chalkosin {m}
chalcopyrite {n} (mineral) :: Chalkopyrit {m}
Chaldean {adj} (of ancient Babylonia) SEE: Babylonian ::
chalet {n} (wooden house) :: Chalet {n}
chalice {n} (large drinking cup) :: Kelch {m}
chalk {n} (a soft, white, powdery limestone) :: Kreide {f}
chalk {n} (a piece of chalk used for drawing and on a blackboard) :: Kreide {f}
chalk {n} (... prevent from falling when climbing) :: Magnesiapulver
chalk {n} (tailor's chalk) SEE: tailor's chalk ::
chalkboard {n} (slate board for writing on with chalk) :: Wandtafel {f}, Tafel {f}
challah {n} (traditional braided bread) :: Challa {f}
challenge {n} (that which encourages someone to do something they otherwise would not) :: Herausforderung {f}
challenge {n} (difficult task) :: Herausforderung {f}
challenge {v} (to invite someone to take part in a competition) :: herausfordern
challenge {v} (to dare someone) :: herausfordern
challenger {n} (one who challenges) :: Herausforderer {m}, Herausforderin {f}
Challenger Deep {prop} (deepest point in the world) :: Challengertief {n}
challenging {adj} (difficult; hard to do) :: anspruchsvoll, herausfordernd
chamade {n} (a signal sounded on a drum or trumpet inviting a parley) :: Schamade {f}
Chamaeleon {prop} (small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky) :: Chamäleon {n}
chamber {n} (bedroom) :: Raum {m}, Schlafzimmer {n}, Zimmer {n}, Kammer {f}, [archaic] Gemach {n}, [archaic] Schlafgemach {n}
chamber {n} (legislative body) :: [of the European Union] Plenarsaal {m}, Kammer {f}
chamber {n} (enclosed space similar to a room) :: Kammer {f}
chamber {n} (part of a firearm holding the round before firing) :: Kammer {f}
chamber {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
chamberlain {n} (an officer in charge of managing the household of a sovereign) :: Kammerherr {m}, Kämmerer {m}
chambermaid {n} (a maid who handles the chores in a bedroom) :: Stubenmädchen {n}, Zimmermädchen {n}, Zimmerfrau {f}
chamber music {n} (chamber music) :: Kammermusik {f}
chamber of commerce {n} (community business association) :: Handelskammer {f}
chamber orchestra {n} (orchestra to play chamber music) :: Kammerorchester {n}
chamber pot {n} (a container used for urination and defecation, see also: urinal; chemical toilet) :: Nachttopf {m}
chameleon {n} (reptile) :: Chamäleon {n}
chamfer {n} (an angled relief or cut at an edge) :: Fase {f}, Abfasung {f}, Abschrägung {f}, Auskehlung {f}, Hohlrinne {f}, Schrägkante {f}, Schräge {f}, abgefaste Kante {f}, abgeschrägte Kante {f}, gebrochene Kante {f}, Schrägung {f}
chamfer {v} (to cut off the edge or corner of something; to bevel) :: fasen, abfasen, anfasen, anschrägen, abschrägen
chamfer {v} (to cut a groove in something) :: auskehlen, einkerben, furchen, rillen, nuten, einfurchen
chamfron {n} (armor) :: Rossstirn {f}
chamois {n} (goat) :: Gams {f}, Gemse {f}, Gämse {f}
chamois {n} (cloth) :: Sämischleder {n}
chamois leather {n} (suede leather) SEE: suede ::
champagne {n} (sparkling white wine produced in Champagne) :: Champagner {m}
champagne {n} (any sparkling white wine) :: Sekt {m}
Champagne {n} (region of France) :: Champagne {f}
Champagne {n} (champagne) SEE: champagne ::
Champagne-Ardenne {prop} (region) :: Champagne-Ardenne {f}
champagne socialist {n} (false socialist) :: Toskana-Fraktion {f}
champansky {n} (imitation champagne) :: Champansky {m}
champ at the bit {v} (of horse: to bite the bit) :: auf dem Gebiss kauen
champ at the bit {v} (to show impatience when delayed) :: mit den Hufen scharren
champian {n} (field of inquiry or study) SEE: field ::
champian {n} (flat expanse of land) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (species of landscape) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (level open countryside) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (battlefield) SEE: battlefield ::
champignon {n} (Agaricus bisporus) :: Champignon {m}
champion {n} (someone who has been winner in a contest) :: Sieger {m}, Siegerin {f}, Gewinner {m}, Gewinnerin {f}, Meister {m}, Meisterin {f}
championship {n} (competition to determine a champion) :: Meisterschaft {f}
championship {n} (position of champion, or winner) :: Meisterschaft {f}
Champions League {prop} (the highest-level European club football tournament) :: Champions League {f}, Championsleague {f}
chance {n} (an opportunity or possibility) :: Gelegenheit {f}, Möglichkeit {f}, Chance {f}
chance {n} (random occurrence) :: Zufall {m}
chance {n} (probability of something happening) :: Wahrscheinlichkeit {f}
chancel {n} (space around the altar in a church) :: Altarraum {m}
chancellery {n} (building) :: Kanzlei {f}, Kanzleramt {n}
chancellor {n} (important notary; person in charge of some area of government) :: Kanzler {m}, Kanzlerin {f}
chancellor {n} (head of parliamentary government in some German speaking countries) :: Kanzler {m}, Kanzlerin {f}, Bundeskanzler {m}, Bundeskanzlerin {f}
chancellor {n} (Chancellor of the Exchequer) SEE: Chancellor of the Exchequer ::
Chancellor of the Exchequer {prop} (minister responsible for governmental finances and treasury) :: Schatzkanzler {m}
chancellorship {n} (status of being a chancellor) :: Kanzlerschaft {f}
chances are {adv} (it is probable that) :: es ist wahrscheinlich
chandelier {n} (branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling) :: Kronleuchter {m}
chandler {n} (person who makes or sells candles) :: Kerzenmacher {m}, Kerzenmacherin {f}, Kerzenzieher {m}, Kerzenzieherin {f}, Lichtzieher {m}, Lichtzieherin {f}
change {v} (to become something different) :: sich ändern, sich verändern, sich wandeln
change {v} (to make something into something different) :: ändern, verändern, verwandeln
change {v} (to replace) :: wechseln, auswechseln
change {v} (to replace one's own clothing) :: sich umziehen, sich umkleiden
change {v} (to transfer to another vehicle) :: umsteigen
change {n} (the process of becoming different) :: Änderung {f}, Veränderung {f}, Wandel {m}
change {n} (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination) :: Wechselgeld {n}
change {n} (money given back) :: Rückgeld {n}
changeable {adj} (capable of being changed) :: änderbar, veränderlich
changeable {adj} (subject to sudden or frequent changes) :: wechselhaft, wandelbar
changeling {n} ((Mythology) an infant of a fairy, sprite or troll that the creature has secretly exchanged for a human infant) :: Wechselbalg {m} {n}
changelog {n} (log that records changes between versions) :: Änderungsprotokoll {n}, Changelog {n}
change management {n} (management of personnel transitioning) :: Veränderungsmanagement {n}
change of heart {n} (change of opinion) :: Sinneswandel {m}
change one's mind {v} (to decide differently than one had decided before) :: seine Meinung ändern, sich umentscheiden
changeroom {n} (changing room) :: Ankleideraum {m}, Umkleideraum {m}
Changhsingian {prop} :: Changhsingium
changing of the guard {n} (ceremony in which soldiers change shifts) :: Wachablösung {f}
changing room {n} (room in gym etc.) :: Ankleideraum {m}, Umkleideraum {m}, Umkleidekabine {f}
changing room {n} (room in shop) :: Anprobe {f}, Umkleidekabine {f}, Kabine {f}
changing table {n} (Small raised platform.) :: Wickeltisch {m}
Chang Jiang {prop} (Yangtze) SEE: Yangtze ::
channel {n} (narrow body of water between two land masses) :: Kanal {m}, Straße {f}, Meeresstraße {f}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies) :: Kanal {m}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television) :: Kanal {m}
channel {v} (direct the flow) :: lenken
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel) :: Kanalinseln {f-p}
channel surf {v} (quickly change channel) :: zappen
Channel Tunnel {prop} (man-made tunnel) :: Eurotunnel {m}
chanoyu {n} (tea ceremony) SEE: tea ceremony ::
chanson {n} (French song) :: Chanson {n}
chansonnier {n} (singer of chansons) :: Chansonnier {m}
chanter {n} (the pipe of a bagpipe) :: Melodiepfeife {f}
chanterelle {n} (Cantharellus cibarius) :: Pfifferling {m}, Eierschwammerl {n}
chaos {n} (state of disorder) :: Unordnung {f}, Chaos {n}
chaos theory {n} (chaos theory) :: Chaosforschung {f}, Chaostheorie {f}
chaotic {adj} (Filled with chaos) :: chaotisch
chaotic {adj} (Extremely disorganized or in disarray) :: chaotisch
chaotically {adv} (In a chaotic manner) :: chaotisch
chap {n} (man or fellow) :: Kerl {m}, Typ {m}
chapel {n} (place of worship) :: Kapelle {f}
chaperon {v} (to accompany, to escort) :: begleiten, eskortieren
chaperon {v} (to mother) :: bemuttern
chaperon {n} (an adult who accompanies unmarried men or women) SEE: chaperone ::
chaperone {n} (an older person who accompanies younger people to ensure good behaviour) :: Anstandsdame {f}, Anstandswauwau
chapka {n} (type of hat) :: Tschapka {f}
chaplain {n} (member of a religious body) :: Kaplan {m}
Chapman's antshrike {n} (bird) :: Fahlflanken-Ameisenwürger {m}
chapter {n} (section in a book) :: Kapitel {n}, Abschnitt {m}
chapter {n} (an administrative division of an organization) :: Verband {m}, Ortsverband {m}, Sektion {f}
chapter house {n} (church building used as a meeting place) :: Kapitelsaal {m}
char {v} (to burn something to charcoal) :: ankohlen, verkohlen
char {v} (to burn slightly) :: ansengen, versengen
char {n} (a charred substance) :: Kohle {f}
char {n} (fish) :: Saibling {m}
char {n} (cleaning woman) :: Putzfrau {f}
character {n} (being in a story) :: Figur {f}, Person {f}
character {n} (distinguishing feature) :: Charakter {m}
character {n} (moral strength) :: Charakter {m}
character {n} (notable or eccentric person) :: Original {n}
character {n} (symbol for a sound or a word) :: Buchstabe {m}, Zeichen {n}, Schriftzeichen {n}
character {n} ((computing) basic element in a text string) :: Character, Zeichen {n}
character-based {adj} (using entities called objects) :: textbasiert
character encoding {n} (well-defined correspondence between text characters and numeric values) :: Zeichenkodierung {f}
characteriological {adj} (of or relating to characteriology) :: charakteriologisch
characteristic {adj} (being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing) :: charakteristisch, bezeichnend, kennzeichnend, typisch
characteristic {n} (distinguishing feature) :: Merkmal {n}, Eigenschaft {f}, Charakteristik {f}, Eigenart {f}; in grammar, of words: Charakterbuchstabe
characteristic {n} (integer part of a logarithm) :: Kennwert {n}, Kenngröße {f}, Charakteristik {f}
characteristic {n} (distinguishing features of a navigational light) :: Merkmal {n}, Eigenschaft {f}, Charakteristik {f}, Eigenart {f}
characteristic polynomial {n} (linear algebra) :: charakteristiches Polynom {n}
characterization {n} (act or process of characterizing) :: Charakterisierung {f}
characterize {v} (to depict someone or something a particular way) :: charakterisieren
characterize {v} (to determine the characteristics of) :: charakterisieren
characterless {adj} (having no distinguishing character or quality) :: charakterlos
characterlessness {n} (state or condition of being characterless; lack of character) :: Charakterlosigkeit {f}
character set {n} (set of characters in a character encoding) :: Zeichensatz
charade {n} (riddle) :: Scharade {f}, Silbenrätsel {n}, Versrätsel {n}
charade {n} (acted form of the earlier riddles) :: Scharade {f}, pantomimisches Rätsel {n}
charade {n} (absurd deception) :: Scharade {f}, Farce {f}, Affentheater {n}, Affenzirkus {m}, unwürdiges Schauspiel {n}
charade {n} (party game) SEE: charades ::
charades {n} (game) :: Scharade {f}, pantomimisches Ratespiel {n}
charbonnier {n} (charbonnier, Tricholoma portentosum) :: Schwarzfaseriger Ritterling {m}, Rußkopf {m}
charcoal {n} (substance) :: Holzkohle {f}
charcoal {n} (stick used for drawing) :: Kohle {f}
charcoal drawing {n} (charcoal drawing) SEE: charcoal ::
charcuterie {n} (cured meat, ready to be eaten) :: feine Fleisch- und Wurstwaren, Wurstdelikatessen, verzehrfertige Fleisch- und Wurstwaren, Charcuterie {f} [Switzerland]
chard {n} (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla) :: Mangold {m}
Chardonnay {n} (wine) :: Chardonnay {m}
chargé d'affaires {n} (diplomat) :: Geschäftsträger {m}, Geschäftsträgerin {f}
charge {n} (load or burden) :: Last {f}
charge {n} (amount of money levied for a service) :: Entgelt {n}
charge {n} (electric charge) :: Ladung {f}
charge {n} (basketball: offensive foul) :: Rempeln {n}
charge {v} (to place a burden upon, to assign a duty) :: beauftragen, belasten, verpflichten, zuweisen
charge {v} (to assign a duty to) :: beauftragen, verpflichten, zuweisen, anweisen
charge {v} (to formally accuse of a crime) :: anklagen, beschuldigen
charge {v} (to demand payment) :: berechnen, in Rechnung stellen
charge {v} (to assign a debit to an account) :: buchen
charge {v} (to pay on account) :: belasten
charge {v} (to load equipment with material required for its use) :: laden, beladen, füllen, befüllen
charge {v} (to cause to take on an electric charge) :: aufladen
charge {v} (to add energy to) :: laden, aufladen
charge {v} (of a battery or device: to gain energy) :: laden, aufladen
charge {v} (to move forward forcefully) :: stürmen, vorwärtsstürmen, vorwärts pressen
charge {v} (military: to attack by moving forward quickly) :: bestürmen, vorstürmen
charger {n} (a device that charges or recharges) :: Ladegerät {n}
chariot {n} (vehicle used in warfare) :: Streitwagen {m}
chariot {n} (carriage used for ceremonial or pleasure purposes) :: Triumphwagen {m}
charisma {n} (personal charm or magnetism) :: Ausstrahlung {f}, Charisma {n}
charismatic {adj} (of, related to, or having charisma) :: charismatisch
charismatic {adj} (of, related to, or being a member of a form of Christianity) :: charismatisch
charismatic {n} (member of the Charismatic Movement) :: Charismatiker {m}, Charismatikerin {f}
charitable {adj} (kind, generous) :: wohltätig, großzügig
charitable organization {n} (organization) :: [in Germany] Freie Wohlfahrtspflege {f}, FW {f}
charity {n} (Christian love) :: Nächstenliebe {f}
charity {n} (attitude) :: Nächstenliebe {f}
charity {n} (providing of goods or money) :: Wohltätigkeit {f}
charity {n} (organization) :: Wohltätigkeitsorganisation {f}
charity stamp {n} (type of postage stamp) SEE: semi-postal stamp ::
charivari {n} (cacaphonous noise, hubbub) SEE: cacophony ::
charlady {n} (woman who cleans houses and offices) SEE: charwoman ::
charlatan {n} (malicious trickster) :: Scharlatan {m}
charlatanism {n} (charlatanry) SEE: charlatanry ::
charlatanry {n} (state of being a charlatan) :: Scharlatanerie {f}
charlatanry {n} (act of a charlatan) :: Scharlatanerie {f}
Charlemagne {prop} (king of the Franks) :: Karl der Große {m}
Charleroi {prop} (city) :: Charleroi
Charles {prop} (given name) :: Karl
Charles's law {prop} (physical law stating the density of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its temperature at constant pressure) :: erste Gesetz von Gay-Lussac {n}, Gay-Lussacsches Gesetz {n}, Gesetz von Charles {n}, Charlessches Gesetz {n}
Charles' Wain {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky) SEE: Big Dipper ::
Charlotte {prop} (female given name) :: Charlotte
charm {n} (something with magic power) :: Zauber {m}
charm {n} (quality of inspiring delight or admiration) :: Charme {m}
charming {adj} (pleasant, charismatic) :: charmant
Charon {prop} (a moon of Pluto) :: Charon {m}
chart {n} (map) SEE: map ::
chart {n} (graph) SEE: graph ::
chart {n} (table) SEE: table ::
chart {n} (navigator's map) :: Karte {f}
chart {n} (non-narrative presentation of data) :: Diagramm {n}, Schaubild {n}
chart {v} (draw a chart or map) :: zeichnen
chart {v} (draw or figure out a route or plan) :: zeichnen
chart {n} (diagram) SEE: diagram ::
charter {n} (document issued by some authority, creating a public or private institution, and defining its purposes and privileges) :: Charta {f}
charter {n} (document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc) :: Charta {f}
Chartism {prop} (a movement for political and social reform in the United Kingdom during the mid-19th century) :: Chartismus {m}
charwoman {n} (awoman employed to do housework) :: Putzfrau {f}
Charybdis {prop} (Greek mythological monster) :: Charybdis {f}
chase {n} (hunt) SEE: hunt ::
chase {v} (to hunt) SEE: hunt ::
chase {n} (action of the verb "to chase") :: Verfolgung {f}, Jagd {f}
chase {n} (country estate) :: Jagdgebiet {n}, Jagdgrund {m}
chase {v} (to pursue, to follow at speed) :: jagen, verfolgen
chaser {n} (a person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) who chases) :: Jäger {m}, Jägerin {f}, Verfolger {m}, Verfolgerin {f}
chaser {n} (a mild drink consumed immediately after another drink of hard liquor) :: zum Nachspülen {n}, Begleitgetränk {n}
chaser {n} (someone that follows logs out of the forest) :: Verfolger {m}
chaser {n} (someone who decorates metal by engraving or embossing) :: Gravierer {m}, Graviererin {f}
chaser {n} (a tool used for cutting the threads of screws) :: Gewindeschneider {m}
chasm {n} (gap) :: Abgrund {m}, Kluft {f}, Spalte {f}
chasm {n} (difference of opinion) :: Kluft {f}
chasma {n} (aurora) SEE: aurora ::
chasma {n} (long, narrow, steep-sided depression) :: Chasma
chassis {n} (base frame of motor vehicle) :: Chassis {n}, Fahrgestell {n}
chassis {n} (frame or housing containing electrical or mechanical equipment) :: Gehäuse {n}
chaste {adj} (modest) SEE: modest ::
chaste {adj} (abstaining from sexual intercourse) :: keusch
chaste {adj} (celibate) SEE: celibate ::
chaste {adj} (innocent) SEE: innocent ::
chaste {adj} (austere) SEE: austere ::
chasten {v} (discipline) SEE: discipline ::
chasten {v} (purify) SEE: purify ::
chastener {n} (one who chastens) SEE: punisher ::
chastity {n} (abstaining from sexual activity) :: Keuschheit {f}
chastity belt {n} (belt-like garment) :: Keuschheitsgürtel {m}
chastushka {n} (Russian or Ukrainian folk poem) :: Tschastuschka {f}
chasuble {n} (liturgical vestment) :: Kasel {f}
chat {v} (be engaged in informal conversation) :: [formal] sich unterhalten, [informal] plaudern, [dialectal] schwatzen, klönen
chat {v} (talk more than a few words) :: sich unterhalten, plaudern, schwatzen, klönen
chat {v} (exchange messages in real time) :: chatten
chat {n} (informal conversation) :: Schwatz {m}, Geplauder {n}
chat {n} (conversation to stop an argument or settle situations) :: Gespräch {n}
chat {n} (exchange of text or voice messages in real time) :: Chat {m}
chat {n} (bird in the subfamily Saxicolini) :: Schmätzer {f}
chateaubriand {n} (steak cut from a beef tenderloin) :: doppeltes Rindlendenstück {n}, Ochsenfilet {n}, Chateaubriand {n}
chattel {n} (tangible, movable property) :: Habe {f}
chattel paper {n} (document showing both monetary obligation and security interest) :: Verkehrspapier {n}
chatter {n} (talk, especially meaningless or unimportant talk) :: Geplapper {n}, Gequatsche {n}, Geschnatter {n}, Gequake {n}, Geschwätz {n}, Gequassel {n}
chatter {v} (talk idly) :: plaudern, schwatzen
chatterbox {n} (one who chats or talks to excess) :: Schwätzer {m}, Schwätzerin {f}
Chattian {prop} (a subdivision of the Oligocene epoch) :: Chattium
chatty {adj} (chatting a lot or fond of chatting) :: geschwätzig, gesprächig
chat up {v} (attempt to establish a sexual relationship) :: anbaggern
chauffeur {n} (a person employed to drive a motor car) :: Chauffeur {m}, Chauffeurin {f}, Berufschauffeur {m}, Berufschauffeurin {f}, [Swiss German] Chauffeuse {f}, Schofför {m}, Schofförin {f}
chauffeur {v} (intransitive: to be, or act as a chauffeur) :: chauffieren
chauffeur {v} (transitive: to transport someone in a motor car) :: chauffieren
chauvinism {n} (excessive patriotism) :: Chauvinismus {m}, Hurrapatriotismus {m}, Hurra-Patriotismus {m}
chauvinism {n} (unwarranted bias) :: Chauvinismus {m}
chauvinist {adj} (pertaining to chauvinism) :: chauvinistisch
chauvinist {n} (chauvinist person) :: Chauvinist {m}, Chauvinistin {f}
chav {n} (relating to a youth from a working class background, aggressive with poor education) :: Asi {m}
chavender {n} (chub) SEE: chub ::
chavvy {adj} (chavvy) :: muchelig
chayote {n} (plant) :: Stachelgurke {f}
chayote {n} (fruit) :: Chayote {f}, Stachelgurke {f}
cheap {adj} (low in price) :: billig, preiswert, preisgünstig
cheap {adj} (of poor quality) :: billig
cheap {adj} (frugal, stingy) :: geizig
cheaply {adv} (in a cheap manner) :: billig
cheapskate {n} :: Geizkragen {m}
cheat {v} (violate rules to gain advantage) :: schwindeln, schummeln, überlisten
cheat {v} (being unfaithful) :: die Ehe brechen, betrügen, fremdgehen
cheat {v} (manage to avoid something) :: austricksen
cheat {n} (unfair advantage in a computer game) :: Cheat
cheater {n} (cheat) SEE: cheat ::
cheat sheet {n} (sheet of paper used to assist on a test) :: Spickzettel {m}, Schummelzettel {m}
Cheboksary {prop} (city) :: Tscheboksary {n}
Chechen {adj} (of or pertaining to Chechnya) :: tschetschenisch
Chechen {n} (person) :: Tschetschene {m}, Tschetschenin {f}
Chechen {prop} (ethnic group) :: Tschetschenen {m-p}
Chechen {prop} (language) :: Tschetschenisch {n}
Chechnya {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: Tschetschenien
check {n} (chess: when the king is directly threatened by an enemy piece) :: Schach {n}
check {n} (a mark like a v or sometimes x used as an indicator) :: Marke {f}, Markierung {f}
check {n} (a bill, particularly at a restaurant) :: Rechnung {f}
check {n} (a control, limit or stop) :: Kontrolle {f}, Untersuchung {f}, Überwachung {f}
check {n} (an inspection or examination) :: Kontrolle {f}, Untersuchung {f}, Überwachung {f}
check {v} (to inspect, examine) :: überprüfen, checken
check {v} (to verify the accuracy of a text or translation) :: gegenlesen
check {v} (to mark with a checkmark) :: abhaken, anhaken, ankreuzen, abchecken, (accept, sign off on) abzeichnen
check {v} (to control, limit, or halt) :: kontrollieren
check {v} (to verify or compare with a source of information) :: abgleichen, überprüfen
check {v} ((poker) to remain in the hand without betting) :: checken, schieben
check {n} (a checkered pattern) :: Karo {n}
check {n} (bank order) SEE: cheque ::
checkbook {n} (chequebook) SEE: chequebook ::
checkbox {n} (A place on a form that can be checked or not) :: Kontrollkästchen {n}
checkbox {n} ((graphical user interface): a feature on a webpage that can be marked or not) :: Kontrollbox {f}
checked exception {n} (an exception that has to be declared in the signature of the method that may raise it) :: überprüfte Ausnahme {f}
checkered {adj} (divided into squares) :: kariert, schachbrettartig
checkers {n} (draughts) SEE: draughts ::
check in {v} (to record one's arrival) :: einchecken
check-in {n} (act of checking in) :: Check-in {m}, Einchecken {n}, Check-in {m} {n}
checking account {n} (current account) SEE: current account ::
checklist {n} (list of things to be verified) :: Checkliste {f}, Kontrollliste {f}, Prüfliste {f}
checkmate {interj} (said when making the conclusive move in chess) :: schachmatt, schach und matt
checkmate {n} (conclusive victory in a game of chess) :: Schachmatt {n}
checkmate {n} (losing situation with no escape) :: Schachmatt {n}, Niederlage {f}
check out {v} (to pay when leaving) :: bezahlend verlassen
check out {v} (to withdraw (an item) from a library etc., and have the withdrawal recorded) :: sich abmelden
check out {v} (to examine, inspect, look at closely) :: überprüfen
check out {v} (to leave in a hurry) :: in Eile verlassen
checkout {n} (supermarket checkout position) :: Kasse {f}
checkout divider {n} (plastic bar to separate groceries) :: Warentrenner {m}
checkpoint {n} (point along a road or on a frontier) :: Kontrollstelle {f}, Kontrollpunkt {m}
checks and balances {n} (system for balancing the powers between branches of government) :: gegenseitige Kontrolle {f}, Gewaltenteilung {f}, Gewaltentrennung {f} [Switzerland, Austria]
checksum {n} (number serving to detect error) :: Prüfsumme {f}
check up {v} (to verify through examination) :: überprüfen, nachsehen, nachschauen
check up {v} :: überprüfen
checkup {n} (physical checkup) :: ärztliche Untersuchung {f}, Check-up {m} {f}
checkup {n} (routine inspection) :: Durchsicht {f}, Kontrolluntersuchung {f}, Überprüfung {f}
cheddar {n} (cheese) :: Cheddar {m}
Cheddar {prop} (A village in Somerset, England) :: Cheddar
Cheddar {prop} (Cheddar cheese) SEE: Cheddar cheese ::
Cheddar cheese {n} (cheese) :: Cheddar {m}, Cheddarkäse {m}
cheder {n} (school) :: Cheder {m}, Chederschule {f}
cheek {n} (part of face) :: Backe {f}, [formal] Wange {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: buttock) :: Backe {f}
cheek {n} (colloquial: impudence) :: Stirn {f}
cheekbone {n} (bone) :: Jochbein {n}, Wangenknochen {m}
cheek pouch {n} (pouch in the cheek) :: Backentasche {f}
cheeky {adj} (impudent; impertinent) :: frech
cheer {v} (To shout a cheer or cheers) :: jubeln, aufmuntern, aufheitern, applaudieren
cheerful {adj} (happy) :: fröhlich, vergnügt
cheerful {adj} (bright) :: freundlich
cheerio {interj} (goodbye, toodeloo, see also: bye) :: tschüss
cheerio {interj} (hello, see also: hi) :: hallo
cheerleader {n} (person (usually female) who encourages applaus) :: Cheerleader {m}, Cheerleaderin {f}
cheerleading {n} (physical activity) :: Cheerleading {n}
cheers {interj} (toast when drinking) :: prost, zum Wohl
cheers {interj} (informal: goodbye) :: tschüss
cheers {interj} (informal: thank you) :: danke
cheer up {v} (to become happy) :: bessere Laune bekommen, aufheitern [transitive], aufmuntern [transitive]
cheer up {v} (to make someone happy) :: aufmuntern, ermuntern, ermutigen, erheitern
cheer up {interj} (an encouragement) :: Kopf hoch!
cheese {n} (dairy product) :: Käse {m}
cheese {n} (countable: any particular variety of cheese) :: Käse {m}
cheeseburger {n} (hamburger with cheese) :: Cheeseburger {m}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food) :: Käsekuchen {m}, Quarkkuchen {m}, Käsesahnetorte {f}, [Austria] Topfentorte {f}
cheese grater {n} (kitchen implement used for grating food products such as cheese) :: Käsereibe {f}
cheese knife {n} (knife for cutting cheese) :: Käsemesser {n}
cheesemaker {n} (person skilled in making cheese) :: Käsemacher {m}, Käser {m}, Käsemacherin {f}, Kaser {m} [regional, esp. Austrian], Kaserin {f}
cheesemaking {n} (production or making of cheese) :: Käseherstellung {f}, Herstellung von Käse {f}, Käserei {f}
cheese mite {n} (category of mite) :: Käsemilbe {f}
cheesemonger {n} (someone who sells cheese) :: Käsehändler {m}, Käsehändlerin {f}
cheese slicer {n} (instrument for slicing cheese) :: Käsehobel {m}
cheesy {adj} (of cheese) :: käsig, Käse-
cheesy {adj} (overdramatic, clichéd) :: kitschig, schnulzig [music], voller Klischees [movie]
cheesy {adj} (cheap) :: billig
cheesy {adj} (smile or grin) :: aufgesetzt, gekünstelt, künstlich
cheetah {n} (Acinonyx jubatus) :: Gepard {m}
chef {n} (head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant) :: Chefkoch {m}, Chefköchin {f}, Küchenchef {m}, Küchenchefin {f}
chef's knife {n} (kitchen utensil) :: Kochmesser {n}
Chekist {n} (member of the Cheka) :: Tschekist {m}
Chelyabinsk {prop} (city) :: Tscheljabinsk {n}
chem. {n} (chemistry) :: Chem.
chemical {adj} (relating to chemistry) :: chemisch
chemical {n} (any specific element or chemical compound) :: Chemikalie {f}
chemical {n} (an artificial chemical compound) :: Chemikalie {f}
chemical {n} (an addictive drug) :: Chemikalie {f}
chemical biology {n} (study that embraces both chemistry and biology) :: chemische Biologie {f}
chemical bond {n} (any of binding forces) :: chemische Bindung {f}
chemical compound {n} (in chemistry: substance formed by the union of two or more chemical elements) :: chemische Verbindung
chemical element {n} (any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction) :: chemisches Element {n}
chemical engineering {n} (branch of engineering that deals with the process plants) :: Chemieingenieurwesen {n}
chemical equation {n} (symbolic representation of a chemical reaction) :: Reaktionsgleichung {f}
chemical formula {n} (alternative name for molecular formula) :: chemische Formel {f}
chemical reaction {n} (process in which chemical substances are changed into others) :: chemische Reaktion {f}
chemicals {n} (chemical industry) :: chemische Industrie {f}
chemical symbol {n} :: Elementsymbol {n}
chemical weapon {n} (noxious substance in a delivery system) :: chemische Waffe {f}
chemist {n} (person working in chemistry) :: Chemiker {m}, Chemikerin {f}
chemist {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
chemist {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
chemistry {n} (branch of natural science) :: Chemie {f}
chemistry {n} (application of chemical theory and method to a particular substance) :: Chemie {f}
chemistry {n} (mutual attraction between two people) :: Chemie {f}
chemistry {n} (as modifier: relating to or using chemistry) :: Chemie {f}
chemist's {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
Chemnitz {prop} (city in Saxony) :: Chemnitz {n}
chemotherapy {n} (therapeutic chemical treatment) :: Chemotherapie {f}
chempedak {n} (fruit) :: Cempedak {m}
chengyu {n} (certain kind of Chinese set phrase) :: Chengyu {n}
Chennai {prop} (state capital of Tamil Nadu, India) :: Chennai
cheongsam {n} (qipao) SEE: qipao ::
Cheops {prop} (pharaoh) :: Cheops
cheque {n} (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity) :: Scheck {m}
chequebook {n} (folder containing cheques) :: Scheckbuch {n}
chequered flag {n} (flag) :: karierte Flagge {f}
chequy {adj} (heraldry; chequered) :: geschacht
cherimoya {n} (tree) :: Cherimoya {f}
cherish {v} (to treat with affection, nurture with care) :: hegen
cherish {v} (to have a deep appreciation of) :: wertschätzen
Cherkessk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Tscherkessk {n}
Chernivtsi {prop} (city) :: Czernowitz {n}, Tschernowitz {n}
Chernobyl {n} (city in Ukraine) :: Tschernobyl {n}, Tschornobyl {n}
Chernovtsy {prop} (Chernivtsi) SEE: Chernivtsi ::
chernozem {n} (black-coloured soil containing a high percentage of humus) :: Schwarzerde {f}, Tschernosem {n}
Cherokee {prop} (indigenous North American people) :: Tscherokesen {m-p}
Cherokee {prop} (language) :: Tscherokesisch {n}, Cherokee {n}
Cherokee {n} (individual member of this people) :: Tscherokese {m}
cherry {n} (fruit) :: Kirsche {f}
cherry {n} (tree) :: Kirschbaum {m}, Kirschenbaum {m}
cherry {n} (wood) :: Kirschenholz {m}
cherry birch {n} (Betula lenta) :: Zucker-Birke {f}
cherry blossom {n} (blossom of the cherry tree) :: Kirschblüte {f}
cherry brandy {n} (liqueur) :: Cherrybrandy {m}, Cherry-Brandy {m}
cherry pepper {n} (pimento) SEE: pimento ::
cherry-pick {v} (to select only the best from a range of options) :: sich die Rosinen herauspicken
cherry picker {n} (boom lift for lifting people) :: Hubarbeitsbühne {f}, Arbeitsbühne {f}, Hebebühne {f}
cherry picker {n} (one who picks the best for themselves) :: Rosinenpicker {m}
cherry picking {n} (selection of desirable items to obtain an advantage) :: Rosinenpickerei {f}
cherry pie {n} (flowering plant) SEE: heliotrope ::
cherry plum {n} (the fruit) :: Kirschpflaume {f}
cherry red {adj} (Of a red color) :: kirschrot
cherry tree {n} (tree of subgenus Cerasus) :: Kirschbaum {m}
chert {n} (mineral) :: Hornstein, Feuerstein
cherub {n} (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God) :: Cherub {m}, Kerub {m}
Cherusci {n} (Germanic tribe) :: Cherusker
chervil {n} (spice) :: Kerbel {m}
chervonets {n} (former Russian currency, usually ten roubles) :: Tscherwonez {m}
Cheshire cat {prop} (fictional grinning cat) :: Cheshire-Katze {f}, Grinsekatze {f}, Edamer-Katze {f}
Cheshire cheese {n} (type of cheese) :: Chesterkäse {m}, Chester-Käse {m}, Chester {m}, Cheshire {m}
chess {n} (two-player board game) :: Schach {n}, Schachspiel {n}
chessboard {n} (square board used in the game of chess) :: Schachbrett {n}
chess clock {n} (clock system used in chess games) :: Schachuhr {f}
chessman {n} (chess piece) SEE: chess piece ::
chess piece {n} (any of the 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess) :: Schachfigur {f}, Figur {f}
chesspiece {n} (chessman) SEE: chess piece ::
chess player {n} (a person who plays chess) :: Schachspieler {m}, Schachspielerin {f}
chest {n} (strong box) :: Truhe {f}, Koffer
chest {n} (treasury) :: Kasse {f}
chest {n} (chest of drawers) :: Kommode {f}
chest {n} (thorax) :: Brust {f}, Brustkorb {m}, Thorax {m}
chest {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin ::
Chester {prop} (town in England) :: Chester
chest hair {n} (the androgenic hair of the man's anterior thorax) :: Brusthaar {n}
chestnut {n} (nut of the chestnut tree) :: Kastanie {f}, Esskastanie {f}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown colour) :: Kastanienbraun {n}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown horse) :: Fuchs {m}
chestnut {n} (wood of a chestnut tree) :: Kastanie {f}
chestnut {adj} (of a deep reddish-brown colour) :: kastanienbraun
chestnut {n} (chestnut tree) SEE: chestnut tree ::
chestnut-backed antshrike {n} (Thamnophilus palliatus) :: Dunkelmantel-Ameisenwürger {m}
chestnut rail {n} (bird) :: Mangroveralle {f}
chestnut teal {n} (Anas castanea) :: Kastanienente {f}
chestnut tree {n} (tree that bears chestnuts) :: Kastanienbaum {m}, Kastanie {f}
chest of drawers {n} (furniture for the storage of clothes) :: Kommode {f}
chest press {n} (exercise) :: Brustpresse {f}
cheval de frise {n} (obstacle made of wood with spikes) :: spanische Reiter {m}, friesische Reiter {m} [archaic]
chevin {n} (chub) SEE: chub ::
chevon {n} (goatmeat) SEE: goatmeat ::
chevron {n} (heraldry: wide inverted V) :: Sparren {m}
chevron {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: háček ::
chevron {n} (guillemet) SEE: guillemet ::
chew {v} (to crush food with teeth prior to swallowing) :: kauen
chewing gum {n} (flavoured preparation for chewing) :: Kaugummi {m}
chewy {adj} (having a pliable or springy texture when chewed) :: zäh
Cheyenne {prop} (city) :: Cheyenne
chi {n} (Greek letter) :: Chi {n}
chi {n} (the fundamental life-force or energy) :: Qi {n}, Ch'i {n}, Ki {n}
chiaroscuro {n} (artistic technique using exaggerated light contrasts) :: Chiaroscuro {n}, Helldunkelmalerei {f}, Clair-obscur {n}
chiasmus {n} ((rhetoric) an inversion of the relationship between the elements of phrases) :: Chiasmus {m}
chibouk {n} (Turkish tobacco pipe) :: Tschibuk {m}
chic {adj} (elegant, stylish, see also: elegant; stylish) :: schick, chic
chic {n} (good form, style) :: Chic {m}
Chicago {prop} (large US city) :: Chicago {n}, [dated] Chikago {n}
chicane {n} (a temporary barrier or serpentine curve) :: Schikane {f}
chicanery {n} (deception by use of trickery) :: Täuschung {f} Schikane {f}, Täuschungsmanöver {n}
chick {n} (young bird) :: Küken {n}, Vogeljunges {n}, Jungvogel {m}
chick {n} (young chicken) :: Küken {n}, Biberl {n}, Kücken {n} [Austrian], Hinkel {n} [regional], Hühnchen {n}, Küchlein {n}, Küklein {n}
chick {n} (young woman) :: Schnecke {f}, Tussi {f}
chickadee {n} (songbird) :: Meise {f}
Chickasaw {prop} (the tribe) :: Chickasaw
Chickasaw {prop} (the language) :: Chickasaw
chicken {n} (bird) :: Huhn {n}, Hähnchen {n}, Hühnchen {n}, Küchlein {n}
chicken {n} (meat) :: Huhn {n}, Hühnchen {n}, Hühnerfleisch {n}
chicken {n} (coward) :: Feigling {m}
chicken coop {n} (small building for poultry) SEE: henhouse ::
chicken hawk {n} (hawk species) :: Eckschwanzsperber {m}
chicken-hearted {adj} (lacking courage) :: ängstlich, furchtsam
chicken leg {n} (cooked chicken leg) :: Hühnerbein {n}
chicken-or-egg question {n} (a question to decide which of two interdependent things happened first) :: Henne-Ei-Problem {n}
chicken out {v} (shy away from a daring task) :: kneifen, Schiss kriegen
chicken pox {n} (childhood disease) :: Windpocken {f-p}
chicken run {n} (chicken run) :: Hühnerhof {m}, Auslauf für Hühner {m}, Hühnerauslauf {m}, Hühnergehege {n}, Hühnerpferch {m}
chicken soup {n} (soup with chicken as main ingredient) :: Hühnersuppe {f}
chickenyard {n} (chickenyard, chicken yard) :: Hühnerhof {m}, Hühnerauslauf {m}, Auslauf für Hühner {m}, Hühnergehege {n}, Hühnerpferch {m}
chickling vetch {n} (plant with edible seeds similar to peas) :: Saat-Platterbse {f}
chickpea {n} (seed) :: Kichererbse {f}
chick with a dick {n} (shemale) SEE: shemale ::
chicory {n} (Cichorium intybus) :: Wegwarte {f}
chicory {n} (coffee substitute) :: Landkaffee {m}, Zichorienkaffee {m}
chicory {n} (Cichorium endivia) SEE: endive ::
chide {v} (loudly admonish) :: schelten
chief {n} (leader of group, etc.) :: Häuptling {m}, Oberhaupt {n}
chief {n} (head of an organization) :: Chef {m}, [slang] Boss {m}
chief {n} (heraldic term) :: Schildhaupt {n}
chief {adj} (primary; principal) :: hauptsächlich, primär
chief executive officer {n} (highest-ranking corporate officer) :: Vorstandvorsitzender {m}, Vorstandvorsitzende {f}, Hauptgeschäftsführer {m}
chiefly {adv} (mainly) :: hauptsächlich
chief of staff {n} (senior officer) :: Stabschef {m}, Stabschefin {f}
chief of staff {n} (head of political department) :: Stabschef {m}, Stabschefin {f}
chief of state {n} (the titular head of a nation) SEE: head of state ::
Chiers {prop} (river) :: Korn {f}
chiffchaff {n} (Phylloscopus collybita) :: Zilpzalp {m}
chignon {n} (roll or twist of hair worn at the nape of the neck; a bun) :: Dutt {m}, Haarknoten {m}
Chihuahua {n} (breed of dog) :: Chihuahua {m}
chilblain {n} (inflammation) :: Frostbeule {f}
child {n} (a female or male child, a daughter or son) :: Kind {n}
child {n} (a minor) :: Kind {n}
child abuse {n} (mistreatment of a child) :: Kindesmisshandlung {f}
childbirth {n} (act of giving birth) :: Entbindung {f}, Geburt {f}
childcare {n} (supervising young children) :: Kinderbetreuung {f}
child-fucker {n} (contemptible person) SEE: motherfucker ::
child-fucker {n} (one who engages in sex with a child) SEE: pedophile ::
childhood {n} (state of being a child) :: Kindheit {f}, Kindschaft {f}
childhood {n} (time when one is a child) :: Kindheit {f}, Kinderzeit {f}
childhood {n} (early stages of development of something) :: Kindheit {f}, Anfangszeit {f}, Frühzeit {f}, Jugend {f}, Kinderzeit {f}
childhood friend {n} (friend known since childhood) :: Kindheitsfreund {m}, Kindheitsfreundin {f}
childish {adj} (suitable for a child) :: kindgerecht
childish {adj} (behaving immaturely) :: kindisch
childishness {n} (childishness) :: Kinderei {f}
child labor {n} (child labor) SEE: child labour ::
child labour {n} (work performed by children) :: Kinderarbeit {f}
child language {n} (the language spoken by a child) :: Kindersprache {f}
childless {adj} (not having any children) :: kinderlos
childlessness {n} (the state of being childless) :: Kinderlosigkeit {f}
childlike {adj} (innocent and trustful; credulous; artless) :: kindlich
childlike {adj} (of, like, or suitable for a child) :: kindlich
childminder {n} (person who looks after other people's children) :: Babysitter {m}, Babysitterin {f}, Tagesmutter {f}, Tagesvater {m}, Kinderhüter {m}, Kinderhüterin {f}
child neglect {n} (form of child abuse) :: Vernachlässigung von Kindern {f}
child porn {n} (child pornography) SEE: child pornography ::
child pornography {n} (pornographic materials depicting minors) :: Kinderpornografie
child prodigy {n} (talented young person) :: Wunderkind {n}
children's home {n} (public institution for care of children, see also: orphanage) :: Kinderheim {n}
children's hospital {n} (hospital for children and adolescents) :: Kinderkrankenhaus {n}, Kinderspital {n}, Kinderklinik {f}
child safety seat {n} (a car safety restraint designed for infants and young children) :: Kindersitz {m}
childship {n} (childship) :: Kindschaft {f}
child soldier {n} (minor who is put to use for military purposes) :: Kindersoldat {m}
childspeak {n} (infantile speech style used by children) :: Kindersprache {f}
child's play {n} (something particularly simple or easy) :: Kinderspiel {n}, Spaziergang {m}
chile {n} (chili) SEE: chili ::
Chile {prop} (country in South America) :: Chile {n}
Chilean {adj} (pertaining to Chile) :: chilenisch
Chilean {adj} (pertaining to a Chilean person or Chileans) :: chilenisch
Chilean {n} (person from Chile) :: Chilene {m}, Chilenin {f}
Chilean eagle {n} (the black-chested buzzard eagle, Geranoaetus melanoleucus) :: Aguja, Blaubussard
Chilean flamingo {n} (a species of flamingo, Phoenicopterus chilensis) :: Chileflamingo {m}
Chile saltpetre {n} :: Chilesalpeter {m}
chili {n} (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum) :: Chili {f}
chili {n} (chili con carne) SEE: chili con carne ::
chiliastic {adj} (millenarian) :: chiliastisch
chili con carne {n} (dish) :: Chili con Carne {n}, Chili {n}
chili oil {n} (condiment) :: Chiliöl {n}
chili pepper {n} (fruit) :: Chili {f}, Peperoni {f}, Peperoncino {m} {f} [Switzerland], Pfefferoni {f} [Austria]
chili sauce {n} (hot sauce) SEE: hot sauce ::
chill {n} (sudden penetrating sense of cold) :: Kälte {f}, Frost {m}, Kühle {f}
chill {n} (sudden numbing fear or dread) :: Schauer {m}, Kälteschauer {m}
chill {adj} (moderately cold or chilly) :: kühler, kühlen
chill {v} (to lower the temperature of something; to cool) :: abkühlen
chill {v} (to become cold) :: abkühlen
chill {v} (to harden a metal surface by sudden cooling) :: abkühlen, abschrecken
chill {v} (to become hard by rapid cooling) :: abkühlen, abschrecken
chill {v} (to relax, lie back) :: relaxen, chillen
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili ::
chill out {v} (relax or take time out) :: [sich] entspannen
chills {n} (medical symptom) :: Schüttelfrost
chilly {adj} (cold enough to cause shivering, or suddenly cold) :: kalt, kühl
chilly {adj} (distant and cool; unfriendly) :: frostig
chime {n} (musical instrument) :: Glocke {f}
chime {v} (to make the sound of a chime) :: läuten
chime {v} (to agree, correspond) :: übereinstimmen
chimera {n} (flame-spewing monster, see also: Chimera) :: Chimäre {f}
chimera {n} (foolish thought, product of the imagination) :: Schimäre {f}
chimera {n} (organism with genetically distinct cells from two or more zygotes) :: Chimäre {f}
Chimera {prop} (mythical monster) :: Chimäre {f}
chimerical {adj} (of or pertaining to a chimera) :: Chimären-
chimerical {adj} (being a figment of the imagination) :: chimärenhaft
chimerical {adj} (inherently fantastic) :: chimärisch, wunderhaft
chimney {n} (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue) :: Kamin {m}, Esse {f}, Schlot {m}, Schornstein {m}
chimney {n} (glass flue surrounding the flame of an oil lamp) :: Kamin {m}
chimney {n} (UK: smokestack of a steam locomotive) :: Schlot {m}
chimney {n} (narrow cleft in a rock face) :: Spalte {f}, Schlot {m}
chimney sweep {n} (occupation) :: Schornsteinfeger {m}, Kaminkehrer {m}, Schornsteinfegerin {f}, Kaminkehrerin {f}
chimpanzee {n} (ape) :: Schimpanse {m}, Schimpansin {f}, Schimpansenmännchen {n}, Schimpansen-Männchen {n}, Schimpansenweibchen {n}, Schimpansen-Weibchen {n}
chin {n} (bottom of a face) :: Kinn {n}
china {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: mate) SEE: mate ::
china {n} (porcelain) :: chinesisches Porzellan {n}
China {prop} (country in east Asia) :: China {n}
chinaberry {n} (bead tree) SEE: bead tree ::
china clay {n} (kaolin) SEE: kaolin ::
Chinaman {n} (a man who is Chinese, a Chinese man) :: Chinese {m}
China syndrome {n} (meltdown of a nuclear reactor) :: China-Syndrom {n}
Chinatown {n} (a Chinese district outside China) :: Chinatown {f}, Chinesenstadt {f}
chinchilla {n} (rodent) :: Chinchilla {f}
chinchilla {n} (fur) :: Chinchilla {n}
chine {n} (angle in the hull) :: Kimm {f}
Chinese {n} (any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese; Wu; Min Nan) :: Chinesisch {n}, chinesische Sprache {n}
Chinese {n} (the people of China) :: die Chinesen {p}
Chinese {n} (person born in China) :: Chinese {m}, Chinesin {f}, Chinesen {m-p}, Chinesinnen {f-p}
Chinese {adj} (relating to China) :: chinesisch
Chinese {n} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin ::
Chinese cabbage {n} (bok choy) SEE: bok choy ::
Chinese cabbage {n} (napa cabbage) SEE: napa cabbage ::
Chinese character {n} (CJKV character) :: chinesisches Zeichen {n}, Hanzi {n}
Chinese checkers {n} (board game) :: Halma {f}
Chinese Crested Dog {n} (Chinese Crested Dog) :: Chinesischer Schopfhund {m}
Chinese desert cat {n} (Chinese mountain cat) SEE: Chinese mountain cat ::
Chinese dragon {n} (a legendary creature common in several East Asian cultures) :: Long, Lóng
Chinese finger puzzle {n} (Chinese finger trap) SEE: Chinese finger trap ::
Chinese finger trap {n} (gag toy) :: Fingerfalle {f}
Chinese grapefruit {n} (pomelo) SEE: pomelo ::
Chinese handcuffs {n} (Chinese finger trap) SEE: Chinese finger trap ::
Chinese jump rope {n} (to jump over a rope repeatedly as a game or exercise) :: Gummitwist, Gummihüpfen, Gummihopse, Gummihuppe
Chinese lantern {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry ::
Chinese lantern {n} (paper lantern) :: Lampion {m}
Chinese mountain cat {n} (Felis bieti) :: Graukatze {f}
Chinese New Year {n} (Chinese New Year) :: chinesisches Neujahrsfest
Chinese numeral {n} (numerals originated in China) :: chinesische Ziffer {f}
Chinese parsley {n} (coriander) SEE: coriander ::
Chinese red {adj} (vermilion) SEE: vermilion ::
Chinese studies {n} (study of China) :: Sinologie {f}, Chinakunde {f}, Chinastudien {n-p}, Chinawissenschaften {f-p}
Chinese thumb cuff {n} (Chinese finger trap) SEE: Chinese finger trap ::
Chinese whispers {n} (game) :: Stille Post {f}, Flüsterpost {f}
Chinglish {adj} (resembling English influenced by Chinese) :: chinesisch-englisch
Chinglish {prop} (English influenced by Chinese) :: chinesisches Englisch {n}
Chink {n} (offensive: Chinese person) :: Schlitzauge {n} [offensive term for any Asian person]
chinook {n} (king salmon) :: Königslachs {m}
chinquapin {n} (shrub in the genus Castanopsis) :: Scheinkastanie {f}
chinstrap penguin {n} (Pygoscelis antarcticus) :: Zügelpinguin {m}
chintz {n} (fabric) :: Chintz
chin up {phrase} (cheer up) :: Kopf hoch
chin-up {n} (an exercise done for strengthening the arms and back) SEE: pull-up ::
chionophilous {adj} :: chionophil
chip {n} (token used in gambling) :: Chip {m}, Spielmarke {f}
chip {n} (integrated circuit) :: Chip {m}
chip {n} (fried strip of potato, french fry) :: Fritte {f}, Pommes {f}, Pommes frites {f-p}
chip {n} (thin, crisp, fried piece of potato or vegetable) :: Chip {m}, Kartoffelchip {m}
chip fork {n} (chip fork) :: Pommesgabel {f}
chipmunk {n} (squirrel-like rodent) :: Streifenhörnchen {n}
chipper {adj} (exhibiting a lively optimism) :: quietschfidel
chipper {n} (machine that reduces organic matter to compost) :: Schredder {m}, Häcksler {m}
Chippewa {prop} (Ojibwe) SEE: Ojibwe ::
chipset {n} (group of integrated circuits) :: Chipsatz {m}
chiral {adj} (of an object that exhibits chirality) :: chiral
chirality {n} (handedness in chemistry, physic and mathematics) :: Chiralität {f}
chirology {n} (chirology) SEE: palm reading ::
chiromancer {n} (one who practices chiromancy) :: Chiromant {m}, Handleser {m}
chiromancy {n} (divination performed by examining the palms) :: Chiromantie {f}, Handlesekunst {f}, Handlesen {n}
chiropody {n} (podiatry) SEE: podiatry ::
chiropractic {n} (chiropractic) :: Chiropraktik {f}
chiropractics {n} (chiropractics) :: Chiropraktik {f}
chiropractor {n} (chiropractor) :: Chiropraktiker {m}, Chiropraktikerin {f}, Manualtherapeut {m}, Manualtherapeutin {f}
chirp {n} (insects) :: Zirpen {n}
chirp {v} (birds) :: zwitschern, zirpen
chirp {v} (insects) :: zirpen
chisel {v} (to cheat) SEE: cheat ::
chisel {n} (tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal) :: Meißel {m}, Stemmeisen {n} [wood chisel], Beitel {m}
chisel {v} (to use a chisel) :: meißeln
chiseler {n} (person who carves using a chisel) :: Ziseleur {m}
Chisinau {prop} (capital city and a municipality of Moldova) :: Kischinau {n}, Chișinău {n}
Chita {prop} (city in Russia) :: Tschita {n}
chitin {n} (polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, found in arthropod and fungi) :: Chitin
chiton {n} (mollusc) :: Käferschnecken
chitosan {n} (oligosaccharide) :: Chitosan {n}
Chitral {prop} (Chitral (all senses)) :: Chitral
chitterlings {n} (small pig intestine, boiled and fried) :: Innereien {f-p}
chivalrous {adj} (of a man: honourable) :: ritterlich, ehrlich
chivalrous {adj} (involving chivalry) :: ritterlich
chivalry {n} (ethical code) :: Ritterlichkeit {f}, Rittertum
chive {n} (plant) :: Schnittlauch {m}
chive {n} (chives: herb) :: Schnittlauch {m}
chivvy {v} (to coerce) SEE: coerce ::
chivvy {v} (to sneak up on or rapidly approach) SEE: sneak up on ::
chlamydia {n} (sexually transmitted disease) :: Chlamydien {n}
chlorargyrite {n} (a mineral, silver chloride) :: Chlorargyrit {m}
chlorate {n} (any salt of chloric acid) :: Chlorat {n}
chloric acid {n} (HClO3) :: Chlorsäure {f}
chloride {n} (any salt of hydrochloric acid) :: Chlorid {n}
chlorine {n} (chemical element) :: Chlor {n}
chlorine dioxide {n} (gas ClO2) :: Chlordioxid {n}
chlorine fluoride {n} (compound) :: Chlorfluorid {n}
chlorite {n} (mineral) :: Chlorit {m}
chlorite {n} (salt of chlorous acid) :: Chlorit {n}
chlorofluorocarbon {n} (an organic compound with halogens in place of hydrogen) :: Fluorchlorkohlenwasserstoffe {p}
chloroform {n} ((chemistry) an anesthetic) :: Chloroform {n}
chlorophyll {n} (green pigment) :: Chlorophyll {n}, Blattgrün
chloroplast {n} (photosynthetic organelle) :: Chloroplast {m}
chloroprene {n} (chlorinated derivative of butadiene 2-chloro-1,3-butadiene) :: Chloroprene
chlororuthenate {n} :: Chlororuthenat {n}
chock full {adj} (containing the maximum amount) :: voller, voll bis zum Rand
chocolate {n} (food made from ground roasted cocoa beans) :: Schokolade {f}, Schoko {f} [colloquial]
chocolate {n} (small piece of confectionery made from chocolate) :: Praline {f}
chocolate {n} (colour) :: chocolat, schokoladenfarben
chocolate {adj} (colour) :: schokoladenbraun
chocolate bar {n} (candy bar) SEE: candy bar ::
chocolate cake {n} (cake containing chocolate) :: Schokoladenkuchen {m}
chocolate chip {n} (small piece of chocolate) :: Schokoladenstückchen {n}
chocolate egg {n} (Easter treat) SEE: Easter egg ::
chocolate milk {n} (milk drink flavored with chocolate) :: Schokoladenmilch {f}, Kakao {m}
chocolate spread {n} (a chocolate-flavored pasted) :: Schockelasbotter {m}
chocolate truffle {n} (type of confection) :: Trüffel {f}, Trüffelpraline {f}
chocolatier {n} (producer of chocolate) :: Chocolatier {m}
choice {n} (option or decision) :: Wahl {f}
choice {n} (selection or preference) :: Wahl {f}
choice {n} (anything that can be chosen) :: Auswahl {f}
choice {adj} (especially good or preferred) :: erlesen
choir {n} (singing group) :: Chor {m}
choir {n} (part of a church for choir assembly) :: Chor {m}
choir {n} (a rank or order of angels) :: Engelschor {m}
choirmaster {n} (the musical director of a choir, who conducts performances and supervises rehearsal) :: Chormeister {m}
choke {v} (be unable to breathe because of obstruction of the windpipe) :: ersticken
choke {v} (prevent someone from breathing by strangling them) :: würgen, ersticken
choke {n} (control on a carburetor) :: Choke {m}, Drossel {f}
choke {n} (type of hold in wrestling etc.) :: Würgegriff
choke {n} (constriction at a shotgun barrel) :: reduziert
chokecherry {n} (tree) :: Virginische Traubenkirsche {f}
choker {n} (jewelry or accessory) :: Halsband {n}, Halskette {n}
cholangitis {n} (inflammation of the bile duct) :: Cholangitis {f}
cholecyst {n} (gall bladder) SEE: gall bladder ::
cholecystitis {n} (inflammation of the gall bladder) :: Gallenblasenentzündung {f}
cholera {n} (infectious disease) :: Cholera {f}
cholesterol {n} (an essential component of mammalian cell membranes) :: Cholesterin {n}
choline {n} (organic chemistry: a compound) :: Cholin
Chomoutov {prop} (part of Olomouc) :: Chomoutov, Chomotau [obsolete]
Chomoutov {prop} (part of Olomouc (used attributively)) :: Chomotauer [obsolete]
choose {v} (to choose) SEE: take ::
choose {v} (to pick) :: wählen, auswählen
choose {v} (to elect) :: wählen
choose {v} (to decide to act in a certain way) :: entscheiden
choosy {adj} (taking care when choosing that what is chosen best suits one's tastes, desires or requirements) :: wählerisch
chop {n} (cut of meat) :: Kotelett {n}
chop {n} (blow with an axe or similar utensil) :: Hieb {m}
chop {v} (to cut into pieces) :: hacken, zerhacken, abhacken, schlagen
chop-chop {interj} (hurry up) :: zack zack, dalli dalli
chopped {adj} (Cut or diced into small pieces) :: geschnitten, gehackt
chopper {n} (helicopter (formal translations)) SEE: helicopter ::
chopper {n} (axe/ax) SEE: axe ::
chopper {n} (knife for chopping food) :: Hackbeil {n}
chopper {n} (informal: helicopter) :: Hubschrauber
chopping board {n} (a sturdy board, upon which one chops and prepares food) :: Schneidbrett {n}
chopstick {n} (single eating utensil) :: Essstäbchen {n}
chopstick rest {n} (ornament on which a pair of chopsticks may be placed) :: Hashioki {n}
chop suey {n} (Cantonese dish) :: Chop Suey
choral {n} (chorale) SEE: chorale ::
chorale {n} (hymn tune) :: Choral {m}
chorale {n} (chorus) :: Chor {m}
chord {n} (combination of three or more notes) :: Akkord
chordophone {n} (chordophone, see also: stringed instrument) :: Chordophon {n}
chord progression {n} (movement of chords) :: Akkordfolge {f}, Progression {f}
chore {n} (a difficult, unpleasant, or routine task) :: lästige Pflicht {f}, Hausarbeit {f} [homework]
chorea {n} (an Ancient Greek circular dance) :: Reigentanz {m}, Veitstanz {m}
chorea {n} (disease of the nervous system) :: Chorea {f}
choreographer {n} (person who choreographs) :: Choreograph {m}, Choreograf {m}, Ballettmeister {m}, Choreographin {f}, Choreografin {f}
choreographist {n} (choreographist) SEE: choreographer ::
choreography {n} (art) :: Choreographie {f}, Choreografie {f}
choreography {n} (representation) :: Choreografie {f}
chorion {n} (one of the membranes surrounding a fetus) :: Chorion {n}, Zottenhaut {f}
chorister {n} (singer in a choir) :: Chorsänger {m}, Chorsängerin {f}
chorizo {n} (type of sausage) :: Chorizo {f}
choroid {n} (vascular layer of the eye) :: Aderhaut {f}
chortle {n} (joyful, somewhat muffled laugh) :: glucksen, chortle
chorus {n} (group of singers and dancers in the religious festivals of ancient Greece) :: Chor {m}
chorus {n} (group of people in a play or performance who recite together) :: Chor {m}
chorus {n} (singing group who perform together) :: Chor {m}
chorus {n} (repeated part of a song) :: Refrain {m}, Kehrreim {m}
chorus {n} (setting or feature in electronic music) :: Chorus {m}
chorus line {n} (a line of performers in a revue or other show, dancing in unison) :: Corps de ballet {n}
Chorzów {prop} (city on the Rawa in southern Poland) :: Königshütte {f}
chosenness {n} (quality of being chosen) :: Auserwähltheit {f}
chough {n} (bird of Pyrrhocorax) :: Bergkrähe {f}
choux pastry {n} (light pastry) :: Brandteig
chow {n} (Food, especially snacks) :: Fressalien {p} [informal]
chowder {n} (A thick, creamy soup or stew) :: dicke Suppe aus Meeresfrüchten {f}
chowder {n} (A seafood or fish stew) :: Fischsuppe {f}
chow mein {n} (Westernised Chinese dish of stir-fried noodles with vegetables and meat or seafood) :: Chow-Mein {n}
chresmologue {n} (a compiler of oracles) :: Chresmologe
chrism {n} (mixture of oil and balm) :: Chrisam {m}
Christ {prop} (title for Jesus of Nazareth) :: Christus {m}
Christa {prop} (female given name) :: Christa
Christadelphian {adj} (pertaining to the Christadelphians) :: christadelphianisch {m}
Christ child {prop} (Child Jesus) :: Christkind {n}, Christkindel {n}, Christkindl {n}
christen {v} (to perform the religious act of baptism) :: taufen
christen {v} (to name) :: taufen
Christendom {n} (the Christian world) :: Christenheit {f}, Christentum {n}, Christenwelt {f}
Christian {n} (member of the Christian religion) :: Christ {m}, Christin {f}
Christian {prop} (male given name) :: Christian
Christian {adj} (of, like or relating to Christianity or Christians) :: christlich
Christiana {prop} (a female given name) :: Christiane
Christian Democrat {n} (supporter) :: Christdemokrat {m}
Christian Era {prop} (calendrical system) :: christliche Zeitrechnung {f}
Christianism {n} (Christian fundamentalism) :: Christianismus {m}
Christianism {n} (Christian religion) :: Christianismus {m}
Christianism {n} (Christian world) :: Christenheit {m}, Christentum {m}
Christianities {n} (Christianities) :: Christentümer {n-p}
Christianity {prop} (monotheistic religion) :: Christentum {n}
Christianity {n} (Christendom) SEE: Christendom ::
Christianization {n} (converting to Christianity) :: Christianisierung {f}
Christianize {v} (to (cause to) convert to Christianity) :: christianisieren, verchristlichen
Christian name {n} (first name at Christian baptism) :: Taufname {m}, Vorname {m}
Christian name {n} (any forename) SEE: forename ::
Christina {prop} (female given name) :: Christine {f}
Christine {prop} (female name) SEE: Christina ::
Christmas {prop} (Christian holiday) :: Weihnachten {n-p}
Christmas box {n} (bonus or gift) :: Weihnachtsgeld {n}
Christmas card {n} (greeting card that celebrates Christmas) :: Weihnachtskarte {f}
Christmas carol {n} (hymn whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas) :: Weihnachtslied {n}
Christmas cracker {n} (table decoration containing a toy) :: Knallbonbon {m} {n}
Christmas Eve {prop} (evening before Christmas Day) :: Heiligabend {m}, Heiliger Abend {m}, Christnacht {f}, Weihnachtabend {m}, Weihnachtsabend {m}, Heilige Nacht {f}
Christmas Eve {prop} (day before Christmas Day) :: Heiligabend {m}, Vortag vor Weihnachten {m}
Christmas Island {prop} (non self-governing territory of Australia) :: Weihnachtsinsel
Christmas Islander {n} (person from Christmas Island) :: der Weihnachtsinsel
Christmas season {n} (Advent) SEE: Advent ::
Christmassy {adj} (resembling or having feelings of Christmas) :: weihnachtlich
Christmas tree {n} (tree used during the Christmas holiday season) :: Weihnachtsbaum {m}, Christbaum {m}
Christological {adj} (of or pertaining to Christology) :: christologisch
Christology {n} (field of study) :: Christologie {f}
Christopher {prop} (a male given name) :: Christoph {m}, Christof {m}
chromate {n} (any salt of chromic acid) :: Chromat {n}
chromatic {adj} (music: regarding all twelve traditional Western pitch classes, regardless of temperament or intonation) :: chromatisch
chromatic aberration {n} (optical aberration) :: chromatische Aberration {f}
chromatid {n} (Either of the two strands of a chromosome that separate during mitosis) :: Chromatid {n}
chromatizing {n} :: Chromatierung {f}
chrome {v} (to plate with chrome) :: verchromen
chrome-sulfuric acid {n} :: Chromschwefelsäure {f}
chromite {n} (mineral) :: Chromeisenstein {m}, Chromit {m}
chromium {n} (chemical element) :: Chrom {n}
chromium group {n} :: Chromgruppe {f}
chromium-plate {v} (chrome) SEE: chrome ::
chromium-plated {adj} (plated with chromium) :: verchromt
chromosomal {adj} (of, or relating to chromosomes) :: chromosomal
chromosome {n} (structure in the cell nucleus) :: Chromosom {n}
chromosphere {n} (the faint pink extension of a star's atmospheric envelope) :: Chromosphäre {f}
chromyl chloride {n} :: Chromylchlorid {n}
chroneme {n} (chroneme) :: Chronem {n}
chronic {adj} (that continues over an extended period of time) :: chronisch
chronic {adj} :: chronisch
chronicle {n} (a written account) :: Chronik {f}
chronicler {n} (person who writes a chronicle) :: Chronist {m}
Chronicles {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Chroniken {f-p}
chronobiology {n} (study of the effects of time on biological systems) :: Chronobiologie {f}
chronogram {n} (a sentence or inscription in which specific letters, interpreted as numerals, stand for a particular date when rearranged) :: Chronogramm {n}
chronograph {n} (chronogram) SEE: chronogram ::
chronograph {n} (device which marks or records time or time intervals) :: Chronograph {m}, Chronograf {m}
chronologic {adj} (chronological) SEE: chronological ::
chronological {adj} (in order of time from the earliest to the latest) :: chronologisch, zeitlich
chronology {n} (determining the order of events) :: Chronologie {f}
chronology {n} (arrangement into chronological order) :: Chronologie {f}, Zeitordnung {f}, Zeitmessung {f}, Zeitrechnung {f}
chronometer {n} (device for measuring time) :: Chronometer {m}
chronophagous {adj} (time-consuming) SEE: time-consuming ::
chronoscope {n} (chronometer) SEE: chronometer ::
chrysalis {n} (the pupa of a butterfly or moth) :: Puppe {f}
chrysanthemum {n} (flower) :: Chrysantheme {f}
chrysoberyl {n} (mineral) :: Chrysoberyll {m}
Chrysostom {prop} (epithet) :: Chrysostomos
château {n} (a French castle, fortress, manor house, or large country house) :: Schloss {n}, Château {n}
château {n} (any stately residence imitating a distinctively French castle) :: Schloss {n}, Château {n}
château {n} (an estate where wine is produced and often bottled) :: Château {n}
chthonic {adj} (dwelling within or under the earth) :: chthonisch
chub {n} (Leuciscus cephalus) :: Döbel {m}
chubby {n} (erection) SEE: boner ::
chubby {adj} (of a person, somewhat fat) :: mollig
chubby {n} (chubby person) :: Dickerchen {n}
chuchotage {n} (interpretation of a speech in a whisper) :: Flüsterdolmetschen {n}
chuck {n} (mechanical device) :: Spannfutter {n}, Spannzange {f}, Bohrfutter {n}
chuck {v} (to discard) :: wegwerfen
chuckle {n} (a quiet laugh) :: Kichern {n}
chuckle {v} (to laugh quietly or inwardly) :: kichern
chuff {n} (A coarse or stupid fellow) :: der Flegel {m}
chuff {v} (To make noisy puffing sounds) :: schnaufen
chug {n} (sound) :: Puffen {n}, Tuckern {n}
chukar {n} (partridge) :: Chukarhuhn {n}
Chukchi {n} (person) :: Tschuktsche {m}, Tschuktschin {f}
Chukchi {prop} (language) :: Tschuktschisch {n}
Chukotka {prop} (short for Chukchi Peninsula, see also: Chukchi Peninsula) :: Tschukotka {n}
Chukotka {prop} (short for Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, see also: Chukotka Autonomous Okrug) :: Tschukotka {n}
chumbucket {n} (bucket filled with fishing bait) :: Ködereimer {m}
chumminess {n} (state of being chummy) SEE: folksiness ::
chump {n} (an unintelligent person) :: Dummkopf {m}, Trottel {m}
chum salmon {n} (fish) :: Ketalachs
chunk {n} (a part of something) :: Stück {n}
chunky {adj} (characterized by the pervasiveness of chunks) :: klobig
chunky {adj} (euphemism for fat) :: stämmig, stückig, untersetzt
Chunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel ::
Chur {prop} (Swiss town) :: Chur
church {n} (house of worship) :: Kirche {f}
church {n} (a religious organization) :: Kirche {f}
church {n} (worship service) :: Gottesdienst {m}, Messe {f}, Kirche {f}
Church Father {n} (authoritative ancient male Christian author) :: Kirchenvater {m}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church) :: Kirchgänger {m}, Kirchgängerin {f}, Kirchengänger {m}, Kirchengängerin {f}, Gottesdienstbesucher {m}, Gottesdienstbesucherin {f}, Kirchenbesucher {m}, Kirchenbesucherin {f}, Teilnehmer am Gottesdienst {m}, Teilnehmerin am Gottesdienst {f}
churchical {adj} (pertaining to or characteristic of church) SEE: ecclesiastical ::
Church of England {prop} (established Christian church in England) :: Kirche von England {f}
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints {prop} (major denomination of the Latter Day Saint movement) :: Kirche Jesu Christi der Heiligen der Letzten Tage {f}
Church of Scotland {prop} (national Presbyterian church of Scotland) :: Kirche von Schottland {f}
church service {n} (communal worship) :: Gottesdienst {m}
churchwarden {n} (lay officer who handles secular affairs of the parish) :: Kirchenvorsteher {m}, Kirchenvorsteherin {f}
churchyard cough {n} (a severe cough) :: Friedhofsjodler {m}
churl {n} (boorish person) :: Kerl {m}
churl {n} (freedman in a þéod) :: Kerl {m}
churlish {adj} (rude or surly) :: ungehobelt, unfreundlich, mürrisch, griesgrämig
churlish {adj} (stingy or grudging) :: knauserig, widerwillig
churn {v} (agitate rapidly) :: durchschütteln, aufwühlen
churn {v} (figuratively: produce excessive motion) :: wusseln, rütteln, wühlen,
churn {v} (tumble) :: durchschütteln, aufwühlen
churn {n} (vessel for churning) :: Rührtrommel {f}, Butterfass {n}, Butterfertiger {m}, Kerne {f}
churro {n} (fried pastry) :: Churro {m}
chute {n} (tube) :: Rutsche {f}, Rinne {f}, Schacht {m}, Rohr {n}, Röhre {f}
chute {n} (parachute) :: Fallschirm {m}
chutney {n} (condiment) :: Chutney {n}
chutzpah {n} (nearly arrogant courage) :: Chuzpe {f}
Chuukese {n} (member of an ethnic group) :: chuukesische
Chuvash {adj} (from, or pertaining to Chuvashia) :: tschuwaschisch
Chuvash {n} (person) :: Tschuwasche {m}, Tschuwaschin {f}
Chuvash {prop} (Chuvash language) :: tschuwaschische Sprache, Tschuwaschisch {n}
Chuvashia {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: Tschuwaschien {n}
chypre {n} :: Chypre
ciabatta {n} (a broad, flat, white Italian bread) :: Ciabatta {f} {n}
Cia-Cia {prop} (language) :: Cia-Cia {n}
ciao {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
ciao {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
ciborium {n} (A fixed vaulted canopy) :: Ziborium {n}
ciborium {n} (A covered receptacle) :: Ziborium {n}
cicada {n} (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera) :: Zikade {f}
cicatrice {n} (scar) SEE: scar ::
cicatrix {n} (scar that remains after the development of new tissue) SEE: scar ::
cicely {n} (Myrrhis odorata) :: Süßdolde {f}
cicero {n} (12-point type) :: Cicero
Cicero {prop} (Roman statesman and orator) :: Cicero {m}
cicerone {n} (guide) :: Cicerone {m}
cichlid {n} (a tropical fish) :: Buntbarsch
cicisbeo {n} (Italian knightly servant of a high-born lady) :: Cicisbeo {m}, Hausfreund {m}
-cide {suffix} (killing of) :: -mord, -zid [the derived noun is masculine]
-cide {suffix} (killer of) :: -mörder
cider {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: Apfelwein {m}, Apfelmost {m} [Southern Germany, Switzerland]
cider {n} (non-alcoholic still beverage) :: Apfelsaft {m}, Apfelmost {m}
cider {n} (soft drink) SEE: soft drink ::
Cieszyn {prop} (city in Poland) :: Cieszyn {n}, Teschen {n}
cigar {n} (tobacco product) :: Zigarre {f}; Glimmstängel {m}, Kippe {f} [colloquial]
cigarette {n} (cigarette) :: Zigarette {f}
cigarette case {n} (a small flat case for holding cigarettes) :: Zigarettenetui {n}
cigarette holder {n} (a device used to hold a cigarette) :: Zigarettenspitze
cigarette lighter {n} (lighter) SEE: lighter ::
cigarette paper {n} (rolling paper) SEE: rolling paper ::
cigarillo {n} (thin cigar) :: Zigarillo {m} {n}
cilantro {n} (leaves of the coriander plant) :: Koriander {m}
ciliary body {n} (ciliary muscle + ciliary processes) :: Ziliarkörper {m}
Cilicia {prop} (ancient region) :: Kilikien
Cimbrian {n} (people) :: Zimber {m}
Cimbrian {prop} (language) :: Zimbrisch {n}
Cimbric {adj} (relating to the Cimbri tribe) :: kimbrisch
cimmerian {adj} (perpetually dark or gloomy) :: kimmerische
Cimmerian {n} (one of the Cimmerii, ancient equestrian nomads of Indo-European origin) :: Kimmerier {m}, Kimmerierin {f}
Cimmerian {adj} (describing particularly dense darkness) :: kimmerisch
Cimmerian {prop} (language) :: Kimmerisch {n}
cinch {n} (saddle girth) :: Sattelgurt {m}
cinch {n} (something that is very easy to do) :: Kinderspiel {n}
cinchona {n} (bark) :: Chinarinde {f}
cinder {n} (ember) SEE: ember ::
cinder {n} (partially or mostly burnt material) :: Asche {f}
cinder {n} (slag from a metal furnace) :: Schlacke {f}, Zunder {m}
cinder {v} (to reduce something to cinders) :: verkohlen, verschwelen
Cinderella {prop} (fairy tale) :: Aschenputtel {n}
Cinderella {prop} (main character in this fairy tale) :: Aschenbrödel {n}, Aschenputtel {n}
cineast {n} (enthusiast of film and the cinema) :: Cineast {m}
cineast {n} (person in the filmmaking industry) :: Cineast {m}
cinema {n} (movie) SEE: movie ::
cinema {n} (a film/movie theatre) :: Kino {n}, Filmtheater {n}, Lichtspielhaus {n} [dated]
cinema {n} (film or movies as a group) :: Kino {n}
cinema {n} (the film and movie industry) :: Filmindustrie {f}, Kino {n}
cinema {n} (the art of making films and movies) :: Kino {n}
cinematic {adj} (relating to the cinema) :: filmisch
cinematographer {n} (a movie photographer, especially one who is in charge of shooting a movie) :: Kameramann {m}, Kamerafrau {f}
cinematography {n} (the discipline of making and reproducing motion pictures) :: Lichtbildkunst {f}
cinerary {adj} (pertaining to or containing ashes) :: Urne {f}
cinereous vulture {n} (Eurasian black vulture) SEE: Eurasian black vulture ::
cinnabar {n} (mineral) :: Zinnober {m}
cinnabar {n} (color) :: Zinnober {n}
cinnamic acid {n} :: Zimtsäure {f}
cinnamon {n} (Cinnamomum verum) :: Zimtbaum {m}
cinnamon {n} (spice) :: Zimt {m}, Kaneel {m}
cinnamon {adj} (flavour) :: Zimt {m}
cinnamon roll {n} (rolled pastry flavored with cinnamon) :: Zimtschnecke {f} [spiral in form, usually very sweet], Zimtbrötchen {n} [roll, often less sweet]
cinnamon-rumped foliage-gleaner {n} (bird) :: Zimtbürzel-Blattspäher {m}
cinnamon stick {n} (thin piece of cinnamon bark curled up into a tube) :: [gastronomy] Zimtstange, [commercial] Stangenzimt {m}
cinquedea {n} (Italian Renaissance sword) :: Cinquedea {f}
cinquefoil {n} (heraldry: stylized flower or leaf with five lobes) :: Fünfpass {m}
cipher {n} (numeric character) :: Ziffer {f}
cipher {n} (method for concealing the meaning of text) :: Verschlüsselung {f}
cipher {n} (cryptographic system) :: Verschlüsselungssystem {n}
cipher {n} (concealed message) :: Chiffre {f} Geheimschrift {f}
circa {prep} (approximately, about) :: ungefähr, etwa, um, circa, zirka
circadian {adj} (relating to rhythmic behavior with a period of 24 hours) :: circadian, zirkadian
circadian rhythm {n} (internal body clock) :: circadianer Rhythmus {m}, circadiane Rhythmik {f}
Circe {prop} (enchantress in Greek mythology) :: Kirke
Circinus {prop} (a small constellation of the southern winter sky) :: Zirkel {m}
circle {n} (geometry: set of points that are equally distant from a center) :: Kreis {m}
circle {n} (geometry: set of all points in a plane within a radius) :: Kreis {m}
circle {n} (curve approximating part or all of a circle) :: Kreis {m}
circle {n} (specific group of persons) :: Kreis {m}, Zirkel {m}
circle {n} (bagginess of skin under eyes) :: Augenringe {m-p}
circle {v} (travel around along a curved path) :: umkreisen
circle {v} (surround) :: umkreisen, einkreisen
circle {v} (place or mark a circle around) :: einkreisen
circle {v} (travel in circles) :: kreisen
circle {n} (orbit) SEE: orbit ::
circle {n} (indirect form of words) SEE: circumlocution ::
circle {n} (traffic circle or roundabout) SEE: traffic circle ::
circle segment {n} (circular arc) SEE: circular arc ::
circuit {n} (act of moving around) :: Umlauf {m}
circuit {n} (enclosed path of electric current) :: Schaltkreis {m}
circuit {n} (legal: division of a state or country) :: Bezirk {m}
circuit {n} (circumlocution) SEE: circumlocution ::
circuit board {n} (board) :: Leiterplatte {f}
circuit breaker {n} (electrical switch) :: Leistungsschutzschalter {m}, Sicherungsautomat {m}, Sicherung {f}
circuitous {adj} (not direct or to the point) :: weitschweifig, umständlich
circuitous {adj} (of a long and winding route) :: weitläufig, verwunden
circular {adj} (of or relating to a circle) :: Kreis-
circular {adj} (in the shape of, or moving in a circle) :: rund
circular {n} (notice for mass distribution) :: Rundschreiben {n}
circular {n} (circular letter) :: Rundschreiben {n}, Zirkular {n}
circular arc {n} (continuous section of the circumference of a circle) :: Kreisbogen {m}
circular argument {n} (a type of argument) :: Zirkelschluss {m}, Zirkelbeweis {m}
circular letter {n} (freely distributed letter or pamphlet on routine matters) :: Rundbrief {m}
circular saw {n} (a power saw with a circular cutting blade) :: Kreissäge {f}
circular segment {n} (circular segment) :: Kreisabschnitt {m}
circulation {n} (The act of moving in a circle) :: Kreislauf {m}, Zirkulation {f}, Umlauf {m}
circulation {n} (The act of passing from place to place or person to person) :: Umlaufen {n}, Zirkulieren {n}
circulation {n} (Currency; circulating coin; notes, bills, etc.) :: Geldumlauf {m}, Geldkreislauf {m}, Geldzirkulation {f}
circulation {n} (The movement of the blood in the blood-vascular system) :: Blutkreislauf {m}
circulatory system {n} (parts of an animal body) :: Blutbahn {f}, Blutgefäßsystem {n}, Blutkreislauf {m}
circumambient {adj} (surrounding) SEE: surrounding ::
circumbendibus {n} (roundabout route or process) :: Umweg {m}
circumbendibus {n} (a roundabout or confusing manner) :: Umschweif {m}
circumbinary {adj} (having an orbit around a binary star, or relating to such an orbit) :: zirkumbinär
circumcircle {n} (a circle that passes through every vertex of a given polygon) :: Umkreis {m}
circumcise {v} (to remove the foreskin from the penis) :: beschneiden
circumcised {adj} (of a man) :: beschnitten
circumcised {adj} (of a woman) :: beschnitten
circumciser {n} (one who performs circumcision) :: Beschneider {m}, Beschneiderin {f}
circumcision {n} (removal of foreskin from penis) :: Beschneidung {f}, Zirkumzision {f}
circumcision {n} (female circumcision) SEE: female circumcision ::
circumference {n} (line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional object) :: Umfang {m}
circumference {n} (length of such line) :: Umfang {m}
circumfix {n} (affix with both a pre- and sufixing part) :: Zirkumfix {n}
circumflex {n} (circumflex accent) :: [general] Zirkumflex {m}; [chiefly of French] Accent circonflexe {m}; [informal] Dach {n}
circumlocution {n} (roundabout or indirect way of speaking) :: Umschweife {m-p}
circumnavigate {v} (to sail completely around something) :: umschiffen
circumnavigate {v} (to circumvent or bypass) :: umschiffen
circumnavigate {v} (to sail around the world) :: die Welt umsegeln
circumscribe {v} (to draw a line around; encircle) :: einkreisen
circumscribe {v} (to limit narrowly; restrict) :: eingrenzen
circumscription {n} (electoral district) SEE: electoral district ::
circumspect {adj} (carefully aware of all circumstances) :: vorsichtig, umsichtig
circumstance {n} (that which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event) :: Umstand {m}
circumstance {n} (event; fact; particular incident) :: Umstand {m}
circumvent {v} (to avoid or get around something) :: umgehen
circumvent {v} (to surround or besiege) :: umlagern
circumvent {v} (to outwit) :: ausmanövrieren
circumvention {n} (bypassing) :: Umgehung
circumvention {n} (act of prevailing) :: Überlistung
circus {n} (company that travels) :: Zirkus {m}
circus ring {n} (arena in a circus where acts are performed) :: Manege {f}
cirque {n} (something in the shape of a circle) SEE: circle ::
cirque {n} (curved depression in a mountainside) :: Kar {n}
cirrhosis {n} (chronic disease of the liver) :: Zirrhose {f}
cirrostratus {n} (cloud) :: Schleierwolke {f}, Zirrostratus {f}
cis {adj} (cisgender) :: cis
cis- {prefix} (on this side of) :: zis-, cis-
CIS {prop} (Commonwealth of Independent States) :: GUS {f}
cisalpine {adj} (On the south side of the Alps) :: zisalpin
cisgender {adj} (having a gender the same as one's sex) :: cisgender, cis-gender, cis, cisgeschlechtlich, zissexuell
cis man {n} :: Cis-Mann {m}
cissexual {adj} (having a gender identity which matches one's birth sex) SEE: cisgender ::
cissoid {n} (cissoid) :: Zissoide {f}
Cistercian {n} :: Zisterzienser
cistern {n} (reservoir for holding water) :: Zisterne {f}
cistern {n} (flush toilet's container) :: Spülkasten {m}
citadel {n} (a strong fortress that sits high above a city) :: Zitadelle {f}
citadel {n} (a stronghold or fortified place) :: Zitadelle {f}
citation {n} (an official summons) :: Vorladung {f}
citation {n} (the act of citing a passage from a book) :: Zitieren {n}
citation {n} (the passage or words quoted; quotation) :: Zitat {n}, Zitierung {f}
citation {n} (enumeration) :: Aufzählung {f}
citation {n} (a commendation in recognition of some achievement, or a formal statement of an achievement) :: Begründung {f}; ehrenvolle Erwähnung {f}
cite {v} (quote) SEE: quote ::
cite {n} (citation) SEE: citation ::
citizen {n} (legal member of a state) :: Staatsbürger {m}, Staatsbürgerin {f}, Bürger {m}, Bürgerin {f}
citizen {n} (legal resident of a city) :: Einwohner {m}, Bürger {m}
citizen {n} (resident of any particular place) :: Einwohner {m}
citizen {n} (civilian) :: Zivilist {m}, Zivilistin {f}
citizen journalism {n} (reporting by amateurs on the scene of an event) :: Graswurzel-Journalismus
citizen science {n} (citizen science) :: Bürgerwissenschaft {f}
citizenship {n} (state of being a citizen) :: Staatsbürgerschaft {f}, Staatsangehörigkeit {f}, Bürgerschaft {f}
citrange {n} (hybrid) :: Zitrange {f}
citrate {n} (salt or ester of citric acid) :: Citrat {n}
citric acid {n} (2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, C6H8O7) :: Zitronensäure, Citronensäure {f}
citric acid cycle {n} (the Krebs cycle) :: Zitronensäurezyklus {m}
citrine {n} (brownish-yellow quartz) :: Citrin {m}
citrus {n} (fruit) SEE: citrus fruit ::
citrus fruit {n} (fruit of genus Citrus) :: Zitrusfrucht {f}
city {n} (large settlement) :: Stadt {f}, Großstadt {f}
city {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown ::
city {n} (central business district) SEE: central business district ::
city center {n} (downtown) SEE: downtown ::
city council {n} (town/city governing body) :: Stadtrat {m}
city father {n} :: Stadtvater {m}
city hall {n} (building) :: Rathaus {n}
city hall {n} (government) :: Rathaus {n}
city state {n} (sovereign city) :: Stadtstaat {m}
civet {n} (cat-like animal) :: Zibetkatze {f}
civic {adj} (Having to do with a city or the people who live there) :: bürgerlich
civic-minded {adj} (supportive of policies and practices that serve the interests of society) :: sozial engagiert
civics {n} (study of good citizenship and proper membership in a community) :: Sozialkunde {f}, Gemeinschaftskunde {f}
civil {adj} (Related to people and government office as opposed to military or religion) :: zivil, bürgerlich
civil {adj} (behaving in a reasonable or polite manner) :: zivilisiert
civil aviation {n} (non-military aviation) :: Zivilluftfahrt {f}
civil code {n} (a systematic collection of laws between private parties) :: Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch {n}
civil disobedience {n} (active and non-violent refusal to obey) :: ziviler Ungehorsam {m}
civil engineer {n} :: Zivilingenieur {m}
civil engineering {n} (technical design and construction of public works and/or equivalent private ones) :: Bauingenieurwesen {n}, Bauwesen {n}
civilian {n} (non-military person) :: Zivilist {m}, Zivilistin {f}
civilian {adj} (not related to the military armed forces) :: zivil
civility {n} (politeness; behavior which conforms to social conventions) :: Anstand {m}, Höflichkeit {f}, Verbindlichkeit {f}
civilization {n} (organized culture) :: Zivilisation {f}, Kultur {f}
civilization {n} (human society) :: Kultur {f}
civilization {n} (act or process of civilizing or becoming civilized) :: Zivilisiertwerden {n}
civilization {prop} (people of the world considered to have a high standard of behavior) :: Zivilisation {f}
civilized {adj} (having a highly developed society or culture) :: zivilisiert
civilized {adj} (showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement) :: zivilisiert
civil law {n} (body of law dealing with private relations) :: Zivilrecht {n}, Bürgerliches Recht {n}
civil law {n} (legal system contrasting with common law) :: römisch-germanisches Recht {n}
civil registry {n} (government repository or database) :: Standesamt {n}
civil rights {n} (rights deserved by all people under all circumstances) :: Grundrechte {n-p}, Bürgerrechte {n-p}
civil servant {n} (government employee) :: Beamter {m}, Beamtin {f}, Funktionär {m}, Funktionärin {f}
civil service {n} (branches of government that are not military, legislative or judicial) :: Öffentlicher Dienst {m}, Staatsdienst {m}
civil society {n} (institutions, voluntary organizations and corporate bodies) :: Zivilgesellschaft {f}
civil twilight {n} (period in which the sun is less than 6° below the horizon) :: bürgerliche Dämmerung {f}
civil union {n} (legal union similar to marriage) :: eingetragene Partnerschaft {f}
civil war {n} (war between factions within a single country) :: Bürgerkrieg {m}
Civil War {prop} (civil war) SEE: civil war ::
civvies {n} (mufti (dress)) SEE: mufti ::
CJD {n} (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) :: CJK {f}
clabber {n} (curdled milk) :: Sauermilch {f}, Dickmilch {f}
clad {v} (to clothe) :: kleiden
claim {n} (demand of ownership) :: Anspruch {m}
claim {n} (new statement of truth made about something) :: Behauptung {f}
claim {n} (demand of ownership for previously unowned land) :: Anspruch {m}, Mutung {f} (mining)
claim {n} ((law) demand for compensation) :: Anspruch {m}
claim {v} (to demand ownership of something) :: beanspruchen
claim {v} (to state a new fact) :: behaupten
claim {v} (to demand ownership or right to use for land) :: beanspruchen
claimant {n} (party who initiates a lawsuit) SEE: plaintiff ::
Claire {prop} (female given name) SEE: Clara ::
clairvoyance {n} (the power to perceive objects that are not accessible to the senses) :: Hellsehen {n}, Hellseherei {f}
clairvoyant {adj} (of, or relating to clairvoyance) :: hellseherisch
clairvoyant {adj} (able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses) :: hellseherisch
clairvoyant {adj} (able to foresee the future) :: hellseherisch, präkognitiv
clairvoyant {n} (person able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses) :: Hellseher {m}, Hellseherin {f}
clairvoyant {n} (person able to foresee the future) :: Hellseher {m}, Hellseherin {f}, Weissager {m}, Weissagerin {f}, Wahrsager {m}, Wahrsagerin {f}, Seher {m}, Seherin {f}
clam {n} (mollusc, see also: mollusc; oyster; mussel) :: Muschel {f}, Venusmuschel {f}, Klaffmuschel {f}
clamber {v} (to climb with difficulty or haphazardly) :: klettern
clammy {adj} (Cold and damp) :: klamm
clamor {n} :: Geheul {n}
clamp {n} (woodworking tool) :: Klammer {f}, Schraubzwinge {f}, Klemme {f}
clan {n} (group having common ancestor) :: Clan {m}, Sippe {f}
clandestine {adj} (done or kept in secret) :: klammheimlich, heimlich, geheim, klandestin [obsolete]
clandestinely {adv} (in a secret, covert manner) :: heimlich, verdeckt
clangour {n} (a loud, repeating clanging sound; a loud racket; a din) :: Schall {m}, Getöse {n}
clap {n} (The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together) :: Klatschen {n}
clap {n} (Any loud, sudden, explosive sound) :: Knall {m}, Schlag {m}
clap {v} (To strike the palms of the hands together) :: klatschen
clap {v} (To applaud by clapping the hands) :: klatschen, applaudieren
clap {v} (To bring two surfaces together forcefully, creating a sharp sound) :: knallen
clap {v} (To create or assemble (something) hastily) :: improvisieren, zusammenbasteln
clap {n} (gonorrhea) :: Tripper
clapboard {n} (siding for houses) :: Schindel {f}
clapboard {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard ::
clapper {n} (the tongue of a bell) :: Klöppel {m}, Schwengel {m}
clapper board {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard ::
clapperboard {n} (device used in film) :: Filmklappe {f}
claptrap {n} (empty verbiage or nonsense) :: Gerede {n}, Geschwätz {n}, Gequatsche {n}
claque {n} (people hired to applaud or boo) :: Claque {f}
Clara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of the name Clara) :: Clara, Klara
Clare {n} (Clara) SEE: Clara ::
clarification {n} (clarification of ideas, meaning, etc) :: Erläuterung {f}, Verdeutlichung {f}
clarified butter {n} (cooking fat made from butter) :: Butterschmalz {m}
clarinet {n} (woodwind musical instrument) :: Klarinette {f}
clarinetist {n} (musician) :: Klarinettist {m}, Klarinettistin {f}
clarity {n} (the state or measure of being clear) :: Klarheit {f}
clash {n} (skirmish) :: Zusammenstoß {m}, Auseinandersetzung {f}
clash {n} (opposition; contradiction) :: Clash {m}
clasp {n} (fastener or holder) :: Griff {m}, Spange {f}
clasp {v} (take hold of; grab tightly) :: greifen
class {n} (group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes) :: Klasse {f}
class {n} (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.) :: Klasse {f}
class {n} (division of society into classes) :: Klasse {f}
class {n} (admirable behavior; elegance) :: Klasse {f}, Stil {m}
class {n} (group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher) :: Klasse {f}
class {n} (series of classes covering a single subject) :: Unterricht {m}
class {n} (group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year) :: Klasse {f}
class {n} (category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation) :: Klasse {f}
class {n} (classification below Phylum and above Order) :: Classis {f}
class {n} ((set theory) collection of sets definable by a shared property) :: Klasse {f}
class {n} ((programming, object-oriented) set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior) :: Klasse {f}
class action {n} (lawsuit) :: Sammelklage {f}
class-based {adj} (using entities called objects) :: klassenbasiert
class-based language {n} :: objektbasierte Sprache {f}
class-based programming {n} :: klassenbasierte Programmierung {f}
class diagram {n} (type of static structure diagram) :: Klassendiagramm {m}
classeme {n} (generic seme) :: Klassem {n}
class envy {n} (envy against upper class) :: Sozialneid {m}
classic {adj} (exemplary of a particular style) :: klassisch
classic {adj} (exhibiting timeless quality) :: klassisch
classic {n} (example) :: Klassiker {m}
classic {n} (lasting work) :: Klassiker {m}
classic {n} (sports event) :: Klassiker {m}
classical {adj} (literature etc) :: klassisch
classical {adj} (Greek and Roman) :: klassisch
classical {adj} (art etc) :: klassisch
Classical Arabic {prop} (Classical Arabic) :: klassisches Arabisch {n}
Classical Chinese {prop} (language) :: klassisches Chinesisch {n}
Classical Latin {prop} (Latin language as spoken and written formally) :: klassisches Latein {n}
classical music {n} (music of the classical period) :: Klassik {f}
classical music {n} (the more serious forms of European and American music) :: Klassik {f}, klassische Musik {f}
classical studies {n} :: Altertumswissenschaft {f}, Altertumswissenschaften {p} {f}
Classical Syriac {prop} :: syrische Sprache {f}
classicism {n} (classical traditions of the art and architecture of ancient Greece and Rome) :: Klassizismus {m}
classicistic {adj} (of or pertaining to classicism) :: klassizistisch
classics {n} (classical studies) SEE: classical studies ::
classification {n} (act of forming into classes) :: Klassifikation {f}, Klassifizierung {f}
classified {n} (classified advertisement) SEE: classified advertisement ::
classified ad {n} (classified advertisement) SEE: classified advertisement ::
classified advertisement {n} (newspaper or website advertisements under categories) :: Kleinanzeige {f}, Annonce {f}
classifier {n} ((linguistics) word or morpheme used to indicate a semantic class) :: Zählwort {n}, Zählklassenwort {n}, Zähleinheitswort {n}, Numeralklassifikator {m}, Zahlklassifikator {m}, Klassifikator {m}
classify {v} (identify or divide into classes) :: einordnen, einstufen, unterteilen, klassifizieren
classism {n} (discrimination based on social class) :: Klassismus {m}
classist {adj} (pertaining to classism) :: klassistisch
classist {n} (advocate of classism) :: Klassist {m}
classless {adj} (not divided into societal or economic groups) :: klassenlos
classmate {n} (student who is in the same class at school) :: Klassenkamerad {m}, Klassenkameradin {f}, Mitschüler {m}, Mitschülerin {f}
classpath {n} (Java path) :: Klassenpfad {m}
class reunion {n} (planned event) :: Klassentreffen {n}
classroom {n} (room in a school) :: Klassenzimmer {n}, Klassenraum {m}
class struggle {n} (struggle between classes) :: Klassenkampf {m}
class variable {n} :: Klassenvariable {f}
class warfare {n} :: Klassenkampf {m}
classy {adj} (elegant and fashionable) :: nobel
clathrate {n} (clathrate compound) :: Clathrat {n}, Klathrat {n}
clatter {n} (A rattling noise) :: Geklapper, Gepolter
clatter {v} (To cause to make a rattling sound) :: klappern, poltern
Claudia {prop} (female given name) :: Claudia
clause {n} (grammar: group of words which include a subject and any necessary predicate) :: Nebensatz {m}
clause {n} (grammar: verb along with a subject and modifiers) :: Teilsatz {m}
clause {n} (legal: separate part of a contract) :: Klausel {f}
claustrophobia {n} (fear of closed, tight places) :: Platzangst {f}, Klaustrophobie {f}, Raumangst {f}, Platzangst {f} [colloquial]
claustrophobic {adj} (Suffering from claustrophobia) :: klaustrophobisch
claustrum {n} (sheet of grey matter) :: Vormauer {f}, Claustrum {n}
clavichord {n} (early keyboard instrument) :: Clavichord {n}, Klavichord {n}
clavicle {n} (collar bone) :: Schlüsselbein {n}, Klavikula {f}, Clavicula {f}
clavicytherium {n} (harpsichord in which the soundboard and strings are mounted vertically facing the player) :: Claviciterium, Clavicytherium, Klavicitherium, Klaviziterium, Klavizitherium
clavis {n} (glossary) SEE: glossary ::
claw {n} (curved horny nail) :: Klaue {f}, Kralle {f}
claw {n} (pincer of a crustacean) :: Schere {f}
claw {n} (mechanical device for gripping) :: Greifer {m}
claw {v} (scratch or tear at) :: kratzen, zerkratzen
claw {v} (to use claws to seize, to grip) :: klammern, krallen
clay {n} (mineral substance) :: Lehm {m}, Ton {m}
clay {n} (tennis court surface) :: Asche {f}
claybank {n} :: Falbe {m}
claymation {n} (stop-motion animation using pieces made from a deformable substance) :: Knetanimation {f}
clay pigeon {n} (target in sport shooting) :: Tontaube {f}, Wurftaube {f}
claystone {n} (sedimentary rock composed of fine, clay particles) :: Tonstein
clean {adj} (not dirty) :: sauber, rein
clean {adj} (pure, especially morally or religiously) :: rein
clean {adj} (smooth, exact, and performed well) :: sauber
clean {adj} (slang: cool or neat) :: sauber
clean {v} ((transitive) to remove dirt from a place or object) :: reinigen, säubern, putzen
clean {v} ((transitive) to tidy up) :: aufräumen, putzen
clean {v} ((intransitive) to make things clean) :: reinigen, säubern, putzen
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty ::
clean and jerk {n} (in weightlifting) :: Stoßen {n}
cleaner {n} (person who cleans) :: Reinigungskraft {f}, Gebäudereiniger [building], Gebäudereinigerin {f}
cleaner {n} (substance used for cleaning) :: Reiniger {m}
cleaning shoe {n} (part of a combine) :: Reinigungsvorrichtung {f}
cleanliness {n} (the property of being cleanly) :: Sauberkeit {f}, Reinlichkeit {f}
cleanly {adj} (being habitually clean) :: reinlich
cleanroom {n} (room or environment controlled to minimize airborne particulate matter) :: Reinraum {m}
cleanser {n} (detergent) SEE: detergent ::
clean shaven {adj} (clean-shaven) SEE: clean-shaven ::
clean-shaven {adj} (having had hair shaved off) :: glattrasiert
cleanup {n} (the act of cleaning or tidying) :: Säuberungsaktion {f}
clear {adj} (distinct) SEE: distinct ::
clear {adj} (transparent in colour) :: klar, durchsichtig
clear {adj} (bright, not obscured) :: klar, hell
clear {adj} (free of obstacles) :: klar, frei
clear {adj} (without clouds) :: klar, heiter, wolkenlos
clear {adj} (free of ambiguity or doubt) :: eindeutig, deutlich
clear {adj} (free of guilt or suspicion) :: rein
clear {adv} (not near or touching something) :: weg von
clear {v} (to remove obstructions or impediments) :: räumen, freiräumen
clear {v} (to eliminate ambiguity or doubt; to clarify) :: klären, aufklären, abklären, ausräumen
clear {v} (to remove from suspicion) :: befreien, entheben
clear {v} (to become clear) :: klar werden
clear {v} (to go through as payment) :: verrechnen, freigeben
clear {v} (sports: to defend by moving the ball away from the defending goal) :: klären
clear {v} (to fell all trees of a forest) :: roden
clearance {n} (permission for a vehicle to proceed, or for a person to travel) :: Freigabe {f}, Erlaubnis {f}
clearance {n} (sale of merchandise at a reduced price) :: Ausverkauf {m}
clear cut {adj} (straightforward) :: ersichtlich, sichtlich
clearcutting {n} (forestry practice) :: Kahlschlag {m}
clearing {n} (act or process of making or becoming clear) :: Klärung {f}, Aufklärung {f}
clearing {n} (area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees) :: Lichtung {f}, Rodung {f}, Waldlichtung {f}, Kahlschlagsfläche {f}
clearing {n} (open space in the fog etc) :: Nebellichtung {f}
clearing {n} (process of completing and settling transactions centrally) :: Clearing {n}, Geldausgleich {m}, Verrechnung {f}, Zahlungsausgleich unter Banken {m}, Abrechnungsverkehr {m}
clearing {n} (sequence of events used to disconnect a call) :: Freischaltung {f}
clearly {adv} (in a clear manner) :: klar, deutlich
clear one's throat {v} (forcibly expulsing air from one's lungs) :: sich räuspern
cleartext {n} (unencrypted text) :: Klartext {m}, unverschlüsselter Text {m}
clear up {v} (clarify, correct a misconception) :: aufklären
clear up {v} (of stormy weather: dissipate, become calm) :: aufklaren
cleat {n} (device to secure a rope) :: Klampe {f}
cleat {n} (protrusion on the bottom of a shoe) :: Stollen {m}
cleavable {adj} (capable of being cleaved) :: spaltbar
cleavage {n} (the act of cleaving or the state of being cleft) :: Kluft {f}, Teilung {f}
cleavage {n} (separation between breasts) :: Dekolletee {n}, Dekolleté {n}
cleavage {n} (biology: cell division) :: Furchung {f}, Zellteilung {f}, Teilung {f}
cleavage {n} (chemistry: splitting of a large molecule) :: Spaltung {f}
cleavage {n} (mineralogy: tendency of a crystal to split) :: Spaltneigung {f}, Schieferung {f}
cleave {v} (transitive to split or sever) :: spalten
cleaver {n} (a squarish knife used for hacking) :: Hackbeil {n}, Cleaver {m}
clef {n} (musical symbol) :: Schlüssel {m}, Notenschlüssel {m}
cleft {n} (opening made or as if made by splitting) :: Spalte {f}
cleft chin {n} (cleft chin) :: Kinngrübchen {n}
cleft lip {n} (harelip) SEE: harelip ::
cleft palate {n} (congenital opening in mouth) :: Hasenscharte {f}
clematis {n} (any plant of the genus Clematis) :: Waldrebe {f}
clemency {n} (leniency, mercy) :: Milde {f}
clemency {n} (mildness of weather) :: Milde {f}
clemency {n} (moderation of the severity of a punishment) :: Milde {f}
clemency {n} (forgiveness or compassion) :: Nachsicht {f}, Milde {f}
clement {adj} (lenient or merciful; charitable) :: nachsichtig
clement {adj} (mild) :: mild
Clement {prop} (male given name) :: Clemens
clementine {n} (citrus fruit) :: Klementine {f}
clench {v} (to squeeze) :: ballen [Fäuste]
Cleopatra {prop} (a given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty) :: Kleopatra {f}
clerestory {n} (upper part of a wall) :: Lichtgaden {m}, Obergaden {m}
clergy {n} (people trained to officiate at religious ceremonies and services) :: Geistlichkeit {f}, Klerus {m}
clergyman {n} (ordained (male) Christian minister, male member of the clergy) :: Pfarrer {m}, Pastor {m}, Kleriker {m}, Geistlicher {m}, Seelsorger {m}, Seelenhirt {m}, Seelenhirte {m}
clergyperson {n} (ordained (male or female) Christian minister, male or female member of the clergy) :: Pfarrer {m}, Pfarrerin {f}, Pastor {m}, Pastorin {f}, Kleriker {m}, Klerikerin {f}, Geistlicher {m}, Geistliche {f}, Seelsorger {m}, Seelsorgerin {f}, Seelenhirt {m}, Seelenhirte {m}, Seelenhirtin {f}
clergywoman {n} (ordained (female) Christian minister, female member of the clergy) :: Pfarrerin {f}, Pastorin {f}, Klerikerin {f}, Geistliche {f}, Seelsorgerin {f}
cleric {n} (clergy member) :: Kleriker {m}
clerical {adj} (of or relating to the clergy) :: klerikal, geistlich, priesterlich
clerihew {n} (rhyme of four lines, usually regarding a person) :: Clerihew
clerk {n} (one working with records etc.) :: Büroangestellte {m} , Angestellte {m} , Buchhalter {m} , Bürokaufmann {m} , Bürokauffrau {f} , Gerichtsschreiber {m} , Schreiber {m}
Clervaux {prop} (town) :: Klerf
Clerve {prop} (river) :: Klerf {f}
clever {adj} (nimble with hands or body) :: geschickt
clever {adj} (skillful) :: geschickt
clever {adj} (resourceful, sometimes to the point of cunning) :: clever
clever {adj} (mentally quick or sharp) :: patent, klug, gescheit, clever, schlau
clever {adj} (showing inventiveness or originality) :: findig, erfinderisch, einfallsreich, originell, geistreich
clever {adj} :: schlau
clew {n} (clue) SEE: clue ::
cliché {n} (overused phrase or expression) :: Klischee {n}, Gemeinplatz {m}
cliché {n} (anything (other than a phrase) that is overused) :: Klischee {n}
cliche {n} (cliché) SEE: cliché ::
click {n} (in phonetics) :: Schnalzlaut {m}, Klix {m}
click {n} (act of pressing a button on a computer mouse) :: Klick {m}, Mausklick {m}, Klicken {n}
click {v} (transitive: operate so as to make click) :: klicken
click {v} (transitive: press and release (button on a mouse)) :: klicken
click {v} (intransitive: emit a click) :: schnalzen
click {v} (intransitive: click the left button of a mouse) :: klicken, (click on) anklicken
clickbait {n} (content aimed at generating advertising revenue) :: Klickköder {m}, Clickbait {m}
click beetle {n} (beetle of the family Elateridae) :: Schnellkäfer {m}
client {n} (a customer or receiver of services) :: Endverbraucher {m}, Konsument {m}, Kunde {m}
client {n} (computing: the role of a computer application or system) :: Klient {m}
client {n} (person who receives help or advice from a professional person) :: Klient {m}
clientele {n} (body of clients who frequent an establishment) :: Klientel {f}, Kundschaft {f}
client service {n} (customer service) SEE: customer service ::
cliff {n} (a (near) vertical rock face) :: Klippe {f}, Felsen {m}
climate {n} (long-term atmospheric conditions) :: Klima {n}
climate {n} (context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation) :: Klima {n}
climate change {n} (changes in the Earth's climate) :: Klimaveränderung {f}, Klimawandel {m}
climatologist {n} (scholar of climatology) :: Klimatologe {m}, Klimatologin {f}, Klimaforscher {m}, Klimaforscherin {f}
climatology {n} (science) :: Klimatologie {f}
climax {n} (the peak of sexual pleasure) SEE: orgasm ::
climax {n} (point of greatest intensity or force) :: Höhepunkt {m}
climax {n} (orgasm) :: Höhepunkt {m}, Orgasmus {m}
climb {v} (to ascend, to go up) :: klettern, steigen
climb {v} (to mount, to move upwards on) :: klettern, steigen
climb {v} (to scale) :: aufsteigen
climb {v} (to move by using the hands and feet) :: klettern
climb {v} (to practice the sport of climbing) :: klettern
climb {v} (of plants: to grow upwards by clinging to something) :: klettern
climber {n} (one who climbs) :: Bergsteiger {m}, Bergsteigerin {f}, Kletterer {m}
climber {n} (plant that climbs) :: Kletterpflanze {f}, Schlingpflanze {f}
climbing {n} (the sport of climbing) :: Klettern {n}
climbing {n} :: Kletterei {f}
climbing frame {n} (playground equipment) SEE: jungle gym ::
cling {v} (hold tightly) :: haften, klammern
cling {v} ((figuratively) feel strongly about) :: hängen an
cling film {n} (plastic film that clings) :: Frischhaltefolie {f}, Adhäsionsfolie {f}, Plastikfolie {f}
clingy {adj} (having a tendency to cling) :: anhänglich (person or aninmal), anhaftend (object)
clingy {adj} (possessive over a lover) :: klammernd, possessiv
clinic {n} (medical facility) :: Klinik {f}
clinical {adj} (of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility) :: klinisch
clinical examination {n} (physical examination) SEE: physical examination ::
clinical psychology {n} (branch of psychology) :: Klinische Psychologie {f}
clinician {n} (doctor working in a clinic) :: Kliniker {m}, Klinikerin {f}, Krankenhausarzt {m}, Krankenhausärztin {f}; Kliniker {m}, Klinikerin {f}
clinker {n} (fetters) SEE: fetter ::
clinometer {n} (measuring apparatus) :: Klinometer {n}, Neigungsmesser {m}
clinopyroxene {n} (pyroxene with monoclinic crystals) :: Klinopyroxen {m}
clip {n} (something which clips or grasps; a device for attaching one object to another.) :: Klips {m}
clipboard {n} (physical object) :: Klemmbrett {n}
clipboard {n} (in computing: buffer for temporary storage) :: Zwischenablage {f}
clipper {n} (fast sailing ship) :: Klipper {m}
clipping {n} (action of the verb "to clip") :: schneidend, abschneidend, beschneidend
clipping {n} (piece of something removed by clipping) :: Schnipsel {m} {m-p}, Abschnitt {f}, Schnitt {m}, Rasenschnitt {m} [lawn, grass]; Schnipsel {m} {m-p}
clipping {n} (article clipped from a newspaper) :: Zeitungsausschnitt {m}, Presseausschnitt {m}, Ausschnitt {m}
clipping {n} (short form) :: Kurzform {f}, Kurzwortbildung {f}
clique {n} (small, exclusive group) :: Clique {f}
clique {n} (subgraph) :: Clique {f}
clitic {n} (morpheme attached to another word) :: Klitikon {n}
clitoral {adj} (of, or relating to the clitoris) :: klitoral
clitoral glans {n} (clitoral glans) :: Klitoriseichel {f}
clitoral hood {n} (fold of skin) :: Klitorisvorhaut {f}
clitorial {adj} (clitoral) SEE: clitoral ::
clitoris {n} (elongated erectile organ) :: Klitoris {f}, Kitzler {m}
cloaca {n} (anatomical feature of birds etc) :: Kloake {f}
cloak {n} (cape) :: Umhang {m}, Pelerine {f}
cloak {n} (blanket-like covering, often metaphorical) :: Deckmantel {m}
cloak {v} (to cover as with a cloak) :: verhüllen
cloak-and-dagger {adj} (marked by menacing furtive secrecy) :: Mantel-und-Degen
cloakroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
cloakroom {n} (room for coats) :: Garderobe {f}
cloakroom {n} (room for luggage) :: Gepäcksaufbewahrung
clobber {v} (to hit or bash severely) :: [slang] dreschen, [slang] durchhauen
clobber {v} ((computing) To overwrite or override, often unintentionally.) :: überschreiben
cloche {n} (women's hat) :: Topfhut {m}
clock {n} (instrument to measure or keep track of time) :: Uhr {f}
clock {n} (odometer) :: Tacho {m}, Tachometer
clock {n} (electrical signal) :: Taktsignal {n}
clock face {n} (the surface of a clock that contains the dial and hands) :: Zifferblatt {m} {n}
clock generator {n} (circuit) :: Taktgeber {n}
clockmaker {n} (person who makes clocks) :: Uhrmacher {m}, Uhrmacherin {f}
clock tower {n} (tower having a large clock) :: Uhrturm {m}
clockwise {adv} (in a circular fashion in the same direction as the hands of an analogue clock) :: im Uhrzeigersinn
clockwisely {adv} (clockwise) SEE: clockwise ::
clockwork {n} (mechanism powered by coiled spring to drive mechanical device) :: Federwerk {n}, Uhrwerk {n}
clod {n} (lump of something, especially of earth or clay) :: Klumpen {m}, Erdklumpen {m} [earth]
clod {n} (stupid person) :: Trottel {m}
clodhopper {n} (clumsy person) :: Bauerntölpel {m}, [archaic] Scharrhans {m}
clog {n} (a blockage) :: hemmen, verstopfen
clogs to clogs in three generations {proverb} (wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts) :: Erwerben, Vererben, Verderben (earn it, bequeath it, spoil it)
cloister {n} (covered walk with an open colonnade) :: Kreuzgang {m}
cloister {n} (place devoted to religious seclusion) :: Kloster {n}
cloister {n} (monastic life) :: Klosterleben {n}, Klausur {f}
cloister vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: Klostergewölbe {n}
cloistral {adj} (of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister) :: klösterlich
cloistral {adj} (sheltered from the world; monastic) :: klösterlich, Mönchs-
clone {n} (living organism (originally a plant)) :: Klon {m}
clone {n} :: Klon {m}
clone {v} (create a clone) :: klonen
clonic {adj} (having irregular, convulsive spasms) :: klonisch
clonus {n} (muscular spasm) :: Klonus {m}
close {v} (obstruct (an opening)) :: schließen, zumachen
close {v} (move (a door)) :: schließen, zumachen
close {v} (put an end to) :: schließen, beenden
close {adj} (at a little distance) :: nah
close {adj} (hot and humid or muggy) :: schwül, drückend
close {n} (street) :: Sackgasse
close, but no cigar {phrase} (that's almost correct, but not quite) :: knapp daneben ist auch vorbei (almost a hit is still a miss)
close call {n} (situation) :: um ein Haar Davonkommen
closed {adj} (not open) :: geschlossen
closed {adj} (not operating or conducting trade) :: zu
closed {adj} (not public) :: nicht öffentlich [of people or software]; geschlossen [used with groups of people only]
closed {adj} :: abgeschlossen
closed caption {n} (text displayed on a screen with suitable equipment) :: geschlossener Untertitel {m}, optional zuschaltbarer Untertitel {m}
closed-end fund {n} (collective investment) :: geschlossener Fonds {m}
closed syllable {n} (Translations) :: geschlossene Silbe {f}
close-knit {adj} (closely linked or connected, as by a common identity, culture, or bond) :: eng verbunden, engverbunden
closely {adv} (in a close manner) :: dicht, eng
closemouthed {adj} (reticent, secretive or uncommunicative) :: zurückhaltend, schweigsam, verschwiegen
closeness {n} (proximity) SEE: proximity ::
close ranks {v} (to regroup forces) :: die Reihen schließen
close season {n} (time of year when hunting or fishing is not permitted) :: Schonzeit {f}
closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
closet {n} (furniture) :: Schrank {m}
closet {n} (small private chamber) :: Kammer {f}, Abstellkammer {f}, Ankleide {f}
close-up {n} (photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale) :: Nahaufnahme {f}
closing time {n} (time when a pub closes) :: Ladenschluss {m} (of a store), Sperrstunde {f} (of a bar)
closure {n} (computing) :: Closure, Funktionsabschluss {m}
closure {n} (mathematical set) :: Hülle {f}
clot {n} (blood clot) :: Blutgerinnsel {n}
clot {n} (a silly person) :: Trottel {m}
clot {v} (to form into a clot) :: Klumpen bilden, klumpen
cloth {n} (woven fabric) :: Stoff {m}, Tuch {n}
cloth {n} (piece of cloth) :: Tuch {n}
clothe {v} (adorn with clothing) :: kleiden
clothed {adj} (wearing clothing) :: bekleidet
clothes {n} (apparel) :: Kleider {n-p}, Kleidung {f} [both rather formal]; Anziehsachen {f-p}, Klamotten {f-p} [both informal]
clothes don't make the man {proverb} (clothes don't make the man) :: Kleider machen keine Leute
clothes dryer {n} (appliance) :: Wäschetrockner
clotheshorse {n} (laundry frame) :: Wäscheständer {m}
clothesline {n} (rope or cord for drying clothes) :: Wäscheleine {f}
clothes maiden {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse ::
clothes peg {n} (an object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline) :: Wäscheklammer {f}, Kluppe (Austria)
clothespin {n} (a clip or fastener) SEE: clothes peg ::
clothes screen {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse ::
clothing {n} (clothes) :: Kleidung {f}
Clotho {prop} (One of the Fates) :: Klotho {f}
clotted cream {n} (thick cream) :: Streichrahm {m}
cloud {n} (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air) :: Wolke, [collective] Gewölk
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke) :: Wolke
cloud {n} (anything which makes things foggy or gloomy) :: Schleier
cloud {n} (group of objects suspended above the ground or flying) :: Wolke
cloud {v} (to make obscure (e.g. to cloud the issue)) :: verschleiern
cloudberry {n} (species) :: Moltebeere {f}
cloudberry {n} (fruit) :: Moltebeere {f}, Multebeere {f}, Multbeere {f}, Torfbeere {f}
cloudburst {n} (sudden heavy rainstorm) :: Wolkenbruch {m}
cloud chamber {n} :: Nebelkammer {f}
cloud computing {n} (computing services provided over the Internet) :: Cloud-Computing {n}, Rechnerwolke {f}
cloud-cuckoo-land {n} (imaginary place with unrealistic or silly people) :: Wolkenkuckucksheim {n}, Schilda
clouded {adj} (unknown, surrounded in mystery) :: getrübt
clouded leopard {n} (medium sized arboreal cat) :: Nebelparder {m}
cloudlet {n} (a small cloud) :: Wölkchen {n}
cloud nine {n} (state of bliss) :: Wolke sieben, siebter Himmel
cloud up {v} (to become cloudy) :: sich bewölken, sich beziehen
cloudy {adj} (covered with or characterised by clouds) :: bewölkt, wolkig
cloudy {adj} (uncertain; unclear) :: trüb
clout {n} (influence, effectiveness) :: Einfluss, Gewicht
clout {n} (informal: blow with the hand) :: Kopfnuss {f}
clove {n} (spice) :: Gewürznelke {f}
clove {n} (constitutive bulb of garlic) :: Zehe {f}
cloven hoof {n} (divided hoof, as on bovine animals) :: Klaue {f}
clove pink {n} (carnation) SEE: carnation ::
clover {n} (plant in genus Trifolium) :: Klee {m}
cloverleaf {n} (leaf of a clover plant) :: Kleeblatt {n}
cloverleaf {n} (cloverleaf interchange) SEE: cloverleaf interchange ::
cloverleaf interchange {n} (junction of two highways) :: Kleeblatt {n}, Kleeblattkreuz {n}
clown {n} (performance artist working in a circus) :: Clown {m}, Clownin {f}
clown {n} (person acting in a silly fashion) :: Trottel {m}
clownfish {n} (fish of the genera Amphiprion or Premnas) :: Anemonenfisch {m}, Clownfisch {m}
cloying {adj} (unpleasantly excessive) :: übertrieben
cloying {adj} (excessively sweet) :: süßlich, rührselig, gefühlsduselig
cloze {n} :: Lückentexttest {m}, Lückentest {m}
club {n} (weapon) :: Keule {f}
club {n} (association of members) :: Klub {m}, Verein {m}
club {n} (nightclub) :: Nachtklub {m}, Nachtlokal {n}
club {n} (playing card symbol, ♣) :: Kreuz {n}
club {n} (hitting implement) :: Schläger {m}
club {v} (to hit with a club) :: schlagen
club {v} (to join together to form a group) :: zusammenlegen
clubbing {n} ((uncountable) practice of frequenting nightclubs) :: Clubbing {n}
clubfoot {n} (foot malformation) :: Klumpfuß {m}
clubhouse {n} (a building used by a club) :: Klubhaus {n}
club moss {n} (any member of the family Lycopodiaceae) :: Bärlapp {m}
clubs {n} (plural of club) SEE: club ::
clubs {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣) :: Kreuz {n}, Treff
cluck {n} (sound made by hen) :: Gackern {n}
cluck {v} (to produce cluck sound) :: gackern
clue {n} (information that may lead one to a certain point or conclusion) :: Anhaltspunkt {m}, Hinweis {m}, Faden {m}
clue {n} (object or marking that may be used in evidence) :: Indiz {n}
clue {v} (to provide with information) :: informieren, unterrichten
clueless {adj} (lacking knowledge or understanding) :: ahnungslos, planlos
Cluj-Napoca {prop} (city in Romania) :: Klausenburg {n}, Cluj-Napoca {n}
clump {n} (cluster) :: Klumpen {m}
clump {n} (thick group) :: Büschel {n}
clump {n} (dull thud) :: Plumps {m}
clumsiness {n} (the condition or quality of being clumsy) :: Ungeschicklichkeit {f}, Plumpheit {f}, Unbeholfenheit {f}
clumsy {adj} (awkward, lacking coordination, not graceful, not dextrous) :: tollpatschig, ungeschickt, unbeholfen, schwerfällig, plump, klobig
clumsy {adj} (not elegant or well-planned) :: tollpatschig, ungeschickt, plump, klobig
clumsy {adj} (awkward or inefficient in use or construction) :: unbeholfen, unhandlich, klobig, sperrig, plump
clumsy {n} (clumsy person) :: Tölpel {m}
Cluniac {n} (Cluniac (monk)) :: Cluniazenser {m}, Kluniazenser {m}
clunky {adj} (ungainly and awkward to use) :: klobig, schwerfällig
cluster {n} (group or bunch of something) :: Anhäufung {f}, Büschel {m}, Gruppe {f}, Haufen {m}, Schwarm {m}, Traube {m}
cluster {n} (group of galaxies or stars) :: Cluster {m}, Schwarm {m}, Sternhaufen {m}
cluster {n} (secundal chord of three or more notes) :: Cluster {m}
cluster {n} (group of consonants) :: Gruppe {f}, Haufen {m}
cluster {n} (group of computers working together) :: Cluster {m}
cluster {n} (significant subset within a population) :: Gruppe {f}, Haufen {m}
cluster {n} (set of bombs or mines) :: Schwarm {m}, Traube {m}
cluster bomb {n} (explosive munition) :: Streubombe {f}
cluster compound {n} :: Clusterverbindung {f}
clutch {v} (to grip or grasp tightly) :: schnappen, packen, ergreifen
clutch {n} (A device to interrupt power transmission) :: Kupplung {f}
clutch {n} (The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission) :: Kupplungspedal
clutch bag {n} (Type of handbag) :: Unterarmtasche {f}
clutter {n} (a confused disordered jumble of things) :: Unordnung {f}, Wirrwarr {n}, Durcheinander {n}, Verwirrung {f}
clutter {v} (to fill something with clutter) :: anhäufen, überhäufen, überladen, verwirren
Clyde {prop} (suburb of Sydney) :: Clyde
C major {n} (the major key with C as its tonic) :: C-Dur {n}
C major {n} (the major chord with a root of C) :: C-Dur {n}
c'mere {contraction} (here) SEE: here ::
c'mere {contraction} (come) SEE: come ::
C minor {n} (the minor key with C as its tonic) :: c-Moll {n}
C minor {n} (the minor chord with a root of C) :: c-Moll {n}
c'mon {contraction} (come on) :: auf geht's
CNS {n} (central nervous system) :: ZNS
co- {prefix} (together, mutually, jointly) :: ko-, mit-
coach {n} (wheeled vehicle drawn by horse power) :: Kutsche {f}
coach {n} (rail passenger car) :: Wagen {m}
coach {n} (trainer) :: Trainer {m}, Trainerin {f}
coach {n} (long-distance bus) :: Reisebus {m}, Überlandbus {m}, Bus {m}
coach {v} (sports: train) :: trainieren
coach {v} (instruct) :: ausbilden
coach driver {n} (driver of a horse-drawn coach) :: Kutscher {m}, Kutscherin {f}
coachman {n} (male coach driver) SEE: coach driver ::
coachwoman {n} (female coach driver) SEE: coach driver ::
coachwork {n} (body of a motor vehicle) :: Karrosserie {f}
coadjutor {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant ::
coadjutor {n} (assistant to a bishop) :: Koadjutor {m}
coagulate {v} (become congealed) :: koagulieren, gerinnen
coagulate {v} (cause to congeal) :: zum Gerinnen bringen
coagulation {n} (process of forming clots from blood) :: Hämostase {f}, Blutgerinnung {f}, Gerinnung {f}
coagulation {n} (similar solidification) :: Gerinnung {f}
coal {n} (uncountable: carbon rock) :: Kohle {f}, Steinkohle {f}
coal {n} (countable: carbon rock) :: Kohle {f}
coal {n} (smouldering material) :: Kohle {f}
coal {n} :: Kohle {f}
coalesce {v} (to join into a single mass) :: vereinigen, verschmelzen, zusammenfließen, zusammenfügen, zusammenwachsen
coalesce {v} (to form from different elements) :: vereinigen, verschmelzen, zusammenfließen, zusammenfügen, zusammenwachsen
coalescer {n} (device used to perform coalescence) :: Koaleszer
coalition {n} (group of organizations) :: Koalition {f}
coal mine {n} (a mine from which coal is mined) :: Kohlebergwerk {n}
coalmine {n} (coal mine) SEE: coal mine ::
coal seam {n} (a stratum of goal between strata of other rocks) :: Kohleflöz {n}
coal tit {n} (coal tit) :: Tannenmeise {f}
coarctation {n} (stenosis) SEE: stenosis ::
coarse {adj} (containing large particles) :: grob, grobkörnig
coarse {adj} (of inferior quality) :: grob
coarse {adj} (not refined) :: grob, derb, primitiv
coarse-grained {adj} (Consisting of coarse particles) :: grobkörnig
coarse-grained {adj} (Having a coarse, irregular texture) :: grobkörnig
coast {n} (edge of land meeting ocean, sea, gulf, bay) :: Küste, Küstenland, Strand, Ufer
coast {v} (to glide along with no added energy) :: gleiten, gleiten, ohne zu treten [bicycle]
coast {v} (to sail along a coast) :: segeln
coastal {adj} (relating to the coast) :: Küsten-
coaster {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis) SEE: brook trout ::
coaster {n} (piece of material used to protect the surface of a table) :: Untersetzer {m}, Bierdeckel {m}
coastguard {n} (enforcer of maritime law) :: Küstenwache {f}
coastline {n} (the shape of a coast) :: Küstenlinie {f}
coat {n} (outer garment covering the upper torso and arms) :: Mantel {m}
coat {n} (covering of material, such as paint) :: Beschichtung {f}
coat {v} (to cover with a coat of some material) :: beschichten
coat hanger {n} (device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc) :: Kleiderbügel {m}
coati {n} (any of several animals of the genus Nasua) :: Nasenbär {m}
coating {n} (a thin outer layer) :: Beschichtung {f}
coat of arms {n} (hereditary design depicted on an escutcheon) :: Wappen {n}, Wappenschild {m}, Reichswappen {n} [when used by a sovereign state], Staatswappen {n} [when used by a sovereign state]
coat of mail {n} (defensive garment) :: Kettenpanzer {m}
coat rack {n} (rack for holding coats) :: Garderobenständer {m}
coatrack {n} (coat rack) SEE: coat rack ::
coat-rack {n} (coat rack) SEE: coat rack ::
coat stand {n} (pole with pegs) :: Kleiderständer {m}, Garderobenständer {m}
coatstand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand ::
coat-stand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand ::
coauthor {n} (author who collaborate with another to write something) :: Koautor {m}, Koautorin {f}, Mitautor {m}, Mitautorin {f}
coax {v} (persuade gradually) :: überreden, schmeicheln, locken, ködern, beschwatzen, bezirzen
coax {v} (manipulate carefully into position) :: vorsichtig bugsieren
coaxial cable {n} (a transmission line) :: Koaxialkabel {n}, Koaxkabel {n}
cob {n} (gull) SEE: gull ::
cob {n} (male swan) :: Schwanenmännchen {n} (cf. Schwanen-, Männchen {n}), männlicher Schwan {m}
cob {n} (bread roll) SEE: bread roll ::
cob {n} (corncob) SEE: corncob ::
cobalt {n} (chemical element) :: Kobalt {n}
cobaltite {n} (mineral) :: Cobaltit {m}
cobble {v} (to make shoes) :: schustern
cobble {v} (to assemble in an improvised manner) :: schustern
cobble {n} (cobblestone) SEE: cobblestone ::
cobbler {n} (person who repairs shoes) :: Schuster {m}, Schusterin {m}, Flickschuster {m}, Flickschusterin {f}, Schuhflicker {m}, Schuhflickerin {f}
cobbler's {n} (shoe repair shop) :: Schusterladen {m}
cobblestone {n} (a rounded stone) :: Katzenkopf {m}, Katzenkopfpflasterstein {m}, Pflasterstein {m}
cobble together {v} (put together) :: zusammenschustern
cobelligerent {n} (ally) :: Kriegsverbündeter {m}, Kriegsverbündeter {f}, Verbündeter {m}, Verbündete {f}
cobra {n} (venomous snake) :: Kobra {f}
co-brother-in-law {n} (one's spouse's brother-in-law) :: [rare] Schwippschwager, Schwager {m} (brother in law)
cobweb {n} (a spider’s web) SEE: spiderweb ::
cobweb spider {n} (any spider of the world-spanning family Theridiidae) :: Kugelspinne {f}, Haubennetzspinne {f}
coca {n} (the dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon coca)) :: Cocastrauch {m}
Coca-Cola {prop} (particular carbonated soft drink) :: Coca-Cola
cocaine {n} (the narcotic) :: Kokain {n}
coccus {n} (type of bacterium) :: Kokke {f}
coccyx {n} ((medical) final fused vertebrae) :: Coccyx {m} [professional term]; Steißbein {n} [common language term]
Cocha antshrike {n} (passerine bird of the antbird family) :: Südlicher Schwarzameisenwürger {m}
cochineal {n} (insect) :: Cochenilleschildlaus {f}, Cochenillelaus {f}, Cochenille {f}
cochlea {n} (the complex, spirally coiled, tapered cavity of the inner ear) :: Hörschnecke
cock {n} (slang: penis) SEE: dick ::
cock {n} (any male bird) :: Männchen {n} [generic term for the male of any animal]
cock {n} (male pigeon) :: Tauber {m}, Täuber {m}, Tauberich {m}, Täuberich {m}, Taubenmännchen {n}
cock {n} (hammer of a firearm trigger mechanism) :: Hahn {m}
cock {n} (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) SEE: rooster ::
cock {n} (valve or tap for controlling flow of liquid) SEE: stopcock ::
cockade {n} (a rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge) :: Kokarde {f}
cock-a-doodle-doo {interj} (cry of the rooster) :: kikeriki {m}
Cockaigne {prop} (mythical land) :: Schlaraffenland {n}
cockamamy {adj} (foolish) :: töricht, unsinnig, blöd
cock-and-bull story {n} (a far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity) :: Lügengeschichte {f}; (jemandem was) vom Pferd erzählen [to tell someone a cock-and-bull story]
cockatiel {n} (a small, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest) :: Nymphensittich
cockatoo {n} (a bird) :: Kakadu {m}
cockchafer {n} (beetle of genus Melolontha) :: Maikäfer {m}
cockcrow {n} (dawn) :: Hahnenschrei {m}
cockerel {n} (young male chicken) :: Hähnchen {n}, Junghahn {m}, junger Hahn {m}
cockfight {n} (contest) :: Hahnenkampf {m}
cockfighting {n} (gambling blood sport) :: Hahnenkampf {m}
cockle {n} (wrinkle) SEE: wrinkle ::
cockle {n} (any of various edible European bivalve mollusks) :: Herzmuschel {f}
cockle {n} (corncockle) SEE: corncockle ::
cock pigeon {n} (male pigeon) :: [♂♀] Taube {f}, Tauber {m}, Täuber {m}, Tauberich {m}, Täuberich {m}, Taubenmännchen {n}, männliche Taube {f}
cockpit {n} (space for pilot and crew in an aircraft) :: Cockpit {n}, Pilotenkanzel {n}
cockpit {n} (compartment for wounded) SEE: sickbay ::
cockpit voice recorder {n} (part of a flight recorder) :: Cockpit-Stimmenrekorder {m}, Cockpit-Stimmenaufzeichnungsgerät {n}
cockroach {n} (type of insect) :: Schabe {f}, Kakerlake {f}
cockscomb {n} (fleshy red crest of a rooster) :: Hahnenkamm {m}
cocksucker {n} (a fellator) :: Schwanzlutscher {m}, Schwanzlutscherin {f}
cocksucker {n} (an objectionable person) :: Schwanzlutscher {m}, Schwanzlutscherin {f}
cocktail {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: Cocktail {n}
cocktail bar {n} (drinking establishment) :: Cocktailbar {f}
cocktail party {n} (party at which cocktails are served) :: Cocktailparty {f}
cock up {v} (to ruin (something) unintentionally) :: versauen, verbocken, versemmeln
cocky {adj} (overly self-confident and boastful) :: arrogant, frech
cocoa {n} (partially fermented seeds of cacao tree) :: Kakaobohne {f}
cocoa {n} (hot drink) :: Kakao {m}, heiße Schokolade {f}
cocoa {n} (powder) SEE: cocoa powder ::
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant) :: Kakaobohne {f}
cocoa butter {n} (fat from cocoa bean) :: Kakaobutter
cocoa powder {n} (powder from cocoa solids) :: Kakao {m}, Kakaopulver {n}
coco-de-mer {n} (tree) :: Seychellenpalme
co-conspirator {n} (person involved with others in a conspiracy) :: Mitverschwörer {m}
coconut {n} (fruit of coco palm) :: Kokosnuss {f}
coconut {n} (coconut palm) SEE: coconut palm ::
coconut crab {n} (Birgus latro) :: Palmendieb {m}, Kokosdieb {m}, Kokosnussdieb {m}
coconut milk {n} (the liquid from inside the seed of the coconut) :: Kokosmilch {f}
coconut oil {n} (type of cooking oil extracted from coconuts) :: Kokosöl {n}
coconut palm {n} (Cocos nucifera) :: Kokospalme {f}, Kokosnusspalme {f}
coconut water {n} (clear liquid found inside immature coconuts) :: Kokoswasser {n}
cocoon {n} (protective case) :: Kokon {m}
co-counselling {n} (form of self-help counselling) :: co-counseln
cocoyam {n} (old cocoyam, Colocasia esculenta) :: Taro {m}, Wasserbrotwurzel {f}
cod {n} (marine fish of the family Gadidae) :: Kabeljau {m}, Dorsch {m}
coda {n} (music) :: Koda {f}, Coda {f}, Ausklang {m}
coda {n} (linguistics) :: Koda {f}, Sibenkoda {f}, Silbenauslaut {m}
coda {n} (figuratively) :: Schluss {m}, Endpunkt {m}, Abschluss {m}
coddle {v} (to treat gently or with great care) :: verhätscheln, verwöhnen
coddle {v} (to cook slowly in hot water) :: köcheln
coddle {v} (To exercise excessive or damaging authority in an attempt to protect) :: überbehüten
code {n} (body of law) :: Gesetzbuch {n}
code {n} (system of principles, rules or regulations) :: Kodex {m}
code {n} (set of rules for converting information) :: Code {m}, Kode {m}
code {n} :: Kode {m}, Code {m}
code {v} (write software programs) :: programmieren, coden
code {v} (suffer a sudden medical emergency) :: crap
code {n} (source code) SEE: source code ::
code {n} (machine code) SEE: machine code ::
codec {n} (A device or program capable of performing transformations on a data stream or signal) :: Codec {m}
codeine {n} (addictive alkaloid narcotic) :: Kodein {n}, Codein {n}
code-mixing {n} (code-switching) SEE: code-switching ::
code name {n} (name used to clandestinely identify something) :: Codename {m}, Deckname {m}
code of conduct {n} (set of rules to guide behaviour and decisions in a specified situation) :: Verhaltenskodex {m}
code of honour {n} :: Ehrenkodex {m}
code review {n} :: Codereview {m}, Review {m}
code smell {n} :: Code-Smell {m}, Smell {m}
code-switching {n} (phenomenon of alternating between two or more languages) :: Code-Switching {n}, Sprachwechsel {m}, Kodewechsel {m}, Kode-Umschaltung {f}
codfish {n} (cod) SEE: cod ::
codification {n} (the process of precisely formulating a statement, as a code of laws) :: Kodifikation {f}
codify {v} (to reduce to a code) :: kodifizieren
coding {n} (encoding) SEE: encoding ::
coding {n} (process of encoding or decoding) :: Programmierung {f}
cod liver oil {n} (nutritional supplement) :: Lebertran {m}
co-ed {n} (dated: young woman who attends college) :: Studentin {f}
coeducation {n} (education of both male and female students in the same institution) :: Koedukation {f}
coefficient {n} (algebraic constant) :: Koeffizient {m}
coefficient {n} (measure of some property or characteristic) :: Koeffizient {m}
coefficient of friction {n} (ratio) :: Reibungskoeffizient {m}
coefficient of thermal expansion {n} :: Wärmeausdehnungskoeffizient {m}
coelacanth {n} (either of two species of deep-water fish) :: Quastenflosser {m}
coeliac disease {n} (auto-immune disease characterised by sensitivity of the lining of the small intestine to gluten) :: Zöliakie {f}
coerce {v} (to restrain by force, especially by law or authority; to repress; to curb) :: erzwingen
coerce {v} (to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will) :: zwingen
coercion {n} (actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person) :: Zwang {m}
coercive {adj} (tendency to coerce) :: zwingend
coetaneous {adj} (contemporary) SEE: contemporary ::
coeval {adj} (of the same age) :: gleichaltrig
coexist {v} (Exist contemporaneously) :: koexistieren
coexistence {n} (two or more things existing together) :: Koexistenz {f}
co-father-in-law {n} (father of one's son- or daughter-in-law) :: Mitschwiegervater {m}, Gegenschwäher {m}
coffee {n} (beverage) :: Kaffee {m}
coffee {n} (beans) :: Kaffebohne {f}, Kaffee {m}
coffee {n} (plant) :: Kaffeepflanze {f}, Kaffee {m}
coffee {n} (colour) :: Kaffeebraun {n}, Kaffeefarbe {f}
coffee {adj} (of a pale brown colour) :: kaffeebraun, kaffeefarben, kaffeefarbig
coffee bar {n} (establishment that sells coffee) SEE: café ::
coffee bean {n} (The seed of a tropical plant of the genus Coffea) :: Kaffeebohne {f}
coffee break {n} (a rest period during the business day providing the opportunity to drink coffee) :: Kaffeepause {f}
coffee cup {n} (cup for coffee) :: Kaffeetasse {f}
coffee grinder {n} (a device for pulverizing or powdering coffee beans) :: Kaffeemühle {f}
coffeehouse {n} (café) SEE: café ::
coffeemaker {n} (kitchen apparatus used to brew and filter coffee) :: Kaffeemaschine {f}
coffee plunger {n} (cafetière) SEE: cafetière ::
coffee pot {n} (pot for coffee) :: Kaffeekanne
coffee shop {n} (café) SEE: café ::
coffee table {n} (type of table) :: Couchtisch {m}, Nebentisch {m}, Beitisch {m}, Beistelltisch {m}, Seitentisch {m}
coffer {n} (strongbox) :: Kassette {f}, Geldkassette {f}, Tresor {m}, Schatztruhe {f}, Truhe {f}, Kiste {f}, Kasten {m}
coffer {n} (architecture: ornamental sunken panel) :: Kassetten {f-p}, Kassette {f}
coffer {n} (supply or store of money) :: Kasse {f}
coffer {n} (cofferdam) SEE: cofferdam ::
cofferdam {n} (temporary watertight structure) :: Kofferdamm {m}
coffin {n} (box in which a dead person is buried) :: Sarg {m}
coffin {v} (place in a coffin) :: einsargen
coffin nail {n} (slang: cigarette) :: Sargnagel
cog {n} (tooth on a gear) :: Zahn {m}
cog {n} (gear; a cogwheel) :: Zahnrad {n}
cog {n} (unimportant individual) :: Rädchen {n}
cog {n} (type of ship) :: Kogge {f}
cogeneration {n} (simultaneous or serial production of heat and electricity from the same source) :: Kraft-Wärme-Kopplung {f}
cogent {adj} (reasonable and convincing; based on evidence) :: überzeugend
cogent {adj} (appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning) :: überzeugend
cogent {adj} (forcefully persuasive) :: überzeugend, schlagend
cogitable {adj} (conceivable) SEE: conceivable ::
cognac {n} (type of brandy) :: Cognac {m}, Kognak {m}
cognate {adj} (derived from the same roots) :: verwandt, etymologisch verwandt, stammverwandt, urverwandt, kognat, wurzelverwandt
cognate {n} (word derived from the same roots as a given word) :: Verwandte {m}, Kognat {m}
cognition {n} (process of knowing) :: Kognition {f}, Erkenntnis {f}
cognitive {adj} (relating to mental functions) :: kognitiv
cognitive dissonance {n} (conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs) :: kognitive Dissonanz {f}
cognitive parallax {n} (philosophical phenomenon) :: Kognitive Parallaxe {f}
cognitive psychology {n} (branch of psychology) :: Kognitionspsychologie {f}, Kognitive Psychologie
cognizant {adj} (aware) :: gewahr, bewusst
cognomen {n} (surname) :: Nachname {m}
cognomen {n} (the third part of the name of a citizen of ancient Rome) :: Cognomen {n}, Kognomen {n}
cog wheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel ::
cogwheel {n} (gear wheel) SEE: gear wheel ::
cohabit {v} (live together as if married) :: zusammenleben, als Paar zusammenleben, als unverheiratetes Paar zusammenleben
cohere {v} (to stick together) :: aneinanderhaften, aneinanderkleben, binden, ein Ganzes bilden, eine Einheit bilden
cohere {v} (to be consistent as part of a group) :: in sich geschlossen sein, zusammenhängen
coherence {n} (quality of cohering; of being coherent) :: Kohärenz {f}, Geschlossenheit {f}
coherence {n} (logical arrangements of parts) :: Zusammenhang {m}
coherence {n} (having the same wavelength and phase) :: Kohärenz {f}
coherent {adj} (sticking together) :: kohärent, zusammenhängend
coherent {adj} (orderly, logical and consistent) :: kohärent, schlüssig, widerspruchsfrei, folgerichtig
coherent {adj} (aesthetically ordered) :: stimmig
coherent {adj} (of waves having the same direction, wavelength and phase) :: kohärent
coherer {n} (a detector of radio waves used in very early radio receivers) :: Fritter
cohesion {n} (the state of cohering, or of sticking together) :: Zusammenhalt {m}
cohesive {adj} (having cohesion) :: zusammenhängend
coho {n} (Oncorhynchus kisutch) :: Silberlachs {m}
cohort {n} (abettor) SEE: abettor ::
cohort {n} (accomplice) SEE: accomplice ::
cohort {n} (demographic grouping of people) :: Kohorte {f}
cohort {n} (division of Roman legion) :: Kohorte {f}
cohort {n} (colleague) SEE: colleague ::
coho salmon {n} (Oncorhynchus kisutch) :: Silberlachs {m}
cohyponym {n} (a word or phrase that shares the same hypernym as another word or phrase) :: Kohyponym, Synhyponym
coiffure {n} (hairstyle) SEE: hairstyle ::
coil {n} (something wound) :: Spirale {f}, Wickel {m}, Rolle {f}, Windung {f}
coil {n} (intra-uterine contraceptive device) :: Spirale {f}
coil {n} (electrical) :: Spule {f}
Coimbra {prop} (city and municipality in Coimbra, Portugal) :: Coimbra
coin {n} ((currency) a piece of currency) :: Münze {f}, Geldstück {n}
coin {n} (a token used in a special establishment like a casino) :: Chip {m}
coin {v} (to create coins) :: prägen
coin {v} (to make up or invent, and establish) :: prägen
coinage {n} (currency) SEE: currency ::
coinage {n} (neologism) SEE: neologism ::
coinage {n} (process of coining money) :: Münzprägung {f}
coincide {v} (to occupy exactly the same space) :: zusammenfallen
coincide {v} (to occur at the same time) :: zusammenfallen
coincide {v} (to correspond) :: übereinstimmen
coincidence {n} (state of events appearing to be connected when they are not) :: zufälliges Zusammentreffen {m}, Koinzidenz {f}
coin die {n} (stamp used in hammered coining to strike impressions onto coins) :: Münzstempel {m}
coining {n} (a newly created word or phrase) :: Wortprägung {f}, Wortschöpfung {f}
coinsurance {n} (joint assumption of risk between insurer and insured) :: Selbstbeteiligung {f}, Eigenanteil {m}
coinsurance {n} (joint assumption of risk between multiple insurers) :: Mitversicherung {f}
coitus {n} (sexual interaction, see also: sexual intercourse) :: Koitus {m}, Geschlechtsverkehr {m}
coitus interruptus {n} (sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis) :: Coitus interruptus {m}
cojones {n} ((slang) testicles) :: [slang] Eier {f-p}
cojones {n} ((slang) courage) :: Mut {m}, [colloquial] Mumm {m}
coke {n} (coal product) :: Koks {n}
coke {n} (short for cocaine) :: Koks {n}
coke breeze {n} (coke dust) :: Koksgrus {m}
coke oven gas {n} :: Koksofengas {n}
cola {n} (drink) :: Cola {f} {n}
colander {n} (a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta) :: Sieb {m}, Seiher {m}, Durchschlag {m}
colchicine {n} (alkaloid) :: Colchicin {n}
Colchis {prop} (ancient region and kingdom) :: Kolchis
cold {adj} (having a low temperature) :: kalt
cold {adj} (unfriendly) :: kaltherzig
cold {adj} (unprepared) :: kalt
cold {n} (low temperature) :: Kälte {f}
cold {n} (illness) :: Erkältung {f}, [Austria] Verkühlung {f}
cold as ice {adj} (very cold) :: eiskalt
cold-blooded {adj} (lacking emotion or compunction) :: kaltblütig
cold-blooded {adj} (having an unregulated body temperature) SEE: ectothermic ::
cold call {n} (sales call) :: Kaltakquise {f}, Cold Call {m}, Kaltanruf {m}
cold cuts {n} (meat) :: Aufschnitt {m}
cold day in Hell {n} (an event that will never happen) :: nie im Leben (not in a lifetime)
cold forming {n} :: Kaltumformen {f}
cold front {n} (leading edge of an advancing mass of cold air) :: Kaltfront {f}
cold fusion {n} (hypothetical form of nuclear fusion) :: kalte Fusion {f}
cold hands, warm heart {proverb} (having cold hands is an indication of warmheartedness) :: kalte Hand, warmes Herz
cold-hearted {adj} (callous or heartless) :: kaltherzig
cold meat {n} (cold cooked meat) :: Wurstwaren {f-p}
coldness {n} (the relative lack of heat) :: Kälte {f}
coldness {n} (the sensation) :: Kälte {f}
coldness {n} (limited enthusiasm or affection) :: Kälte {f}
cold rolling {n} :: Kaltwalzen {n}
cold shoulder {v} :: kalte Schulter {f}
cold sore {n} (small bump on the lips) :: Lippenherpes {m}, Fieberbläschen {n}
cold turkey {n} (sudden and complete withdrawal) :: kalter Entzug {m}
cold turkey {adv} (abruptly) :: abrupt
cold war {n} (a period of hostile relations) :: kalter Krieg {m}
Cold War {prop} (a period of history from 1945-1991) :: Kalter Krieg {m}
cold wave {n} (a short period with a considerable fall in temperature) :: Kältewelle {f}
cole {n} (cabbage) SEE: cabbage ::
colectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: Kolektomie {f}
colemanite {n} (calcium borate mineral) :: Colemanit {m}
coleopterologist {n} (expert in coleopterology) :: Koleopterologe {m}, Koleopterologe {f}, Käferkundler {m}, Käferkundlerin {f}
coleopterology {n} (scientific study of beetles) :: Koleopterologie {f}, Käferkunde {f}, Käferforschung {f}
coleslaw {n} (a salad) :: Krautsalat {m}, Kohlsalat {m}, Weißkohlsalat {m}
colic {n} (abdominal pain) :: Kolik {f}
collaborate {v} (to work together on a piece of work) :: zusammenarbeiten
collaborate {v} (to cooperate treasonably) :: zusammenarbeiten
collaboration {n} (act of collaborating) :: Kollektivarbeit {f}, Zusammenarbeit {f}, Kollaboration {f}
collaboration {n} (treasonous cooperation) :: Kollaboration {f}, Zusammenarbeit {f}
collaborationist {n} (one who collaborates) SEE: collaborator ::
collaborator {n} (person who cooperates traitorously with an enemy) :: Kollaborateur {m}, Kollaborateurin {f}
collage {n} (picture made by sticking other pictures onto a surface) :: Collage {f}
collagen {n} (glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers) :: Kollagen {n}
collapse {v} (to fall down suddenly; to cave in) :: einstürzen, kollabieren, zusammenfallen
collapse {v} (to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown) :: zusammenbrechen, kollabieren
collapse {v} (to fold compactly) :: einfallen
collapse {v} (to cause to collapse) :: einsacken lassen, zusammenfallen lassen, zusammensinken lassen, zusammenfalten, zusammenlegen
collapse {v} (to pass out and fall to the floor or ground) :: ohnmächtig niedersinken, ohnmächtig zusammensinken, kollabieren
collapse {n} (act of collapsing) :: Kollaps {m}
collapsible {adj} (that can be collapsed) :: klappbar, aufklappbar
collar {n} (fabric garment part fitting around throat) :: Kragen {m}
collar {n} (chain worn around the neck) :: Halskette {f}
collar {n} (device for restraining animal) :: Halsband {n}
collar {n} (any encircling device or structure) :: Ring {m}
collar {v} (to arrest) SEE: arrest ::
collarbone {n} (clavicle) SEE: clavicle ::
collard greens {n} (plant) :: Markstammkohl {m}, Kohlblätter {p} {n}
collared antshrike {n} (passerine bird) :: Fleckengesicht-Ameisenwürger {m}
collared dove {n} (collared dove) :: Türkentaube {f}
collared peccary {n} (mammal) :: Halsbandpekari
collate {v} (examine diverse documents etc.) :: abgleichen, kollationieren, vergleichen, zuordnen
collate {v} (assemble something in a logical sequence) :: mischen, vergleichen
collate {v} (sort multiple copies of printed documents into sequences of individual page order) :: sortieren
collateral {adj} (parallel, along the same vein) :: nebeneinanderliegend, benachbart
collateral {adj} (corresponding, accompanying) :: Neben-, Bei-, begleitend, Begleit-
collateral {adj} (aside from the main subject, target) :: hinzukommend, Bei-
collateral {adj} (of an indirect family relationship) :: entfernt, weitläufig
collateral {n} (security or guarantee) :: Sicherheit {f}, Pfand {m}
collateral {n} (collateral relative) :: entfernter Verwandter {m}, entfernte Verwandte {f}, weitläufige Verwandtschaft {f}
collateral {n} (printed materials to enhance sales) :: Werbematerial {n}, Marketing-Material {n}, Begleitmaterial
collateral {n} (thinner blood vessel) :: Umgehungsgefäß {n}, Kollateralgefäß {n}, Kollaterale {f}, Nebengefäß {n}
collateral circulation {n} (circulation of blood through enlarged secondary vessels) :: Kollateralkreislauf
collateral damage {n} (collateral damage) :: Kollateralschaden {m}, Kollateralschäden {m-p}, Begleitschaden {m}, nebensächlicher Schaden {m}, Randschaden {m}
collateralize {v} (to secure a loan by using collateral) :: besichern
colleague {n} (fellow member of a profession) :: Kollege {m}, Kollegin {f}, Mitarbeiter {m}, Mitarbeiterin {f}
collect {v} (to gather together) :: sammeln, versammeln
collect {v} (to accumulate items for a hobby) :: sammeln, anhäufen
collect {n} (prayer said before reading of the epistle lesson) :: Oration {f}
collecting {n} (hobby) :: Sammeln {n}
collection {n} (set of items) :: Sammlung {f}, Kollektion {f}
collection {n} (multiple related objects) :: Sammlung {f}, Kollektion {f}, Menge {f}
collection {n} (activity of collecting) :: Sammeln {n}, Sammlung {f}, Abholung {f}, Einsammlung {f}
collection {n} (gathering of money for charitable or other purposes) :: Sammelung {f}
collective agreement {n} (contract on terms and conditions of employment) :: Tarifvertrag {m}
collective bargaining {n} (trade unions: negotiation emplyee/emplyer) :: Tarifverhandlungen {f}
collective noun {n} (noun referring to a group of similar things) :: Sammelname, Kollektivum {n}
Collective Security Treaty Organisation {prop} (intergovernmental military alliance) :: Organisation des Vertrags über kollektive Sicherheit {f}, OVKS
collective unconscious {n} (experience of human species) :: kollektives Unbewusstes {n}
collectivism {n} (An system in which the means are owned and controlled by people collectively) :: Kollektivismus {m}
collectivist {adj} (of or pertaining to collectivism) :: kollektivistisch
collectivist {n} (advocate of collectivism) :: Kollektivist {m}, Kollektivistin {f}, Anhänger des Kollektivismus {m}, Anhängerin des Kollektivismus {f}
collectivization {n} (the act of collectivizing) :: Kollektivierung {f}
collector {n} (person or thing that collects) :: Sammler {m}, Sammlerin {f}
collector {n} (person who is employed to collect payments) :: Kassierer {m}
collector {n} (amplified terminal on a bipolar junction transistor) :: Kollektor {m}
college {n} (institution of higher education) :: Fachhochschule {f}
college {n} (institution of further education at an intermediate level) :: Berufsfachschule {f}, Berufskolleg {n}
college {n} (institution for adult education at a basic or intermediate level) :: Berufskolleg {n}, Fachschule {f}
college {n} (politics: electoral college) SEE: electoral college ::
collegial {adj} (of, relating to, or ruled by colleagues) :: kollegial
collegial {adj} (adhering to the ethos, standards and conduct that govern behavior among colleagues) :: kollegial
collet {n} (A band, flange, ferrule, or collar, usually of a hard material, especially a metal) :: Spannzange {f}
collide {v} (to impact directly, especially if violent) :: kollidieren, zusammenstoßen, plauzen
collide {v} (to come into conflict, or be incompatible) :: kollidieren, aufeinander stoßen
collie {n} (group of dog breeds) :: Collie {m}
collier {n} (person) :: Bergmann {m},Kumpel {m}
colligation {n} (co-occurrence of syntactic categories) :: Kolligation {m}
collimate {v} (to focus) :: kollimieren
collinear {adj} (on the same straight line) :: kollinear
collision {n} (collision) SEE: wreck ::
collision {n} (instance of colliding) :: Zusammenstoß {m}, Kollision {f}
collocation {n} (grouping of words that commonly occur together) :: Kollokation {f}, Wortverbindung {f}
colloid {n} (stable system of two phases) :: Kolloid {n}
colloidal {adj} (of or pertaining to a colloid) :: kolloidal
Collop Monday {n} (day before Shrove Tuesday) :: Rosenmontag {m}
colloquial {adj} (of oral communication language) :: umgangssprachlich, Umgangs- [noun prefix]
colloquialism {n} (colloquial expression) :: Gemeinsprache {f}, Umgangssprache {f}, Umgangssprachausdruck {m}, Alltagssprache {f}, volkstümlicher Sprachgebrauch {m}
colloquium {n} (academic meeting) :: Kolloquium {n}
colloquy {n} (conversation, dialogue) :: Konversation {f}, Gespräch {n}, Kolloquium
colloquy {n} (Christianity: church court held by certain Reformed denominations) :: Religionsgespräch {n}
collusion {n} (conspiracy) :: geheimes Einverständnis {n}, Verschwörung {f}, Kollusion {f}
colluvium {n} (a loose accumulation of rock and soil debris at the foot of a slope) :: Kolluvium
Colman {prop} (male given name) :: Koloman
colocolo {n} (Leopardus colocolo) :: Pampaskatze {f}
colocynth {n} (plant or fruit of the Citrullus colocynthis) :: Koloquinte {f}, Pomaquinte {f}, Purgiergurke {f}, Bitterapfel {m}, Echte Zitrulle {f}, Teufelsapfel {m}, Koloquintenkürbis {m}
cologne {n} (eau de Cologne) :: Kölnischwasser {n}, Kölnisch Wasser {n}, Eau de Cologne {n}
Cologne {prop} (city in Germany) :: Köln {n}
Colognian {prop} (Kölsch) SEE: Kölsch ::
Colombia {prop} (country in South America) :: Kolumbien {n}
Colombian {n} (A person from Colombia) :: Kolumbianer {m}, Kolumbianerin {f}
Colombian {adj} (pertaining to Colombia) :: kolumbianisch
Colombian crake {n} (bird) :: Kolumbienralle {f}
Colombian necktie {n} (violent and intimidating method of execution) :: Kolumbianische Krawatte
Colombo {prop} (capital of Sri Lanka) :: Colombo {n}
colon {n} (punctuation mark) :: Doppelpunkt {m}, Kolon {n}
colon {n} (the last part of the digestive system) :: Kolon {n}, Grimmdarm {m}
colonel {n} (commissioned office in the armed services) :: Oberst {m}
colonial {adj} (Of or pertaining to a colony) :: kolonial
colonial {adj} (of or pertaining to a period when a country or territory was a colony) :: kolonial
colonialism {n} (colonial domination policy) :: Kolonialismus {m}
colonialist {adj} (or or pertaining to colonialism) :: kolonialistisch
colonialist {n} (an advocate of colonialism) :: Kolonialist {m}
colonialistic {adj} (colonialist) SEE: colonialist ::
colonial power {n} (country with colonies) :: Kolonialmacht {f}
colonise {v} (to begin a new colony) :: kolonisieren
colonist {n} (a founder of a colony) :: Kolonist {m}, Kolonistin {f}
colonization {n} (process of establishing a colony) :: Kolonisation {f}, Kolonialisierung {f}, Besiedlung {f}
colonizer {n} (colonist) SEE: colonist ::
colonnade {n} (a series of columns at regular intervals) :: Kolonnade {f}
colonoscope {n} (flexible fibreoptic endoscope used to examine the colon) :: Koloskop {n}
colonoscopic {adj} (coloscopic) SEE: coloscopic ::
colonoscopy {n} (examination of the colon using a colonoscope) :: Koloskopie {f}
colony {n} (region or governmental unit) :: Kolonie {f}, Pflanzung {f}, Pflanzstadt {f}
colony {n} (group of organisms) :: Kolonie {f}
colophon {n} (end note about author and manuscript) :: Kolophon {m}
colophony {n} (rosin) SEE: rosin ::
color {n} (spectral composition of visible light) :: Farbe {f}
color {n} (particular set of the visible spectrum) :: Farbe {f}
color {n} (hue as opposed to achromatic colors) :: Farbton {m}
color {n} (human skin tone, especially as an indicator of race or ethnicity) :: Hautfarbe {f}
color {n} (any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms) :: Tinktur {f}
color {n} (standard or banner (colors)) :: Fahne {f}, Flagge {f}
color {v} (give something color) :: färben
color {v} (draw using crayons) :: ausmalen
color {v} (become red through increased blood flow) :: erröten, rot werden
Colorado {prop} (US state) :: Colorado
Colorado beetle {n} (beetle) :: Kartoffelkäfer {m}
color blind {adj} (unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors) :: farbenblind
color blindness {n} (condition in which the ability to see colors is impaired) :: Farbenblindheit {f}
colored {adj} (having a particular kind of color) :: farbig
colored {adj} (colorful) :: farbig, bunt
colored {adj} (US: of skin color other than the white, particularly black) :: farbig
colored {adj} (South Africa: of neither black nor white skin color) :: farbig
colored pencil {n} (pencil with coloured core) :: Buntstift {m}
colorful {adj} (possessing prominent and varied colors) :: bunt, farbig, farbenprächtig, farbenfroh, kunterbunt
colorimetry {n} (science of measuring colours and assigning them numeric values) :: Farbmetrik {f}
coloring book {n} (a type of book) :: Malbuch {n}
colorize {v} (to convert a black and white media to color) :: kolorieren
coloscopic {adj} :: koloskopisch
colossal {adj} (extremely large) :: kolossal
Colosseum {prop} (ancient stadium in Rome) :: Kolosseum {n}
Colossians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Kolosser
colossus {n} (a statue of gigantic size) :: Koloss {m}
colossus {n} (any creature or thing of gigantic size) :: Koloss {m}, Riese {m}, Gigant {m}
Colossus of Rhodes {prop} (the statue of Helios) :: Koloss von Rhodos {m}
colostrum {n} (a form of milk) :: Kolostrum {n}, Vormilch {f}, Biest {m}, Biestmilch {f}
colour {n} (colour) SEE: color ::
colour {adj} (colour) SEE: color ::
colour {v} (colour) SEE: color ::
colourant {n} (a pigment, dye etc added to something to change its colour or hue) :: Farbstoff {m}
colourless {adj} (having no colour) :: farblos
colour retention agent {n} (compound added to a food product) :: Farbstabilisator {m}
colour television {n} (television in colour) :: Farbfernsehen {n}
colour television {n} (a colour television set) :: Farbfernseher {m}
colposcope {n} (a form of endoscope) :: Kolposkop {n}
colt {n} (young male horse) :: Hengstfohlen {n}, männliches Fohlen {n}, männliches Füllen {n}, Hengstfüllen {n}
colter {n} (cutter attached to the beam of a plow) :: Sech {m}
coltsfoot {n} (Tussilago farfara) :: Huflattich {m}
colubrid {n} (snake in the family Colubridae) :: Natter {f}
Columba {prop} (constellation) :: Taube {f}
columbarium {n} (a building for housing a large colony of pigeons or doves) :: Taubenhaus {n}, Taubenschlag {n}, Kolumbarium {n}, Columbarium {n}
columbarium {n} (a place for the respectful and usually public storage of cinerary urns) :: Urnenhalle {f}, Kolumbarium {n}, Columbarium {n}
Columbian {n} (16-point type) :: Tertia
columbine {n} (any plant of the genus Aquilegia) :: Akelei {f}
columbine {adj} (pertaining to doves or pigeons) :: [quasi-prefix, e.g. Taubenblume] Tauben, [quasi-prefix, e.g. Tauben-Skabiose] Tauben-
columbium {n} (former name of niobium) :: Columbium {n}
Columbus {prop} (Christopher Columbus) :: Kolumbus {m}
column {n} (upright supporting member) :: Säule {f}
column {n} (vertical line of entries in a table) :: Spalte {f}
column {n} (a vertical body of text) :: Spalte {f}
column {n} (column of troops) :: Kolonne {f}
column {n} (newspaper column) :: Kolumne {f}
columnist {n} (regular writer of a column) :: Kolumnist {m}, Kolumnistin {f}
colza {n} (cabbage variety) :: Raps {m}
coma {n} (Deep sleep) :: Koma {n}
coma {n} (Cloud surrounding a comet nucleus) :: Koma {f}
Comanche {n} (member of the Comanche people) :: Komantsche {m} (Komanche, Comanche)
comatose {adj} (asleep) SEE: asleep ::
comatose {adj} (resembling a coma) :: komatös
comb {n} (toothed implement for grooming the hair) :: Kamm {m}
comb {n} (fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles) :: Kamm {m}
comb {n} (toothed plate on an escalator) :: Kamm {m}
comb {v} (to groom the hair with a toothed implement) :: kämmen
comb {v} (to search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb) :: durchkämmen
comb {n} (structure of cells made by bees) SEE: honeycomb ::
combat {n} (a battle; a fight; a struggle for victory) :: Kampf {m}, Schlacht {f}
combat {v} (to fight; to struggle for victory) :: kämpfen (gegen, mit), bekämpfen
combatant {n} (armed fighter) :: Kämpfer {m}, bekämpfen, Kombattant {m}
combat boot {n} (boot designed for combat) :: Kampfstiefel {m}
combative {adj} (given to fighting) :: kampfeslustig, kampflustig, kämpferisch, streitlustig, streitsüchtig, streitbar, aggressiv
combat sport {n} (sport that involves man-to-man combat) :: Kampfsport {m}
combinable {adj} (able to be combined) :: vereinbar, kombinierbar
combination {n} (act of combining) :: Kombination {f}
combination {n} (sequence of numbers or letters for a combination lock) :: Kombination {f}
combination {n} (one or more elements selected without regard of the order) :: Kombination {f}
combination {n} (association) :: Vereinigung {f}
combinatorial {adj} (of, pertaining to, or involving combinations) :: kombinatorisch
combinatorial {adj} (mathematics: of or pertaining to the combination and arrangement of elements in sets) :: kombinatorisch
combinatorics {n} (a branch of mathematics) :: Kombinatorik {f}
combine {v} (bring two or more things or activities together) :: kombinieren, verbinden
combine {v} (have two or more things or properties that function together) :: vereinen
combine {n} (combination) SEE: combination ::
combine {n} (combine harvester) SEE: combine harvester ::
combine harvester {n} (combine) :: Mähdrescher {m}
combo box {n} (GUI widget) :: Combobox {f}, Kombinationsfeld {n}
comb one's hair {v} (to straighten one's hair with a comb) :: sich kämmen, Haare kämmen
combust {v} (be consumed by fire) SEE: burn ::
combustible {adj} (capable of burning) :: brennbar, verbrennbar
combustible {n} (material capable of burning) :: Brennstoff {m}
combustion {n} (the act or process of burning) :: Verbrennung {f}
combustion {n} (similar process where two chemicals are combined) :: Verbrennung {f}
combustion {n} (process wherein a fuel is combined with oxygen) :: Verbrennung {f}
combustion chamber {n} (space in a heat engine) :: Brennkammer {f}
combustion engine {n} (engine that uses the combustion of fuel to create work) :: Verbrennungsmotor {m}
come {v} (to move nearer) :: kommen
come {v} (to arrive, to appear) :: kommen, ankommen
come {v} (to orgasm) :: kommen
come about {v} (to come about) :: geschehen
come across {v} (find, usually by accident) :: begegnen, antreffen, stoßen auf
come after {v} (to pursue) :: nachstellen
come after {v} (to succeed, to be the successor of) :: nachfolgen
come again {v} (could you repeat that) :: wie bitte, bitte, nochmal bitte
come again {v} (polite farewell, inviting return visit) :: besuchen Sie uns gerne wieder, besuchen Sie uns baId wieder, kommen Sie bald wieder
come along {v} (accompany) :: mitgehen
come back {v} ((intransitive) To return to a place) :: zurückkommen, zurückkehren
comeback {n} (return to fame etc.) :: Rückkehr {f}, Comeback {n}
come by {v} (to get (trans.)) :: bekommen
Comecon {prop} (Comecon) :: RGW
comedian {n} (entertainer) :: Komiker {m}, Komödiant, Humorist, Comedian
come down {v} (graduate) SEE: graduate ::
comedy {n} (dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone) :: Komödie {f}
come full circle {v} (complete a cycle of transition, returning to where one started) :: zum Ausgangspunkt zurückkehren
come in {v} (to enter) SEE: enter ::
come in {v} (to become relevant, applicable or useful) :: ins Spiel kommen
come in handy {v} (to prove to be useful or helpful) :: zustatten kommen, gelegen kommen
come into being {v} (start to exist) :: entstehen
come into force {v} (become valid or active) :: in Kraft treten
come into play {v} (to become involved, start to play a role) :: hineinspielen
comely {adj} (pleasing or attractive to the eye) :: hübsch, ansehnlich
come of age {v} (reach a specific age where one is legally considered to be an adult) :: volljährig werden
come of age {v} (mature, or become fully developed) :: erwachsen werden
come on {v} (to show sexual or relational interest) :: flirten, anflirten, anmachen
come on {interj} (expression of encouragement) :: los, nun, dalli
come on {interj} (hurry up) :: los, dalli
come on to {v} (make a romantic or sexual advance to) :: anmachen
come out {v} (to come out of the closet) SEE: come out of the closet ::
come out of the closet {v} (to tell others about a secret belief or preference) :: sich outen
comestible {adj} (suitable to be eaten; edible) :: essbar, genießbar, Speise-
comestible {n} (anything that can be eaten; food) :: Nahrungsmittel {n}, Essen {n}
comet {n} (a celestial body, generally with a tail) :: Komet {m}
come to {v} (recover consciousness after fainting) :: zu sich kommen, wieder zu sich kommen
come to {v} (to total, to amount to) :: machen
come together {v} (to assemble, congregate) :: zusammenkommen
come to light {v} (become known) :: ans Licht kommen
come to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind ::
come to nothing {v} (fail; have no result) :: im Sande verlaufen, es zu nichts bringen, zu nichts führen
come to nought {v} (come to nothing) SEE: come to nothing ::
come to pass {v} (to happen, to occur) :: geschehen
come to someone's aid {v} (to assist and rescue someone) :: zu Hilfe kommen
come true {v} (to become real) :: wahr werden, sich realisieren, sich verwirklichen, geschehen
come undone {v} (become disintegrated) :: zerfallen, auseinanderfallen
comeuppance {n} (an outcome which is justly deserved) :: Quittung
come up with {v} (to invent, create) :: ausdenken [reflex.]
come what may {adv} (idiomatic) :: was auch passiert
comfort {n} (contentment, ease) :: Behaglichkeit {f}, Bequemlichkeit {f}, Komfort {m}
comfort {n} (consolation) :: Trost {m}, Tröstung {f}
comfort {n} (cause of relief or satisfaction) :: Trost {m}, Tröstung {f}
comfort {v} (to provide comfort) :: trösten, ermutigen
comfort {v} (to make comfortable) :: trösten, ermutigen
comfort {v} (console) SEE: console ::
comfortable {adj} (providing physical comfort and ease) :: komfortabel, bequem, behaglich, kommod
comfortable {adj} (in a state of comfort) :: gemütlich
comforter {n} (person who comforts) :: Tröster {m}
comforter {n} (padded cover) :: Bettdecke {f}, Plumeau {n}, Plümo {n}
comfort woman {n} (forced prostitute) :: Trostfrau {f}
comfrey {n} (perennial herb) :: Beinwell {m}
comfy {adj} (comfortable) :: bequem
comic {n} (cartoon story) :: Bildergeschichte {f}
comic book {n} (book or magazine) :: Comicbuch {n}
comic relief {n} (inclusion of a humorous character or scene) :: Comic Relief, komische Entlastung
comics {n} (artistic medium) :: Comic {m}
coming {n} (act of arriving; an arrival) :: Aufkommen {n}, Kommen {n}
coming of age {n} (person's journey from childhood to adulthood) :: Erwachsenwerden {n}
coming out of the closet {v} (self-disclosure of sexual orientation) :: Coming-out {n}
comital {adj} (of or pertaining to a count or earl) :: gräflich
comitative case {n} (case used to denote companionship) :: Komitativ {m}
comitology {n} (art of resolving issues by committees) :: Komitologie {f}
comma {n} (punctuation mark ',') :: Beistrich {m}, Komma {n} [also denotes the German or Fraktur comma with a shape similar to /]
comma {n} (butterfly) :: C-Falter {m}
comma category {n} :: Kommakategorie
Commagene {prop} (ancient mountainous region) :: Kommagene
command {n} (order) :: Befehl {m}, Kommando {n}
command {n} (computing: directive to a computer program) :: Befehl {m}
command {v} (to order) :: befehlen, kommandieren, gebieten [archaic]
command {v} (to hold, to control) :: beherrschen
commandable {adj} :: ansteuerbar
commandeer {v} (to seize for military use) :: requirieren
commander {n} (One who exercises control and direction of a military or naval organization) :: Befehlshaber {m}, Kommandant {m}, Kommandeur {m}, Kommandör {m}
commander in chief {n} (Supreme commander of the armed forces of an entire country) :: Oberbefehlshaber {m}, OB {m}
Commander Islands {prop} (Russian islands in the Bering Sea) :: Kommandeurinseln {f-p}
command line {n} (text prompt) :: Kommandozeile {f}, Befehlszeile {f}
command line interface {n} :: Kommandozeile {f}
command-line interpreter {n} (computer program) :: Befehlszeileninterpreter {m}, Kommandozeileninterpreter {m}
commandment {n} (a command or edict) :: Gebot {n}
commando {n} (small fighting force) :: Kommando {n}
commando {n} (commando trooper) :: Kommandosoldat {m}
command pattern {n} :: Kommando {n}
command post {n} (headquarters of unit or commanding officer) :: Gefechtsstand {m}, Kommandoposten {m}
comme ci comme ça {adv} (neither well nor poorly) :: so lala
comme il faut {adj} (proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards) :: wie es sich gehört
commemorate {v} (to honor the memory of someone or something) :: gedenken
commemorate {v} (to serve as memorial to someone or something) :: erinnern an
commemoration {n} (act of commemorating) :: Gedenken {n}
commence {v} (To begin, start) :: anfangen, beginnen
commend {v} (to congratulate or reward) :: belobigen, beglückwünschen
commend {v} (to praise) :: loben
commend {v} (to entrust) :: anvertrauen, vertrauensvoll überlassen, betrauen mit, anbefehlen, anempfehlen
commendable {adj} (worthy of commendation) :: anerkennenswert, empfehlenswert, lobenswert, löblich, rühmenswert, vorbildlich
commensurate {adj} (proportionate; of a similar measurable standard) :: ausgewogen, angemessen, dementsprechend
comment {v} (to comment) SEE: observe ::
comment {n} (spoken remark) :: Kommentar {m}
comment {n} (programming: remark not affecting behavior) :: Kommentar {m}
comment {v} (to remark) :: kommentieren
comment {v} (programming: to insert comments) :: Kommentare einfügen
commentary {n} (A series of comments or annotations) :: Kommentar {m}
commentator {n} (person who comments) :: Kommentator {m}
comment out {v} (disable a section of source code) :: auskommentieren
commerce {n} (large scale trade) :: Handel {m}, Kommerz {f}
commercial {n} (advertisement in a common media format) :: Werbung {f}
commercial {adj} (of or pertaining to commerce) :: kommerziell
commercial at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
commie {n} (communist) SEE: communist ::
commie {n} (communist (pejorative)) :: Kommi {m} {f}
commingle {v} (mix, blend) :: mischen, zusammenfügen, vermischen, mixen, vermengen
comminution {n} (breaking or grinding up of a material) :: Zerkleinern
commissar {n} ((Soviet Union) the head of a commissariat) :: Kommissar {m}, Kommissarin {f}
commissariat {n} (a department of the government of the Soviet Union) :: Kommissariat {n}
commission {n} (mission) :: Auftrag {m}
commission {n} (body of officials) :: Kommission {f}
commission {n} (fee charged) :: Abschlußprämie {f}, Abschlußprovision {f}, Provision {f}
commission {v} (send to do something) :: beauftragen
commission {v} (order a work of art) :: in Auftrag geben
commission {v} (put into active service) :: in Dienst stellen, in Betrieb nehmen
commissioner {n} (member of a commission) :: Kommissionsmitglied {n}, Kommissar {m}
commissioner {n} (someone commissioned to perform certain duties, see also: assignee) :: Kommissar {m}, Kommissarin {f}, Beauftragter {m}, Beauftragte {f}
commissioning {n} (process) :: Bevollmächtigung {f}, Inbetriebnahme {f}, Inbetriebsetzung {f},